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Standing Committees

Committee MeetingsTo serve on a standing or substantive law committee, you must file a committee preference form. The form is available each year from December 1 through approximately January 15 and can be completed and submitted during that period. Appointments are made in the spring by the president-elect for committees beginning each year July 1.

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Bar Services Committees

Annual Convention
Board of Legal Specialization & Education
Constitutional Judiciary
Continuing Legal Education
Federal Court Practice
Florida Bar Journal/News Editorial Board
Florida Registered Paralegal Eligibility and Compliance
Florida Registered Paralegal Enrichment
Grievance Mediation & Fee Arbitration
Leadership Academy
Member Benefits
Mental Health & Wellness of Florida Lawyers
Mentoring New Lawyers
Pro Bono Legal Services
Professional Ethics
Senior Lawyers
Student Education & Admissions To The Bar
Voluntary Bar Liaison

Certification Committees

Under BLSE Policy 2.01(b), certification committees recommend the issuance, renewal, or denial of certificates; review applications; establish testing procedures; prepare, oversee, administer, and grade examinations; and develop policies subject to approval by the BLSE.

Admiralty & Maritime Law Certification
Adoption Law Certification
Appellate Practice Certification
Aviation Law Certification
Business Litigation Certification
City, County & Local Government Certification
Civil Trial Law Certification
Condominium and Planned Development Law Certification
Construction Law Certification
Criminal Law Certification
Education Law Certification
Elder Law Certification
Health Law Certification
Immigration & Nationality Law Certification
Intellectual Property Law Certification
International Law Certification
International Litigation & Arbitration Certification
Juvenile Law Certification
Labor & Employment Law Certification
Marital & Family Law Certification
Real Estate Certification
State and Federal Government & Administrative Practice Certification
Tax Certification
Wills, Trusts & Estates Certification
Workers’ Compensation Certification

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