27 NCAC 01D .1902 DEFINITIONS
(a) Applicant ‑ The person applying for certification or continued certification of specialization.
(b) Board ‑ The North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.
(c) Committee ‑ The specialty committee appointed by the board in the applicant's specialty field.
(d) Sponsor ‑ An organization offering continuing legal education courses for attendance by attorneys.
(e) Accredited Sponsor ‑ A sponsor which has demonstrated to the satisfaction of the board that the continuing legal education programs offered by it meet the accreditation standards on a continuing basis warranting a presumption of accreditation.
(f) Accreditation ‑ A determination by the board that the continuing legal education activities further the professional competence of the applicant and a certain number of hours of continuing legal education credit should be awarded for participation in the continuing legal education activity.
(g) Continuing Legal Education (CLE) ‑ Attendance at lecture‑type instruction meeting the standards in Rule .1903 of this Section or participation in alternative activities described in Rule .1905 of this Section.
(h) Specialty Field ‑ An area of the law as defined by the board in which the board certifies specialists.
History Note: Authority G.S. 84‑23;
Readopted Eff. December 8, 1994.