Tim Sullivan was recently appointed to serve a 2 year term on the Florida Bar's Board of Legal Specialization and Education(BLSE).
The BLSE oversees The Florida Bar's certification plan, and is charged with identifying for the general public and the profession those attorneys who have substantial experience and have demonstrated special knowledge, skills and proficiency in certified areas of practice, as well as professionalism and ethics in the practice of law. The BLSE oversees the work of all the practice area certification committees. These committees are responsible for proposing criteria for the issuance and renewal of certification, reviewing applications, developing and grading examinations, and recommending to the BLSE certificates be issued to those individuals found to have met both the minimum standards imposed by the certification plan and the particular standards in the area for which certification is sought. The BLSE also has oversight responsibility for the evaluation of all CLE accreditation submissions, member compliance with the Continuing Legal Education Requirement (CLER), and the Basic Skills Course Requirement (BSCR).
has been board certified by the Florida Bar as a Civil Trial Lawyer since 1989.