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February 19, 2014
Bland Richter Partners Achieve Membership in the American Board of Professional Liability Lawyers
Bland Richter partners, Eric Bland and Ronnie Richter, successfully completed national testing in Legal Malpractice with the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys and become two of the total three attorneys in South Carolina with this honor.
Charleston, SC –Bland Richter partners, Eric Bland and Ronnie Richter, successfully completed national testing in Legal Malpractice and are now two of three total attorneys in the State of South Carolina who have been recognized as Diplomats in Legal Malpractice by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys.
The American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys has been in existence since 1972 and is the only organization accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to test attorneys in the areas of legal malpractice and medical malpractice. ABPLA Legal and Medical Malpractice lawyers must meet or exceed rigorous standards set by the Association. Some of these standards include passing the ABPLA’s written examination, completing 36 hours of continuing legal education, having a minimum of five years of the actual practice of legal professional liability law, and participation as lead counsel in a substantial amount of trials.
Ronnie Richter passed the written examination in December 2013, recording the highest score to date of all attorneys who have tested with the ABPLA. Eric Bland passed the written examination in February 2014 scoring in the top percentage of all attorneys who have taken the exam.
Bland Richter’s practice areas include a concentration in legal malpractice and partners, Eric Bland and Ronnie Richter, have a combined 45 years of legal experience. In addition, Bland Richter prosecutes complex commercial, transactional and business disputes. With offices in both Columbia and Charleston, South Carolina, the firm serves the entire State of South Carolina and beyond. In addition to its members being admitted to practice law in South Carolina, Eric Bland is also a member of the Pennsylvania and Florida bars. Bland Richter is available for association anywhere in the Country where its services may be necessary.
To learn more about Bland Richter visit www.blandrichter.com