American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges. Created in 1958, ABOTA and its members are dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to our United States Constitution.
The Foundation of ABOTA is an affiliated charitable entity, whose mission is to support the purposes of ABOTA through education and research. ABOTA publishes Voir Dire magazine quarterly. The award-winning publication features in-depth articles on current and historical issues related to constitutional rights, in particular the Seventh Amendment right to trial by jury.
ABOTA membership consists of more than 6,300 lawyers and judges spread among 93 chapters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Membership in ABOTA is by invitation only to trial attorneys who have demonstrated excellent trial skills while maintaining the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, honor, and courtesy.
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