27 NCAC 01D .2502         Definition of Specialty

The specialty of criminal law is the practice of law dealing with the defense or prosecution of those charged with misdemeanor and felony crimes in state and federal trial courts.  The subspecialty in the field is identified and defined as follows:

(a)  State Criminal Law.  The practice of criminal law in state trial and appellate courts.

(b)  Juvenile Delinquency Law.  The practice of law in state juvenile delinquency courts.  The standards for the subspecialty are set forth in Rules .2508-.2509.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 84-23;

Readopted Eff. December 8, 1994;

Amended Eff. August 25, 2011; March 10, 2011.