National Board of Trial Advocacy
BOARD CERTIFIED – Proven, Tested Excellence®
Years Certifying Legal Specialists
National Board Certifying Organization accredited by the American Bar Association
Historical States with Certified Members
ABOTA FOUNDATION WEBINAR SERIES- FREE CLE
Members: Log in and view the Member Resources page
You will be able to register for webinars in July, August, and September 2023
NBTA Next Examination Date:
Saturday, April 13th, 2024
Deadline to register: March 13th, 2024
*Mock Exams will be open and available to take any time between:
March 15th, 2024 – March 29th, 2024. The latest someone will be able
to take the mock exams is on March 29th, 2024 if they want to
sit for the April 13th, 2024 Exam.
To fill out the initial registration and pay for the exam please click here.
*Texas applicants: If you are contemplating applying for NBTA board certification in civil trial law, criminal trial law or family trial law please DO NOT APPLY unless you are already board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in the same specialty area. If you are contemplating applying for NBTA board certification in truck accident law, please DO NOT APPLY unless you are already board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law. If you are interested in applying for certification with the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, please contact them at 833-413-0253.