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Type: Recognizes ABA Accredited Private Certification Programs

Regulatory Scheme:
Virginia Rule of Professional Conduct 7.1[4] Areas of Expertise/Specilization states, "A lawyer may communicate the fact that the lawyer does or does not practice in particular fields of law. A lawyer who is a specialist in a particular field of law by experience, specialized training, or education, or is certified by a named professional entity, may communicate such specialty or certification so long as the statement is not false or misleading."

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Virginia Supreme Court
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Richmond, VA 23219

Legal Ethics Counsel
Virginia State Bar
1011 East Main Street, Suite 700
Richmond, VA 23219-0026

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