Note: A Florida Registered Paralegal application packet is available on The Florida Bar's website.
A Florida Registered Paralegal is a person with education, training, or work experience, who works under the direction and supervision of a member of The Florida Bar and who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a member of The Florida Bar is responsible and who has met the requirements of registration as set forth in Chapter 20 of the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar.
Rule 20 explains the criteria that must be met in order to use the title paralegal, to establish the requirements to become a Florida Registered Paralegal, and to establish the requirements to maintain Florida Registered Paralegal status. Click the links below to view the rule in its entirety.
- 20-1: Preamble
- 20-2: Definitions
- 20-3: Eligibility Requirements
- 20-4: Registration
- 20-5: Ineligibility for Registration or Renewal
- 20-6: Continuing Education
- 20-7: Code of Ethics and Responsibility
- 20-8: Revocation of Registration
- 20-9: Immunity
- 20-10: Amendments
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