The ABTL Offers 50 Years of Unequaled Experience in Presenting Educational Programs for the Business Litigator.


  • Inclusion in a professional association focused on civil litigation, with chapters in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Northern California, and San Joaquin Valley.
  • Diverse membership with plaintiff and defense bars, federal and state judiciary, firms of all sizes and solo practitioners.
  • Discounts on Dinner Programs that are topical and informative and feature state and nationally known lawyers, judges and experts. (The discounts alone pay for your dues) .
  • Eligibility to attend our members-only webinars and mixers.
  • Eligibility for attorneys practicing less than 10 years to attend the Young Lawyer Division Series of Judicial Mixers, Brown Bag Lunches (both virtual and in-person) and other complimentary events throughout the year.
  • Discounts on our “nuts & bolts” lunches.
  • Seasonal issues of “ABTL Report” with articles by judges and lawyers.
  • Eligibility (for attorney and judicial members only) to attend our Members-only Annual Seminar — this year at the Fairmont Orchid on the Big Island of Hawaii. (Note – non-lawyer professionals may only attend the seminar as a sponsor.)
  • Membership in the only lawyer organization where practitioners and judicial officers meet to address issues important to business trial lawyers

2024 Online Membership Application

2024 Membership Application By Mail or Fax