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Profiles in Specialization

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Latest News
April 19, 2017
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the State Bar’s specialization program. More than 1,000 North Carolina lawyers have earned the right to call themselves board certified specialists. Specialization is the cornerstone of the State Bar’s efforts to match the public’s need for specific legal services with lawyers skilled in 12 distinct practice areas.
February 16, 2017
The Board of Legal Specialization is pleased to congratulate the new board certified specialists in bankruptcy law. They were certified Thursday, February 16, 2017.