1:39-5. Grant; Duration; Withholding of Certification
- (a) Grant of Certification. If upon due consideration the Board determines that an applicant is qualified for certification as a civil or a criminal trial attorney, a matrimonial law attorney, a workers' compensation law attorney, or a municipal court trial attorney, it shall so report to the Supreme Court, which shall direct the making of an appropriate entry on the roll of attorneys and shall cause to be issued an appropriate document attesting thereto.
- (b) Duration of Certification. A grant of certification shall be effective for five years from the date of entry on the roll of attorneys. Subject to the approval of the Supreme Court, the Board may adopt regulations authorizing a tolling of the duration period of certification under specific circumstances, such as government employment or appointment to the judiciary.
- (c) Withholding of Certification. If upon due consideration the Board determines that an applicant is not qualified for certification in a designated area of practice, it shall so notify the applicant, advising as to the procedure for reapplication in accordance with its regulations.