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10/29/2019
WISCONSIN ASSOCIATION OF CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS PRESENTS Annual Ethics Seminar for Criminal Defense Lawyers Unique Ethical Issues in Criminal Defense: Perspectives for 2019 Saturday,...
08/12/2019
Acting on behalf of the Association, the Executive Committee of the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers has adopted the position of NACDL in opposing ABA Resolution 114, for the reasons...
03/19/2019
REGISTER TODAY 15 CLE CREDITS TO BE APPLIED FOR WISCONSIN ASSOCIATION OF CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS PRESENTS 2019 WACDL ANNUAL CONFERENCE SEMINAR, DINNER, AND RECEPTION...
12/12/2018
The Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is pleased to announce that Public Defender Sam Benedict has been selected to receive the 2018 David Niblack Award.   The purposes of...
09/14/2018
In many counties in Wisconsin the State Public Defender has had difficulty finding attorneys willing and able to represent persons accused of crimes. Typically the problem is caused by a shortage, or...