Michael P. Maguire Sworn in as National President of the American Board of Trial Advocates

Posted on 1/31/2019
DALLAS (January 31, 2019)-Michael P. Maguire was installed as National President of the American Board of Trial Advocates at the organization's National Board Meeting at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California, on Jan. 19.

American Board of Trial Advocates adopts resolution in support of legal services for those who face

Posted on 12/31/2018
DALLAS, TX (Dec. 31, 2018) The American Board of Trial Advocates has adopted a resolution that supports the work of the Legal Services Corporation.

The American Board of Trial Advocates Supports Chief Justice Roberts' Defense of an Independent

Posted on 11/23/2018
DALLAS (November 23, 2018) The rule of law and the independence of the judiciary are fundamental, guiding principles of our historic, constitutional system of the separation of powers.

ABOTA former National President Robert G. Vial passes away at age 92

Posted on 10/2/2018
DALLAS (Oct. 2, 2018) The American Board of Trial Advocates acknowledges the death of ABOTA Past National President, Robert G. Vial, who passed on Sept. 30, 2018, at age 92.

ABOTA partners with National Bar Association for the Second Annual Civil Trial Advocacy Boot Camp

Posted on 7/26/2018
NEW ORLEANS (July 26, 2018) The American Board of Trial Advocates is proud to partner with the National Bar Association for the Second Annual Civil Trial Advocacy Boot Camp on Saturday, July 28, 2018, in New Orleans.

Celebrate America's rule of law and due process legacy secured by an independent judicial branch

Posted on 7/3/2018
DALLAS (July 3, 2018) As we celebrate the most historic event in our country, it is a suitable time to pause and to reflect on the system of checks and balances that make our form of government unique in the world.

American Board of Trial Advocates urges Executive Branch to alter border immigration policy

Posted on 6/20/2018
DALLAS (June 20, 2018) The American Board of Trial Advocates condemns the forcible separation of children from their parents at the U.S. border and the detainment of these children in locked facilities.

Cynthia McGuinn Sworn in as National President of the American Board of Trial Advocates

Posted on 1/25/2018
SAN FRANCISCO (Jan. 25, 2018) Cynthia McGuinn, partner at Rouda, Feder, Tietjen & McGuinn of San Francisco, was installed as National President of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

ABOTA Presents Lifetime Achievement Award to Dallas Lawyer Lewis R. Sifford

Posted on 1/25/2018
2007 National President honored at National Board Meeting with organization's highest honor.

ABOTA responds to criticism against judicial system from the Executive Branch

Posted on 11/4/2017
DALLAS (Nov. 4, 2017) The American Board of Trial Advocates defends judges who cannot publicly respond to criticism due to ethical prohibitions.

ABOTA asks Senate to continue allowing states to govern med-mal cases

Posted on 10/20/2017
DALLAS (Oct. 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

ABOTA National President issues statement on mandatory arbitration clauses

Posted on 8/14/2017
Mandatory arbitration clauses rob Americans of their constitutional right to a trial by jury and banish them from the courthouse.

ABOTA partners with National Bar Association for Civil Trial Advocacy Boot Camp

Posted on 7/25/2017
TORONTO (July 25, 2017) The American Board of Trial Advocates is proud to partner with the National Bar Association for the Civil Trial Advocacy Boot Camp on Saturday, July 29, 2017, in Toronto, Ontario.

ABOTA defends Judge Rodney Gilstrap from attacks by House Chairman

Posted on 7/19/2017
Constitutional separation of powers requires judges to decide cases impartially without political pressure

ABOTA defends federal Judge James L. Robart from attacks by President Trump

Posted on 2/6/2017
DALLAS (Feb. 6, 2017) The American Board of Trial Advocates, a non-partisan organization consisting of an equal balance of plaintiff and defense lawyers, opposes the direct and personal attacks made by President Donald J. Trump about U.S. District

F. Dulin Kelly Sworn in as National President of The American Board of Trial Advocates

Posted on 1/14/2017
SAN DIEGO (Jan. 14, 2017) F. Dulin Kelly of the Kelly Law Firm in Hendersonville, Tennessee, was installed as National President of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

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