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Working Together: Your 2,000 Member Law Firm

You never practice alone as a member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, long recognized as one of the most prestigious trial lawyer organizations in the country. PAJustice is a true community for trial lawyers, dedicated to excellence in representing clients and preserving trial advocacy in Pennsylvania.

By offering extensive online resources and education, a myriad of business partners, and access to the legal expertise of more than 2,000 members, PAJustice facilitates the opportunity to strengthen every aspect of members’ practices.

For nearly 50 years, this association has advocated aggressively on its members’ and citizens’ behalf, and served as a vital counterbalance to corporations, insurance companies and special interests that are committed to stripping away the rights of your clients.

Capitalize on Your Opportunities

The success of the trial lawyer profession hinges in large part on case strategies, targeted research and expert opinions. The resources, services and information exchange provided through PAJustice membership is nearly limitless, and the end result is you work smarter, more efficiently, and are better prepared to succeed tomorrow.

How You Benefit from PAJustice Membership

Access Expert Services: PAJustice provides a wealth of tools to make you more successful in your practice including:

  • Weekly Members' News Brief
  • An online member directory
  • TrialSmith’s deposition bank & other research tools at a great discount
  • Active committees on all aspects of trial law
  • PAJustice News, published 6 times annually

Our Top-Rated Education Makes You Better: PAJustice comprehensive educational programs go-in-depth on topics designed to make you a better trial lawyer. Expert lawyers teach you their best trial tactics and the latest case law & legal developments. With over 20 live seminars each year, as well as distance learning, the PAJustice commitment to education of attorneys supports the PA Supreme Court’s focus on substantive and ethics-related education. As a provider, PAJustice ensures timely content and exceptional value to all members.

Sections and List Servers Extend Your Expertise: PAJustice has area of practice sections with live in-person meetings as well as section list servers. Participants extol the value of access to the list server as one of the association’s most valuable services. List servers enable daily information exchange among lawyers by email or through our website on case law, legal developments, and expert witnesses so members can better serve their clients in the pursuit of civil justice.
Legislative Advocacy Protects Your Clients: The PAJustice legislative team and countless volunteers advocate for the interests of those wrongfully injured in Pennsylvania. Together, we educate the legislature and the public about issues that affect them and relentlessly mobilize support for laws that uphold access to the courts. Our political action committee, LawPAC, supports candidates who embrace civil justice and protect the rights of Pennsylvania’s citizens. Please consider contributing to LawPAC.

Specialized Legal Publications Are Tailored for Your Practice: PAJustice is a leader among trial lawyer associations across the country with its own suite of self-published books. The books are authored by the foremost Pennsylvania legal experts, all PAJustice members.

Amicus Curiae briefs Advance Courtroom Advocacy: In countless appellate cases, a committed group of member volunteers writes briefs supporting the rights of plaintiffs. Amicus Curiae is one of the invaluable, behind-the-scenes ways PAJustice supports your profession and your clients.

Resources Are Created for Your Clients: We've developed 4 Web Sites to help you keep your clients informed and engaged on the issues you care about. A new Client Information brochure published by PAJustice gives your clients the facts about what happens if you don't have adequate auto insurance.

Communications Tools Work for You: Through op-eds, letters-to-the-editor, press releases and blogs, PAJustice argues on the behalf of the consumer, to ensure every wronged citizen’s right to a fair trial remains paramount. The Association also prepares fact papers and other materials for members who wish to communicate with the public and news media about civil justice in Pennsylvania.

Justice Business Partners Help Members Succeed: Many companies provide terrific services and discounts to PAJustice members, as they join with us in our pro-civil justice mission. PAJustice has an extensive roster of Justice Business Partners that helps members succeed.

Membership & Section Options

Membership Type Joining or Renewing Member Law Student
Annual Dues From $250 annually FREE
Free TrialSmith Deposition Bank (limited time)
Free PA Justice News & News Briefs
CLE Discounts
Legislative Advocacy
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CLE Seminars
Yr Free PAJ News & Briefs
Professional Networking
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