Orange County Divorce Attorney Marc E. Mitzner has recently become a Certified Family Law Specialist, an important designation that validates the lawyer’s strong legal acumen in handling matters related to family law. Typically, less than 1% of all attorneys in California are a specialist in their field. In order to become certified, Attorney Mitzner was required to take and pass a day long examination as well as meet a number of strict requirements as set forth by the State Bar of California-Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Mitzner has nearly 20 years of experience providing expert legal advice to individuals dealing with divorce and various other family law matters.
Family law practitioners who want to be certified as specialists in their field must take a specialists exam that is given by The State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization. According to information provided on The State Bar of California’s website, there are also various other task-related requirements and educational requirements. For the task-related requirements, the attorney must show within five years of applying for the certification that he or she has practiced family law to a substantial level. The State Bar specifies exactly which types of family law matters the legal professionals must have experience handling. Furthermore, the family lawyer must have served as principal counsel for a certain number of family law-related hearings, trials, settlements, judgments, temporary orders and/or appeals that meet the state bar’s requirements.
As for the educational criteria for Family Law Specialist certification, the applicant is required to have completed —within three years of applying for the certification—at least 45 hours of educational activities that are specifically approved for the practice area of family law. These hours must comply with The State Bar’s requirements. It is important to note that individuals applying for specialist certification in this state must also comply with the Rules Governing the State Bar of California Program for Certifying Legal Specialists, which are also accessible on the state bar’s website. Attorney Mitzner has taken important strides to expand his knowledge in the area of family law and to demonstrate that he is capable of serving as a specialist in this legal practice area. Individuals who turn to The Law Offices of Marc E. Mitzner can have the assurance of knowing that they are working with a highly qualified family law attorney.
The Law Offices of Marc E. Mitzner provides all clients and potential clients with the expertise of a divorce lawyer who is a specialist in his field with almost 20 years of experience and a team of professionals to assists clients with all of their needs. Certified Family Law Specialist Marc E. Mitzner has provided legal representation for hundreds of satisfied clients, is dedicated to providing his clients with the personalized service that their cases require. The attorney has a policy of returning all calls within 24 hours in order to ensure that his clients’ needs are being met in a timely manner. Some of the various types of family law cases that The Law Offices of Marc E. Mitzner handles include those relating to divorce, legal separation, child custody, child support, domestic violence and many other areas. Individuals who are interested in receiving a free consultation are advised to contact the law firm.