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The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100

The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 is an invitation-only professional organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet precise qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations as well as third-party research. Membership is extended only to a select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and public profile measured by equitable and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and model rule.
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Browse our directory of vetted attorney that have been invited to our organization based on their skills, ethics and verdicts.
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Executive Committee

The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Executive Committee is fueled by a deep commitment to serving their clients as well as contributing to our organization’s growth. From providing valuable feedback to exceeding our high standards, the members of our Executive Committee work diligently to maintain satisfaction and promote success within The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 membership. 
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An Essential Source

The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 is an essential source of information, education and networking for the most accomplished trial lawyers throughout the United States. Through exclusive and professional networking opportunities, education, and CLE programs, we continually seek to give our members a competitive edge in today’s ever-changing legal profession. It is the mission of The National Trial Lawyers to provide networking opportunities, advocacy training, and the highest quality educational programs for the nation’s leading trial lawyers.

Each of our distinguished Top 100 members possesses the knowledge, skill, experience and success held by only the best and finest lawyers in the United States. By combining resources, power, and influence, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 is devoted to preserving and protecting justice for all.
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The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 President

Brent Goudarzi 
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 President
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A Public Profile on The National Trial Lawyers Website
A public profile on The National Trial Lawyers website displaying your name, picture, and biography along with links to your firm’s website for clients and attorneys to review. The National Trial Lawyers website has more than 40,000 unique page views each month
Conference Discounts
Conference discounts to the Trial Lawyers Summit ($200) in Miami, Florida, Mass Torts Made Perfect ($300) in Las Vegas, Nevada, The Business of Law in Scottsdale, Arizona, and the Lanier Trial Academy Master Class ($200) in Houston, Texas
Exclusive Use of The National Trial Lawyers Badge
Exclusive use of The National Trial Lawyers badge on your website and marketing materials, designating you as one of the Top 100 or Top 40 Under 40 in your state or region
A Subscription to The Trial Lawyer Magazine
A one-year subscription to The Trial Lawyer magazine (a $42 value)
Exclusive Member Discount on Unlimited CLE Bundle
Exclusive Member Discount on Unlimited CLE Bundle for $199/year (regular $299), a savings of 33%, in partnership with Lawline at
Personalized Certificate
A personalized digital certificate that you can download, print, or share on social media with one click
Invaluable Networking Opportunities
Invaluable networking opportunities as you meet and interact with other Top 100 members
The Voice for Justice Newsletter
Featuring news about verdicts, class actions, product liability, and personal injury cases along with our Member Spotlight
Potential Referrals
The potential for referrals from other members for clients and cases
Additional Educational Opportunities
Educational opportunities that allow you to participate and stay current on today’s most pressing legal issues with The National Trial Lawyers newsletters, quarterly issues of The Trial Lawyer magazine, The National Trial Lawyer website, conferences and peer-to-peer communications
The National Trial Lawyers “Raising the Bar”
The National Trial Lawyers “Raising the Bar” blog that highlights our members’ accomplishments and accolades, giving you national recognition among your peers
Access to Our Product Catalog
An opportunity to purchase a distinguished plaque, Lady Justice statue, or desk recognition product noting your accomplishment as a Top 100 Lawyer
National Peer Recognition
The national recognition from other attorneys and clients that you are a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in your state or region
A News Release
A news release allowing you to announce your initial selection or subsequent reselection to local and/or national media outlets

Membership Benefits

The National Trial Lawyers is a professional and business organization designed to enhance the professional development of the experienced and accomplished trial lawyer.

The NTL affords even the most seasoned trial attorney valuable business and networking opportunities through participation in meetings, seminars, legal publications, and other relevant membership services.

Members of The NTL will also be included on The National Trial Lawyers website. This web directory serves as a useful networking, referral, and public relations tool for our members and the public. A member’s directory page contains a personal biography, CV, photograph and contact information. Our members also enjoy accessible webpage support through our web department.

Members of The National Trial Lawyers receive the following benefits as part of their membership:
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A Simplified Process

Obtaining your digital credentials and updating your profile is made easy with The National Trial Lawyers. Simply follow the instructions on the links below.

Top 100 Diplomat

The National Trial Lawyers’ Diplomat program recognizes exceptional achievement and offers outstanding rewards to those who qualify. To become a Diplomat, a Top 100 member must have been licensed to practice law and a member in good standing for no less than ten years in the state of his or her primary residence. He or she must also be a member in good standing of The National Trial Lawyers for their respective state at the time they achieve Diplomat status. Diplomats must also have attended 3 Trial Lawyers Summit conferences within a rolling five-year period.

To maintain status as a Diplomat, the representative must maintain status as a member in good standing of The National Trial Lawyers, as well as attend at least three approved conferences within five years.

Diplomats may display special recognitions plaques denoting their status as a Diplomat in The National Trial Lawyers. They will also receive priority placement on The National Trial Lawyers’ website by being listed in a special section at the top of each state directory of Top 100 attorneys. Diplomats may also promote their status as Diplomat of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 by using the special logo to be provided on all websites and/or printed promotional material approved by the state bar of each Diplomat. They will also receive premium discounts when attending approved conferences, including the Trial Lawyers Summit, Mass Torts Made Perfect, and The Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA) conferences.
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