FAMILY LAW OFFICES
OF ALAN SHIFMAN
What is a Certified Family Law Specialist?
California attorneys who are certified as specialists have taken and passed a written examination in their specialty field, demonstrated a high level of experience in the specialty field, fulfilled ongoing education requirements and been favorably evaluated by other attorneys and judges familiar with their work.
Only these attorneys can advertise or identify themselves as "certified" specialists in California because they are the only attorneys who are certified either by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization or an organization whose certification program has been accredited by the State Bar. (Such an organization must have requirements for certification that are at least equal to those of the State Bar's program.)
Legal specialists must recertify their expertise in their field every five years by filing a recertification, but they do not need to take the examination again.
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