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Certification Calendar Updated

Application filing periods and exam dates for 2020, 2021 and 2022 have been posted.

Share your Expertise

We are now accepting additions to the board certified media contacts list. If you are a currently board certified attorney and would like to be added, please email Blaire Bisbee, or 850-561-5805, with your name, firm name, city, phone number, email address and area in which you are certified.

Justice Harry Lee Anstead Award for the Florida Bar Board Certified Lawyer Of The Year

This award, presented annually to a Florida Board Certified lawyer or judge, recognizes exemplary professionalism, excellence, character and commitment to The Florida Bar’s certification program and to the practice of law.

Anstead Award Nomination Form

Nomination deadline is Friday, July 31, 2020.

Past Anstead Award Recipients

Award For Excellence in The Promotion of Board Certification

This annual award recognizes excellence and creativity by a Florida Bar Board Certified lawyer or a law firm in advancing the public’s knowledge of and appreciation for legal board certification.

Excellence Award Nomination Form

Nomination deadline is Friday, July 31, 2020.

Past Excellence Award Recipients

Fall Meeting, October 7-10, 2020, Tampa Airport Marriott.