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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 in the practice of criminal law and protect the rights of the accused. Today, the MACDL has grown to more than 200 members including many of the top criminal defense attorneys in the state.
Members including attorneys in the private sector and public defenders. Members represent individuals accused of crimes in both the state and federal courts throughout the state. Membership is also opened to students and investigators.
Many of the top criminal defense lawyers in Minnesota are members of MACDL. Members enjoy publications focused on criminal justice issues and discounts on CLE seminars.
The benefits of joining MACDL include:
The different categories of membership include: