The Criminal Law Specialist You Can Depend On Mr. Gable is a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law. A certified specialist is more than just an attorney who specialized in a particular area of the law. A California attorney who is certified by the State Bar as a Criminal Law specialist must have: Taken and passed a written examination in Criminal Law. Demonstrated a high level of experience in Criminal Law. Fulfilled ongoing education requirements. Been favorable evaluated by other attorneys and judges familiar with his work. Mr. Gable has been a certified specialist in criminal law since 1983.