President’s Message

Dear Fellows, To practice law, particularly in a free and democratic country, is a privilege. However, there are times when our own perception of what a privilege it is, is more acute. This is one of them. We have for more than a year faced necessary, but nevertheless significant, restrictions as humanity resisted the threat […]

New Program

The Academy’s Youth Restorative Justice and Trafficking Prevention Initiative supplies its members with tools to bring about or enhance existing youth restorative practices in their communities. These tools include sample laws and policies, educational materials, persuasive research and data, and training materials regarding restorative practices. To prevent vulnerable youth from being trafficked, the Academy’s initiative […]

IATL Working to Bring Four Afghan Attorneys and Their Families Safely to the United States

International Academy of Trial Lawyers Working to Bring Four Afghan Attorneys and Their Families Safely to the United States   Minneapolis – Sept. [15], 2021 – The International Academy of Trial Lawyers is sponsoring four Afghan attorneys who participated in a program to help ensure the success of democracy in Afghanistan, in order to provide […]

The China Program

What began as a sightseeing tour for Fellows of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL) has grown into one of China’s most ambitious cooperative development efforts with representatives of the Western world. Launched in 1994 by then IATL President Raymond J. Tam, the China program was organized to form relationships with the Chinese people […]

Academy Statements

2022 IATL Statement on Ukraine War Crimes IATL Statement on Ukraine Government Must Be Protected 2021 IATL Working to Bring Four Afghan Attorneys and Their Families Safely to the United States IATL Statement Attacks on Asian Americans 2020 IATL Statement on Pennsylvania House of Representatives Resolution 1044 The Academy’s Commitment to the Rule of Law […]