ABOTA is an invitation-only national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which guarantees the right to civil jury trials. ABOTA’s primary goal is to educate the American public about the history and value of the right to trial by jury and is dedicated to elevating the standards of integrity and honor in the legal profession.
With a membership of experienced attorneys in civil cases throughout the United States, ABOTA is uniquely qualified to speak for the value of the constitutionally-mandated jury system as the protector of the rights of persons and property.
The ABOTA Foundation was established in 1992 to provide education to the American public about the right to trial by jury and to promote the professional education of trial attorneys.
About the American Board of Trial Advocates
Founded in 1958, ABOTA is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges. ABOTA and its members are dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. ABOTA membership consists of more than 7,600 lawyers — equally balanced between plaintiff and defense — and judges spread among 97 chapters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
About Bartimus Frickleton Robertson Rader
Founded in 1977, Bartimus Frickleton Robertson Rader is headquartered at 11150 Overbrook Road in Leawood, Kansas with satellite offices throughout Missouri. Practice areas include: serious injury, transportation accidents, insurance and bad faith, litigation, appeals and class action. Rader joined the firm in 2003 and became partner in 2007. Today, the law firm employs about 25 people. For more information, please visit www.bflawfirm.com.