National Board of Trial Advocacy
The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) is a non-profit organization accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify lawyers in the specialty areas of civil, criminal, and family law trial advocacy.
The NBTA is the only accreditation agency approved by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for certification of trial qualifications.
Edgar Snyder & Associates is proud to have distinguished trial attorneys who are members of this elite organization.
Our NBTA Board Certified Civil Trial Litigators:
In order to be certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by this elite group of trial attorneys, an attorney must undergo an exhaustive screening of their credentials, including: documentation of their experience, judicial and peer references, as well as a day long exam. The attorney’s ethical standards are also examined by the Standards Committee of the NBTA. A candidate’s willingness to undergo this process illustrates a dedication to achieving and maintaining a high standard of practice.
Rigorous NBTA Standards Used to Certify Attorneys
- Concentration in the Specialty of Trial Advocacy
- Continuing Legal Education
- Good Standing
- Judicial and Attorney Peer Review
- Lead Counsel in Contested Matters
- Successful Completion of NBTA Examination
- Trials & Courtroom Skills
- Writing Sample
In order to retain membership in the NBTA, an attorney must maintain an active trial practice and is required to re-submit his or her application for certification at the end of each five-year term.
Other Honored Memberships
Not only is Edgar Snyder & Associates a Martindale-Hubbell AV-Rated Law Firm, many of our firm attorneys have been honored with memberships in prestigious legal organizations such as:
- Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
- Multi-Million / Million Dollar Advocates Forum
- Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®
- Best Lawyers in America®
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