Congratulations on making the decision to become Board Certified by the NBTA. Before registering we recommend reviewing the NBTA standards for your specialty area. If you meet the requirements, REGISTER with the NBTA and then you will be able to complete the application. It only takes a few minutes to register and you will then be provided a link to the application of your chosen specialty. There is no charge to register to apply. You will only need to submit payment when you complete your application. The cost to submit your application is $400.
Important note concerning special agreement with The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization & Education: If you are contemplating applying for NBTA Board Certification in Civil Trial Advocacy, Criminal Trial Advocacy or Family Law Trial Advocacy and you are a member of the Florida Bar, please DO NOT apply unless you are already Board Certified by the Florida Bar in their similar specialty area. If you are interested in applying for certification with the Florida Bar they can be reached at: 850-561-5850.
You can see an EXAMPLE of the application here and the worksheets needed for completion. Please note your application may differ based on your chosen specialty area of law. This is strictly to provide an example of what the application will look like to you when you are completing it.
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More than 2,400 lawyers have earned NBTA Board Certification