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Board Certification

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Board certification recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice.

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NEW! - Award Nomination Forms Now Available

Media Relations "Press Kit" Materials for Certified Lawyers

One Hundred Sixty Two Lawyers Earn Board Certification, The Florida Bar's 'Legal Expert' Status

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The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization & Education is proud to announce that 221 of The Florida Bar members who earned legal board certification in civil trial or tax law in 1983 have maintained their board certification status for 30 years.

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Board Certified Attorneys
Find a board certified attorney. Directory by specialty areas and cities, consumer information, media contacts and background about each of Florida’s 24 certification areas.

Board Certification and Recertification
Applications, standards, exam information and staff contacts by specialty areas; links to certification calendar and certification committee member lists.

Resources for Certified Attorneys
Program news, brochure order forms, marketing tips, logos and Capstone e-newsletter.

Board of Legal Specialization and Education
BLSE members, mission statement, meeting agendas, standing policies, National Accreditation Program, Rules Regulating The Florida Bar: Chapter 6, Legal Specialization and Education Programs and more.

New Board Certification Area Application

Board Certification Annual Fee

Exam Information

[Revised: 02-26-2014]