McCALPIN CONROY BECOMES ONLY FLORIDA LAW FIRM PRACTICING EXCLUSIVELY IN ADMIRALTY & MARITIME LAW AND 3 ATTORNEYS CERTIFIED IN ADMIRALTY AND MARITIME LAW
 

 

McAlpin Conroy, P.A., is pleased to announce that two associates, Kassandra Doyle Taylor and Tyler Tanner, have achieved Florida Bar Board Certification in Admiralty & Maritime Law.  Board Certification is the highest level of evaluation by The Florida Bar attained by only 7% of eligible Florida Bar attorneys. Board certification recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in specific area of the law and professionalism and ethics in practice.   

Of the more than 86,000 members of the Florida Bar eligible to practice law in Florida and in good standing, only 63 attorneys – less than 1% - are Florida Bar Board Certified in Admiralty & Maritime Law.

Partner Richard McAlpin is Board Certified in Admiralty & Maritime Law as well as in Civil Trial.  Ms. Taylor and Mr. Tanner join Mr. McAlpin in establishing McAlpin Conroy, P.A. as the only law firm in Florida with an exclusive practice focusing on admiralty & maritime law and three Admiralty & Maritime Law Board Certified attorneys.   

What does it mean to be certified?

  • Certified lawyers must show substantial involvement in the field of law for which certification is sought.
  • They must receive a passing grade on the examination required of all applicants or meet strict criteria to exempt the exam before officially earning board certification.
  • Certified lawyers must satisfy a peer review assessment of their competence in the specialty field plus character, ethics and professionalism in the practice of law. 
  • Board certified lawyers have a minimum of five years in law practice.
  • Certified lawyers must satisfy the certification area’s continuing legal education requirements.

 

 
 


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