Attorney Douglas Mohney Achieves Recertification in Social Security Disability Law with The National Board of Trial Advocacy

Cape Coral, FL -The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) is pleased to announce that Douglas Mohney of Avard Law Firm has successfully achieved recertification as a Social Security Disability advocate. 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.

Douglas Mohney 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.

Douglas Mohney earned his Bachelor of Science from Western Michigan University. He is a graduate of Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University. Mr. Mohney is licensed to practice in Florida and Michigan. He is a member of:

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida and Northern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan and the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veteran’s Claims (Accredited Veteran’s Attorney)
  • The United States Supreme Court
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Attorney Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Southwest Florida Trial Lawyers Association
  • Florida Justice Association
  • The National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representative
  • NOSSCR Director, 11th Circuit, 2015-Present
  • Board of Directors of SW Florida Justice Association 2016-Present

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

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