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|Regular Member - Criminal defense attorneys in private practice, admitted to the bar more than six years||$349|
|Public Defender - Full-time attorney at government Public Defender office or legal services nonprofit. Does not include assigned counsel or contract work.||$145|
|New Lawyer - Private attorneys in their first six years of practice, based on date of first admission to the bar.||$199|
|Law Professor - Professors employed full time on the faculties of accredited law schools.||$185|
|Military - Full-time, active duty military lawyers engaged primarily in criminal defense.||$185|
|Judge - Full-time members of the judiciary||$209|
|Associate Members - Persons who are not criminal defense lawyers, but whose work supports the criminal defense profession, including non-lawyers who support the goals and objectives of NACDL.||$209|
|International - Criminal Defense Lawyers who hold passports from countries other than the United States and Canada||$209|
|Law Student - Students in an accredited law school working toward a J.D. degree. Two dues rates: $49 includes a subscription to The Champion® plus the full online archive; $29 includes the online version only.|
|Life Member* - One-time contribution or 5 yearly installments of $1,300 each. Expanded online profile.||$6,500|
|Presidents Club * - Donor Member, with an expanded online profile||$739|
|Sustaining Member * - Donor Member, with an expanded online profile||$515|
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Prosecutors are not permitted to become members of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, to attend its CLE seminars, nor to purchase its educational products. A Member is understood to have resigned by becoming a prosecutor in any local, state or federal office or by working in any other capacity which is in conflict with NACDL's objectives and purposes.