Calendar of Events
2018 DUI and Motor Vehicle Law Summit
February 23, 2018
The Hotel Hershey
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2018 Joint Annual Conference
April 26-27, 2018
The Harrisburg Hilton
Defending Drug Crimes
May 18, 2018
The Crowne Plaza
King of Prussia, PA
White Collar Practice
King of Prussia, PA
New Members Only Section: U.S. District Court addresses and counties of jurisdiction in Pennsylvania.
Welcome to the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers website.
The newly launched For The Defense gives readers the best in criminal defense practice journalism on a digital platform that is packaged in a striking, sophisticated, easy-to-read design, backed by an association that will soon celebrate 30 years of leadership. Content is organized into relevant criminal-defense specific topics and offers meaningful engagement with criminal defense bar practitioners whether they are situated in public defender offices or in private practice. PACDL has loyal and engaged members – with a membership boasting 1000 criminal defense lawyers and growing. Your message will reach decision makers who are looking to partner with solution providers like yours. Promote your message to our membership through our digital advertising channel. Click here for advertising rate information.
The MEMBERS-ONLY section is password-protected and limited to members of PACDL. If you are a member of PACDL and would like to obtain a password, please contact us.
One of the valuable benefits of membership to PACDL is access to our extensive Brief Bank, a digital library of briefs written and submitted by our members.
The Social Media and Listserv Policy: The PACDL Listserv is a private email-based discussion group for members of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Participation is governed by PACDL's Social Media and Listserv Policy.
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We are pleased to offer a searchable database of criminal defense lawyers in Pennsylvania. Click here to search our membership by name or county.