Please choose the most appropriate option below:
|First time Members:
Following is a list of membership categories and the dues rate for each. Please contact member services if you have any questions about eligibility.
||Criminal defense attorney in private practice
||Full-time attorney at PD office or Legal Services nonprofit
||First five years after initial admission to the bar
||Full time professor in an accredited law school
||Full-time members of the judiciary
||Active duty only
||Non-Lawyers whose work supports criminal defense attorneys
||Students working toward their JD or comparable degree
||Practicing Criminal Defense Lawyers who hold passports
from countries other than the United States & Canada
Additional member categories include Life, President's Club, and Sustaining.
Members in these categories receive special recognition for their ongoing and
valued support of NACDL's goals.
Life Members make a one-time contribution of $6,500 or 5 consecutive
annual installments of $1,300 each. Once the full commitment has been met, there will
be no further membership dues. For more information about Life Membership, please see www.nacdl.org/lifememberupgrade/
President's Club Members pay dues at the rate of $699 per year.
Sustaining Members pay dues at the rate of $479 per year.