Please consider joining the Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (AACDL) as a “Student Member” for only $25 a year! AACDL is a professional association of counsel devoted exclusively to the profession of criminal defense. Our mission is to promote a fair, accurate and humane criminal justice system through education, advocacy and the development of effective and professional defense lawyers. AACDL’s membership consists of over 300 professional criminal defense attorneys, which will give you the opportunity to connect and meet with potential employers, mentors and peers.
Benefits of a AACDL Student Membership:
- CLE Seminar Discounts: AACDL sponsors approximately 14 CLE seminars each year that are discounted to student members. The seminars feature practitioners of contemporary trial tactics along with state and nationally recognized experts to discuss legal issues challenging the criminal defense bar. This provides a unique opportunity to gain FREE education and network with current criminal defense lawyers.
- Networking: AACDL partners with student organizations to hold networking receptions between students and local attorneys. With over 300 members, these networking events provided a chance to connect with potential employers, mentors and peers.
- Membership: AACDL recognizes the importance of our students to carry on criminal defense law in the future. A membership with AACDL gives students the opportunity to learn about the profession and provides useful information with benefits such as: Committee Opportunities, Membership Directory and a Personalized Member Profile and more!
- Active Participation: AACDL student members are encouraged to participate in our working groups and committees that focus on practices such as Legislation.
Thank you for considering joining AACDL. You may join by completing the membership application and returning it with your payment to our office. Please contact the AACDL at (501) 626-8992 or firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have any questions. We look forward to the opportunity to work with you and mold the future of the criminal defense industry.
If you are a leader or member of a law student organization and would like to hold a social with AACDL, please contact us at (501) 626-8992 or email@example.com!