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Upcoming NYSACDL Events:




In-Depth Cross Examination

Wednesday, October 7th &
Friday, October 9th

1pm - 4:30pm



Superstar DWI Trial Seminar

Thursday, November 5th &
Friday, November 6th

1pm - 5:00pm



 Weapons for the Firefight 2020 - The Trial

Thursday, December 3rd &
Friday, December 4th

1pm - 5:00pm



The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is the most inclusive and vibrant criminal defense bar association in New York State.

Our membership of more than 925 private criminal defense practitioners and public defenders boasts the most experienced and top-rated attorneys in New York State. NYSACDL works to protect the rights of criminal defendants every day.

Some of our programming includes:

  • Top-Rated CLE seminars on Important Topics Throughout New York State 
  • Regularly printed Atticus magazine covering issues confronting criminal defense practitioners and providing important NYSACDL news.
  • Frequent Submission of Amicus briefs on important legal or constitutional issues of state and national importance.


And Much More!



Looking for a Lawyer?

Use the NYSACDL Member Directory to find a Criminal Defense Lawyer in your region.



NYSACDL is an affiliate of the National Association of CriminalDefense Lawyers (NACDL).