Why Choose Board Certified
Mark of Excellence
Board Certification is a mark of excellence and a distinguishing accomplishment.
Within the Texas legal community, Board Certification means an attorney has
substantial, relevant experience in a select field of law as well as
demonstrated, and tested, special competence in that area of law.
A Distinguished Few
There are more than 100,000 attorneys licensed to
practice in Texas. Only 7,300
are Board Certified.
Board Certified lawyers earn the right to publicly represent themselves as a
specialist in a select area of the law. In fact, they are the only attorneys
allowed by the State Bar of Texas to do so. This designation sets them apart
as being an attorney with the highest, public commitment to excellence in
their area of law.
The process is voluntary and can only take place after an attorney has been
in practice for five years, with a minimum of three years experience in the
Moreover, Board Certification is not a one-time event. It requires an ongoing
involvement in the specialty area which is periodically substantiated with
references from peers in that field. It also requires annual professional
refreshment through TBLS approved, continuing legal education course work
to stay abreast of current trends in law.
Easy to Find
Few Texas attorneys have answered the challenge laid
down 42 years ago by
the Supreme Court of Texas and the State Bar of Texas to "...serve the
public interest and advance the standards of the legal profession."
We invite you to connect with a Board Certified attorney today.