The Oklahoma Association for Justice (OAJ) is a statewide non-profit organization for civil trial lawyers who are committed to the preservation of the right to trial in an adversary system.
The OAJ has a long history of advocating for the rights of the individual in the civil trial system, and for providing educational opportunities to its members. The OAJ can be traced back to 1943. The organization was originally known as the Negligence and Compensation Attorneys Association (NACLA). The organization evolved into the Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) was renamed the Oklahoma Association for Justice (OAJ).
The OAJ is recognized as a strong force and top contributor in state politics through its political action committee, Citizen for Justice PAC. OAJ’s members include Oklahoma personal injury lawyers and attorney who represent plaintiffs in medical malpractice, product liability, and employment law cases.
Depending on the attorney's level of membership, the organization offers many benefits of membership including: