The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) announced that Bakke Norman’s Tim O’Brien successfully achieved re-certification as a Civil Trial Advocate. Board Certification is the highest, most stringent, and most reliable honor an attorney can receive. To be certified as a Civil Trial Advocate, an attorney must complete a rigorous application process, which includes demonstration of substantial jury trial experience, submission of references by judges and other attorneys, attendance at specialized continuing legal education courses, and proof of high ethical standards. Approximately three percent of American lawyers are Board Certified.
Tim O’Brien was first certified as a Civil Trial Advocate on November 10, 2000, and was previously re-certified in 2010. His practice focuses on assisting people injured in automobile accidents, defending individuals charged with serious crimes, and representing businesses and their owners in legal disputes.