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Delaware Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

The Delaware Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (DACDL) is a non-profit organization with approximately 300 members. Attorneys in the organization include both public defenders and private attorneys. The attorneys practice in both state and federal courts throughout the state representing clients on a wide range of criminal offenses.

Many of the top criminal defense attorneys practicing in the State of Delaware belong to this organization. It serves the criminal defense bar by offering qualify Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars, publications, networking opportunities, and mentoring programs.

Benefits of membership also include access to the Delaware State Supreme Court criminal law decisions of the past several years and a motion bank.

The organization is an affiliate of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Contact Information:

Delaware Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (DACDL)

Website: http://www.dacdl.org/

Benefits of Membership in DACDL

The benefits of membership include: 

  • Electronic Lawyer Referral
  • Member Directory Listing
  • Online Discussion Forum
  • DACDL List-Serve

When signing up to become a member, Delaware attorneys are asked to list their practice areas including:

  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Law / Appeals
  • Death Penalty
  • Drugs
  • DUI
  • Federal
  • Forfeiture of Property
  • Juvenile
  • Post Conviction Relief
  • Probation & Parole
  • Search & Seizure
  • Sentencing
  • Traffic Violations

Members in DACDL

As of October of 2013, these following attorneys were listed as members of DCADL:

Andrew G. Ahern III
Michael W. Andrew
John A. Barber
Jeffrey K. Bartels
Joseph W. Benson
Marian  Bhate
Kim G. Bryant
Jerome M. Capone
Santino  Ceccotti
Scott E. Chambers
Brian J. Chapman
Jeffrey J. Clark
Patrick J. Collins
Todd Evans Conner
James P. Curran Jr.
John P. Deckers
William T. Deely
Melissa  Dill
Valerie A. Dunkle
Francis E. Farren
Anthony A. Figliola Jr.
Elizabeth  Fillingame
Ross A. Flockerzie
Thomas A. Foley
Alexander W. Funk
Edward C. Gill
Robert M. Goff, Jr.
Albert M. Greto
Michael James Hood
Jonathan Edward Horner
Joseph A. Hurley
Dean Clark Johnson
Gregory M. Johnson
Brian  Jordan
Ross C. Karsnitz
Christopher S. Koyste
James E. Liguori
Andrew J. Lukashumas
Edmund D. Lyons, Jr.
John S. Malik
Eugene J. Maurer, Jr.
John H. McDonald
Lisa A. Minutola
Michael W. Modica
Gregory A. Morris
James A. Natalie, Jr.
Stephen C. Norman
James Davis Nutter
Kevin J. O'Connell
Bernard J. O'Donnell
James Brendan O'Neill
Andrew D. Rahaim
Albert J. Roop
Sheryl  Rush-Milstead
John M. Sandy
Beth Deborah Savitz
Benjamin A. Schwartz
Lisa M. Schwind
Misty  Seemans
Michael L. Sensor
Saagar B. Shah
Daniel I. Siegel
Gerard Majella Spadaccini
James M. (Matt) Stiller
Dan  Strumpf
Christopher D. Tease
Kevin P. Tray
Stephanie Ann Tsantes
Kathryn A.C. van Amerongen
Peter Walker Veith
Stephanie J. Volturo
Nicole Marie Walker
Matthew M. Warren
Timothy J. Weiler
Chandra J. Williams
Andrew Joseph Witherell .
Natalie S. Woloshin
Laura Anne Yiengst

Criminal Defense Attorneys in Delaware

At Lawyer Legion, we understand the important role of organizations for criminal defense lawyer in Delaware.

These organizations give attorneys a more unified voice before the state legislature and the judiciary. The organizations also help support, train and educate the criminal defense bar to insure ethical and intelligent representation by its members.

Referrals are an important part of any criminal defense or DUI practice. These types of organizations help attorneys connect with each other and provide networking opportunities, especially for younger attorneys.

Attorneys focused on criminal defense and DUI defense might also become a member for the "Criminal Defense Law" section of the Delaware State Bar Association located in Wilmington, DE.

This article was last updated on Friday, May 31, 2019.