Standing Committee on Specialization



Find state specialization plans and ABA-accredited certification programs on our Certification page.

While attorneys may be certified by state or private certification program, each state has specific rules governing how lawyers may communicate their certification. Be sure to check each state’s rules and contact the state representatives for more information regarding publicizing specialization certifications.

Legal Specialty Groups

Interested in starting a program and obtaining accreditation? Go to our Accreditation page.




Decisions and Analysis


ABA Policy

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We hope these pages will help you discover and understand the growing movement toward lawyer specialty certification. For a history of the Committee and Lawyer Specialization, download this free PDF: A Concise Guide to Lawyer Specialty Certification