for Creditors’ Rights Specialists
Certifying Lawyers in the Specialty
Areas of Creditors’ Rights Law*
Rights Law by
It is a Strong
in a Complex
Area of Law
44 Canal Center Plaza
Alexandria, VA 22314-1592
Tel: (703) 739-1023
Fax: (703) 739-1060
Recovering monies due to you is a
difficult and demanding process.
Often, when a collection suit becomes
necessary, it is the result of some
unforeseen event or external circumstance.
A suit to collect is not a “quick fix” and
can involve some very complicated areas of
law. For the most part, state law governs
recovery of funds in the United States, and
many states have peculiarities unique to
The American Board of Certification
was created to develop an examination and
a set of standards that can be used nation-
wide to measure an attorney’s competence
in creditors’ rights law.
Some states have laws that prevent an
attorney from advertising legal specialties.
Ask if your attorney is certified by the
American Board of Certification.
If you are interested in obtaining the
names of certified creditors’ rights special-
ists in your area, or in obtaining a free direc-
tory of certified specialists, please contact
the American Board of Certification.
*The ABC also certifies attorneys as specialists in Consumer
and Business Bankruptcy Law.
It means that the certified attorney
has met rigorous, objective standards
and has demonstrated knowledge in credi-
tors’ rights law. Hiring an attorney with
expertise in any specialized field of law can
be a bewildering experience. As a client, you
want to make sure your counsel is experi-
enced in the particular field. Unfortunately,
prospective clients usually have little ob