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Georgia Trial Lawyers Association

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Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Website:Official Website
The Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA) was founded in 1956. It currently works with state officials and legislators to ensure access to the court system and promote the interests of its members.[1] It also operates the political action committee, Civil Justice PAC.[2]

Mission Statement[3]

"Protecting the Constitutional promise of justice for all by guaranteeing the right to trial by jury, preserving an independent judiciary, and providing access to the courts for all Georgians."

Campaign Contributions

State Candidates


In 2010, the GTLA contributed a total of $88,350 to state senate elections and $147,129 to state representative elections. It was the 4th and 2nd largest contributor to state senate and state representative campaigns, respectively.

The top 6 recipients of campaign contributions from the GTLA in 2010 were:[4]

Candidate Amount Result
Republican Party Chip Rogers, State Senator $8,000 Approveda
Republican Party Ralph Hudgens, Insurance Commissioner $6,000 Approveda
Democratic Party Robert Brown, State Senator $5,800 Approveda
Republican Party Richard Golick, State Representative $5,800 Approveda
Republican Party Casey Cagle, Lieutenant Governor $5,000 Approveda
Democratic Party James Epps, State Representative $5,000 Approveda

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