Civil Trial Law

Civil Trial Law involves litigation of civil controversies in all areas of substantive law before state and federal courts.  Lawyers in this area represent individuals and businesses in a wide range of civil matters. 


Click here to review the Standards for Certification in Civil Trial Law.

Board Certified Difference - Civil Trial Law

Why choose a lawyer Board Certified in Civil Trial 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 Civil Trial Law experience with a yearly minimum 35% substantial involvement in Civil Trial Law matters;
  • Tried at least 20 civil trials that meet substantive requirements;
  • Qualified vetted references from judges and lawyers in the area;
  • Complete 60 hours of TBLS approved continuing legal education in Civil Trial Law;
  • Meet all of the TBLS Standards for Attorney Certification; and
  • Pass a comprehensive 6-hour examination in Civil Trial Law. Click here to review the Exam Specifications.  
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