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Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization

The Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization has certain minimum mandatory standards for certification. The Board has established specific standards geared toward some areas of specialization. Also, the Louisiana House of Delegates must approve all specialty areas, though the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization makes recommendations for new areas attorneys may seek to become certified in. The Board may designate other organizations to certify lawyers as Louisiana board-certified attorneys in specialty areas.

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About the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization

Overview

  • Established: 1993
  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Board Certification in Louisiana

In 1993, the Louisiana Supreme Court established the Board of Legal Specialization. The board certification program for attorneys was created to help consumers in Louisiana identify attorneys evaluated for their experience and proficiency in a specialized area of the law.

Information about attorneys who have successfully completed and maintain certification is publicly available through the Board's website.


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Specialty Areas of Certification

Board certification has been granted to attorneys in Louisiana in the following areas of the law:

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Directory of Board Certified Lawyers in Louisiana

Lawyer Legion maintains a statewide directory of board certified lawyers in Louisiana. The public is able to browse the directory and narrow their search by specialty area, county or city to and connect with board certified lawyers to help with their case. Lawyer Legion is the only commercial lawyer directory to properly acknowledge all ABA-accredited specialization programs for both national and state-level board certifications, including those granted by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization.

Use this directory to find board certified lawyers who are specialized in their respective areas of law. Start by choosing your county from the list below.


Contact

Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
www.lsba.org
Office: (504) 619-0128
Fax: (504) 598-6753
Toll-Free: (800) 421-5722

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Minimum Standards for Board Certification as a Specialist

The Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization has certain minimum mandatory standards for certification. The Board has established specific standards geared toward some areas of specialization. However, standards for any specialty generally include:

  • The attorney must be an active member in good standing of the Louisiana State Bar Association;
  • The attorney must have at least five (5) years of experience practicing law on a full-time basis;
  • The attorney must show substantial involvement in a particular specialty area of the law for which certification is sought;
  • The attorney must have adequate educational experience in the particular field of law;
  • The attorney must receive a passing grade on a written examination;
  • If determined advisable by the Board, the attorney must pass an oral examination; and
  • The attorney must show proof of maintaining a certain level of professional liability insurance.

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