The Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association ("ACDLA") is a non-profit organization of criminal defense attorneys that practice in State, County, and Municipal Court throughout Travis County, TX, as well the United States District Courts in the Western District of Texas.
Founded in 1991, the ACDLA provides attorneys with support, education and networking opportunities. Another purpose of the organization is to protect individual rights guaranteed to defendants accused of a crime in Travis County by the Texas and Federal Constitutions. The ACDLA is an affiliate of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.
Lawyer Legion maintains a countywide directory of criminal defense lawyers practicing in Austin, Travis County Texas which includes both ACDLA 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 ACDLA and other professional associations.
The benefits of joining ACDLA include:
The ACDLA has created several different membership categories including: