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 to

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.