FLORIDA BAR ETHICS OPINION
August 21, 1962
Advisory ethics opinions are not binding.
It is ethical for a lawyer to take the Florida Real Estate Commission examination for real estate
brokers to hold the license as a non-active broker for the purpose of teaching real estate law in a
Chairman Holcomb stated the opinion of the committee:
The Committee on Professional Ethics has considered a request from a
member of The Florida Bar for information as to whether it is ethical for a lawyer
to take the Florida Real Estate Commission examination for real estate brokers, it
being intended for use in obtaining a license to teach real estate law in a registered
school whose function is to prepare applicants for real estate licenses.
We can find no objection to his taking this examination to hold a license as a non-active
broker and to teach real estate law.