Benefits of Membership


CATLA Members receive access to a number of tools and resources, including:


CATLA FileShare (Excludes Depositions) (browse) (upload)

Free Document Bank (Excludes Depositions) (search) (upload)


TrialSmith's National Database
CATLA partners with TrialSmith to bring you an exclusive bank of documents and depositions from 56 participating trial lawyer associations. CATLA members may search the database for free, and may purchase these items separately or subscribe to TrialSmith. First year subscription access is free to new CATLA members. Learn More...


Depositions and Trial Testimony (search ) (upload)

More than 270,000 fully searchable deposition transcripts with exhibits, instantly accessible on-line.


Expert Challenges (search)

More than 20,000 cases and actual briefs specifically related to experts who have been challenged in "Gatekeeping" cases.


Briefs and Motions (search)

Briefs, pleadings, sample forms, IMEs, curriculum vitaes and other documents filed in court proceedings.


Similar Searches (search)

Similar Searches link to plaintiff lawyers who have performed searches similar to your own at TrialSmith.


National Case Law Database from Fastcase (search)

Access cases from U.S Supreme Court, Federal District Courts, Federal Circuit Courts, Federal Bankruptcy Courts, All State Courts, U.S. Codes, State Statutes and Codes. Cases updated within 24-48 hours. FREE to TrialSmith Subscribers.


Verdicts and Settlements (search)

A national database of professionally researched verdict and settlement reports.