The National Office of the American College of Trial Lawyers is headquartered in Newport Beach, California near the Santa Ana/John Wayne International Airport. National Office staff specialize in specific areas of association management. Our staff can answer questions about ACTL and other aspects of being a Fellow.

National Office
1300 Dove St., Suite 150 Newport Beach, CA 92660
Fax: 949-752-1674


Dennis_Maggi_resizedDennis J. Maggi, CAE
Executive Director

MrugalskiheadshotAmy Mrugalski, CAE
Senior Strategic Initiatives Manager

► Liaison to the Board; committee projects and appointments; Foundation grants and fundraising; law student competitions; awards

Office Administration

Cheryl_Castillo_webCheryl E. Castillo

Office Administration | Accounting

► General information; dues; Foundation contributions; death notices; research

Meetings & Conferences

Suzanne_Alsnauer_resizedSuzanne Alsnauer
Senior Meetings and Conference Manager
► Annual and Spring Meetings; Regional and
State/Province Meetings

Kim KlingamanKim Klingaman
Meetings Project Coordinator 

► Annual and Spring meetings; Regional and
State/Province Meetings


Geri_FrankensteinGeri Frankenstein
Senior Manager, Membership

► Nominations; inductees; membership records; database information; emeritus status; deceased Fellows


Sarah StokesSarah Stokes
Senior Communications Manager 

► eBulletin; Journal; website; Trial Tested Podcast; outreach; press releases; logo and media requests