Welcome to DCDLA.

Check your inbox for your welcome message and account information.

As a member of DCDLA, here are just a few of the benefits to look forward to:

Peer Networking

List Serve access where members exchange vital legal assistance, advice, legal forms, and case cites.

CLE Lunches

Criminal defense-related every third Thursday for one hour.

Ethics Seminar

Three hours annually.

Lawyers Lounge

Workroom and copy machine access at Frank Crowley Court House.


Representing the Criminal Defense Bar in matters relating to judges, the DA’s office, the media, commissioner’s court, and other political matters.

Social Events

• Spring and Fall Happy Hours
• Past President’s Happy Hour
• Holiday Party & more!

Be sure to check out your account page where you can manage your profile, check membership status and update your password.