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Attorney Matthew P. Mullen Achieves Recertification in Civil Trial Law with the National Board of Civic Trial Advocacy

10.06.20 written by

Canton, OH – Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that Director Matthew P. Mullen has successfully achieved recertification as a civil trial law advocate by The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA).

Matthew P. Mullen 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. 

The Holmes County, Ohio native earned his undergraduate degree in Education, cum laude from The University Of Akron. He graduated magna cum laude from The University of Akron School of Law. Mr. Mullen is licensed to practice in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia and in federal courts in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, West Virginia and Illinois. He has been involved in 80 jury trials and has been listed in Top 100 Trial Lawyer in Ohio by the National Trial Lawyers Association, Ohio Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America® is extremely active in civic community activities. 

Approximately three percent of American lawyers are board-certified, and Mr. Mullen is a member of a very select group who has taken the time to prove competence in their specialty area and earn board certification. 

About The NBTA

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. For more information