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Paul Caputo Accepted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

We are pleased to announce that our firm’s founding partner, Attorney Paul Caputo, has become a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). He will now have access to the four National Board Meetings held every year, along with additional seminars, special events, and opportunities for networking and professional development.

Membership is by invitation only, and each lawyer or judge must:

  • Be a member of the Bar of the State, province, district, or territory where they practice
  • Exhibit high personal character
  • Follow ABOTA’s Code of Professionalism
  • Adhere to ABOTA’s Principles of Civility, Integrity, and Professionalism
  • Have 5 or more years of experience as a trial lawyer
  • Have tried 20 or more civil jury trials to conclusion
  • Have additional litigation experience

Founded in 1958, ABOTA is comprised of more than 7,600 renowned lawyers and judges throughout the United States. The association’s central focus is preserving and upholding the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which guarantees every citizen’s right to a civil jury trial. By educating and recognizing jurors, providing continuous training for all members, granting scholarships to graduating law students, and speaking at law schools, ABOTA raises the ethical and technical standards of legal advocacy and representation in the United States.

Caputo earned this membership by cultivating a reputation in Northern and Central California for outstanding dedication to every client. He not only helps injured plaintiffs secure the compensation they need from insurance companies and liable parties, but also expends his own resources to assist those who cannot pay for legal representation upfront. His commitment to his community and profession earned him recognition as the “California Trial Lawyer of the Year,” along with countless other awards and accolades.

With nationally recognized litigation skills on your side, you will have the best possible chance of a favorable outcome for your case. Based in Campbell, our team of trial lawyers at Caputo and Van Der Walde – Injury & Accident Attorneys has 85+ years of combined experience helping California plaintiffs attain compensation for their injuries. Contact our firm today at (800) 900-0863 for award-winning legal support.