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Civics Education

Teachers are the key to preserving the health of our democracy. They educate the next generation about the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. The ABOTA Foundation has created opportunities for teachers and students to grow their knowledge of the Constitution, judicial system and other anchors in civics education. 

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Professional Education

The ABOTA Foundation hosts Masters in Trial programs throughout the country to help increase the advocacy skills of trial lawyers. Through work with chapters and cooperating organizations, the ABOTA Foundation educates lawyers of all experience levels to make them more effective advocates.  

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Civility Matters

One of the primary tenets of ABOTA is a responsibility for elevating the standards of integrity, honor, ethics, civility and courtesy in the legal profession. Through our Civility Matters program we strive to promote the importance of professional and civil behavior in the practice of law.

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Save Our Juries

Save Our Juries is a public education campaign, aimed at informing and mobilizing citizens in the fight to save our disappearing Seventh Amendment right. Our mission is to protect and preserve the civil jury system. 


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Recent News

 

ABOTA Responds to criticism against judical system from the Executive Branch
November 4, 2017

The President of the United States has publicly stated that our justice system is a “joke” and a “laughingstock.” His comments are wrong and unfair to those who work in the U.S. justice system. Fairness, justice and due process of law are not laughing matters; rather, these qualities are the bedrock of our democratic system.  READ MORE>>



ABOTA asks senate to continue allowing states to govern med-mal cases
October 20, 2017

The American Board of Trial Advocates has adopted a resolution that calls on the United States Senate to reject the Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017 (H.R. 1215) and any similar legislation, citing the bill’s attempt to thwart traditional state-delegated powers. READ MORE>>

 

2018 TIPS/ABOTA National Trial Academy
Registration is open. For more information, download the brochure HERE>>