Criminal Law Advisory Commission
The Board of Legal Specialization (BLS), pursuant to Rule 44, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct., regulates the certification of legal specialists in eight practice areas: Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Estate and Trust, Family Law, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death, Real Estate, Tax, and Workers’ Compensation.
Advisory Commissions: Each area of specialization has an Advisory Commission to actively administer the program in its particular field, under the policy guidance of the BLS.
Advisory Commission Composition: This commission shall be composed of ten attorneys practicing/teaching in the field of criminal law selected in a manner so as to give the commission a balanced representation of practitioners from the various fields of criminal law, which includes at least one private defense attorney, one public defender, and one prosecutor.
- Review/investigate applications for initial certification or recertification.
- Convene and preside over Request for Reconsideration hearings.
- Report recommendations for initial certification or recertification to the Board of Legal Specialization.
Time Commitment: Advisory Commission’s meet three (3) to six (6) times per year. The length of the meetings may vary, but typically last 30 to 60 minutes.
For more information contact:
4201 N. 24th Street, Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85016-6266