Professional Education

The ABOTA Foundation offers professional education programs aimed at enhancing the advocacy skills of seasoned trial Lawyers throughout the United States, promoting civility among ABOTA members and their colleagues, and training the next generation of lawyers to meet the highest standards of professionalism and advocacy in the practice of law.

CLE Programs

The ABOTA Foundation works with local Chapters to offer cutting-edge CLE program featuring the collective experience of seasoned ABOTA Members. Learn More

ABOTA National Trial College

The ABOTA National Trial College offers attendees a week of intensive training guided by a team of the most skilled ABOTA members. Learn More

Civility Matters

A primary mission of the ABOTA Foundation is promoting civility and professionalism in the practice of law.  The Civility Matters initiative shows law students, practicing attorneys and judges the importance of these tenets in legal practice and life. Learn More

Upcoming CLE Programs



June 23, 2017

Masters in Trial - Los Angeles

Southwestern Law School


July 25, 2017

Masters in Trial - Dublin, Ireland

Location Green Street Courthouse


September 8, 2017

Masters in Trial - Ohio

Location TBD


October 14, 2017

Masters in Trial - San Bernardino/Riverside

University of LaVerne College of Law


October 27, 2017

Masters in Trial - San Francisco

Milton Marks Auditorium


November 3, 2017

Masters in Trial - San Diego

Location TBD


November 9, 2017

Masters in Trial - Washington

Washington Athletic Club


November 17, 2017

Masters in Trial - Sacramento Valley

McGeorge School of Law


December 1, 2017

Masters in Trial - Louisiana

Location TBD