Along with your membership, you are entitled to a range of benefits and
services, including access to our library of trial consulting knowledge
that supports the work of our members and the profession as a whole.
ASTC membership benefits include:
Subscription to The Jury Expert,
Listing in our membership directory;
An invitation to our Annual Conference at a reduced rate;
Access to our research Online Library, blogs, the ASTC Website and ASTC Listserv.
The Annual Conference.
Each year the conference provides training programs and seminars in
which members share experiences, discuss research and explore
developments in the field. It is a unique opportunity to meet colleagues
and build professional relationships. Members receive reduced rates on
The Jury Expert. The
Jury Expert is an ASTC publication distributed to litigators, and is
available to our membership online. There are four issues each year.
Only members can be respondent authors in TJE.
An Online Library. ASTC
maintains a collection of public documents such as motions and briefs
relevant to the work of trial consultants and social science
researchers, which are available. Complimentary uploads and downloads
are available online only to members.
Members Only Newly Re-Designed Website. ASTC’s
Newly Re-Designed website allows access to up-to-date information on
membership and events. In addition, you can post job announcements and
internships, access the online library, get information from our blogs,
and register for annual conferences. A feature of this site is the
periodically-updated "Member News" section.
ASTCNet. The ASTCNet is an interactive listserv tool whereby members communicate on a variety of professional topics.
Webinars are free only to members to hear experienced consultants and
others talk with our membership about professional practices.
The ASTC PDF and Online Directory. The
ASTC PDF and Online Directory lists members' contact information
alphabetically, and lists their names geographically and by firm. In
addition to contact information, members' consulting, teaching and
research services are listed.
Professional Code. All members of ASTC subscribe to the organization's Professional Code.
All Memberships run July 1 - June 30.
Individual Membership - $275.00
Recent Graduate -$137.50
As a recent graduate embarking on a career in trial consulting you may not have the resources to justify a regular individual membership. ASTC wants to help you out by offering this more affordable "Recent Graduate" level (half the regular membership of $275).
Here's how it works: furnish the ASTC office with a copy of your diploma. You are eligible for the "Recent Graduate" level if you apply within two years of the anniversary of receiving your Bachelor's or advanced degree.
Student Membership - $65.00 (USD)
If you are signing up for or renewing a STUDENT membership, your membership will not be fully active until the ASTC office receives proof of your full-time student status (i.e. letter from dean, Bursar's office bill, class schedule from bursar's office,
In order to verify student status ASTC must now receive with the application a letter of confirmation from an official office at the institution where the person is in attendance declaring the student will be a degree-seeking enrollee at some time during the current membership year.
Documentation must clearly state: enrollment dates, the number of credits and/or "full-time" student status. Acceptable number of credits: Graduate students a minimum of 9 credits - Undergrad a minimum of 12 credits.
If you have any questions about student membership please contact the office, 217-753-1190 x124 prior to completing the application form. Membership Dues are non-refundable.
***If you prefer to fill out a paper form, you must complete the following form and mail it with your payment: ASTC Membership Form
Mailing Address: ASTC, 206 S. 6th Street, Springfield, IL 62701
Contact Destiny Nance-Evans at 217-753-1190 ext. 124 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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