Logo of the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
For more than 20 years, the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (UACDL) has worked to improve the profession and reform the Utah criminal justice system. Today the organization has grown to more than 500 members including many of the top criminal defense attorneys in Utah.
Any attorney admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Utah who is actively engaged in the defense of criminal cases, is eligible to apply for membership in the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, as a Regular Member. Any attorney who holds or attains judicial or prosecutorial office is ineligible to become or remain a member of UACDL.
UACDL is an affiliate of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). Functioning as a non-profit corporation under the Utah Nonprofit Corporation and Cooperative Association Act, the UACDL offices are located in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contact Information for the UACDL:Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (UACDL)
The benefits of joining the UACDL include:
Membership classifications include the regular member, the founding member, the life member, the sustaining member and the public defender member, and the law student division member.
Beginning with the 2007 annual seminar of UACDL, three members are elected to represent three geographical areas:
The past presidents of the UACDL include:
At Lawyer Legion, we understand the important role that organizations like UACDL play in helping criminal defense attorneys in Utah. This article was last updated on Tuesday, December 31, 2019.