Florida Registered Paralegal Application Information
In order to be registered as a Florida Registered Paralegal you must complete an application and meet one of the eligibility requirements. A $145.00 fee must accompany the application. Please make the check payable to The Florida Bar. You cannot submit your application electronically. You must print your completed application and mail it to The Florida Bar.
IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING GRANDFATHERING
As of March 1, 2011, you may no longer use grandfathering in order to register as an Florida Registered Paralegal. Therefore, you may no longer use experience alone as a basis for eligibility for registration. If you wish to register you must meet the education/work experience or certification requirement for eligibility. If you apply under the grandfathering provision after March 1, 2011, your application will be rejected. Please note the application fee is not refundable.
Rules Regulating The Florida Bar Pertaining to Florida Registered Paralegals (FRPs)
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
Questions may be directed to: [email protected], or calling (850) 561-5840 or (800) 342-8060, extension 5840.
The Florida Bar
Florida Registered Paralegal
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2325
Florida Registered Paralegal and FRP are trademarks of The Florida Bar
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQs About the Continuing Education Requirement
FAQs About Registration and the Program
FAQs About Membership