Chapter Oath of Office

“Please raise your right hand

Do you ____________ solemnly swear that in performing the duties of the Office of the Chapter [Chapter name] of the American Board of Trial Advocates you will support, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States including the Seventh Amendment thereto;

Further, that you will uphold and follow the Constitution and Bylaws governing the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Foundation of the American Board of Trial Advocates and will carry out the purposes of those organizations to the full extent of your ability, and; 

Finally, that you will faithfully discharge the duties of the Office of Chapter upon which you are about to enter?”

[Response]: “I do.”

[Announcement]: “Having taken the Oath of Office, I now declare you to be the of the Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates.”