Listserv FAQs

1. What is the PACDL Listserv?
The Listserv is an online platform designed exclusively for criminal defense attorneys. It serves as a digital community where legal professionals can connect, share knowledge, and collaborate on matters related to criminal defense law.

2. Who can join the PACDL Listserv?
The listserv is open to all PACDL members - Pennsylvania licensed criminal defense attorneys.

3. How do I join the PACDL Listserv?
To join the PACDL Listserv, if you are already a member, then simply visit our website and follow the registration process. If you are not a PACDL member, join today and once your membership is approved, you will gain access to the listserv platform and start receiving emails and updates.

4. What can I expect from the Listserv community?
The Listserv community offers a supportive environment for criminal defense attorneys. You can expect to receive and contribute information on legal develoments, share experiences, seek advice, and participate in discussions related to criminal defense law.

5. Is participation mandatory on the Listserv?
Participation in the listserv is entirely voluntary. You can choose how actively you want to engage with the community, from simply receiving updates to actively contributing to discussions.

6. How can I post questions or contribute to discussions?
To post questions or contribute to discussions, simply send an email to the listserv's designated email address. Your message will be distributed to all members via email, allowing for collaborative input.

7.  Are discussions confidential?
While the listserv encourages open and honest discussions, it is important to remember that email communication is not entirely secure. Be mindful of the information you share and exercise discretion when discussing sensitive matters. Participants may not forward listserv communications to nonparticipants.

8. Can I access previous discussions?
Yes, the listserv archives previous discussions, making it easy to search for past topics and resources. 

9. Are there guidelines for appropriate conduct on the Listserv?
Yes, the listserv has guidelines for conduct and etiquette to maintain a respectful and professional environment. Those guidelines can be found at the following link on our website here.  Please be sure to review the policy and its prohibitions against:

  • posting inquiries for nonmembers,
  • advertising other providers' CLE offerings and courses,
  • making off-topic requests,
  • conducting surveys, and
  • sharing information posted on the listserv to nonmembers. 

10. Can I unsubscribe from the listserv at any time?
Yes, you can unsubscribe from the listserv at any time by following the provided instructions in the email footer of the listserv message. There are also other functions listed in the email footer that will allow you to self-manage your subscription.

If you have additional questions or require further assistance, please do not hesitate to reach out to our Listserv Administrator for support. To see a complete set of our Listserv FAQs click here. 

We are here to facilitate a vibrant and enriching community for Pennsylvania criminal defense attorneys.