The one-day State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization examination takes place on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. The examination will not be offered again until 2019, so why wait to earn your board certification?
If you sign up before May 1, 2017, the fee is only $100. If you wait it will be $650.
Attorneys can earn certification in the following areas: Admiralty and Maritime Law, Appellate Law, Bankruptcy Law, Criminal Law, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, Family Law, Franchise and Distribution Law, Immigration and Nationality Law, Legal Malpractice Law, Taxation Law and Workers’ Compensation Law.
The State Bar offers free preparation packets and information about the other certification requirements. For more information, see the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization website.