YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
Wednesday evening, January 11th, 2017
IMMIGRATION LAWS AND ISSUES:
UNDOCUMENTED PERSONS FACING DEPORTATON
Please tune in to the National Board of Trial Advocacy sponsored broadcast of Your Legal Rights on Wednesday evening, January 11th, 2017 @ 5:00 pm Hawaii ST/6:00 pm Alaska ST/7:00 pm Pacific ST/8:00 pm Mountain ST/9:00 pm Central ST/10:00 Eastern ST. This week’s show will focus on Immigration Laws and Issues: Undocumented Persons facing Deportation
With the change to a new President and administration, there are many questions regarding immigration laws and related issues. Our expert panel will help to provide insightful information regarding these life impacting concerns.
Joining host/producer Chuck Finney will be Board Member for the Immigration Division of the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Kari Ann Fonte. Kari Ann is from Coral Gables, Florida, where she is also a Florida Bar Association Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law.
Also on the program will be California Board of Legal Specialization Certified attorneys Grace Alano in San Francisco and Jesse Lloyd in Oakland.Your Legal Rights can be heard live on 91.7 FM KALW in San Francisco and other NPR stations throughout the country. Check your local listing. It is also downloadable live via streaming at KALW.org or by podcast at www.kalw.org/rss. The entire hour is uplinked to the National Public Radio (NPR) Satellite for national distribution through support from NBTA.
Why Board Certification?
In the medical profession, many hospitals forbid doctors to practice without proof of board certification in their specialty.
As with the medical profession where the body of knowledge is so large that it's impossible for one doctor to remain current in all areas of specialty, the body of law has grown so large and complex that attorneys can no longer be all things to all people.
Truth in Advertising
Unfortunately, not all who claim expertise possess the experience and competence implied by their declarations or ads.
Founder Theodore I. Koskoff and several other nationally renowned attorneys formed the National Board of Trial Advocacy in response to this situation and out of a deeply held conviction that the law profession and its clients would benefit from an organization dedicated to establishing objective standards by which to measure experience and expertise.
Becoming Board Certified
That dedication to achieving and maintaining a high standard of practice and to leveling the playing field for clients is shared by those who obtain National Board of Trial Advocacy certification.
Staying Board Certified
Possessing the NBTA certificate means that the attorney has been held to a higher standard of professional and personal conduct.
All trial lawyers are not created equal. Don't settle for someone else's word when you require a lawyer's services. Demand an NBTA board certified attorney. There is no substitute.
How to Contact the NBTA
National Board of Trial Advocacy
The benefits to board certification are many: better settlements, increased referrals, a defensible position when advertising your specialty, and access to nationalizing your practice.
"I only refer cases to out-of-state lawyers who are NBTA board certified. It is my first requirement",
"A national certification helps if you are handling nationwide cases. I am certified in California but that does not impress a potential client in Ohio,"
"The United States Supreme Court said it best--the requirements for NBTA certification are "objective and demanding." I am proud of our organization. We stand for excellence in advocacy and the pursuit of justice for our clients. I can't understand why any attorney who meets our qualifications wouldn't want to be NBTA certified."
Wave of the Future
"Board Certification is the wave of the future. I highly recommend board certification by NBTA as a way to increase your professional image and expand."
Take the Leap!
Sooner or later a client or fellow attorney will ask whether you are board certified. What will you tell them?