The Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (ACDLA) was formed in 1981. ACDLA serves as the unified voice of the state’s criminal defense community. Its primary mission is to promote excellence in the practice of criminal law and to protect the rights of the accused.
ACDLA members enjoy an array of services including Continuing Legal Education (CLEs), lectures and seminars, networking forums, platform for legislation assessments. The ACDLA is both a professional organization of criminal defense lawyers in Alabama and an organization that lobbies and supports efforts for a fair criminal justice system.
Legal professional invested in the defense of criminal cases (no judges and prosecutors) can become a member of the ACDLA. The ACDLA is an affiliate organization of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL).
Members in good standing of the Alabama State Bar who are engaged in or interested in criminal defense (except judges or prosecutors) are eligible to join the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (ACDLA). The benefits of membership to the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyer Association (ACDLA) include:
Lawyer Legion maintains a statewide directory of criminal defense lawyers in Alabama which includes both ACDLA members and non-members, To help the public find the best choices when they search for an attorney, Lawyer Legion recognizes attorneys for their involvement and leadership within the ACDLA and other professional associations. This includes recognition for ACDLA Past Presidents and ACDLA members who have updated their Lawyer Legion profile with information about their involvement with the ACDLA.
Use this directory to find a criminal defense lawyer in your local area. Start by choosing your county or city from the list below.