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Florida Registered Paralegal Program

A Florida Registered Paralegal is a paralegal who has met the education, training, certification and work experience required for registration as set forth in Chapter 20 of the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar. A paralegal is a person with education, training or work experience, who works under the direction and supervision of a member of The Florida Bar and who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a member of The Florida Bar is responsible.

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Florida Registered Paralegal Application Information

In order to be registered as a Florida Registered Paralegal, you must complete an application, meet one of the eligibility requirements, and pay a $145 fee. Applications can be submitted online or by mail.

If application is submitted by mail, please print your completed application and make the check payable to The Florida Bar.

Application Information

Rules Regulating The Florida Bar Pertaining to Florida Registered Paralegals

Chapter 20 of the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar states the Florida Registered Paralegal Program.

Filing a Complaint Against an FRP

Florida Registered Paralegals must abide by a Code of Ethics and Responsibility. If you believe that an FRP has engaged in conduct in violation of the Code of Ethics and Responsibility, please complete the FRP complaint form and return it to the Tallahassee address.

FRP Contact Information

Send questions via email or call 850-561-5840 or 800-342-8060, ext. 5840.

Mailing Address

The Florida Bar
Florida Registered Paralegal Program
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2325

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs About the Continuing Education Requirement

FAQs About Registration and the Program

FAQs About Membership

FRP Continuing Education

Continuing education is an important component of the Florida Registered Paralegal program and necessary to maintain the status of a Florida Registered Paralegal. FRPs must complete a minimum of 33 hours of continuing education every three years to maintain their status. Of the 33 hours, five (5) hours must be in ethics or professionalism and three (3) hours in technology. FRPs do not have to meet a Basic Skills Course requirement.



FRP Program Member Benefits

The Florida Bar is happy to announce that most member benefits currently available to members of The Florida Bar are now available to Florida Registered Paralegals. A list of the benefits can be found on the bar’s Website, www.floridabar.org/memberbenefits. For most benefits you must contact the vendor directly with a discount code or notify them that you are eligible for The Florida Bar discount. For other benefits you will access the benefit through the Bar’s Web site. To utilize Fastcase you will need a username and password. Your username is your FRP number. If you have already obtained a password from The Florida Bar, that is your password for Fastcase. If not, you must request a password before you use Fastcase.

We invite you to take advantage of these member benefits. It is just another way The Florida Bar is recognizing your achievement of becoming a Florida Registered Paralegal.

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Florida Registered Paralegal Pamphlet

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