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For over 75 years, AAJ has successfully defended Americans’ right to trial by jury and continues to fight every day to protect our practices, our clients’ rights, and our civil justice system. AAJ's vision is justice for all.

2022 Annual Convention Highlights
Tad Thomas Sworn in as AAJ President

Thousands of the top trial lawyers gathered in Seattle, WA from July 16-19. Over the course of four days, AAJ members reconnected with colleagues and forged new friendships at Section, Litigation Group, and Caucus events; learned about emerging issues impacting their clients’ rights and the latest in trial advocacy techniques; honored Immediate Past President Navan Ward and the 2022 award winners; and celebrated with AAJ President Tad Thomas, President-Elect Sean Domnick, Vice President Lori Andrus, Secretary Bruce Plaxen, Treasurer John Bey, and Parliamentarian Marion Munley.

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AAJ Celebrates 75 years

Pledge to Act

The AAJ Member Firm Pledge to Act, an initiative of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, supports member firms in their recruitment, retention, and promotion of minority trial lawyers. Diverse and equitable workplaces allow for a broader set of experiences, ideas, perspectives, and solutions and help firms better advocate for clients. Pledge to Act Today

AAJ is the Home for Trial Lawyers

AAJ is the home for top trial lawyers from across the country. Hear how AAJ's community, advocacy, and education are critical for their practice and justice for their clients.
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AAJ provides exceptional education, unparalleled advocacy, and a network of trial lawyers across the world. With over 150 members-only communities, you will be connected to other trial lawyers who can help you grow your practice and successfully achieve justice for your clients.

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Making Your Voice Heard

AAJ is the advocacy voice of trial lawyers at a national level. We continually and effectively block attempts in Congress to preempt state civil justice laws and play a vital role in protecting your practice.

Our Issues

AAJ protects the constitutional right to a trial by jury and safeguards the right to pursue justice in court for harms caused by the negligence or misconduct of others.

Our Issues
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Tom D'Amore

D'Amore Law Group Portland, OR
Leaders Forum Member PAC Eagle Executive Committee

As a member of the Leaders Forum for over a decade, I have established referral and associations with phenomenal attorneys over the years. Many of the referrals that I receive are from other Leaders Forum members, and many of the cases that I refer are to Leaders Forum attorneys across the country. Membership in Leaders Forum has been tremendous for my practice and I encourage you to become a part of Leaders Forum today.

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Why I Try

AAJ is the home for trial lawyers who are committed to their clients, hold wrongdoers accountable, and stand for the right to a jury trial.
What AAJ Membership Can Do for You

When you join AAJ, it's easy to build your referral base with the help of our networks. AAJ offers more than 150 members-only groups and communities connecting you with other plaintiff lawyers looking for help with a case. In just a few clicks you can expand your referral network with trial lawyers from across the country

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