Membership Benefits
Advocacy. Knowledge. Experience. Education. Resources. Value. Communication. You need all of these to ensure your success. Only CAOC, as the statewide association dedicated to consumer attorneys, can deliver.

See what CAOC has to offer in this short video.

ADVOCACY:
  • CAOC has one of California’s most effective Advocacy Teams, who tirelessly work to protect the interests of your practice, your clients and consumer rights.  This task requires the advocacy staff to examine all pieces of legislation to make sure even the smallest piece of anti-consumer legislation is defeated.

     
 
 
NETWORKING:
  • Women’s Caucus – The Caucus sponsors discussions and workshops to identify and overcome obstacles that impede female consumer attorneys. Some of the goals are to provide a forum to assist women in forming professional relationships, create mentoring opportunities, sponsor social events, and create and implement strategies for increasing the number of women in the profession.
  • Diversity Committee - The CAOC Diversity Committee welcomes, encourages and promotes the acceptance of diverse peoples as well as push to educate and foster knowledge, sensitivity and tolerance of diversity issues, both among the broader CAOC membership and the legal community at large.
  • New Lawyers Division – The NLD is dedicated to providing new lawyers a forum in CAOC to assist in their careers through networking, education, public service and mentorship.
  • Annual Convention and Travel Seminars – Network with leading lawyers at our signature annual events.
     


EDUCATION:
  • Receive discounts on our Online Seminars for continuing legal education (Plaintiff attorney members only.)
  • Discounted Registration at our Annual Convention and Travel Seminars – Discover the latest information on litigation strategies, new cases and legislation that impacts you and your clients.
  • CAOC provides you with an MCLE Report of CAOC education events at the end of your reporting year.
  • CAOC saves your practice time with TrialSmith's national Online Deposition Bank with over 250,000 expert depositions (Plaintiff attorney members only.)
 
COMMUNICATIONS:
  • Email List Servers to communicate with other members in your area of practice. This is an invaluable practice-building tool. (Plaintiff attorney members only.)
  • Complimentary subscription to our Forum magazine, which provides scholarly articles, legal updates, practice-building tips and procedural guidelines.
  • Listing in the online Attorney Member Directory. Search for members by last name, firm, county or area of practice.
  • Annual Membership Directory and Desk Reference mailed to all members.
  • Search the online Vendor Member Directory. Find the vendors and services you need for your practice with this helpful reference tool.
  • A full Communications Operation offering the ability to pitch stories, write press releases, and advise our members on dealing with the media and other services.
 
DISCOUNTED SERVICES:
  • California Attorney Lending - California Attorney Lending waives the application fee for CAOC Members. Endorsed by American Association for Justice & Consumer Attorneys of California. Information available online, or call (866) 522-0216.
  • Conference Calling at a discount!  Premiere Global Services - Sign up now for a FREE two-week trial.
  • Hertz Car Rental - Hertz offers CAOC members discounts on daily, weekly, weekend, and monthly rentals for business. Call (800) 654-2210 for reservations.
  • UPS - CAOC members receive up to 25% off UPS services.
 
 
For more information, contact CAOC at 916-442-6902 or via email at member@caoc.org.