Chicago, Illinois -The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) has announced that Joshua L. Weisberg of Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. has successfully achieved Board Certification as a civil trial advocate. Mr. Weisberg becomes only the 12 th attorney in the State of Illinois to achieve this honor.
Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. has become the only law firm in the State of Illinois with more than one board certified civil trial attorney, as Mr. Weisberg joins founding partner David E. Rapoport., who currently serves as the President of NBTA.
Board Certification is the highest, most stringent, and most reliable honor an attorney can achieve. The elaborate screening of credentials that 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, submission of legal writing documents, proof of good standing and passing of an examination.
Mr. Weisberg has served as lead counsel in numerous jury trials on behalf of plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death cases. He has obtained record setting jury verdicts for his clients. He has authored numerous publications and given presentations at seminars on topics relating to personal injury and wrongful death litigation.
Mr. Weisberg’s accomplishments have been recognized by Thomson Reuters which selected him as a “Super Lawyer” in its 2014, 2015, and 2016 editions of Illinois Super Lawyers. Mr. Weisberg has received a perfect 10.0 Superb Rating from Avvo. Mr. Weisberg has also been named one of Illinois’ Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers.
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* Board certification is not required to practice law in Illinois, and the Illinois Supreme Court does not recognize specialties in the practice of law.