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About LAWPAC

Through LAWPAC, PAJ's bi-partisan political action committee, members preserve the civil justice system by supporting candidates in statewide elections who believe in the advocacy system, trial by jury & tort recovery.

Join hundreds of your colleagues across the state who are helping elect and re-elect legislators who will protect the welfare of Pennsylvania's wrongfully injured victims. Help defeat the allies of big business and other powerful groups working hard to close the courthouse doors to your clients.

LAWPAC has been ranked as Pennsylvania's #1 law-related political action committee by Pennsylvanians for Effective Government. See full article.

Please click here to see the list of current contributors to LAWPAC.

Make your monthly commitment to LAWPAC today. Click to contribute.

What is LAWPAC?
Who gives to LAWPAC?
How to contribute
Why monthly contributions?
The benefits of giving
How your contribution is spent
How political contributions are made
Canceling your contributions
Changing your contributions
AAJ PAC involvement
Contact us about LAWPAC

What is LAWPAC?
LAWPAC is a registered bipartisan political action trust, established by the Pennsylvania Association for Justice. LAWPAC supports candidates in statewide elections who believe in the advocacy system, trial by jury & tort recovery.

Who gives to LAWPAC?
Hundreds of PAJ members from across the state have made their commitment to LAWPAC. Some have contributed for nearly 20 years. Among our supporters are longtime leaders of the trial bar as well as first-year associates. See the list of contributors.

By law, LAWPAC cannot accept corporate contributions.
Only members of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice may contribute.

How to contribute
The LAWPAC Trustees policy requires an automatic monthly contribution. One-time gifts are not accepted. Each contributor authorizes a monthly deduction from a bank account or credit card. For a contribution form click here.

Why monthly contributions?
LAWPAC is equipped to accept only monthly credit cards or bank drafts. This creates a stable and predictable cash flow, allowing us to distribute funds to candidates each month during the election cycle, and to make long range political plans.
This system of monthly contributors has proven to be the most efficient and practical way for LAWPAC to operate, and has helped us become known as one of the most effective political action committees in Pennsylvania.

The benefits of giving
Your greatest benefit is seeing the positive legislative effects that occur as a result of LAWPAC's ongoing political action. Your support is recognized in PAJ
's Member Directory and in our online listings. You will receive a bi-annual directory of Pennsylvania's legislators and a LAWPAC pin.

How your contribution is spent
Because PAJ pays all administrative costs, 100% of the LAWPAC portion of your contribution is put to work electing candidates to office who share your interests. Your contribution is pooled with others from across the state so that it can be used where it is most effective.

How political contributions are made
Contributions to candidates are approved by the LAWPAC Trustees, who are elected by the Board of Governors of the Pa. Association for Justice. Both Democrats and Republicans are represented on the LAWPAC Trust.

Canceling your contributions
Simply send a letter or fax to LAWPAC to terminate your participation. Processing may take 1 to 4 weeks.

Changing your contributions
Monthly contributions may be increased, decreased, terminated or changed to another account as you wish, with written notice. To change your account or contribution amount, please complete a new contribution form.

AAJ PAC involvement
Unless you indicate otherwise AAJ PAC, the political action committee of The American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA) will receive $10 of your monthly contribution to support candidates in federal campaigns, giving Pennsylvania's trial lawyers important impact on a national level. AAJ PAC manages the monthly collection of contributions, which eliminates all collection costs at the state level.  Of the AAJ portion of your contribution, only $1.50 is used for administrative costs. 
To learn more about AAJ PAC, click here.