CERTIFICATION OF ATTORNEYS
IN DEATH PENALTY CASES
Classes of Certified Attorneys.
There shall be two classes of attorneys certified to handle death penalty
cases: lead counsel and second counsel.
Counsel. Lead counsel shall have at least five years experience as a
licensed attorney and at least three years experience in the actual trial of
felony cases. The application for
certification to act as lead counsel shall be on a form designated by the
Counsel. Second counsel shall have at least three years experience as
a licensed attorney. Second counsel
is not required to be further certified to be eligible for appointment.