Be Part of the Elite – Paralegal Board Certification Program
Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at email@example.com on February 21, 2013
The Texas Board of Legal Specialization “TBLS” for attorneys is a very successful program that recognizes the high degree of knowledge and quality offered by an elite 7,000 attorneys. There are also an elite 330 Texas Board Certified Paralegals. The Texas Board of Legal Specialization established the Paralegal Board Certification Program in 1994 to recognize paralegals who have achieved a level of special knowledge in a particular area of law and their quality of service. The Program is the first and only one of its kind in the country.
The qualification process for a paralegal includes:
* A minimum of five years of actual experience as a paralegal
* A thorough assessment of the paralegal’s experience and duties under the supervision of a licensed Texas attorney
* 30 hours of Continuing Legal Education in the Specialty Area
* Completion of a Baccalaureate or higher degree, or completion of an accredited paralegal program or 2 additional years of relevant paralegal experience
Specialty Areas of Law for Paralegal Certifications:
Civil Trial Law
Estate Planning & Probate Law
Personal Injury Trial Law
Real Estate Law
Why not become part of the elite? TBLS staff are friendly and there to assist you so do not hesitate to call them or email them!
Please request a form via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
► Examination for Paralegal Board Certification will be mid-October, 2013 in Austin.
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