The American College of Trial Lawyers

is recognized as the preeminent organization of trial lawyers in North America, dedicated to maintaining and improving the standards of trial practice, professionalism, ethics and the administration of justice.

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Pay Dues

2021 Annual Dues Statements have been mailed to your preferred address. Please click here to pay online and you can contribute to the U.S. Foundation at the same time.

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Fall Poll

The 2020 Fall Poll is now open. Click the Take Poll button to vote on candidates in your Chapter. If you see 'No Review Assignments,' it means your Chapter is not polling this cycle or you have completed the poll.

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Update Your Address and Fellow Profile

Please take a moment to review your Fellow profile. Your address, email and phone number are printed in the Roster and shown in the online directory. Information in your profile, such as Practice Areas, make it easier for Fellows to find you. Read More


Information regarding the 2021 Spring Meeting will be released in late November

To view content from the 2020 Annual Meeting and 70th Anniversary Celebration please click here 


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Rodney Acker
Norton Rose & Fulbright US LLP

A Message From President Acker

This year the American College of Trial Lawyers celebrates our 70th Anniversary. Our 70 year history is marked by our unwavering adherence to our Mission Statement: “to maintain and improve the standards of trial practice, ethics, and the administration of justice through education and public statements on important legal issues relating to its mission. The College strongly supports the independence of the judiciary, trial by jury, respect for the rule of law, access to justice, and fair and just representation of all parties to legal proceedings.” Read More

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