Who is eligible to join CTLA?
ATTORNEYS: Must be licensed to practice law before the Supreme Court of the State of Colorado or the highest court of any other state. An attorney is NOT ELIGIBLE if more than one third of his or her individual practice includes: the representation of either insurance companies and/or mutual exchanges in any kind of litigation, including subrogation matters; the representation of insured defendants when compensated by insurance companies in personal injury matters; and/or the defense of institutions or corporations in personal injury litigation.
LEGAL STAFF AND PARALEGALS: Must be currently employed by a CTLA member attorney.
STUDENTS: Must be currently enrolled at an accredited law school.
How does membership save me time and money?
Membership puts the best trial resources and everyday legal solutions at your fingertips. CTLA also partners with local and national businesses to bring you discounted services. Check out CTLA’s partners in the Expert & Services Directory and Special Perks Program.
How does membership help me better serve my clients?
CTLA provides free access to vital legal resources such as the CTLA Listserve, TrialSmith Document Bank, Case Assistance Roundtable, CLE seminars, practice area committees, Trial Talk® (CTLA’s bi-monthly magazine) and special networking opportunities. Review member benefits.
How does CTLA protect the future of my practice?
CTLA represents you and your clients in state legislature through the EAGLE program. The EAGLE program supports CTLA’s registered lobbyists that furnish Colorado lawmakers with information necessary to pass just and constitutionally sound laws to protect your clients access to justice. CTLA also partners with local organizations to promote the positive work done by trial lawyers in protecting the rights and safety of Colorado’s citizens. Learn more.
What areas of law do CTLA members practice?
CTLA members specialize in almost 90 different fields such as personal injury, bad faith, commercial litigation, civil rights, estate planning, family law, medical malpractice, product liability, social security and workers' compensation. Look at a full listing in the CTLA member directory under fields of practice.
Does CTLA offer CLE?
Yes. Throughout the year, CTLA offers many seminars featuring top attorneys and legal experts from Colorado and across the nation. These interactive programs open doors to new ideas and winning strategies to generate results. CTLA also offers online CLE seminars and home study courses. Find out more.
“CTLA is my community, people with common goals working together; sometimes struggling together, sometimes celebrating together, but always helping each other to better represent our clients, and it in that way, to better ourselves.”
- CTLA Member since 1991