Press Release: Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph, PL is pleased to announce that Joseph A. DiRuzzo, III, has been Board Certified by the Florida Bar as an expert criminal appellate attorney.

Jan 05, 2015   

Press Release: Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph, PL is pleased to announce that Joseph A. DiRuzzo, III, has been Board Certified by the Florida Bar as an expert criminal appellate attorney.

Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph, PL is pleased to announce that Joseph A. DiRuzzo, III, has been Board Certified by the Florida Bar as an expert criminal appellate attorney. Florida Bar Board Certified lawyers are the only Florida attorneys who may use the terms “specialist” and “expert,” or the letters “B.C.S.” for Board Certified Specialist when referring to their legal credentials. Board Certified lawyers are evaluated for professionalism, tested for expertise. The Supreme Court of Florida approved the Board Certification program to establish objective standards to evaluate attorneys. Board Certification is The Florida Bar’s highest evaluation of attorneys’ competency, experience and professionalism in the areas of law approved for specialization. The Florida Bar maintains high standards lawyers must meet before seeking certification in one or more of the 24 areas of law approved by the Florida Supreme Court for Board Certification. Even if an attorney does meet the stringent application criteria; judges and other lawyers must evaluate the lawyer as to character, ethics and professionalism; and the lawyer must pass a rigorous examination or meet strict criteria to exempt the exam before officially earning board certification. There are over 93,000 attorneys licensed to practice law in the State of Florida, Mr. DiRuzzo is one of fewer than 60 that have been certified as an expert in the field of criminal appellate litigation. Mr. DiRuzzo has litigated numerous appellate cases on a wide range of matters including criminal tax, civil tax, bankruptcy fraud, securities fraud, and habeas corpus. Mr. DiRuzzo has argued cases before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fourth, Eight, and Eleventh Circuits. Click here for his full biography.