Join WPTLA

Membership registration and payment for the 2017-2018 year is now available!

Membership in WPTLA helps the Association continue to grow, to expand the range of services offered to our members, and to speak up for the rights of our present and future clients. Membership dues in WPTLA support important activities, events and programs to the trial lawyers of Western Pennsylvania, and include the following benefits:
Levels of WPTLA membership are…

President’s Club at $275

Extra benefits at this level include:

Special recognition in The Advocate and the Judiciary Dinner program;

Premier exposure on our website;

3 Free CLE credit hours at a WPTLA-sponsored course;

A Plaque acknowledging their increased support of WPTLA, updated annually.

General Membership at $140

This level of membership provides access to and inclusion in the password-protected online member directory, and access to our plaintiff-only database.

Emeritus Membership at $75

This level of membership is exclusive for prior WPTLA members who have retired or are ‘of counsel’ status.

Junior Membership at $35

This is a non-voting membership level for students enrolled in and currently attending a law school who have an interest in litigation, and lawclerks.  This level includes free admission to a yearly event of the President’s choice, as well as publication opportunities.

Member Directory: A member directory published online for paid members.  Available July 2017.
The Advocate: Published quarterly and exclusively online for members only, this important resource keeps you current on Association news, significant case law updates, pending legislation, and practice tips.
 
Scholarship Essay Contest: Available to high schools in the Western District of PA.
President’s Challenge 5K Run/Walk/Wheel: This annual event benefits the Pittsburgh Steelwheelers. This year’s race will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at North Park, in Pittsburgh.
CLE: Programs on hot trial topics, problem areas, and case evaluations.
Annual Judiciary Dinner: Scheduled for May 2018 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.
Member Dinner Meetings and Receptions: An opportunity to hear and discuss points of view with prominent speakers, participate in Association events and network with area plaintiffs’ lawyers.
WPTLA Client Comeback Award: Premier dinner held annually to honor a deserving client.  This year’s event is in November, 2017.
Community Outreach: Events that allow us, as a trial lawyers organization, to give back to the community. Past events include involvement with area Habitat for Humanity chapters and Pittsburgh Cares.  Current programs include a Wills Clinic, and EndDD (End Distracted Driving) programs.

The WPTLA

909 Mount Royal Blvd.
Suite 102
Pittsburgh, PA  15223
Phone: (412) 487-7644
Fax: (412) 487-7645
Email: admin@wptla.org

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