Board Certified in Criminal Law
Abe Factor is experienced in the preparation and trial of serious criminal matters. He is Board Certified in Criminal Law through the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and has been for the last 28 years.
Certification is for a period of 5 years. To remain certified after that time, every 5 years the attorney must apply for the recertification and meet the requirements for continued experience, peer review and continuing legal education.
A Criminal Law Board Certified Attorney must have:
- Been licensed to practice law for at least 5 years
- Practiced Criminal law for at least 3 years
- Devoted a minimum of 25% of the law practice to Criminal law
- Handled a wide variety of Criminal law matters to demonstrate experience and involvement
- Attended Criminal law continuing legal education seminars regularly to keep their legal training up to date
- Been evaluated by fellow lawyers and judges
- Passed a day-long written examination
A lawyer who is Board Certified in Criminal Law must have experience in the preparation and trial of serious criminal matters. The lawyer must also have extensive knowledge of state and federal constitutional law, evidence, procedure and penal laws involved in these matters.