Member Benefits

“WAJ makes me a better lawyer. The seminars and exchange of ideas to advance our shared interest in helping injured people is invaluable.”

Kristen S. Scheuerman, Appleton, Member since 2010

“The importance of a strong WAJ cannot be overstated. WAJ epitomizes the saying, ‘the whole is greater than the sum of the part.’ Join the fight – join WAJ."

Noah D. Domnitz, Milwaukee, Member since 2008

“As a new attorney, my first stop when researching ANY issue is the WAJ archive. I’ve found countless helpful briefs. When a new issue comes up my first stop is the listserv and the responses have been priceless.”

Scott M. Butler, La Crosse, Member since 2010

 

As a trial attorney, you have the weight of the world on your shoulders.

The Wisconsin Association for Justice has the tools to help lighten the load.

  • WAJ Listservers: We maintain email discussion group allowing trial attorneys to reach out statewide to other practicioners to seek solutions to difficult issues.
  • CLE Seminars: Our continuing legal education seminars have been rated the best in the state, with incredibly talented and insightful faculty covering the most current legal issues.  As a member you will receive discounted registration fees, and opportunities to participate in our seminars online.
  • Case Evaluation Clinics: Our case evaluation clinics provide member attorneys with a unique opportunity to have their case reviewed by a groups of their peers. These clinics are held in conjunction with our CLE seminars.
  • Amicus Curiae: WAJ runs a highly trained committee of trial attorneys who draft and present Amicus Curiae briefs in appropriate cases before the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.
  • Research: Our talented research team help you with answers to difficult legal questions.
  • Legislative Representation/Public Relations: Our profession and the civil justice system have been the subject of countless attacks for decades.  The Wisconsin Association for Justice has forged new partnerships to reverse this dangerous trend.  These relationships are already making strides in the Capitol as well as with the press and the public.
  • TrialSmith: TrialSmith is a comprehensive resource for litigation documents and investigative tools including the largest online deposition and expert witness bank in the world. New WAJ members can sign up for a free one-year subscription, a $449 value.
  • The Verdict: WAJ members receive this quarterly magainze free with their membership.  The Verdict has detailed information on some of the latest legal questions, as well as articles covering issues ranging from news inside the Capitol to WAJ services and events.
  • New Lawyers Section, Women's Section, Paralegal/Support Staff Meetings: Held regularly throughout the state these meetings are a great place for members to discuss issues, and network with colleagues.

Join the Wisconsin Association for Justice today.

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