The Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys (CATA)

The Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys (“CATA”) is an organization made up of lawyers representing injured people in all areas of personal injury law, including medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, and product liability law.

CATA was founded in 1959 by a dedicated group of Cleveland attorneys with the goal of helping trial lawyers better represent their clients through educational programs and information. CATA remains committed to that goal today, providing member attorneys access to an extensive deposition bank, the CATA News, CLE seminars, an email listserve, and an interactive CATA blog.

CATA is operated by selected Officers and a Board of Directors, which meets monthly to discuss ways that the organization can continue to better serve its members. Click on Benefits of Membership for more details about what CATA has to offer.

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CATA Blog

CATA and EndDD Community Outreach

On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, I traveled to Shaker Heights, Ohio to discuss the dangers of distracted driving with 235 […]

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CATA Annual Dinner 2016 with Professor Jelani Cobb

Join us for the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys in celebrating the installation of its new officers and enjoying a […]

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CATA Members Make Another End Distracted Driving Presentation, to St. Ignatius High School Students

On Friday, April 22, 2016, Paul Grieco and I traveled to St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland to discuss the […]

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Ken Levinson Presents on Focus Groups

On March 9, Chicago attorney and focus-group impresario Ken Levinson presented to the CATA membership at our periodic luncheon CLE […]

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CATA Hofbrauhaus Social with CM Law Moot Court

Yesterday CATA co-sponsored a social event with the Cleveland Marshall College of Law Moot Court Team at Hofbrauhaus Cleveland. Over […]