The Texas Board of Legal Specialization is accepting certification applications for 2018. You can find the specific requirements for each of the 24 specialty areas at the “Get Certified” section of

The Texas Supreme Court approved Child Welfare Law and Property Owners Association Real Estate Law as the newest specialty areas for board certification this year. Go to “Standards for Attorney Certification” for the specific requirements.

Certification applications are only available until April 30, 2018, and the exam is October 15, 2018, in Austin. If you have questions about the TBLS Board Certification program, please contact TBLS at (855) 277-TBLS (8257) or send an e-mail to