Board certified attorneys must recertify every five years, which requires substantial continuing and advanced education credits in their certified areas. In certain certifications, such as Jeffrey C. Regan’s in business litigation, the trial of five cases every five years along with input from the judges in those cases.
The Florida Bar states that only seven percent of Florida attorneys are board certified. Only board certified attorneys are allowed to state they are experts or specialists within a specified practice area. An attorney must be board certified to be deemed expert. Specialist and expert are words that are proudly stated by the Regan Atwood board certified attorneys.
Being well versed in contracts and real estate is critical in order to be able to give full service to Regan Atwood clients. The Florida Bar board certification test also includes a number of questions that are strictly real estate law. Attorneys must understand how a construction lien works, what recording statutes in Florida by may mean. By having those understandings, Regan Atwood can give a client advice when they first come in on what the endgame will be.