Forum staff reports , Published August 16 2013
Professional development - 08/17/13McCartney named a senior trial specialist
Michael McCartney of the McCartney Law Office, Breckenridge, Minn., has become the first senior Minnesota State Bar Association board certified civil trial specialist.
The designation was approved by the Minnesota Board of Legal Certification. To qualify, an attorney must have been certified for a minimum of 12 years as a civil trial specialist and must also complete an approval process, an examination in the specialty area, a peer review and have experience.
Two agents receive specialist designations
Donna Breyer and Kayla Garrett, AAA North Dakota travel agents in Fargo, have completed requirements of The Travel Institute to be designated as specialists for Alaska and Great Britain travel.
Each completed courses focusing on geography, culture, essential sites and attractions, travel tips and sample itineraries.