The American Board of Certification
ABC is the nation's premier legal specialty certification organization - certifying attorneys as specialists in business bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy and creditors' rights law.Find a Certified Attorney
You expect certification from your doctor - expect it from your lawyer too. Board Certification means that the certified attorney has met rigorous, objective standards and has demonstrated knowledge in bankruptcy and/or creditors' rights law.
ABC certification provides an objective standard that assists the public in making informed decisions in choosing counsel. Additionally, ABC certification encourages attorneys to strive for excellence, and recognizes those attorneys who have met ABC's rigorous standards.
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Posted on May 1st, 2022
Florida Adopts Financial Literacy Requirement for H.S. Graduation
On March 22, 2022, Florida became the seventh state in the nation to require students to take a standalone half-credit course in financial literacy to graduate from high school. This landmark event represents the culmination of decade-long efforts by the Florida Council on Economic
Posted on Feb 1st, 2021
ABC Elects 2021 Board of Directors
The American Board of Certification (ABC), a national organization dedicated to serving the public and improving the quality of the bar by certifying lawyers in the areas of bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, elected new officers and board members at its annual meeting, which was held virtually on Dec. 7, 2020.
Posted on Oct 1st, 2020
The Benefits of Board Certification
I became board certified in business bankruptcy law in 1992 by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and certified in 1994 by the American Board of Specialization (ABC). As a younger attorney, it was a way to stand out from my peers. Congress recognized the benefit of board certification when it stated
About ABC Board Certification
The American Board of Certification (ABC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the public and improving the quality of the bankruptcy and creditors' rights law bars. ABC has certified nearly 1,000 attorneys in consumer and business bankruptcy and creditor's rights law nationwide. ABC certification serves the public by allowing potential clients to make an informed decision in choosing bankruptcy and creditors rights counsel. In addition, ABC certification encourages attorneys to strive toward excellence and recognizes those attorneys who have met the rigorous ABC standards. ABC offers separate certification programs in business bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy and creditors' rights law.