Legal Specialty Areas

The State Bar of California's Board of Legal Specialization certifies specialists in the following areas of law:

The board also accredits the following organizations to offer certification in certain areas of law. Contact these organizations directly to begin the certification process.

Certification Accredited Organization
  • Business Bankruptcy Law
  • Consumer Bankruptcy Law
  • Creditors' Rights Law
American Board of Certification
  • Civil Trial Advocacy
  • Criminal Trial Advocacy
  • Family Law Trial Advocacy
  • Social Security Disability Law
National Board of Legal Specialty Certification
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
  • Elder Law
National Elder Law Foundation
  • Juvenile Law (Child Welfare)
National Association of Counsel for Children

Contact Us

Questions? Contact us at LegalSpec@calbar.ca.gov or at (415)538-2120.