Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association is a non-profit professional association dedicated to creating and maintaining a more just society by preserving individual rights within the justice system.
We are a fellowship of over 1,300 of Connecticut's most accomplished and active lawyers who are interested in protecting plaintiffs' rights and becoming better trial lawyers. CTLA provides its members with continuing education, publications, trial skills workshops and networking opportunities that keep them current on the law.
Ugliest Seminar of the Year
Friday, December 5, 9:00am - 1:00pm
The Competitive Edge: Law Practice Risk Management
Friday, December 5, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Trial Skills Part II of III: Deposition Skills & Techniques
Friday, January 23, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Trial Skills Part III of III: Tactics & Techniques for Direct & Cross Examination
Friday, April 24, 9:00am - 1:00pm
CTLA's Fall Membership Dinner took place on October 23 at the New Haven Lawn Club. The evening started with a cocktail reception sponsored by Creative Capital, followed by a dinner featuring five CTLA members who discussed the topic Recent Verdicts. They shared how they used social media, technology, creative tactics and interesting angles to achieve the verdicts they did.
On September 24th, the Women's Caucus was delighted to welcome Judge Christine Keller, Judge Maureen Murphy and Judge Hope Seeley to the Annual Fall Dinner.
While socializing with colleagues and enjoying cocktails and dinner overlooking the Connecticut shoreline at the lovely renovated Madison Beach Hotel, attendees were able to gain insight and perspective from three distinguished members of the bench. The panel shared their experiences, lessons learned, knowledge and wisdom.