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Pursuant to NC Rule 7.4, North Carolina lawyers who are certified by ABA accredited organizations may advertise their certification in the same way as lawyers who are certified by the NC State Bar.

The ABA Standing Committee on Specialization

American Board of Certification 

American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys

National Association of Counsel for Children

National Association of Estate Planners & Councils Estate Law Specialist Board, Inc. 

National Board of Legal Specialty Certification (formerly the National Board of Trial Advocacy)

National College for DUI Defense, Inc.

National Elder Law Foundation 


Lawyer Legion
Free online directory that allows the public to search for an attorney certified as a specialist by various state sponsored and national board certification programs.