NATLE is an organization whose members are chief executives and staff of justice associations throughout North America. Our 67 member associations collectively represent over 60,000 attorneys. Together we work to ensure justice for all and protection of the 7th amendment to the US Constitution which states, "In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise reexamined in any court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law."
Opportunities for Non-Dues RevenueJustice Resource Center
Check out our newest programs here. We continue to seek strategic partnerships that provide you with valuable non-dues revenue services. In addition, our partners provide association management and communication tools that help reduce your costs.
The Justice Resource Center, a collaborative project between NATLE and the American Association for Justice, is an indispensable resource for advancing civil justice issues and supporting legislative, public education and other organizational initiatives. The need to ensure justice is of paramount importance for NATLE and our member associations. NATLE members: Click here to get active with the JRC today!
Library Available Online
Our library gives you on-target knowledge needed to successfully manage the myriad challenges facing trial lawyer associations. Designed to be the one-stop resource, each menu item is a collection of materials that may include spreadsheets of compiled data and surveys, samples, forms and more. Click on "Library" above.
Executive Director Search for Washington State
Washington State Association for Justice ("WSAJ"), the only attorneys' association in Washington committed exclusively to serving the needs of plaintiff's attorneys, is seeking a new Executive Director in anticipation of the retirement of its long-term executive. Serving over 2,400 members throughout the state of Washington, WSAJ has a stellar reputation for providing high-quality legal education as well as law practice resources, and it is the leading political force in the state protecting the rights of consumers, injured people, and workers. Reporting to WSAJ's 51-member Board comprised of successful trial attorneys, the ED holds a position of strategic leadership and management, serving as WSAJ's Chief Executive Officer and executing on its strategic priorities. The ED will oversee a $4 million budget, lead and manage a dedicated staff of 18 professionals, and will represent WSAJ, locally, regionally and nationally. Carlson Beck has been retained by WSAJ to lead this search. For a detailed position specification, please contact Debra M. Vinikour, Principal, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Sally A. Carlson, Managing Partner, at email@example.com. Members signed in may see the position description here; non-members must contact NATLE here for a copy of the position description.