Mark Alexander Sessums - Membership information with The Florida Bar - Find more information about Mark Alexander Sessums on The Florida Bar website including the attorney's current membership classification, 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 Civil Trial Law - For purposes of specialty certification, the Florida Bar defines the term "civil trial law" as the "practice of law dealing with litigation of civil controversies in all areas of law before state courts, federal courts, administrative agencies and arbitrators."
Attorneys certified in civil trial law in have met the minimum standards for civil trial law certification, provided in Rule 6-4.3, include the practice of law for at least 5 years, substantial involvement in the specialty of civil trial law (50% or more), handling of at least 15 contested civil cases, including cases before juries as lead counsel, and 50 hours of approved civil trial law certification continuing legal education. Attorneys certified in civil trial law must also submit to peer review and pass a written examination.
Florida Bar Board Certification in Marital and Family Law - Lawyers certified in Marital and Family Law by the Florida Board of Legal Specialization have demonstrated substantial involvement in this area of the law.
The practice of family law in the state of Florida generally hinges on statutory and procedural laws that are specific to this state.
Under Rule 6-6.2, "marital and family law" is defined as the "practice of law dealing with legal problems arising from the family relationship of husband and wife and parent and child, including civil controversies arising from those relationships."
The definition of marital and family law includes the actual pretrial and trial process, as well as "evaluating, handling, and resolving such controversies prior to and during the institution of suit and postjudgment proceedings."
The FJA is a professional association that advocates for fair access to Florida's civil court system and works support and educate attorneys who protect the rights of plaintiffs seeking justice. Many of the top personal injury and civil trial lawyers in , belong to this respected non-profit organization.