Of the more than 107,000 lawyers in the State of Florida, only 219 of them are Board Certified in Business Litigation. Justin Carlin is one of them.
The highest level of recognition for excellence that a Florida business attorney can receive, Board Certification in Business Litigation means that The Florida Bar and the Florida Supreme Court recognize Justin Carlin of the Carlin Law Firm as an expert in representing clients in business disputes.
What Is Board Certification?
Board certification recognizes an attorney’s special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in an area of law and professionalism and ethics in practice. Established in 1982 by the Florida Supreme Court, board certification is intended to aid legal consumers with identifying specialists and experts in various areas of the law.
To become board certified in business litigation, a lawyer must:
- Have practiced law for at least five years;
- Have substantial involvement in the specialty of business litigation;
- Handled no fewer than 25 contested business litigation matters during the five years immediately preceding application, including eight submitted to the trier of fact (a judge or jury);
- Handled at least one jury trial during the 10 years immediately preceding application;
- Taken no fewer than 50 hours of approved business litigation certification continuing legal education in the three years immediately preceding application;
- Submitted to a confidential peer review, including review by members of the judiciary;
- Passed a written examination administered by The Florida Bar after having been declared eligible to take it.
“Board Certified Lawyers: Evaluated for Professionalism, Tested for Expertise.”
According to The Florida Bar, board certified lawyers are specialists and experts in the practice areas for which they are certified. If you are involved in a business or partnership dispute in any of Palm Beach, Broward, or Miami-Dade counties, then contact an board certified business litigation lawyer to assist you with the dispute. To schedule a consultation, call (954) 440-0901 or complete the contact information form appearing immediately below.