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Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA)

About the TTLA

Overview

  • Founded: 1949
  • Location: Austin, Texas

Mission and History

Founded in 1949, the members of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association include plaintiff's attorneys who meet the membership criteria of the organization. This association of trial attorneys in Texas provides information, services, and continuing education seminars to its members which include many of the top personal injury attorneys in Texas.

Since its inception, TTLA has supported maintaining jury trials in Texas’ civil justice system in Texas. The organization works to ensure that ordinary citizens always have a voice in the legislative process.


Details

News

Videos

TTLA President Jim Mitchell: Join me at the TTLA Annual Virtual CLE Seminar, Nov 12-13.

TTLA List Server Tutorial: How to Join & Access the TTLA List Server, 2020

People

Executive Committee

James L Mitchell
President
Dallas, TX
Jim Mac Perdue Jr
President-Elect
Houston, TX
William Kyle Adams
Immediate Past President
Katy, TX
Andrew B Sommerman
Secretary / Treasurer
Dallas, TX
Erin Joyanna Rogiers
VP of Communications
San Antonio, TX
Julian Gomez
VP of CLE
McAllen, TX
Kevin Camp
VP of Finance
Houston, TX
Laura Tamez
VP of Legislative Affairs
San Antonio, TX
Wade Austin Barrow
VP of Membership
Fort Worth, TX

TTLA Board of Directors Active on Lawyer Legion

Robert E Ammons
The Ammons Law Firm LLp
Houston, TX
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Randall O Sorrels
Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend
Houston, TX
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Marc Stanley Whitehead
Marc Whitehead & Associates, Attorneys at Law LLP
Houston, TX
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Jeffrey H Rasansky
Rasansky Law Firm
Dallas, TX
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Erin K Copeland
Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs
Houston, TX
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Stephen W Stewart
The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC
Austin, TX
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Contact the TTLA

Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA)
1220 Colorado Street Suite 500
Austin, TX 78701
www.ttla.com
Office: (512) 476-3852

More About the Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Benefits of Membership

The benefits of becoming a member of this association of trial lawyers in Texas include:

  • a more united voice before the Texas legislature;
  • local and statewide networking opportunities with many of top civil trial lawyers in Texas;
  • practice-relevant information delivered electronically; and
  • quality CLE courses for trial lawyers.

Committees

The TTLA encourages its members to become active in the organization by taking on leadership roles in various committees of the TTLA which include:

  • Membership Committee – Works to recruit new members and retain current members;
  • Diversity Committee - Works to increase the number of women and ethnic minorities within the organization;
  • Women’s Initiative Committee - Works to encourage the involvement of members who are women;
  • CLE Committee - Plans seminars including strategy, speakers and programming;
  • Communications Committee - Works with the organization to promote communications with members; or
  • Amicus Committee – Screens request for amicus curae briefs on important issues of common concern.

Membership Requirements

General Attorney Members are limited to all members of the State Bar of Texas and all duly licensed out-of-state lawyers not licensed by the State of Texas who represent plaintiffs’ in civil cases. Attorneys are not eligible for membership if the attorney or the attorney's law firm regularly and consistently represents:

  • insurance companies;
  • corporations;
  • utility companies; and/or
  • defendants in actions filed by individuals who have been injured or damaged.

Additionally, an employee of an executive branch agency of state or federal government is not eligible for membership in the association.


Directory of Personal Injury Lawyers in Texas

Lawyer Legion maintains a statewide directory of personal injury lawyers in Texas which includes both TTLA members and non-members. To help the public find the best choices when searching for a personal injury attorney, Lawyer Legion recognizes attorneys for their involvement and leadership within the TTLA and other professional associations. This includes recognition for TTLA members who have updated their Lawyer Legion profile to include information about their involvement with the TTLA.

Use this directory to find a Texas personal injury lawyer in your local area. Start by choosing your county from the list below.


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