The Florida Bar
Criminal Trial Certification

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Criminal law is the practice of law dealing with the defense and prosecution of misdemeanor and felony crimes in state and federal trial and appellate courts.

Thinking of Becoming Board Certified? Review a summary of the requirements. PDF document opens in new window

Board Certification Applications for Lawyers

The applications for initial board certification and recertification are currently being updated and will be posted here by the end of March.

You will be due to file a recertification application by August 15, 2015 if you were originally certified in 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005 or 2010.

The filing period for initial applications is September 1 - October 31.

Board Certification CLE credit hours are now available online. Visit and click “New! Check Your Board Certification CLE Credits” to view and print a record of your current certification credit hours.

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Exam Information

Exam Sample Questions PDF document opens in new window

Standards for Certification Of A Board Certified Criminal Lawyer – Rules Regulating The Florida Bar 6-8

Criminal Law Certification Standing Committee Policies PDF document opens in new window

Standing Policies of the Board of Legal Specialization and Education

Criminal Law Certification Committee members

Criminal Law Certification Staff Liaison Contact Information:
Lindsey Blomberg
The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300

Criminal Law Certification Field Established 1987

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[Revised: 02-23-2015]