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Certification Areas

https://www.floridabar.org/about/cert/cert-applications-and-requirements/

Select an area below to find a summary of requirements for board certification; application and re-certification information; exam specifications (including format and scoring); committee information, and much more.

Criminal Trial Law Certification

https://www.floridabar.org/about/cert/cert-applications-and-requirements/cert-cr/

Purpose: To identify those lawyers who practice criminal law and have the special knowledge, skills, and proficiency, as well as the character, ethics, and reputation for professionalism, to be properly identified to the public as board certified in criminal trial or appellate law.

State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice Certification ...

https://www.floridabar.org/about/cert/cert-applications-and-requirements/cert-ag/

50 hours of approved state and federal government and administrative practice certification continuing legal education in the three years immediately preceding application; Peer review; and, A written examination.

Appellate Practice Certification

https://www.floridabar.org/about/cert/cert-applications-and-requirements/cert-ap/

Purpose: To identify those lawyers who engage in appellate practice and have the special knowledge, skills, and proficiency, as well as the character, ethics, and reputation for professionalism, to be properly identified to the public as board certified in appellate practice.

Labor & Employment Law Certification

https://www.floridabar.org/about/cert/cert-applications-and-requirements/cert-le/

Purpose: To identify those lawyers who practice labor and employment law and who have demonstrated special knowledge, skills, and proficiency to be properly identified to the public as board certified in labor and employment law.

Tax Law Certification

https://www.floridabar.org/about/cert/cert-applications-and-requirements/cert-tx/

Minimum standards for tax law certification, provided in Rule 6-5.3, include: Practice of law for at least five years, or four years with an LL.M. in tax law or a related field; Substantial involvement in the specialty of tax law — defined as 500 hours or more per year — during the three years immediately preceding application;

What do you know about the Florida Registered Paralegal Program?

https://www.floridabar.org/the-florida-bar-news/what-do-you-know-about-the-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.

Health Law Certification

https://www.floridabar.org/about/cert/cert-applications-and-requirements/cert-hl/

Who May Apply. Minimum standards for health law certification, provided in Rule 6-14.3, include: Practice of law for at least five years, or four years with an LL.M. in health law or a related field; Substantial involvement in the specialty of health law — 40% or more — during the three years immediately preceding application;