The Mission of CATLA is:


• To promote the public's right of unrestricted access to the courts and jury system.   
• To facilitate the exchange of knowledge and resources among trial lawyers.
• To educate our community about the vital role of trial lawyers in society. 
• To inform our community about threats to the Justice system.
• To respond to public attacks that threaten the Justice system.
• To encourage cooperation among lawyers engaged in the furtherance of such objectives.