Marquette Wolf Named President of American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

American Board of Trial Advocates in Dallas, TX

Personal Injury Attorney Marquette Wolf

Marquette Wolf was named President of the Dallas Chapter of ABOTA and sworn into office on November 23, 2019.  He will serve as President throughout 2020 while also serving as a member of the National Board of ABOTA.

What is ABOTA

Founded in 1958, ABOTA is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges. ABOTA and its members are dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. ABOTA membership consists of more than 7,600 lawyers—equally balanced between plaintiff and defense—and judges spread among 96 chapters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

ABOTA is an invitation-only organization. Members must have at least five years of active experience as trial lawyers, have tried at least 10 civil jury trials to conclusion and possess additional litigation experience. Members must also exhibit the virtues of civility, integrity and professionalism by following our Code of Professionalism and Principles of Civility.  Dallas chapter members are vetted through a rigorous process that includes interviews with all opposing trial counsel from each applicant’s career.

What is ABOTA

The general purposes of this Association shall be to foster improvement in the ethical and technical standards of practice in the field of advocacy to the end that individual litigants may receive more effective representation and the general public be benefited by more efficient administration of justice consistent with time-tested and traditional principles of litigation.

The ABOTA Foundation is the beating heart of ABOTA.  It is committed to the promotion of civics education nationwide.  The Foundation is the only national organization in America with this purpose.  The Foundation believes that teachers are the primary guardians of democracy. Their knowledge, skills and enthusiasm provide students with the tools to understand the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. The ABOTA Foundation provides resources and programs for teachers and students to better understand the Constitution, the judicial system and civic engagement.

Marquette Wolf is a personal injury attorney for Ted B. Lyon & Associates.