Florida Board Certification

BOARD

CERTIFICATION

Each of the lawyers at Langston, Hess & Moyles, P.A. has been
board certified by the Florida Bar as an expert in his area of law.

What is Board Certification?

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

Certification is The Florida Bar’s highest level of recognition for attorneys in the 27 areas of law approved for certification.  Established in 1982 by the Florida Supreme Court, board certification is intended to help consumers identify specialists in various areas of law. 

Only seven percent (7%) of eligible Florida Bar members have earned board certification. 

To earn board certification, an attorney must meet the following requirements:​

  • Demonstrate substantial involvement in the field of law for which certification is sought.

  • Pass satisfactory peer review of competence in the specialty field as well as character, ethics and professionalism in the practice of law.

  • Satisfy the certification area’s continuing legal education requirements.

  • Practice law for a minimum of five years.

  • Receive a passing grade on the examination required of all applicants or meet strict criteria to exempt the exam.

The video above explains the benefits of board certification.