SUPERVISED PRACTICE PROGRAM: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The information in the Frequently Asked Questions below is provided by the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. Please write to the board if you have other questions about the Supervised Practice Program. Applicants with portal access should submit questions through the applicant portal. All others should email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. The answers below, application forms, and more information about the Supervised Practice Program are available at the board’s website at www.floridabarexam.org.
Is there a fee for applying to the Supervised Practice Program?
How do I sign the Application for Temporary Supervised Practice?
What title can I use to refer to myself while in the Supervised Practice Program?
Can I have more than one Supervising Attorney?
Can I be partners with a Supervising Attorney?
Can a Supervised Practice Participant work in an in-house legal department?
Can a client be billed for my services?
When do I need a client’s written consent to work on a matter?
The Court’s Order does not require written consent from the client for a Supervised Practice Participant to work on a document, perform legal research, or perform other services that do not involve an Appearance. If a client is going to be charged for the Participant’s services, the client should be accurately advised of the Participant’s status.