The Florida Bar

Board Certification Calendars

2019 Filing Window

The application filing window has closed for applicants wanting to sit for 2020 certification exams. Please see the 2020-2021 Calendar for 2020 application filing information.

2020 Exam Dates

All 2020 exams will be held at the Tampa Hilton Westshore Hotel, 2225 N. Lois Ave., Tampa, FL 33607; 813-877-6688.

There are no alternative dates or make-up exams.

Exam Dates Certification Area
First Cycle
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Admiralty & Maritime Law
Adoption Law
Aviation Law
Civil Trial Law
Condominium & Planned Development
Immigration & Nationality Law
International Law
First Cycle
Friday, March 13, 2020
Appellate Practice
Education Law
Elder Law
Labor & Employment Law
Marital & Family Law
Tax Law
Second Cycle
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Antitrust & Trade Regulation Law
Construction Law
Intellectual Property
Juvenile Law
Real Estate Law
State & Federal Government & Administrative Practice
Second Cycle
Friday, September 11, 2020
Business Litigation
City, County & Local Government Law
Criminal Appellate Law
Criminal Trial Law
Health Law
International Litigation & Arbitration
Wills, Trusts & Estates Law
Workers’ Compensation

2020 Filing Window

Application Filing Period Certification Area
First Cycle
July 1–August 31, 2020
Admiralty and Maritime Law
Adoption Law
Appellate Practice
Aviation Law
Civil Trial Law
Condominium & Planned Development
Education Law
Elder Law
Immigration & Nationality Law
International Law
Labor & Employment Law
Marital & Family Law
Tax Law
Second Cycle
September 1–October 31, 2020
Antitrust & Trade Regulation Law
Business Litigation
City, County & Local Government Law
Construction Law
Criminal Appellate Law
Criminal Trial Law
Health Law
Intellectual Property Law
Juvenile Law
Real Estate Law
State/Federal Government & Administrative Practice
Wills, Trusts & Estates Law
Workers’ Compensation Law

2021 Exam Dates

All 2021 exams will be held at the Tampa Hilton Westshore Hotel, 2225 N. Lois Ave., Tampa, FL 33607; 813-877-6688.

There are no alternative dates or make-up exams.

Exam Dates Certification Area
First Cycle
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Admiralty & Maritime Law
Adoption Law
Aviation Law
Civil Trial Law
Condominium & Planned Development
Immigration & Nationality Law
International Law
First Cycle
Friday, March 12, 2021
Appellate Practice
Education Law
Elder Law
Labor & Employment Law
Marital & Family Law
Tax Law
Second Cycle
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Antitrust & Trade Regulation Law
Construction Law
Intellectual Property
Juvenile Law
Real Estate Law
State & Federal Government & Administrative Practice
Second Cycle
Friday, May 14, 2021
Business Litigation
City, County & Local Government Law
Criminal Appellate Law
Criminal Trial Law
Health Law
Wills, Trusts & Estates Law
Workers’ Compensation

2021 Filing Window

Application Filing Period Certification Area
First Cycle
July 1–August 31, 2021
Admiralty and Maritime Law
Adoption Law
Appellate Practice
Aviation Law
Civil Trial Law
Condominium & Planned Development
Education Law
Elder Law
Immigration & Nationality Law
International Law
Labor & Employment Law
Marital & Family Law
Tax Law
Second Cycle
September 1–October 31, 2021
Antitrust & Trade Regulation Law
Business Litigation
City, County & Local Government Law
Construction Law
Criminal Appellate Law
Criminal Trial Law
Health Law
Intellectual Property Law
Juvenile Law
Real Estate Law
State/Federal Government & Administrative Practice
Wills, Trusts & Estates Law
Workers’ Compensation Law

2022 Exam Dates

All 2021 exams will be held at the Tampa Hilton Westshore Hotel, 2225 N. Lois Ave., Tampa, FL 33607; 813-877-6688.

There are no alternative dates or make-up exams.

Exam Dates Certification Area
First Cycle
Thursday, March 10, 2022
Admiralty & Maritime Law
Adoption Law
Aviation Law
Civil Trial Law
Condominium & Planned Development
Immigration & Nationality Law
International Law
First Cycle
Friday, March 12, 2022
Appellate Practice
Education Law
Elder Law
Labor & Employment Law
Marital & Family Law
Tax Law
Second Cycle
Thursday, May 12, 2022
Antitrust & Trade Regulation Law
Construction Law
Intellectual Property
Juvenile Law
Real Estate Law
State & Federal Government & Administrative Practice
Second Cycle
Friday, May 13, 2022
Business Litigation
City, County & Local Government Law
Criminal Appellate Law
Criminal Trial Law
Health Law
Wills, Trusts & Estates Law
Workers’ Compensation