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Become a member of the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association and reap the benefits!

As a member of the MCDAA, you will receive access to the following services:

  • Listserve - an email listserve, free to members, to discuss issues related to the organization and issues related to criminal defense.
  • Lobbying - MCDAA members represent the association in various forums to obtain information about new legislation and/or rules and to speak on behalf of the association.
  • Networking - through meetings, continuing legal education programs, and social functions.
  • Private Access - to programs, materials, and influence of the association.
  • Continuing Legal Education - MCDAA presents a number of seminars throughout the year on issues of interest to members.
  • Job Bank
  • Membership Directory - online directory containing names, addresses, phone, and e-mail of current members.


New Members ONLY: Public Defender Members: join by March 1, 2019 and your MCDAA Membership will be valid through 6/30/2020

New Members ONLY: Private Practice Attorney Members: join by March 1, 2019 and your MCDAA Membership will be valid through 6/30/2020 

Public Defender Members: $40 Vaild through 6/30/2019

Private Practice Attorney Members (Regular Mbrshp): $90 Valid through 6/30/2019

Student Members: $0 Valid through 6/30/2019

Supporting Members: $200 Valid through 6/30/2019

Retired Members: $40 Valid through 6/30/2019

Please allow up to 72 hours for membership approval.

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The following downloadable MCDAA Membership form can be submitted to the attention of Rachel Schley via mail, email, or fax using the information provided below.
Download Application Here (PDF)

MCDAA c/o Membership
9 Newport Drive
Suite 200

Forest Hill, MD 21050
F: 443-640-1031