The Texas Board of Legal Specialization is in the process of determining whether to recommend the adoption of a new specialty area in aviation law to the Texas Supreme Court and is seeking public comment.

The application for recognition is supported by the State Bar of Texas Aviation Law Section and more than 100 Texas attorneys who have expressed strong interest in seeking board certification for aviation law.

Aviation law deals with all aspects of ownership, maintenance, and use of aircraft, spacecraft, airports, airspace, and outer space. The proposed standards for attorney certification in aviation law are posted on the TBLS website.

Comments can be submitted to The deadline for public comments is October 5.