Advantages of Advertising with WDTL

  • Exposure to a statewide audience of almost 700 members composed of law firm decision makers.
  • Access to a 2000 person statewide mailing list that includes attorney members, all judges and WDTL sponsors.
  • Newsletter advertising on the “The Defense News” page. Circulation: 1,200 (published 4 times annually). 
  • Website ( with over 7,000 page views monthly. Learn about website advertising.
  • Ten continuing legal seminars annually with a total member attendance of 1,000. These seminars provide marketing opportunities for WDTL sponsors in Seattle, Spokane, Yakima, and Vancouver.
  •  Liaison to targeted practice groups such as Employment, Construction, Workers Compensation, Products Liability, Commercial Litigation, Government Liability and Insurance.
  • Sponsorship Program offers opportunities for hospitality, speaking, networking and advertising to Washington State judges, attorneys and spouses/families of attorneys. Click to learn more about WDTL Sponsorship.
  • Convention Exhibitor program offers opportunities exhibiting and attending the annual convention. To learn more, visit the Calendar page specifically for the upcoming convention page.  Registration and information about the convention is made public in early Spring.
Advertise with the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers and build a lasting relationship with Washington State's leading civil defense attorneys and support their organization.

Benefits of WDTL Membership

WDTL is committed to helping our over 700 members elevate their civil defense practice through:

  • Professional networking opportunities including four regional judicial receptions and events to support our diverse, women and developing attorneys;
  • Timely continuing legal education programs specialized to our members' practices including monthly complimentary "brown bags";
  • Committed advocacy in legislative and appellate matters important to our members;
  • Quarterly newsletter that provides updates on hot and emerging topics to keep our members up to date;
  • Access to an engaging and useful listserve to share and gain information with fellow members; and
  • Collegiality, professionalism and fun!