November 21, 2018 Blog

Jonathan Melton Certified As Family Law Specialist

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On November 19, 2018, associate attorney, Jonathan Melton, was certified by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in the area of family law.

Board certification requires a lawyer to demonstrate special training, experience, and knowledge in his field. There are five key requirements or “standards” for legal specialty certification:

  1. Licensed in North Carolina and in good standing with the North Carolina State Bar;
  2. Substantial involvement in the specialty field during the five calendar years prior to the year of application;
  3. Completion of a certain number of Continuing Legal Education credit hours in the specialty during the three years prior to application;
  4. Satisfactory peer review by lawyers who are identified by the applicant; and
  5. Passage of a 6-hour examination in the specialty field.

We congratulate Jonathan for this achievement!

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