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Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association

Logo of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association

Founded in 1954, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) is a professional legal association dedicated to preserving the rights of individuals against powerful corporations and the negligence of others.

Today, the CTLA membership has grown to more than 1,300 of Connecticut's top civil trial lawyers focused on personal injury, medical malpractice, product safety, nursing home abuse, and insurance bad faith claims. The CTLA is headquartered in Hartford, CT, but the organization serves attorneys throughout the state of Connecticut.

The CTLA is part of the Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation (CJF). Members of CTLA enjoy deep discounts at CLE seminars, access to publications, and networking opportunities with many of the most active and successful Connecticut personal injury lawyers. CTLA organizes more than 15 events every year.

Benefits of Membership in the CTLA

The benefits of becoming a member in the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) include:

  • A public listing on the CTLA's on-line "Find a Lawyer" directory;
  • Access to publications such as the Forum, the Case Strategy and Analysis Service, and the Trialsmith Trial Testimony and Expert Witness Depositions Bank;
  • Deep discounts to the registration fees in the finest Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars in the state hosted by the CTLA and the Civil Justice Foundation;
  • Access to Listserves to stay in contact with other attorneys fighting similar battles;
  • Mentor program that connects new attorneys with many of the most experienced;
  • Networking and leadership opportunities with the New Lawyers Group, the Workers' Compensation Section, the Women's Caucus; and events such as the CTLA's Golf Tournament and Annual Meeting; and
  • Access to FastCase Law Library.

Committees of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA)

Members of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) enjoy opportunities to help the community through action on various committees including:

  • CLE Committee
  • Women's Caucus
  • Young Lawyers Committee
  • Membership Committee
  • Budget Committee
  • Nominating Committee
  • Fund Development
  • Public Relations
  • Public Service Coordinators
  • Legislative Action Committee
  • Legislative Committee
  • Workers' Compensation Section
  • Medical Malpractice Committee
  • Products Liability Committee
  • Employment Law Committee
  • Foreclosure Pro Bono Committee
  • Veterans Pro Bono Committee
  • Health Courts Committee
  • Amicus Curiae
  • Court Rules Committee
  • Executive Compensation Committee
  • Executive Committee
  • LAC-Key Person
  • Professional Ethics Committee

Contact Information for the CTLA

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
150 Trumbull Street, 2nd Floor
Hartford, CT 06103
Phone: (860) 522-4345
Fax: (860) 522-1027