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Certification Logo In Florida board certified lawyers are legal experts dedicated to professional excellence who have met rigorous standards for experience and professionalism set by the Florida Supreme Court and administered by The Florida Bar Legal Specialization and Education Department.

Board certification recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law, professionalism and ethics in practice. Board certified lawyers are “Evaluated for professionalism and tested for expertise.”Find a complete list of board certified lawyers by specialty area at

**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 to this list, please contact Arlee J. Colman at [email protected] with your name, firm name, city, phone number, email address, and area in which you are certified.



Board Certified Media Contacts by Appellate District/Judicial Circuit

First Appellate District
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 8th and 14th
Alachua, Baker, Bay, Bradford, Calhoun, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Gulf, Hamilton, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Madison, Nassau, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Suwannee, Taylor, Union, Wakulla, Walton, Washington

Second Appellate District
6th, 10th, 12th, 13th and 20th
Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota

Third Appellate District
11th and 16th
Dade, Monroe

Fourth Appellate District
15th, 17th and 19th
Broward, Indian River, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, Martin

Fifth Appellate District
5th, 7th, 9th and 18th
Brevard, Citrus, Flagler, Hernando, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Putnam, Seminole, St. Johns, Sumter, Volusia