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 ...

Membership Application (pdf)
Membership Renewal Auto Draft Form (pdf)
Membership Application (online)

  • mail or in person at our home office

    Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    6808 Hill Meadow Drive
    Austin, Texas 78736

  • fax to 512.469.9107

  • phone us at 512.478.2514

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.