Local attorney achieves board certification in civil trial law
The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) recently announced that Tim Rayne of the law firm of MacElree Harvey, Ltd., has achieved board certification as a civil trial advocate.
Rayne joins a growing number of trial attorneys who have illustrated their commitment to bettering the legal profession by completing a rigorous application process.
The screening of credentials that all NBTA board-certified attorneys must complete includes: Demonstration of substantial trial experience; submission of judicial and peer references to attest to their competency; attendance of continuing legal education courses; submission of legal writing documents; proof of good standing; and passing of an examination.
Approximately three percent of American lawyers are board-certified.
Tim Rayne earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Delaware and is a graduate of Widener University School of Law. In addition, he has a master’s degree in trial advocacy from the Temple University Beasley School of Law.