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What is the ABOTA Foundation and its mission?

  • The Foundation is the education affiliate of ABOTA and is a 501(c)(3) organization registered in Texas.
  • The mission of the Foundation is to support ABOTA’s goals and to educate the American public about the history and value of the right to trial by jury.


What are the ABOTA Foundation’s key educational programs?

     Professional Education

  • The Masters in Trial program and the ABOTA National Trial College provide professional education for trial attorneys.
  • Civility Matters programs are presented at educational activities, other bar and professional programs, and law schools across the country with the intention to instill the values and standards that promote high regard for the legal profession.

     Civics Education

  • The James Otis Lecture Series on the U.S. Constitution educates high school students across the country.
  • Justice by the People provides free lesson plans to teachers to educate young people about their rights and responsibilities as citizens.
  • The Teachers Law School is a law-related education professional development for educators interested in prioritizing civics education in their classrooms. Judges, attorneys and other legal experts share their knowledge of the judicial system and other civics concepts to educators from across the country. 
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The ABOTA Foundation is grateful for those who support our foundation and its work. All Fellows receive acknowledgment in ABOTA’s publications and are given regular reports on the Foundation’s activities. The Foundation is a corporation qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Gifts to the Foundation are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by applicable law.
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Download the Foundation Pledge Card. You can easily complete the electronic pledge card and return it by e-mail to:

By mail or fax:
You can print the Pledge Card and mail or fax your completed card to:

ABOTA Foundation
2001 Bryan St., Suite 3000
Dallas, TX  75201

Fax: (214) 871-6025
(800) 779-JURY (5879)