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Education Law Certification

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The Education Law Certification Examination consists of a combination of essay and multiple- choice questions. The exam is intended to test whether an applicant possesses the knowledge, skills, abilities, ethics, and judgments that are common to specialists in education law and is also intended to be a valid and reliable measurement to justify ...

Adoption Law Certification

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Minimum standards for adoption law certification, provided in Rule 6-28.3, include: Substantial involvement in the specialty of adoption law–40% or more–during the five years immediately preceding application; Handling of at least 50 adoption placements or 15 contested adoption proceedings during the five years immediately preceding ...

Considerations in Class Certification

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Class Certification Requirements. In order to certify a class, the court must determine whether a proposed class meets the requirements of Rule 1.220. Rule 1.220 (a) sets forth the following four prerequisites that every class action must meet: numerosity; commonality; typicality; and adequacy of representation.

Certification Logos

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The symbol must appear on the logo at all times. In conjunction with the logo you may also use the board certification slogan ‘Evaluated for Professionalism and Tested for Expertise.’. All attorney advertising, marketing and communication must comply with the Rules Regulating the Florida Bar 4-7, information about legal services.

Appellate Practice Certification

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Becoming Board Certified. All applicants for board certification or recertification should carefully read the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar to be sure you have met each of the requirements prior to filing your application. Unless the rules provide for a waiver of a specific requirement, each of the requirements must be met by the dates indicated in the rule.

Intellectual Property Law Certification

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Becoming Board Certified. All applicants for board certification or recertification should carefully read the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar to be sure you have met each of the requirements prior to filing your application. Unless the rules provide for a waiver of a specific requirement, each of the requirements must be met by the dates indicated in the rule.

It’s time to apply for the 2023 Board Certification exams

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The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education is currently accepting applications for the 2023 board certification exams. Established in 1982 by the Florida Supreme Court, board certification demonstrates a lawyer’s significant commitment to and experience in a specialty field of law. Board certified lawyers have dedicated themselves to a heightened level of excellence...