What is a State Bar Board-Certified Criminal Law Specialist?
A State Bar Board-Certified Criminal Law Specialist attorney is a highly qualified and experienced attorney who has been recognized by their state bar association as an expert in the field of criminal law. Board certification is a rigorous process that requires attorneys to demonstrate their knowledge, experience, and skill in criminal law. This process is intended to help the public identify attorneys who have the highest level of expertise in criminal law and to ensure that the attorneys who are certified have met rigorous standards of knowledge and experience.
In California, the process of becoming a State Bar Board-Certified Criminal Law Specialist attorney, involves passing a rigorous exam, meeting certain educational and experience requirements, and receiving recommendations from other attorneys and judges. In addition, the attorney must have been practicing law for a certain number of years. For example, to become a certified criminal law specialist, an attorney must have been practicing for at least five years, have handled a certain number of criminal cases, and pass a written exam.
Once an attorney becomes certified, they must also meet certain continuing education requirements to maintain their certification. This ensures that certified attorneys stay current with the latest developments in criminal law.
The process of becoming a State Bar Board-Certified Criminal Law Specialist attorney is a rigorous and demanding one, and it is not something that is easily achieved.
Attorney John D. Rogers is an Orange County criminal defense attorney. He is a board-certified criminal law specialist by the State Bar of California. His office is located in Newport Beach, CA and he represents clients throughout Southern California in state and federal criminal cases. If you’re seeking legal representation, give the Law Offices of John D. Rogers a call to schedule a free consultation.