FORT COLLINS, CO – June 2014 – Tom Metier, the senior managing partner of the Metier Law Firm, has been reapproved as a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer. The recertification, from the National Board of Trial Advocacy, is valid for five years and confirms that the lawyer has maintained an excellent standard of personal and professional conduct.
To be certified by the Board, one must undergo comprehensive scrutiny designed to acknowledge an enhanced level of skill and expertise in the courtroom. Certificate holders accept a challenging examination of their credentials, including: documentation of their experience (for example, demonstrating that they participated in and completed at least forty-five hours of educational activity), judicial and peer references, a strenuous test, and submission of a substantial legal writing document. Certificate holders must also disclose all disciplinary matters submitted to any official body, whether private or public, for analysis by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification Standards Committee.
For over 30 years, Mr. Metier has successfully represented seriously injured adults and children throughout the country. He is a faculty member of the Trial Lawyers College and the director of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, as well as maintaining memberships in the AAJ’s President’s Club, the Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and the Larimer County Bar Association. He has been distinguished in Super Lawyers and the Best Lawyer in America and received the highest peer review rating possible in Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.
Mr. Metier graduated cum laude from Coe Collegein Cedar Rapids and received his law degree from the University of Iowa. He is a regular speaker at legal seminars and a teacher of trial skills to attorneys across the country.
About the NBTA:
The National Board of Trial Advocacy Division of the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification was the first American Bar Association-accredited attorney board certifying agency in the world. The National Board of Trial Advocacy was founded in 1977 as a non-profit organization. The NBTA is dedicated to bettering the quality of trial advocacy in our nation’s courtrooms and helping consumers find experienced and highly qualified trial lawyers.
About Metier Law Firm
With offices in Fort Collins, Denver, Cheyenne and Colorado Springs, Metier Law Firm has earned a national reputation for innovative trial techniques. The firm offers experienced representation in many practice areas including, traumatic brain injuries (“TBI”), motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, trucking accidents, automobile accidents, burn injuries, injuries to children, spinal cord injuries and paralysis.