Administrative Law

Administrative Law is the practice of law dealing with the regulatory, licensing, enforcement, and adjudicative powers of local, state and federal government agencies.  Board Certified Administrative lawyers have substantial involvement and special competence in the practice of administrative law governing Texas and Federal governmental agencies, including representing clients before administrative agencies, practicing law within those agencies, and handling judicial proceedings involving those agencies. 

Click here to review the Standards for Certification in Administrative Law.

Board Certified Difference - Administrative Law

Why choose a lawyer Board Certified in Administrative Law? Qualifications include:

  • Practice law fulltime for at least 5 years as an active member of the State Bar of Texas;
  • At least 3 years of Administrative Law experience with a yearly minimum  30% substantial involvement in Administrative Law matters as a party representative, agency representative or administrative law judge or hearing officer;
  • Qualified vetted references from judges and lawyers in the area;
  • Complete 60 hours of TBLS approved continuing legal education in Administrative Law;
  • Meet all of the TBLS Standards for Attorney Certification; and
  • Pass a comprehensive 6-hour examination in Administrative Law.  Click here to review the Exam Specifications.
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