Become part of the nation's largest local association of plaintiffs' attorneys! Join CAALA to help build your practice, better represent your clients, and help strengthen your career.

What makes CAALA different?

Our thriving community of 2,700+ skilled advocates and influencers. While you pursue your passion, CAALA will help you with critical tools for your professional development. Whether you need information about new techniques, best practices, legal findings, experts, judges and more, CAALA members can help you.

Join the CAALA community to connect, learn and advance with solo practitioners and the largest and most prominent plaintiffs' firms.






To qualify for attorney membership you must meet the following requirement - you and your firm primarily represent plaintiffs and do not defend on an ongoing basis any insurance company(ies), manufacturer(s), governmental entity(ies), common carrier(s), corporation(s), public utility(ies) or other organization in personal injury, wrongful death, workers' compensation, employment or other consumer-related litigation.

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Must be employed by a current Attorney Member of CAALA.

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Must be a registered law school student.


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Affiliate membership is available to companies or mediators who provide goods/services to plaintiff trial lawyers.


Benefits and Additional partnership opportunities


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CAALA is Here for You

  • Join a virtual law firm when you participate in CAALA’s List Serves. Share ideas, discuss trends, ask questions and receive immediate answers.
  • Fantastic seminars (many of them are free for members!) and a discounted member rate for CAALA Vegas - the most talked about and well-attended convention of its kind.
  • Connect with your colleagues and build your network by attending complimentary member mixers throughout the year and participating in association committees.
  • Access tips from the masters and expert practitioners 24/7 through CAALA’s Legal Education Center.
  • CAALA’s Document Bank includes a collection of 2,600+ searchable documents, samples, pleadings and more. Every download is free.

Contact or (213) 487-1212 for any membership inquiries.