RULE 1:39. SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION OF ATTORNEYS
An attorney of the State of New Jersey may be certified as a civil trial attorney, a
criminal trial attorney, a matrimonial law attorney, [or] a workers’ compensation law attorney, or
a municipal court trial attorney, or in more than one designated area of practice, but only on
establishing eligibility and satisfying requirements regarding education, experience, knowledge,
and skill for each designated area of practice as set forth below.
To assist in the administration of the certification function, the Supreme Court shall
establish, in accordance with these rules, a Board on Attorney Certification.