Grow Your Referral Network with AAJ

Wondering How to Grow Your Practice?

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 plaintiff lawyers from across the country.

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For more information contact the AAJ Membership Department at 1-800-424-2727, ext. 8611 or email


Strategize with practitioners working to achieve justice for their clients.

Litigation Groups

Access resources, share information, and gain advice from skilled colleagues on specific cases.

Member Forums

Communicate and connect with colleagues to expand your professional network.

Caucus Groups

Get the most out of membership with AAJ Caucuses by connecting with other like-minded peers.

Members in Every State

Join a community of plaintiff lawyers practicing in your state, across the country, and beyond.


AAJ’s 18 Sections connect you to groups of leading practitioners and provide you with cutting-edge strategies, proven trial techniques, numerous networking opportunities, and the tools necessary to successfully litigate your cases and achieve justice for your clients. These sections will help you expand your referral network and meet like-minded lawyers who work in the similar practice areas.

New AAJ members receive a free section membership (Products Liability Section and Professional Negligence Section are not included) for their first year's membership.

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  • Admiralty Law Section
  • Aviation Law Section
  • Business Torts
  • Civil Rights Section
  • Criminal Law Section
  • Employment Rights Section
  • Family Law Section
  • Federal Tort Liability and Military Advocacy Section
  • Insurance Section
  • International Practice Section
  • Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway and Premises Liability Section
  • Products Liability Section
  • Professional Negligence Section
  • Railroad Law Section
  • Sole Practitioner and Small Firm Section
  • Social Security Disability Section
  • Section on Toxic, Environmental and Pharmaceutical Torts (STEP)
  • Workers' Compensation and Workplace Injury Section


Litigation Groups

  • Bad Faith Insurance
  • Birth Trauma
  • Class Action
  • Consumer Privacy/Data Breach
  • Distracted Driving
  • Hernia Mesh
  • IVC Filters
  • Jury Bias
  • Nursing Homes
  • Opioids
  • Securities and Financial Fraud
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Talcum Powder
  • Taxotere
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trucking

View the Full List of Litigation Groups.

AAJ Litigation Groups are critical tools for battling the overwhelming resources of corporate counsel. As a member of a Litigation Group, you have access to the accumulated information and experience of your skilled colleagues focused on specific cases. Members can gain access to groups of lawyers working on similar case types.

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Member Forums & List Servers

AAJ list servers allow members to communicate with colleagues, increase their visibility, and reduce the time it takes to find an expert or locate the latest case law. AAJ hosts more than 100 list servers, including caucus, forum, Section, and Litigation Group lists. These forums are invaluable tools for networking with other lawyers helping to expand your referral base.

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  • Marketing
  • Trial Advocacy Forum
  • Expert Witness Forum
  • Medical Malpractice Forum
  • Legal Technology Forum
  • Transportation Law Forum


Caucus Groups

  • New Lawyers Division
  • Women's Caucus
  • LGBT Caucus
  • Minority Caucus
  • Paralegal Members

AAJ caucuses provide members with opportunities for leadership, authorship, speaking engagements, and involvement in diversity, advocacy, and public service initiatives. These groups provide members with opportunities to build and foster professional communities with like-minded members.

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Members in Every State

AAJ membership provides exceptional educational and professional development resources, advocacy, and networking. By joining AAJ you expand your network and strengthen the plaintiff law community.

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By joining AAJ you gain access to a community of leading plaintiff lawyers to grow your referral network. It's time to put our networks to work for you!

For more information contact the AAJ Membership Department at 1-800-424-2727, ext. 8611 or email

Membership Promotions

Motor Vehicle Membership Package


  • One year of membership dues (up to $610 value)
  • Complimentary Motor Vehicle Section membership ($65 value)
  • Complimentary Preparing a Motor Vehicle Collision Case Litigation Packet ($325 value)
  • Up to $801 savings depending on years in practice

Eligibility: brand-new members only

Motor vehicle package

Nursing Home Membership Package


  • One year of membership dues (up to $610 value)
  • Choice of one complimentary Litigation Packet: Nursing Home Litigation: Regulations, Discovery, and Damages OR Discovery Strategy: Effective Use of Rules 30(b)(2), 30(b)(6), and 34 ($325 value)
  • Up to $736 savings depending on years in practice

Eligibility: brand-new members only

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Sole Practitioner and Small Firm Membership Package


  • One year of membership dues (up to $610 value)
  • Complimentary Sole Practitioner and Small Firm Section membership ($65 value)
  • Complimentary Running a Small Firm: Management from Start-up to Trial Litigation Packet ($325 value)
  • Up to $801 savings depending on years in practice

Eligibility: brand-new members only

solo and small firm package

Newly-Barred and First-Year Attorney Promotion

Complimentary / $50

  • One year complimentary membership dues for attorneys in practice less than 1 year ($50 savings)
  • Discounted membership dues for attorneys in practice at least 1 year but less than 2 (up to $60 savings)

Eligibility: must meet standard requirements for Regular membership

new and first-year package

Convention & First-Year Membership

$555 / $888

  • One year of membership dues plus convention registration
  • Attorneys in practice less than 10 years: $555 (up to $780 in savings)
  • Attorneys in practice 10 years or more: $888 (up to $1,007 in savings)

Eligibility: brand-new members or former members who have been terminated at least 3 years

convention package