US Lawyer Associations



US Lawyer Associations

  • American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys
    Region: United States   
    The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys is an exclusive, membership organization that fosters the explosive growth of estate planning law firms nationwide through the use of our diverse business building and legal practice management systems.
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
    Region: United States   
    The Mission Of The American Association For Justice Is To Promote A Fair And Effective Justice System – And To Support The Work Of Attorneys In Their Efforts To Ensure That Any Person Who Is Injured By The Misconduct Or Negligence Of Others Can Obtain Justice In America’s Courtrooms, Even When Taking On The Most Powerful Interests.
  • American College of Family Trial Lawyers
    Region: United States   
    The American College of Family Trial Lawyers is a select group of 100 of the top family law trial lawyers from across the United States. The American College was formed in 1993 to bring together some of the best trial lawyers in America practicing sophisticated and complex family law and matrimonial matters both domestically and abroad ranging from dissolution of marriage (divorce), paternity, palimony, child abduction and domestic torts. Diplomates, all members of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, are chosen based upon their recognized litigation skills and courtroom abilities.
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers
    Region: United States   
    The American College of Real Estate Lawyers is the premier organization of U.S. real estate lawyers. Admission is by invitation only after a rigorous screening process. ACREL's distinguished, nationally-known lawyers have been elected to fellowship for their outstanding legal ability, experience and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of real estate law.
  • American College of Trust & Estate Counsel
    Region: United States   
    The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel is a national organization of approximately 2,600 lawyers elected to membership by demonstrating the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors. Its members work to teach those who aspire to enter the field and to improve and reform laws, procedure and standards while working with their peers and other professional organizations.
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
    Region: United States   
    The American Immigration Lawyers Association is the national association of immigration lawyers established to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice, and enhance the professional development of its members.
  • Association of Attorney-Mediators
    Region: United States   
    AAM is a nonprofit trade association of qualified independent attorney-mediators. Members must meet qualifications and ethical standards which meet or exceed state or federal requirements for mediators. AAM's 300 plus members have collectively mediated in excess of 300,000 cases
  • Association of Federal Defense Attorneys
    Region: United States   
    AFDA is a unique, state-of-the-art online community for federal defense attorneys and outside professionals who provide services to the federal defense bar.
  • Korean American Lawyers Association (KALAGNY)
    Region: United States   
    Kalagny Is A Non-profit Organization Established In 1986 To Promote The Interests And Benefits Of Its Members Made Up Of Mostly Korean-heritage Attorneys Practicing In Greater New York. Its Membership Is Open To Not Only Korean-speaking Attorneys Of New York But Also Any Attorneys Duly Licensed To Practice In The State Of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut And Beyond, Regardless Of Their Age, Sex And Heritage.
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
    Region: United States   
    The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA) is a professional association of over 4,200 attorneys who are dedicated to improving the quality of legal services provided to seniors and people with special needs. NAELA members assist their clients with public benefits, probate and estate planning, guardianship/conservatorship, and health and long-term care planning, among other important issues.
  • National Association of Attorneys General
    Region: United States   
    The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) was founded in 1907 to help Attorneys General fulfill the responsibilities of their office and to assist in the delivery of high quality legal services to the states and territorial jurisdictions. NAAG’s mission is: "To facilitate interaction among Attorneys General as peers and to facilitate the enhanced performance of Attorneys General and their staffs." NAAG fosters an environment of "cooperative leadership," helping Attorneys General respond effectively - individually and collectively - to emerging state and federal issues.
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys
    Region: United States   
    The Association's purpose is to enhance legal assistance to colleges and universities by educating attorneys and administrators as to the nature of campus legal issues. It has an equally important role to play in the continuing legal education of university counsel. In addition, NACUA produces legal resources, offers continuing legal education programming, maintains a listserv (NACUANET) and a variety of member-only web-based resources pages, and operates a clearinghouse through which attorneys on campuses are able to share resources, knowledge and work products on current legal concerns and interests.
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Inc.
    Region: United States   
    NACBA is the only national organization dedicated to serving the needs of consumer bankruptcy attorneys and protecting the rights of consumer debtors in bankruptcy. Formed in 1992, NACBA now has more than 4,000 members located in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
  • National Association of Criminal Lawyers
    Region: United States   
    The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is the preeminent organization in the United States advancing the mission of the nation's criminal defense lawyers to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime or other misconduct. A professional bar association founded in 1958, NACDL’s 10,000-plus direct members in 28 countries – and 90 state, provincial and local affiliate organizations totaling more than 40,000 attorneys -- include private criminal defense lawyers, public defenders, active U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges committed to preserving fairness within America's criminal justice system.
  • National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys
    Region: United States   
    The National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys is a trade association dedicated to serving law firms engaged in the business of consumer debt collection. NARCA's mission is to elevate the practice of debt collection law through member networking, education advocacy and outreach.
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
    Region: United States   
    The National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) advances employee rights and serves lawyers who advocate for equality and justice in the American workplace.
  • National Health Lawyers Association
    Region: United States   
    The American Health Lawyers Association is the nation's largest, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) educational organization devoted to legal issues in the healthcare field with more than 10,000 members.
  • National Lawyers Association
    Region: United States   
    NATIONAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION is a professional trade association founded by attorneys for attorneys. It is a promise for the future of the legal profession. National Lawyers Association is an organization for attorneys who do not want their bar association taking stands on issues without their prior approval. National Lawyers Association follows a policy of non-involvement in politcal issues. The bylaws of the National Lawyers Association provide in part for the prior approval of two-thirds of the entire membership, not just the voting members,
  • National Lawyers Guild
    Region: United States   
    THE NATIONAL LAWYERS GUILD is national non-profit legal and political organization of lawyers, legal workers, law students and jailhouse lawyers. We represent progressive political movements, using the law to protect human rights above property interests and to attain social justice.
  • The American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
    Region: United States   
    The American Health Lawyers Association is the nation's largest, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) educational organization devoted to legal issues in the healthcare field with more than 10,000 members.
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
    Region: Alabama, USA   
    The Alabama Defense Lawyers Association is the State membership organization of all lawyers involved in the defense of civil litigation. As such, the ADLA wishes to express its strong commitment to the goal of diversity in its membership. Our member attorneys conduct business throughout the United States, and the ADLA values highly the perspectives and varied experiences which are found only in a diverse membership. The promotion and retention of a diverse membership is essential to the success of our organization as a whole as well as our respective professional pursuits. Diversity brings to our organization a broader and richer environment which produces creative thinking and solutions. As such, the ADLA embraces and encourages diversity in all aspects of its activities. The ADLA is committed to creating and maintaining a culture that supports and promotes diversity in its organization.
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association (AWLA)
    Region: Arizona, USA   
    The Maricopa Chapter Of The Arizona Women Lawyers Association Promotes And Encourages The Success Of Women Lawyers In Maricopa County By Providing Members With Information And Support, By Fostering Connections Among Women Lawyers, And By Monitoring And Celebrating The Successes Of Members And Women Lawyers At-large In Our Community.
  • California Women Lawyers (CWL)
    Region: California, USA   
    The Cwl Foundation Has The Purpose Of Funding Educational And Other Activities To Educate Lawyers And The General Public Regarding Women In The Legal Professional And Legal Issues Pertaining To Women.
  • La Raza Lawyers Association of California
    Region: California, USA   
    La Raza Lawyers of California is an non-profit association organized in 1977 to support Chicano and Latino Lawyers in California and serve as a statewide network for local affiliate La Raza Lawyers Groups. We meet quarterly at various locations around the state and represent 16 different local organizations with over 2,000 attorneys.
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers
    Region: Florida, USA   
    FAWL’s Mission: To actively promote gender equality and the leadership roles of FAWL’s members in the legal profession, judiciary and community at large. To achieve these goals, FAWL will uphold the highest standard of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession, promote reform in law, and facilitate administration of justice. Established in 1951, the Association serves as the statewide voice for Florida's women lawyers and a communication resource for its 28 chapters throughout the state of Florida. Each local chapter is an independent voluntary bar association, but its members, by enrolling in the local Chapter, also become members of FAWL.
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association (FDLA)
    Region: Florida, USA   
    The Florida Defense Lawyers Association was formed in April 1967 to represent the interests of Lawyers in private practice whose practice was primarily the defense of civil matters.Over 1000 strong, FDLA now extends membership to Lawyers employed by public agencies and private corporations
  • Lawyers for Literacy
    Region: Florida, USA   
    Since 1991, the Young Lawyers Division of the Pima County Bar Association has sponsored the Lawyers for Literacy program at elementary schools throughout the Tucson community. Tutors meet individually with 4th and 5th grade students for one hour a week on Monday evenings from 6:00-7:00pm. The program begins in October and continues through mid-May.
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL)
    Region: Georgia, USA   
    Founded In 1928, The Georgia Association For Women Lawyers ("gawl") Has Been Proudly Serving The Diverse Interests Of More Than 8000 Women Who Are Admitted To The State Bar Of Georgia For Over 75 Years. Gawl’s Mission Is To Enhance The Welfare And Development Of Women Lawyers And To Support Their Interests. Towards That End, Gawl Has Provided A Forum For Networking, Mentoring, And Leadership Training. Gawl Also Seeks To Support Balance And Quality Of Life For Women Lawyers And To Advocate For A Healthy Work Environment.
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (GACDL)
    Region: Georgia, USA   
    Mission: To Promote Fairness And Justice Through Member Education, Services And Support, Public Outreach, And A Commitment To Quality Representation For All.
  • Appellate Lawyers Association (ALA)
    Region: Illinois, USA   
    Our Mission Is To: Systematically Review All Pertinent Legislation And Rules Of Court Affecting Jurisdiction And Procedure In The Appeal Of Cases To Achieve Greater Clarity, Fairness And Comprehensiveness. Facilitate Closer And More Effective Liaisons Between Lawyers Concentrating On The Appeal Of Cases, The Appellate Bench And The Legislature. Improve The Standards Of Quality And Competence In The Preparation Of Cases On Appeal. Exchange Ideas And Techniques, Resolve Common Problems, And Discuss Matters Of Mutual Interest To Those Focused On This Field.
  • Justinian Society of Lawyers
    Region: Illinois, USA   
    The Justinian Society is the professional association of Italian-American Lawyers in Illinois
  • Iowa Women Attorneys Association (IOWA)
    Region: Iowa, USA   
    I.o.w.a. Promotes The Welfare And Interest Of Women Lawyers, Maintains The Honor And Integrity Of The Profession Of Law, Secures Justice And Equality For All Persons Within The State, And Advances The Following Goals: To Promote Full Participation Of Women Attorneys In All The Rights, Privileges, Benefits And Responsibilities Of The Legal Profession To Promote Issues Of Statewide, National And International Significance Which Relate To Women Lawyers And Women As Affected By The Law And The Legal System To Support The Iowa State Bar Association And Other Organizations In Advancing The Status Of Women In Society To Promote The Growth Of Local Bar Associations For Women And Assist In Their Activities, And To Provide A System Of Communication And Support Among Its Members.
  • Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (LACDL )
    Region: Louisiana, USA   
    The Louisiana Association Criminal Defense Lawyers—founded In 1985 By Criminal Defense Lawyers, For Criminal Defense Lawyers—is A Very Active Organization Of Almost 400 Members. One Of The Most Important Features Of Lacdl Is The Understanding That With The Organization "you Are Not Alone."
  • Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts
    Region: Massachusetts, USA   
    The Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts (AALAM) is a non-partisan, non-profit, organization of over 250 Asian American lawyers, judges, and law professors. Since its incorporation in 1984, AALAM has devoted its energy and resources to a variety of civic and professional activities at the local, state, and national levels.
  • Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL)
    Region: Massachusetts, USA   
    Macdl Is Formed Exclusively For Charitable, Scientific And Educational Purposes Which Include, But Are Not Limited To, The Following Urposes: A. To Provide Support For Criminal Defense Lawyers In The Practice Of Their Craft, Including, But Not Limited To, A Strike Force, Amicus Briefs, And Other Services Which Will Improve The Quality Of Representation Of The Accused; B. To Protect The Individual Rights Of The Citizens Of The Commonwealth As Guaranteed By The Declaration Of Rights Of The Massachusetts Constitution And The United States Constitution, Including, Most Particularly, The Right To Counsel; C. To Promote The Exchange Of Experience, Legal Precedent, And Research Among Criminal Defense Lawyers Throughout The Commonwealth; D. To Enlighten The Public About The Legitimate Role Of Criminal Defense Lawyers In Society; E. To Maintain The Integrity And Independence Of Criminal Defense Lawyers; F. To Preserve The Adversary System Of Justice; G. To Coordinate Efforts With National And Local Bar Associations That Are Concerned With Criminal Justice.
  • Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association (MBLA)
    Region: Massachusetts, USA   

  • Massachusetts District Attorneys Association (MDAA)
    Region: Massachusetts, USA   
    The Mdaa's Mission Is To Promote Public Safety, The Fair And Effective Administration Of Justice, The Education Of Prosecutors And The Safeguarding Of Victims' Rights.
  • Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association (MELA)
    Region: Massachusetts, USA   
    The Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association (mela) Is A Non-profit, Unincorporated Association Of Lawyers Dedicated To Advancing The Rights Of Individual Employees In The Workplaces Of Massachusetts. Mela Is Affiliated With The National Employment Lawyer's Association. Like Our National Counterpart, Our Purpose And Goal Is To Protect And Promote The Rights Of Working People Through Litigation And Advocacy On Behalf Of Our Clients And Through The Important Work Done By Our Standing Committees.
  • The Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (WLAMF)
    Region: Michigan, USA   
    Founded In 1983, The Women Lawyers Association Of Michigan Foundation Has As Its Primary Mission: . . Promotion Of Programs Which Enhance Civic Education Through Law, And Promotion Of Scholarships And Opportunities For Women At Primary, Secondary, College And Law School Levels.
  • Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers (MABL)
    Region: Minnesota, USA   
    The Minnesota Association Of Black Lawyers (mabl) Is The Leading Minority Bar Association Organized To Promote And Support The Professional Development Of Black Lawyers, Judges, And Law Students In Minnesota. To This End, Mabl Is Committed To The Overall Goal Of Representing The Interests Of Black Citizens And Their Community In The Legal Profession And In The Judicial System Throughout The State.
  • Minnesota County Attorneys Association (MCAA)
    Region: Minnesota, USA   
    It Is The Mission Of The Minnesota County Attorneys Association To Improve The Quality Of Justice In The State Of Minnesota. To Provide Leadership On Legal And Public Policy Issues Related To The Duties Of County Attorneys; To Enhance Communication And Cooperation Between County Attorneys And The Judiciary, County Government, The Bar, And Other Public And Private Organizations Concerned With The Administration Of Justice; To Foster Professionalism And Competency By Providing Training, Education, And Support To County Attorneys, Assistant County Attorneys And Other Key Constituencies In The Justice System; And, To Enhance Mutual Cooperation And Support Among County Attorney Offices.
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association (MDLA)
    Region: Minnesota, USA   
    The Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association (mdla) Is An Association Dedicated To Serving The Needs Of Lawyers Engaging Primarily In The Defense And Trial Of Civil Disputes. Mdla Is Affiliated With The Minnesota State Bar Association And Dri -- The Voice Of The Defense Bar.
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers Association (MWL)
    Region: Minnesota, USA   
    Established In 1972, Minnesota Women Lawyers Mission Is To Secure The Full And Equal Participation Of Women In The Legal Profession And In A Just Society.
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association (MADL)
    Region: Minnesota, USA   
    Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association is a statewide association of attorneys who practice primarily in the defense of civil litigation.
  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL)
    Region: Missouri, USA   

  • Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys (GRAWA)
    Region: New York, USA   
    As A Chapter Of The Women’s Bar Of The State Of New York, The Mission Of The Greater Rochester Association For Women Attorneys Is To Promote The Advancement Of The Status Of Women In Society And Of Women In The Legal Profession; Promote The Fair And Equal Administration Of Justice; And Act As A Unified Voice For Its Members With Respect To Issues Of Statewide, National And International Significance To Women Generally And To Women Attorneys In Particular.
  • New York County Lawyers' Association (NYCLA)
    Region: New York, USA   
    The Following Mission Statement* Was Adopted By The Board On November 11, 2003: The Association Is Organized And Shall Be Operated As A Bar Association Exclusively For Charitable And Educational Purposes With The Primary Object Of Promoting The Public Interest By: Advancing The Science Of Jurisprudence; Promoting The Administration Of Justice And Reforms In The Law In The Public Interest; Elevating The Standards Of Integrity, Honor And Courtesy In The Legal Profession And Fostering The Spirit Of Collegiality Among Members Of The Association And Throughout The Bar; Applying Its Knowledge And Experience In The Field Of Law To The Promotion Of The Public Good; Arranging For The Provision By Its Members Of Free Legal Services For Indigent, Low Income And Other Persons In Need; Ensuring Access To Justice For All; Advocating For A Strong And Independent Judiciary; Encouraging Diversity Throughout The Legal Profession; Maintaining High Ethical Standards For The Bench And Bar; Promoting High-quality Legal Education And Other Resources For Law Students And Lawyers; And Such Other Charitable And Educational Activities Appropriate To A Bar Association As Will Primarily Promote The Public Interest.
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association
    Region: New York, USA   
    The New York Intellectual Property Law Association, or NYIPLA as it is known, is a bar association principally composed of lawyers interested in patent, trademark and copyright law who live or work in the jurisdictions of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, namely New York, Connecticut and Vermont, and the District of New Jersey.
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NYSACDL)
    Region: New York, USA   
    NYSACDL is dedicated to protecting the rights of criminal defendants through a strong, unified, and well-trained criminal defense bar.
  • New York State Defenders Association (NYSDA)
    Region: New York, USA   
    The New York State Defenders Association, A Not-for-profit, Membership Organization, Has Been Providing Support To New York's Criminal Defense Community Since 1967. Its Mission Is To Improve The Quality And Scope Of Publicly Supported Legal Representation To Low Income People.
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA)
    Region: Texas, USA   
    The Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (tcdla) Is The Largest State Association For Criminal Defense Attorneys In The Nation. Tcdla Started More Than 35 Years Ago As A Small, Non-profit Association And Has Grown Into A State-of-the-art Organization, Providing Assistance, Support And Continuing Education To Its Members. Tcdla Provides A Statewide Forum For Criminal Defense Lawyers And Is The Only Voice In The Legislature Interested In Basic Fairness In Criminal Defense Cases. We Are Proud That Among Our 2600 Members Are Found The “who’s Who” Of The Criminal Defense Profession In Texas.
  • Texas Young Lawyers Associaton (TYLA)
    Region: Texas, USA   
    The Texas Young Lawyers Association, organized in 1930, is a department of the State Bar of Texas. All licensed Texas lawyers 36 years old or younger or in their first five years of practice, regardless of age, are automatically members of TYLA. TYLA's funding comes directly from the State Bar and grants from various not-for-profit entities, so there are no additional dues to pay to be a member.

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