Benefits of being a part of the premier criminal defense organization in Minnesota include:

  • MACDL’s Legislative Committee together with our lobbyist have been instrumental in developing new policies and laws at the legislature.
  • MACDL provides scholarships for lawyers to attend trial schools and CLE’s. These scholarships are not just for new lawyers, rather many scholarships are given to experienced lawyers who want to continue to hone their trial skills.
  • MACDL keeps its members informed on important matters in the criminal defense community including the email list serve as well as the brief bank where there are hundreds of briefs, memos, motions, transcripts and other important documents that can help you in your practice.
  • MACDL is a place where you can network and bond with your fellow criminal defense colleagues.