Kansas Gooden has been appointed to serve on The Florida Bar’s Board of Legal Specialization & Education (“BLSE”). The BLSE has oversight responsibility for the evaluation of all CLE accreditation submissions.
The BLSE also oversees the work of all the 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. Kansas recently served as Chair of the Appellate Board Certification Committee.