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Paralegals are not, unlike other professionals, always requried to obtain any special certificate or license to work for attorneys. However, some states do have volunatary programs of certification for paralegals and some attorneys may prefer to only work with persons who have obtained a degree from an American Bar Association certified paralegal program and who have obtained certification from a state paralegal association and/or a state bar association (if a state bar offers such a program).
In FL you can contact the FL Bar Association's Registered Paralegal Program here to learn more about the requirements of the program and the FL Paralegal Association of FL here. These two organizations seem to be the state associations which are involved in certifications and can provide you with information about FL requirements.
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