The Florida Bar

Appellate Practice

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Definition

Appellate practice deals with recognition and preservation of error committed by lower tribunals, and the presentation of argument concerning the presence or absence of such error to state or federal appellate courts through brief writing, writ and motion practice and oral argument.

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Board Certification Applications for Lawyers

RECERTIFICATION APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE APRIL 1, 2019
AND INITIAL APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE JUNE 1, 2019.


Resources

Exam Specifications Revised 12/7/2012
Examination – Format and Scoring
Study Guide
Standards for Certification of a Board Certified Appellate Practice Lawyer – Rules Regulating The Florida Bar 6-13
Appellate Practice Standing Committee Policies

Standing Policies of The Board of Legal Specialization and Education

Appellate Practice Committee members

Appellate Practice Certification Staff Liaison Contact Information:
Maritza McGill
The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300
850/561-5735
[email protected]

Appellate Practice Certification Field Established 1993