BLSE Accepting Nominations for Annual Certification Awards

The Board of Legal Specialization and Education is currently accepting nominations for its two annual board certification awards — The Justice Harry Lee Anstead Award, which recognizes the board certified lawyer of the year, and the Excellence in The Promotion of Board Certification Award.


For more information, view the official Florida Bar Press Release.


Nomination forms are now available online, by clicking “see past recipients and nominate.” Nominations are due by April 16.


The Justice Harry Lee Anstead Award is presented annually to a Florida Board Certified lawyer or judge and recognizes exemplary professionalism, excellence, character, and commitment to The Florida Bar’s certification program and to the practice of law.

The Award For Excellence in The Promotion of Board Certification recognizes excellence and creativity by a Florida Bar Board Certified lawyer or a law firm in advancing the public’s knowledge of and appreciation for legal board certification.


Contact Blaire Bisbee at bbisbee@floridabar.org or call 850-561-5805 for more information.