Member Benefits for Public Defenders

Working as a Public Defender comes with unique challenges.

The NACDL understands these difficulties, and is committed to providing Public Defenders the resources and support needed to succeed in and out of court.

Public Defenders are critical to ensuring a fair criminal justice system for all. The NACDL understands that being a Public Defender can be a challenging and demanding job, with unique obstacles and pressures.

That's why we offer a range of membership benefits tailored specifically for Public Defenders.


Resources and Support


As a member of NACDL, you have access to a range of benefits that can help you in your career as a public defender. Here are just a few:

  • Legal Resources: Get access to the latest legal research, briefs, and other resources to help you stay on top of your game.

  • Training and Education: Attend our conferences and other training events to learn from experts in the field and stay up-to-date on the latest legal trends.

  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with other public defenders from around the country to share insights and experiences, and build your professional network.

  • Advocacy and Support: Join us in advocating for policies that support public defenders and their clients, and get support when you need it from our team of experts.


Frequently Asked Questions


  • Q: What are the membership fees for public defenders? A: We offer discounted membership rates for public defenders. You can find more information on our membership page.

  • Q: How can I get involved with NACDL's advocacy efforts? A: As a member, you'll receive updates on our advocacy efforts and opportunities to get involved. You can also contact us directly to learn more.

  • Q: What types of events and training opportunities does NACDL offer? A: We offer a range of training and education opportunities throughout the year, including our annual conference, webinars, and other events. You can find more information on our events page.

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