American Board of Trial Advocates


American Board of Trial Advocates

ABOTA's mission is to advance improvement in the ethical and technical standards of practice in the field of advocacy to the end that individual litigants may receive representation and the general public will be benefited by administration of justice. Membership is by invitation only. Members of the association establish lifelong relationships and develop the skills that will help them become successful trial attorneys. Membership fee: $300 (Initiation); $100 (Elevation in Rank); $250 (Senior); $500 (Public Attorneys); $800 (Reinstatement).

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
ABOTA
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(6)
Industry:
Law/Law Firms, Judges
Year Founded:
1957
Address:
2001 Bryan St.
Suite 3000 Dallas, TX 75201
Telephone:
Toll Free:
Fax:
Website:
Staff:
12
Members:
7000 members


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $1,969,009


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
14.16%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Total contributions
 
Investment income
 
Sales of non-inventory assets
 
Other

Total expenses: $1,989,222


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
4.90%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Conferences, conventions, meetings
 
Compensation for non-officers/directors
 
Other expenses
 
Other

Total assets: $4,888,636


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
3.01%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Investments in other securities
 
Savings and temporary cash investments
 
Cash -- non-interest bearing
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $0


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
0%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities

Regional/State Affiliation

American Board of Trial Advocates - Alabama Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Alaska Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Arkansas Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - California Chapter Coast
American Board of Trial Advocates - Colorado Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Connecticut Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Delaware Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Georgia Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Hawaii Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Idaho Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Illinois Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Indiana Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Iowa Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Kansas Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Kentucky Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Louisiana Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Maine Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Maryland Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Massachusetts Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Michigan Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Minnesota Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Mississippi Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Montana Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Nebraska Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - New Hampshire Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - New Mexico Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - North Dakota Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Ohio Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Oklahoma Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Oregon Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Rhode Island Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - South Carolina Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - South Dakota Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Tennessee Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Utah Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Vermont Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Virginia Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Washington Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - West Virginia Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Wisconsin Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates - Wyoming Chapter

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Total contributions 1,781,836
Investment income 98,597
Sales of non-inventory assets 86,208
Miscellaneous revenue 2,368
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Royalties 0
Income from sales of inventory 0
Program service revenue 0
Net rental income 0
Total Revenue:

$1,969,009

1-yr growth
14.16%
Total contributions
Investment income
Sales of non-inventory assets
Miscellaneous revenue

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Conferences, conventions, meetings 598,181
Compensation for non-officers/directors 484,557
Other expenses 318,757
Travel 160,663
Occupancy 90,041
Other employee benefits 89,795
Office expenses 77,342
Pension plan contributions 52,401
Other fees 33,691
Payroll taxes 32,052
Investment management fees 18,731
Information technology 17,180
Insurance 8,448
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 7,383
Interest expense 0
Payments to affiliates 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Royalties 0
Advertising and promotion 0
Management fees 0
Legal fees 0
Accounting fees 0
Lobbying fees 0
Professional fundraising fees 0
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 0
Grants to individuals in the US 0
Grants to orgs and individuals outside the US 0
Benefits paid to or for members 0
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Total Expenses:

$1,989,222

1-yr growth
4.90%
Conferences, conventions, meetings
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Other expenses
Travel
Occupancy
Other employee benefits
Office expenses
Pension plan contributions
Other fees
Payroll taxes
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Investments in other securities 2,292,017
Savings and temporary cash investments 2,089,668
Cash -- non-interest bearing 276,416
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 221,141
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 9,394
Investments in publicly traded securities 0
Other assets 0
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Inventories for sale or use 0
Accounts receivable 0
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Program-related investments 0
Intangible assets 0
Total Assets:

$4,888,636

1-yr growth
3.01%
Investments in other securities
Savings and temporary cash investments
Cash -- non-interest bearing
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Grants payable 0
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 0
Other liabilities 0
Deferred revenue 0
Tax-exempt bond liabilities 0
Escrow or custodial account liability 0
Loans and other payables to officers, directors, etc. 0
Secured mortgages and notes payabl 0
Unsecured mortgages and notes payable 0
Total Liabilities:

$0

1-yr growth
0%

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 0
Temporarily restricted net assets 0
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$0

1-yr growth
0%

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Alexa Bynum-Soto Manager, Legal Resources Legal ...X
Brittney Tatum Coordinator, Member Services Communications/Public Relations, Membership ...X
Cynthia McGuinn Immediate Past President Board Member, Executive Director, Senior Executive ...X
Grace Weatherly Vice President Board Member ...X
Jennifer Haltom Doan Secretary Administration, Board Member ...X
Joanne Acevedo Administrative Assistant Administration ...X
Karan Wright Coordinator, Finance Finance ...X
Karen C. Burgess Treasurer Board Member, Finance ...X
Luther J. Battiste President Elect Board Member ...X
Maylem Padilla Assistant, Accounting Services Computer/Information Technology, Finance ...X
Michael P. Maguire President Board Member, Senior Executive ...X
Molly McDonald Associate Executive Director, Foundation Foundation Contact, Senior Executive ...X

Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
2020Chapter Leadership Conference 2020 Charleston , SC , United States Hotel Bennett Charleston January 16 January 16    ...X
2020SEABOTA Conference 2020 Destin , FL , United States The Henderson April 30 May 2   Ski, Cruise, Golf, Casino, Convention Center...X
2020FLABOTA Annual Convention 2020 Orlando , FL , United States The Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes July 23 July 25    ...X
2019Chapter Leadership Conference 2019 Dana Point , CA , United States Monarch Beach Resort January 17 January 17   Golf, Convention Center...X
2019Annual and National Board Meeting 2019 Dana Point , CA , United States Monarch Beach Resort January 18 January 19   Golf, Convention Center...X
2019SEABOTA Annual Convention 2019 Durham , NC , United States Washington Duke Inn April 4 April 6    ...X
2019FLABOTA Annual Convention 2019 Orlando , FL , United States Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort July 25 July 27    ...X
2019CAL-ABOTA Conference 2019 Koloa , HI , United States Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa November 4 November 9   Golf...X
2018Chapter Leadership Conference 2018 San Francisco , CA , United States Ritz-Carlton January 18 January 18    ...X
2018SEABOTA Annual Conference 2018 Charleston , United States The Mills House May 18 May 19    ...X
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Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
ABOTA DirectoryonlineNo...X
Membership DirectoryonlineNo...X
Voir DirequarterlyNo...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

2019 Q4: $0
2019 Q3: $0
2019 Q2: $0
2019 Q1: $0
2018: $0


PAC Details

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FEC ID: -



Last updated: -


PAC Contributions

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Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
  This organization has no outside representation data available.
 

Legislative Issue Focus

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

This organization has no legislative issue data available.

Active Legislation

This organization has no active legislation data available.

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
Edington, Peel & Associates, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal  - ...X

***Disclaimer: This information has been sourced from a combination of the IRS Forms 990, 5500, and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse



 
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