Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education
30 S. Meridian St. Suite 950
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Email the Commission

Pho: 317.232.1943
TDD: 317.233.6112
Fax: 317.233.1442

Interim Executive Director
Bradley Skolnik

Mediation Contact
Anne Davidson

Commission for CLE > Attorney specialization Attorney specialization

An attorney in Indiana may be certified as a specialist by a commission-accredited certifying organization. In order to be certified, an attorney must attain a demonstrated proficiency. The attorney must:

  • have passed an exam in the practice area
  • meet practice requirements
  • have the support of his or her peers

Associated Rules & Orders

Independent Certifying Organizations (ICOs)

Business and Consumer Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights

American Board of Certification
101 Second Street SE
Suite 904
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
Phone: (319) 365-2222
Fax: (319) 363-0127
Web: http://www.abcworld.org/
Email: abc@abcworld.org

Civil Trial Advocacy and Criminal Trial Advocacy

National Board of Trial Advocacy, a division of the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification
200 Stonewall Boulevard, Suite 1
Wrentham, MA 02093
Phone: (508) 384-6565
Web: http://www.nblsc.us

Elder Law

National Elder Law Foundation
6336 N. Oracle Road Suite 326, #136
Tucson, AZ 85704
Phone: (520) 881-1076
Fax: (520) 325-7925
Web: http://www.nelf.org/

Family Law

Family Law Section, Indiana State Bar Association
One Indiana Square
Suite 530
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 639-5465 or (800) 266-2581
Fax: (317) 266-2588
Web: http://www.inbar.org/

Trust and Estate Law

Probate, Trust & Real Property Section, Indiana State Bar Association
One Indiana Square
Suite 530
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 639-5465 or (800) 266-2581
Fax: (317) 266-2588
Web: http://indianatrustestatelawyers.org/

Becoming an Approved ICO

To learn how your organization can become an approved Independent Certifying Organization for attorney specialization, to access standards and learn about the recertification process, read the Indiana Guide below.