Criminal Lawyers


For more information about law education, careers, and its Criminal Justice Section, contact

Criminal Justice Section
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20036-5369
Tel: (202) 662-1500
Fax: (202) 662-1501

For information on union membership, contact

80 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001-1583
Tel: (202) 737-8700

For information on AALS members and answers to FAQs about law education, contact

1614 20th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20009-1001
Tel: (202) 296-8851
Fax: (202) 296-8869

For information on the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) and choosing and paying for law school, contact

662 Penn Street
Newtown, PA 18940-2176
Tel: (215) 968-1001

The Legal Aid Society was founded in 1876, and is the nation’s “oldest and largest provider of legal services to the indigent.” Visit its Web site for more information on legal advocacy careers.

199 Water Street
New York, NY 10038-3526
Tel: (212) 577-3300

For information on choosing a law school, law careers, salaries, and alternative law careers, contact

1220 19th Street, NW, Suite 401
Washington, D.C. 20036-2405
Tel: (202) 835-1001
Fax: (202) 835-1112

This is a professional organization for defense lawyers, including those who practice indigent law. It offers membership for law students and “allied non-lawyers,” and <em>The Champion</em> magazine.

1660 L Street, NW, 12th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20036-5603
Tel: (202) 872-8600
Fax: (202) 872-8690

This professional organization for both female and male lawyers offers career development programs for new lawyers, publications, a mentorship program, and membership for law students.

Tel: (312) 988-6186

For information on certification, contact

850 Franklin Street, Suite 8
Wrentham, MA 02093-2406
Tel: (508) 384-6565
Fax: (508) 384-8223

This is the oldest and largest professional association for prosecutors in the world.

1400 Crystal Drive, Suite 330
Alexandria, VA 22202-4156
Tel: (703) 549-9222
Fax: (703) 836-3195

This organization is the largest nonprofit membership association for public defenders and other equal-justice professionals. It offers membership for law students and private citizens who share its goals. Visit its Web site for information on membership, careers, <em>Cornerstone</em> magazine, and the <em>Directory of Legal Aid & Defender Offices and Resources.</em>

1901 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20006-3406
Tel: (202) 452-0620
Fax: (202) 872-1031