For Immediate Release January 16, 2019
ATTORNEY MATTHEW E. WRIGHT ACHIEVES BOARD CERTIFICATION IN TRUCK ACCIDENT LAW BY THE NATIONAL BOARD OF TRIAL ADVOCACY
FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE: -The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) is pleased to announce that Matthew Wright of the law firm, Wright Law PLC has successfully achieved Board Certification as a truck accident law advocate. The NBTA was formed out of a strong conviction that both the law profession and its clients would benefit from an organization designed specifically to create an objective set of standards illustrating an attorney’s experience and expertise in the practice of trial law.
Matthew Wright joins a growing number of trial attorneys that have illustrated their commitment to bettering the legal profession by successfully completing a rigorous application process and providing the consumer of legal services with an objective measure by which to choose qualified and experienced legal counsel.
The elaborate screening of credentials that all NBTA board certified attorneys must successfully complete includes: demonstration of substantial trial experience, submission of judicial and peer references to attest to their competency, attendance of continuing legal education courses, submission of legal writing documents, proof of good standing and passing of an examination.
Board Certification is the highest, most stringent, and most reliable honor an attorney can achieve. Board certifications are the only distinctions awarded by non-profit organizations. The NBTA as well as all board certifying organizations are committed to safeguarding the public’s ability to choose a good attorney.
Matthew Wright earned his undergraduate degree in Philosophy from Vanderbilt University. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt Law School. Mr. Wright is licensed to practice in Tennessee. He has been involved as lead counsel in numerous truck accident cases in Federal and State courts in Tennessee and by special admission in other states across the country and is a frequent speaker to national trucking groups. He is a member of The Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, the Federal Bar Association and is a Board member and Membership Chair of the American Association for Justice, Trucking Litigation Group. He has published articles for the Trucking Litigation Group Journal including “Hidden Motor Carriers in the Supply Chain – the New Fraud” and “Left-Hand Turn Cases”.
Approximately three percent of American lawyers are board certified, and Mr. Wright is a member of a very select group who has taken the time to prove competence in their specialty area and earn board certification.