Board Certification is the highest level of evaluation by The Florida Bar of competency and experience within an area of law, and professionalism and ethics in practice. More than 5,000 Florida lawyers are recognized as specialists in one or more of 27 certification areas. The RPPTL Section of the Florida Bar encourages members of the section to become Board Certified in the areas of Construction Law, Real Estate, Wills, Trusts, and Estates, and Condominium and Planned Development Law. The RPPTL Section conducts annual live and webcast Certification Review Courses for Construction Law Certification, Real Property Law Certification, Wills, Trusts and Estates Law Certification, and Condominium and Planned Development Law Certification.
Applications, rules, polices, exam dates and specifications and other information online at https://www.floridabar.org/about/cert/
Why Become Certified?
Be among the only Florida lawyers known as experts and specialists who have been objectively evaluated by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education. Board certification recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law, and professionalism and ethics in practice. Board certified attorneys are the only Florida lawyers allowed to identify themselves as Florida Bar Board Certificed "specialists” or “experts” or to use "B.C.S." to indicate Board Certified Specialist.
You can find out more about certification in the areas of Construction Law, Wills, Trusts, and Estates, Real Estate, and Condominium and Planned Development Law at the Florida Bar Website and the links below.