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Board Certified Media Contacts

Certification LogoIn Florida board certified lawyers are permitted to refer to themselves as "board certified experts," or "board certified specialists." Board certified lawyers are legal experts dedicated to professional excellence who have met rigorous standards for experience and professionalism.

Board Certified Identifying Words" as follows - You may advertise yourself as "board certified," as a board certified specialist," "board certified expert" or you may use the letters "B.C.S

Board certification recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice. Find a complete list of board certified lawyers by specialty area at FloridaBar.org/certification.

**We are now accepting additions to the board certified media contacts list. If you are a currently board certified attorney and would like to be added to this list, please contact Linda Cook at lcook@flabar.org with your name, firm name, city, phone number, email address, and area in which you are certified.



Board Certified Media Contacts by Appellate District/Judicial Circuit

First Appellate District
Circuits:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 8th and 14th
Counties:
Alachua, Baker, Bay, Bradford, Calhoun, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Gulf, Hamilton, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Madison, Nassau, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Suwannee, Taylor, Union, Wakulla, Walton, Washington

Second Appellate District
Circuits:
6th, 10th, 12th, 13th and 20th
Counties:
Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota

Third Appellate District
Circuits:
11th and 16th
Counties:
Dade, Monroe

Fourth Appellate District
Circuits:
15th, 17th and 19th
Counties:
Broward, Indian River, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, Martin

Fifth Appellate District
Circuits:
5th, 7th, 9th and 18th
Counties:
Brevard, Citrus, Flagler, Hernando, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Putnam, Seminole, St. Johns, Sumter, Volusia

[Revised: 02-19-2016]