Attorney Dennis R. Burrows achieves recertification in civil trial law with The National Board of Trial Advocacy
LUBBOCK/TX -The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) is pleased to announce that Dennis R. Burrows of the law firm, McCleskey, Harriger, Brazill & Graf, L.L.P. has successfully achieved recertification as a civil trial advocate. Mr. Burrows has been a NBTA member in good standing for 20 years. The NBTA was formed out of a strong conviction that both the law profession and its clients would benefit from an organization designed specifically to create an objective set of standards illustrating an attorney’s experience and expertise in the practice of trial law.
Dennis R. Burrows, is part of a growing number of trial attorneys that have illustrated their commitment to bettering the legal profession by successfully completing a rigorous application process and providing the consumer of legal services with an objective measure by which to choose qualified and experienced legal counsel.
The elaborate screening of credentials that all NBTA board certified attorneys must successfully complete includes: demonstration of substantial trial experience, submission of judicial and peer references to attest to their competency, attendance of continuing legal education courses and proof of good standing.
Board Certification is the highest, most stringent, and most reliable honor an attorney can achieve. Board certifications are the only distinctions awarded by non-profit organizations. The NBTA as well as all board certifying organizations are committed to safeguarding the public’s ability to choose a good attorney.
Dennis R. Burrows earned his undergraduate degree in Economics from Texas Tech University. He is a graduate of the Texas Tech University School of Law. Mr. Burrows is licensed to practice in Texas, and Colorado. He is a member of Delta Theta Phi, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Litigation Counsel of America, the State Bar of Texas Consumer Law Section, the State Bar of Texas Litigation Law Section, the State Bar of Texas Torts and Worker’s Compensation Law Section, the Colorado Bar Association, the Lubbock Area Bar Association, and the Million Dollar Advocates.
Approximately three percent of American lawyers are board certified, and Mr. Burrows is a member of a very select group who has taken the time to prove competence in their specialty area and earn board certification.