Form JD-ES-63 "Application for Authority to Certify Lawyers as Specialists" - Connecticut

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APPLICATION FOR AUTHORITY TO CERTIFY
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
LAWYERS AS SPECIALISTS
JUDICIAL BRANCH
JD-ES-63 Rev. 1-19
www.jud.ct.gov
ADA NOTICE
The Judicial Branch of the State of Connecticut complies with the Americans with
Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need a reasonable accommodation in accordance with the
ADA, contact a court clerk or an ADA contact person listed at www.jud.ct.gov/ADA.
Instructions
1. Complete the form for new or renewal applications.
4. Include a copy of the written or published standards or
2. Include a copy of the application form that lawyers
qualifications that lawyers seeking to be certified as specialists
seeking to be certified as specialists are required to
are required to meet to become so certified; and
complete to become so certified;
5. Send one completed application and accompanying materials to:
3. Include a copy of each examination that lawyers
Chair of the Legal Specialization Screening Committee, c/o
seeking to be certified as specialists are required to
Director of Legal Services, Judicial Branch, State of Connecticut,
take to become so certified;
P.O. Box 150474, Hartford, Connecticut 06115-0474,
and one electronic copy of the same to LSSC@jud.ct.gov.
Applicant — General Information
(Select one):
New Application
Renewal Application
Full legal name of applicant
Date
Mailing address of applicant
E-mail address of applicant
Website address of applicant
Telephone number of applicant
Name of person to contact regarding application
Telephone number of contact
Mailing address of contact
E-mail address of contact
State whether the applicant is a (choose one and complete the applicable information section set out below)
Sole Proprietorship
Partnership
Corporation
Voluntary Association
Sole Proprietorship Information
Date proprietorship was formed
City or town and state in which it is registered as doing business
Name of proprietor
Telephone number of proprietor
Address of proprietor
1. State the name and address of each bar to which the sole proprietor and all persons directly involved in the process of
certifying applicants, including, but not limited to, accepting and evaluating applications, devising, administering and
grading examinations, and certifying and recertifying, is or has been admitted to practice law.
2. State whether the sole proprietor or anyone identified in 1 above has been disciplined by the authority that admitted such
person to practice law and, if so, the name and address of such authority, the docket number or other means of identifying
the case, and the details thereof as to each person so disciplined.
3. State whether a judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction has entered against the sole proprietor or anyone identified in
1 above for negligence or other misconduct in the practice of law and, if so, the name and address of such court, the
docket number or other means of identifying the case, and the details thereof as to each person so adjudged.
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APPLICATION FOR AUTHORITY TO CERTIFY
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
LAWYERS AS SPECIALISTS
JUDICIAL BRANCH
JD-ES-63 Rev. 1-19
www.jud.ct.gov
ADA NOTICE
The Judicial Branch of the State of Connecticut complies with the Americans with
Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need a reasonable accommodation in accordance with the
ADA, contact a court clerk or an ADA contact person listed at www.jud.ct.gov/ADA.
Instructions
1. Complete the form for new or renewal applications.
4. Include a copy of the written or published standards or
2. Include a copy of the application form that lawyers
qualifications that lawyers seeking to be certified as specialists
seeking to be certified as specialists are required to
are required to meet to become so certified; and
complete to become so certified;
5. Send one completed application and accompanying materials to:
3. Include a copy of each examination that lawyers
Chair of the Legal Specialization Screening Committee, c/o
seeking to be certified as specialists are required to
Director of Legal Services, Judicial Branch, State of Connecticut,
take to become so certified;
P.O. Box 150474, Hartford, Connecticut 06115-0474,
and one electronic copy of the same to LSSC@jud.ct.gov.
Applicant — General Information
(Select one):
New Application
Renewal Application
Full legal name of applicant
Date
Mailing address of applicant
E-mail address of applicant
Website address of applicant
Telephone number of applicant
Name of person to contact regarding application
Telephone number of contact
Mailing address of contact
E-mail address of contact
State whether the applicant is a (choose one and complete the applicable information section set out below)
Sole Proprietorship
Partnership
Corporation
Voluntary Association
Sole Proprietorship Information
Date proprietorship was formed
City or town and state in which it is registered as doing business
Name of proprietor
Telephone number of proprietor
Address of proprietor
1. State the name and address of each bar to which the sole proprietor and all persons directly involved in the process of
certifying applicants, including, but not limited to, accepting and evaluating applications, devising, administering and
grading examinations, and certifying and recertifying, is or has been admitted to practice law.
2. State whether the sole proprietor or anyone identified in 1 above has been disciplined by the authority that admitted such
person to practice law and, if so, the name and address of such authority, the docket number or other means of identifying
the case, and the details thereof as to each person so disciplined.
3. State whether a judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction has entered against the sole proprietor or anyone identified in
1 above for negligence or other misconduct in the practice of law and, if so, the name and address of such court, the
docket number or other means of identifying the case, and the details thereof as to each person so adjudged.
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4. State whether as to the sole proprietor or anyone identified in 1 above there is now pending: (a) any disciplinary matter
before the authority that admitted such person to practice law and, if so, the name and address of such authority, the
docket number or other means of identifying the case, and the details thereof as to each person subject to such pending
disciplinary action; and (b) any lawsuit in a court of competent jurisdiction for negligence or other misconduct in the practice
of law and, if so, the name and address of such court, the docket number or other means of identifying the case and the
details thereof as to each person subject to such pending legal action.
Partnership Information
Date partnership was formed
City or town and state in which it is registered as doing business or carrying on its activities
1. State the name and address of each partner.
2. State the name and address of each bar to which each partner and all persons directly involved in the process of certifying
applicants, including, but not limited to, accepting and evaluating applications, devising, administering and grading
examinations, and certifying and recertifying, is or has been admitted to practice law.
3. State whether any partner or anyone identified in 2 above has been disciplined by the authority that admitted such person
to practice law and, if so, the name and address of such authority, the docket number or other means of identifying the
case, and the details thereof as to each person so disciplined.
4. State whether a judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction has entered against any partner or anyone identified in 2
above for negligence or other misconduct in the practice of law and, if so, the name and address of such court, the docket
number or other means of identifying the case, and the details thereof as to each person so adjudged.
5. State whether as to any partner or anyone identified in 2 above there is now pending: (a) any disciplinary matter before the
authority that admitted such person to practice law and, if so, the name and address of such authority, the docket number
or other means of identifying the case, and the details thereof as to each person subject to such pending disciplinary
action; and (b) any lawsuit in a court of competent jurisdiction for negligence or other misconduct in the practice of law and
if so, the name and address of such court, the docket number or other means of identifying the case, and the details
thereof as to each person subject to such pending legal action.
Corporation Information
Date corporation was formed
State in which the corporation was incorporated Each state in which the corporation is licensed or registered to do business
Corporation is a (choose one)
Is the corporation a nonprofit corporation
Stock Corporation
Nonstock Corporation
Yes
No
1. State the name and address of each officer of the corporation.
2. State the name and address of each director of the corporation.
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3. State the name and address of each shareholder of the corporation.
4. State the name and address of each member of the corporation.
5. State the name and address of each bar to which officers and directors of the corporation, and all persons involved in the
process of certifying applicants, including, but not limited to, accepting and evaluating applications, devising, administering
and grading examinations, and certifying and recertifying, is or has been admitted to practice law.
6. State whether any officer, director, or anyone identified in 5 above has been disciplined by the authority that admitted such
person to practice law and, if so, the name and address of such authority, the docket number or other means of identifying
the case, and the details thereof as to each person so disciplined.
7. State whether a judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction has entered against any officer, director, or anyone identified
in 5 above for negligence or other misconduct in the practice of law and, if so, the name and address of such court, the
docket number or other means of identifying the case, and the details thereof as to each person so adjudged.
8. State whether as to any officer, director, or anyone identified in 5 above there is now pending: (a) any disciplinary matter
before the authority that admitted such person to practice law and, if so, the name and address of such authority, the
docket number or other means of identifying the case, and the details thereof as to each person subject to such pending
disciplinary action; and (b) any lawsuit in a court of competent jurisdiction for negligence or other misconduct in the practice
of law and, if so, the name and address of such court, the docket number or other means of identifying the case, and the
details thereof as to each person subject to such pending legal action.
Voluntary Association Information
Date association was formed
City or town and state in which it is registered as doing business or carrying on its activities
1. State the name and address of each officer of the association.
2. State the name and address of each director of the association.
3. State the name and address of each bar to which officers and directors of the association and all persons directly involved
in the process of certifying applicants, including, but not limited to, accepting and evaluating applications, devising
administering and grading examinations, and certifying and recertifying, is or has been admitted to practice law.
4. State whether any officer or director of the association or anyone identified in 3 above has been disciplined by the authority
that admitted such person to practice law and, if so, the name and address of such authority, the docket number or other
means of identifying the case, and the details thereof as to each person so disciplined.
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5. State whether a judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction has entered against any officer or director of the association
or anyone identified in 3 above for negligence or other misconduct in the practice of law and, if so, the name and address
of such court, the docket number or other means of identifying the case, and the details thereof as to each person so
adjudged.
6. State whether as to any officer or director of the association or anyone identified in 3 above there is now pending: (a) any
disciplinary matter before the authority that admitted such person to practice law and, if so, the name and address of such
authority, the docket number or other means of identifying the case, and the the details thereof as to each person subject
to such pending disciplinary action; and (b) any lawsuit in a court of competent jurisdiction for negligence or other
misconduct in the practice of law and, if so, the name and address of such court, the docket number or other means of
identifying the case, and the details thereof as to each person subject to such pending legal action.
Applicant — Qualification Information
1. State the nature of the business transacted or the purposes promoted or carried out by the applicant.
2. State the date on which the applicant commenced to be engaged as set forth in 1 above.
3. State whether the applicant a profit-making enterprise.
Yes
No
4. State the name and address of each organization or entity sponsoring the applicant.
5. State whether the applicant maintains a staff of employees to process lawyers seeking to be certified as specialists.
Yes
No
6. If the answer to 5 above is in the affirmative, state:
(a) the total number of employees on the staff;
(b) the total number of employees on the staff who are full-time employees;
(c) the total number of employees on the staff who are so employed exclusively;
(d) the address at which the staff of employees is employed;
(e) the functional composition of the staff of employees; and
(f) the educational and professional qualifications of the employees of the staff who determine whether a lawyer
seeking to be certified as a specialist shall be so certified.
7. If the answer to 5 above is in the negative, describe the means that the applicant employs to process lawyers seeking to be
certified as specialists.
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8. State each field of law in which the applicant is seeking authority to certify lawyers as specialists.
9. State whether the applicant has standards or qualifications that must be met by lawyers seeking to be certified as
specialists in each field of law in which the applicant is seeking authority to certify lawyers as specialists.
Yes
No
10. If the answer to 9 above is in the affirmative, state:
(a) whether information concerning such standards or qualifications is provided to the lawyers seeking to be certified
as specialists;
(b) whether information concerning such standards or qualifications is available to the public; and
(c) whether such standards or qualifications are verifiable.
11. If the answer to 9 above is in the affirmative, state such standards or qualifications.
12. If the answer to 10 (c) above is in the affirmative, state the measures or procedures that the applicant employs to verify
that lawyers seeking to be certified as specialists meet such standards or qualifications.
13. State the procedure that the applicant requires lawyers seeking to be certified as specialists to follow to become certified
as specialists.
14. State what fees or costs or expenses the applicant requires lawyers seeking to be certified as specialists to pay to
become certified as specialists.
15. State whether the applicant requires lawyers seeking to be certified as specialists to take a written examination.
Yes
No
16. If the answer to 15 above is in the affirmative, state:
(a) the duration of the examination;
(b) whether the examination is monitored;
(c) when and where the examination is given;
(d) how the examination is administered;
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