The American Board of Certification
ABC is the nation's premier legal specialty certification organization - certifying attorneys as specialists in business bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy and creditors' rights law.Find a Certified Attorney
You expect certification from your doctor - expect it from your lawyer too. Board Certification means that the certified attorney has met rigorous, objective standards and has demonstrated knowledge in bankruptcy and/or creditors' rights law.
ABC certification provides an objective standard that assists the public in making informed decisions in choosing counsel. Additionally, ABC certification encourages attorneys to strive for excellence, and recognizes those attorneys who have met ABC's rigorous standards.
ABC Program: Ain’t Misbehavin’ Featuring Judges on Best Practices
Posted on Jun 1st, 2019
Benchnotes: Standard for an Appointment of a Future Claims Representative
In In re The Fairbanks Co., the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia articulated the procedure for the selection and appointment of a future-claimants representative. The debtor was a small business that manufactured
Posted on Jun 1st, 2019
ABC Update: ABC Congratulates New Members
The American Board of Certification (ABC) is proud to announce its new members who became board certified during its final Standards Committee meeting this year. If you are considering board certification and are unable to attend a conference where an exam is scheduled,
Posted on May 1st, 2019
Feature: Ignorance (of the Law) Is Bliss Examining Subjective, Unreasonable Good Faith and the Discharge Injunction
The U.S. Supreme Court has long recognized that one of the fundamental purposes of bankruptcy is to release honest debtors from oppressive debts. Section 524 of the Bankruptcy Code provides
About ABC Board Certification
The American Board of Certification (ABC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the public and improving the quality of the bankruptcy and creditors' rights law bars. ABC has certified nearly 1,000 attorneys in consumer and business bankruptcy and creditor's rights law nationwide. ABC certification serves the public by allowing potential clients to make an informed decision in choosing bankruptcy and creditors rights counsel. In addition, ABC certification encourages attorneys to strive toward excellence and recognizes those attorneys who have met the rigorous ABC standards. ABC offers separate certification programs in business bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy and creditors' rights law.