The National Trial Lawyers

Top 100


The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who exemplify superior qualifications as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers. This national organization provides networking opportunities, advocacy training, and the highest quality educational programs for trial lawyers.


Top 40 under 40


The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys.  Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only, and is extended exclusively to those individuals who meet stringent qualifications and specialize in the legal practice of criminal defense or civil plaintiff.


Specialty Associations


The National Trial Lawyers also has Specialty Associations devoted to individual areas of practice.  These Specialty Associations are open to any attorney practicing civil plaintiff or criminal defense law.  There are 19 specialty associations, and we encourage you to join as many as you wish.


NTL Events

The Trial Lawyers Summit is an annual gathering of the most outstanding civil plaintiff and criminal defense attorneys in America. It was created by The National Trial Lawyers to bring together its members to share ideas and to learn new ways of improving their skills in the courtroom and better ways of managing and marketing their law firms. It was first held in 2012 in South Beach, Florida and has grown in attendance and stature with each successive event.