Join TCDLA and become part of a long history of providing outstanding services and assistance to criminal defense lawyers across the great state of Texas. Enjoy numerous member benefits. Endorse a colleague or friend—encourage others to become members of TCDLA.
We offer a number of ways for YOU to join ...
You can fill out the Membership Application (pdf) and submit it:
- by mail or in person at our home office:
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
6808 Hill Meadow Drive
Austin, Texas 78736
- by fax to 512.469.9107
- or phone us at 512.478.2514
OR you can join up online in one of the following categories:
(First two years)
Required for TCDLA officers and directors
Other (law professors and other persons approved by the board of directors)
Note: To join TCDLA you must be a member in good standing of the State Bar of Texas engaged in the defense of criminal cases (except law students or affiliate applicants). New applicants must be endorsed by a current TCDLA member. Members of the judiciary (except honorary members) and those regularly employed in a prosecutorial office are not eligible.