Hopkinsville, KY (PRWEB) July 31, 2012
Hopkinsville, KY personal injury lawyer Lucius Hawes, of the Lucius Hawes Law Firm, has recently been board certified in Civil Pretrial Practice by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification. Civil Pretrial Practice is the newest board certification available through the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification (NBLSC), a nonprofit organization accredited by the American Bar Association to provide board certification for attorneys in specialty practice areas, including civil trial practice and civil pretrial practice.
Lawyers who are board certified in civil pretrial practice represent private parties who typically are suing or being sued for money damages. These lawyers have significant litigation experience and skill in settling cases before trial. They are qualified to complete the preparatory steps for all disputes before a tribunal, including litigation proceedings from inception through discovery, pretrial motions and hearings, and alternative dispute resolution procedures. They are proficient in resolving disputes before and after a lawsuit is filed, including handling mediation and arbitration.
The Lucius Hawes Law Firm is experienced in representing Kentucky and Tennessee citizens in personal injury, workers compensation, and Social Security disability cases.
Lucius Hawes is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Law in Louisville, KY and has been licensed as a lawyer in Kentucky since 1977 and in Tennessee since 1988. He is also board certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification and as a Civil Trial Specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization, and has been designated as a Super Lawyer in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.
To find out more, visit http://luciushaweslaw.com