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Committee Role Descriptions

Policies and Statements

  • These recommendations for action and implementation of the College's approved Diversity Statement should be followed in every Region unless, for good reason, they are determined to be infeasible in particular instances.

  • if attorneys and firms adhere to best practices, lawyer advertising should assist potential clients in understanding their rights and in locating an attorney qualified to handle their problems and needs. To promote these objectives the American College of Trial Lawyers has adopted the following statement of best practices for lawyer advertising.

  • The College may from time to time wish to publish a statement that reflects the official position of the College. Official positions of the College shall be limited to matters that impact the Mission of the College. Recognizing that decisions on particular statements will require case-specific review and approval by the Executive Committee or the Board, these Guidelines are designed to provide guidance with respect to public statements.

General Tools and Resources