The Florida Bar
|Admiralty & Maritime Law Certification|
Admiralty and maritime law deals with the rules, concepts and legal practice governing vessels, the shipping industry, the carrying of goods and passengers by water as well as related maritime concepts.
Thinking of Becoming Board Certified? Review a summary of the requirements.
|Board Certification Applications for Lawyers|
To download an application, click on the appropriate application. You will be asked if you would like to "Open" or "Save" the file (MSWord). It is advisable to save the file to your computer for future reference. Type in your responses on the application and print a copy. Attach any required documents, enclose the $250 application fee, and mail your application to: The Florida Bar, Legal Specialization and Education Dept., 651 E. Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300.
Board Certification CLE credit hours are now available online. Log in to your My Florida Bar account, and select “Show More” in the My Board Certifications section. Check “Show All” and select construction law from the drop down menu. Select the “Credit History” tab.
If you were originally certified in 2000, 2005 or 2010, the Application for Recertification must be postmarked by June 15, 2015. All requirements for recertification are to be completed by May 31, 2015, unless you file a recertification extension request.
Recertification File Extension
To request a one-time 3-month extension, please submit the Recertification Extension Application.
If you wish to apply for certification, the Initial Application for Certification filing period opens July 1, 2015 and applications must be postmarked by August 31, 2015. This filing period is to become eligible to sit for the March 2016 Admiralty and Maritime Law Exam.
You may submit an Abbreviated Application for Certification only if you meet one of the following conditions. In order to become eligible to sit for the 2016 Admiralty & Maritime Exam, the abbreviated application must be postmarked by August 31, 2015.
Standards for Certification Of A Board Certified Admiralty & Maritime Law Lawyer - Rules Regulating The Florida Bar 6-17
Admiralty & Maritime Law Standing Committee Policies
Admiralty & Maritime Law Committee members
Admiralty & Maritime Law Certification Staff Liaison Contact Information:
The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300
Admiralty & Maritime Law Certification Field Established 1996