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Authorized House Counsel – Application Forms

Authorized House Counsel
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Packet Contents
Listing of Authorized House Counsel
Basic Skills Course Requirement (BSCR) Forms for AHCs
Petitions to remove BSCR Delinquency
Petition to Remove CLER Delinquency
Petition to Remove Annual Fees Delinquency
Mailing Address
Pro Bono
Annual Renewal


Packet Contents

Application checklist

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Application For Certification

Certification of Applicant

Certificate of Good Standing/Status to be completed by jurisdiction(s) where admitted. Please provide translation of all foreign language documents.

Certificate of Business Organization

Rules Regulating The Florida Bar: Chapter 17 – Authorized House Counsel Rule.


Listing of Authorized House Counsel

Find an Authorized House Counsel


Basic Skills Course Requirement (BSCR) Forms for Authorized House Counsels.

BSCR Exemption Form


Petitions to remove BSCR Delinquency

Petition for Removal of BSCR Delinquency For Authorized House Counsel Phase I

Petition for Removal of BSCR Delinquency Phase II


Petition to Remove CLER Delinquency

Authorized House Counsels Petition for Removal of CLER Delinquency


Petition to Remove Annual Fees Delinquency

Petition for Removal of Authorized House Counsel Annual Fees Delinquency 


Mailing Address

Please transmit your completed application and enclosures, or direct any additional inquiries, to:

The Florida Bar
Authorized House Counsel Rule
The Florida Bar
651 E. Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2300

(850) 561-5840 or (800) 342-8060, ext. 5840


Pro Bono

Authorized House Counsel may now provide pro bono legal services if the AHC is certified as an emeritus attorney under chapter 12 of the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar. Contact the legal aid organization or the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Florida for the necessary forms.


Annual Renewal

Annual renewal statements are sent out at the end of May/beginning of June. The annual renewal fee is separate from the application fee.