For all legal matters regarding the ABO, the Board refers to legal counsel. The Executive Director handles all communication with legal counsel.
- The ABO may request legal counsel to review contracts, bylaws changes, communications and other documents relevant to the organization.
- The ABO may ask for consultation regarding Board Certification examination legal issues, including potential litigation.
- The Treasurer must approve use of ABO funds utilized for legal services.
- Legal counsel may attend Board meetings in order to properly represent and provide adequate services for the ABO.