Certified Municipal Court Attorney
With tens of thousands of attorneys practicing law in New Jersey, it can be difficult to know whom to trust with your DWI case.
In 2012, the New Jersey Supreme Court authorized a program in response to this problem to help raise the competence level among attorneys practicing in the Municipal Courts and assist the public in finding a lawyer.
Attorney Certification Program
The New Jersey Attorney Board on Attorney Certification administers the state’s attorney certification program. Attorneys who satisfy the requirements of the program and achieve Board Certification may say that they are certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Although all attorneys must pass the bar exam before practicing law in New Jersey, the Certification program allows lawyers to set themselves apart in a particular field of law. New Jersey attorneys may obtain board certification in:
Obtaining Board Certification
The Attorney Certification program is rigorous, and only a small percentage of New Jersey attorneys achieve certification. Requirements of the program include: