About SFTLA

The San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (SFTLA) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides a multitude of benefits and services to it’s over 860 members, including plaintiffs attorneys, defense attorneys, law students, and law office supporting staff.

For over fifty years SFTLA has served the needs of the plaintiff’s bar. Our main goal is to provide continuing legal education to attorneys, but we also offer everything from a group health plan to fun networking events. Catering mostly to the small firm, SFTLA finds ways to help practitioners with the business of running a firm, working especially hard to bring together both sides of the aisle, members of the Bench, and local legislators, so that members can have a greater impact on the legal community. 

SFTLA’s various committees work hard to raise support for the many diverse groups that make up the trial lawyer community. The Women's Caucus hosts many events that highlight issues specifically effecting female trial attorneys. The Community Involvement Committee sponsors five to six community projects in the San Francisco area annually, and is always looking for more ways to reach out to the community. Other committees, like the Carlene Caldwell Scholarship Committee, help make the dreams of future lawyers a reality, not only by giving scholarship monies, but also by hosting an annual Mock Trial, where law students can test their skills in front of a panel of true experts--trial attorneys. SFTLA's Diversity Committee is committed to assisting law students in their pursuit of justice through the Trial Advocacy Fellowship

If you want to know more about why you should become a member of SFTLA, please check out the rest of our website, or contact us. If you've already heard enough, fill out a membership application, and start getting the benefits now!

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Upcoming MCLE's

Female Judge Night

May 23, 2019

Preparing For Trial: Part 1

June 4, 2019

Preparing for Trial: Part 2

June 18, 2019

Mediation Tips

June 25, 2018

Trojan Horse Method

June 27-29, 2018

Gender Roles in Firms & Trials

July 25, 2019

Kaiser Seminar

October 22, 2019

SFTLA Events

SFTLA Headshots

May 15-May 24, 2019

Board of Directors Dinner

May 30, 2019

Female Attorney Meetup

May 17, 2019

War Room Wednesdays

May 22, 2019

NLD Summer Bash

June 13, 2019

War Room Wednesdays

June 19, 2019

Diversity Committee Mixer

July 11, 2019

NLD Baseball Night- Battle of the Bay

August 13, 2019

Women Referring Women

September 26, 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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