The Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL) is a not for profit corporation with offices in Minneapolis, MN. MACDL is the leading statewide association exclusively serving the comprehensive needs of the criminal defense bar.
Since its creation, MACDL has continued to promote excellence and knowledge in the practice of criminal law and protect the individual rights of the accused. Today, the MACDL consists of many of the top criminal defense lawyers in Minnesota in both the private sector and public defense. Membership is also opened to students and investigators.
MACDL pushes its practicing attorneys and collaborators to better their practice and support through legal education, networking, and advocacy. MACDL members also lobby for legislation that supports the goals and objectives of the association and the criminal defense practice.
The benefits of joining MACDL include:
The past presidents of MDLA include:
* = Deceased
Lawyer Legion maintains a statewide directory of criminal defense lawyers in Minnesota which includes both MACDL members and non-members. To help the public find the best choices when searching for a criminal defense attorney, Lawyer Legion recognizes attorneys for their involvement and leadership within the MACDL and other professional associations. This includes recognition for MACDL members who have updated their Lawyer Legion profile to include information about their involvement with the MACDL.
Use this directory to find a Minnesota criminal defense lawyer in your local area. Start by choosing your county from the list below.