J Thompson Thornton - Membership information with The Florida Bar - Find more information about J Thompson Thornton on The Florida Bar website including the attorney's bar license status, eligibility status and ten year discipline history, if any. Check the Florida bar website to make sure the attorney is a member in good standing with the Florida Bar and currently licensed to practice law in Florida.
Florida Bar Board Certification in Aviation Law - Under Rule 6-19.2, the term "aviation law" is defined as the practice of law dealing with "the ownership, maintenance, and use of aircraft, airports and airspace."
The definition of aviation law also includes "licensing and aeromedical issues encompassed by the Federal Aviation Act and the associated federal aviation regulations promulgated thereunder" and "laws that have been developed to regulate the use of outer space."
Lawyers certified in Aviation Law by the Florida Board of Legal Specialization have met minimum standards for aviation law certification. The standards set out in Rule 6-19.3, include the practice of law for at least 5 years, substantial involvement in the specialty of aviation law (30% or more), and 60 hours of approved aviation law certification continuing legal education. Attorneys must also submit to peer review and a written examination.