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Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys

Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys

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The Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA) seeks to continually improve the safety of individuals and increase fair access to the Massachusetts justice system.

The organization was established in 1975, and today has grown to more than 700 members. MATA is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.


MATA provides important benefits of membership including reduced rates on CLE seminars and networking opportunities with some of Massachusetts top civil justice lawyers.

The Massachusetts Academy of Trial Lawyers is a professional organization for Massachusetts personal injury lawyers and other attorneys seeking to improve their practice and the legal profession. MATA also seeks to improve the legal system, and advocates for access to justice and the right to a trial by jury.

Benefits of Joining the MATA

The benefits of becoming a member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA) include:

  • A listing on MATA's online membership directory;
  • E-Mail Listserv has more than 700 attorneys that can ask questions or share information;
  • A voice in the state legislature through MATA's professional lobbying firm, MATA initiates;
  • Access to the member's only section of MATA's Website with the "Resource Vault" and expert deposition bank with more than 35,000 deposition transcripts;
  • Leadership opportunities in MATA's sections and committees such as New Lawyers Section, Medical Negligence Section, Auto Litigation Section, Workers’ Compensation Section, and the Women's Trial Lawyer Caucus;
  • Access to video mentoring webinar;
  • Reduced registration fees to attend MATA's Continuing Legal Education Seminars
  • Access to MATA publications including journals, E-clips, and E-news;
  • Discounts from vendors through the affinity partnerships program including insurance, banking, and court reporting services; and
  • Access to meeting space at MATA's headquarters in Burlington, Massachusetts;

Members also enjoy networking opportunities at special events held throughout the year including the Diamond Ball and annual dinner, Bermuda Convention, Caribbean Mid-Year Convention, and the golf tournament.

Contact Information

Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
20 Burlington Mall Road Suite 230
Burlington, MA 01803
Phone: (781) 425-5040
Fax: (781) 425-5044