Welcome to ACDLA!

The Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association ( ACDLA) serves as the unified voice of the state’s criminal defense community. Its primary mission is to promote excellence in the practice of criminal law. This mission benefits both criminal defense attorneys and criminal defendants as a whole.

President's Message

Wendell Sheffield- ACDLA President

I have read many “From- The- President” articles over the years. The truth is I never appreciated how difficult writing my own would be. I admit that I sat for the longest time staring at my keyboard praying for an epiphany; some insightful word or observation that would provoke some new revelation in the minds of those who read this.

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Upcoming Events:

Dec 7

Last Chance CLE

Last Chance CLE

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Jan 18

2019 Death Penalty Seminar

2019 Death Penalty Seminar

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Advocacy

ACDLA Lobbyist and our dedicated Legislative committee work tirelessly on the issues affecting you and your clients. Help support their crucial efforts!

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Listserv

Don’t practice law alone! Join the listserv. Ask questions of peers across the state. Someone on the Listserver has the answer to your question.

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Training

ACDLA offers CLE seminars throughout the year to discuss legal issues challenging the criminal defense bar. Don’t miss out!

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