Mission Statement: San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (SFTLA) promotes civil justice through education and trial advocacy.  For over fifty years, SFTLA has served the needs of the plaintiff's bar. Continuing the traditions started by a small group of legal warriors, SFTLA is committed to providing quality continuing legal education, preserving access to justice for everyone, and creating social and networking opportunities.

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Guardian of Justice Sponsors

Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky LLP, The Veen FirmWalkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, The Cartwright Law Firm

Advocate of Justice Sponsor  

Callaway & Wolf

Partner of Justice Sponsors  

Bohbot & Riles, PCThe Brandi FirmLaw Office Of Mark J. Zanobini

Ally of Justice Sponsors  

Ribera Law FirmGoldstein, Gellman, Melbostad, Harris & McSparran, LLPWilloughby Law Firm, Mannion, Lowe & Oksenendler,

Paoli & Geerhart, Dunn & Panagotacos, LLP, Brady Law Group





SFTLA is Proud to Present our Member of the Month

Andje M. Medina

Andje is a Partner and Trial Attorney at Altair Law in San Francisco. Her practice focuses on serious injury and wrongful death cases. In 2017, Ms. Medina was named a Top 40 Lawyer under 40 in California by the Daily Journal and was a finalist for the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association Trial Lawyer of the Year Award. Additionally, Andje was named on Best Lawyers in America lists from 2015–2018.


She serves on the boards of both Consumer Attorneys of California and San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association. She has lectured and authored extensively on various personal injury topics. She also is passionate about volunteering. pro bono work, and giving back to the community.


Andje has been an integral member of SFTLA, and is a frequent participant of MCLE's and events. Join us in recognizing her as our Member of the Month!





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Upcoming MCLE's

By The Numbers: Tools for Using Statistics in PI & Malpractice Litigation

October 16, 2018

Taxation Presentation

October 23, 2018

Negotiating Tactics

November 20, 2018

Evidence Masters

November 27, 2018

Voire Dire

December 4, 2018

Analyzing Insurance Policies & Finding Coverage

December 11, 2018

How to Be A Good Advocate Without the Gender Stereotypes

January 10, 2019

Tort & Trial

January 29, 2019

Ski & CLE

March 28-March 31st, 2019

Female Warriors

April 25, 2019

Female Judge Night

May 23, 2019

SFTLA Events

NLD Karaoke Night

October 11, 2018

Judges Dinner Dance

October 19, 2018

Board Retreat

October 26, 2018

Diversity Committee Mixer

November 1, 2018

Mock Trial

November 3, 2018

Women's Caucus Wine Tasting

November 8, 2018

NLD Happy Hour Takeover

December 6, 2018

Holiday Cocktail Party

December 13, 2018

Board Installation Dinner

January 17, 2019

Latest Issue of The TRIAL LAWYER

The Trial Lawyer is SFTLA's magazine for attorneys, judges and others in the legal profession.


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