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Jason Binford is Now a Texas Board Certified Attorney in Business Bankruptcy Law

Jason Binford, a director at Kane Russell Coleman and Logan PC, recently became Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Earning this distinctive accomplishment not only gives him the right to publicly represent himself as a specialist in Business Bankruptcy Law, but it is one of the highest and most reliable honors an attorney can achieve.

“It’s an honor to become Board Certified and to join such an elite group of attorneys with the utmost commitment to excellence,” says Jason Binford. “Knowing that my peers recognize my commitment and knowledge in business bankruptcy law is truly one of the greatest compliments an attorney can receive.”

Jason joined KRCL in 2010 as an associate attorney and was elected to director in the firm’s Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights Section three years later. His experience includes representing debtors and creditors in large to mid-size Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 cases. Over the years, Jason has developed several niche areas of expertise, including 363 sales, intellectual property, landlord/tenant matters and franchise issues. His dedication and success earned him a spot on Texas Super Lawyers list of Rising Stars published by Thomson Reuters from 2011 to 2015.

“Jason is an exceptional attorney who has worked very hard to build his practice and provide excellent representation,” says Joe Coleman, a founding director of the firm and chair of the Insolvency, Bankruptcy & Creditor Rights Section. “He deserves to be recognized as a specialist in Business Bankruptcy law.”

Of the more than 70,000 attorneys licensed to practice in Texas, only 7,000 are Board Certified. Board Certified lawyers have the right to publicly present themselves as specialists in a specific area of the law. In fact, they are the only attorneys allowed by the State Bar of Texas to do so.

The Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) was established in 1974 by the State Bar of Texas to "promote the availability, accessibility and quality of the services of attorneys to the public in particular areas of the law... and advance the standards of the legal profession." The Board Certification process is rigorous with stringent, ongoing requirements after initial certification. An applicant must: have been in practice a minimum of five years with three years of substantial involvement in an area of law, complete TBLS-approved Continuing Legal Education course requirements, furnish at least 10 qualified, vetted references, provide extensive, relevant experience documentation and pass a comprehensive, daylong specialty area examination.