MACDL is dedicated to protecting the rights of criminally accused through a strong and cohesive criminal defense bar. We strive to improve the quality of justice in Missouri by seeking to ensure fairness and equality before the law. To achieve this important purpose, MACDL participates in legislative matters, works with the judiciary to make advances in serving the people who come to court, and provides continuing legal education to practitioners to improve their skills.
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2018 MACDL Spring CLE
Enjoy these snapshots from our most recent CLE program!

MACDL 2018 Award Luncheon
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MACDL Board Calendar
October 18, 2018- Stoney Creek, Independence, MO
January 26, 2019- Camden on the Lake, Lake Ozark, MO
April 4, 2019- Ameristar, St. Charles, MO
July 2019- Lodge of Four Seasons, Lake Ozark, MO
 
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CLE Calendar
MACDL is an accredited provider of CLE in Missouri. 
In addition, MACDL  may apply for Kansas CLE credit. 
Hours for each state will be identified at Seminar.


MACDL Fall CLE

Winning Your Case with Opening Statements & Storytelling

MACDL Fall CLE- Live CLE
When: October 19, 2018
Where: Stoney Creek
18011 Bass Pro Drive, Independence, MO 64055
Hotel: room block expires Sept. 10th 
or until block is full (whichever occurs first)
 
Registration: Paper Form
                       Online

Agenda: Tentative Agenda

CLE Speakers:
    LAURA O'SULLIVAN
    RAFE FORMAN
    CYNDY SHORT
    ANGELA ACREE
    MATTHEW GASS
    LINDSAY PHOENIX 



MACDL MEMBER BENEFIT
Free Practice Aid/Resource Tool for Defending Sex Crimes!

This extensive guide for defending sex crimes was designed to be a single reference document and is accessible to MACDL members by logging into the MEMBER ONLY page of our website

MISSOURI COURT PLAN

This video produced, by the Missouri Bar, explains how the MO Nonpartisan Court Plan works.  It explores the rich history that inspired Missourians to be the first in the nation to adopt the system.

AMICUS CURIAE 

 
MACDL’s Amicus Committee responds to requests for assistance by members involved in issues of general bar interest in the appellate courts of Missouri.

Click here for Other MACDL Amicus Briefs.

POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

Please Contribute to the MACDL Political Action Committee.  In order for us to stay on top of legislative items against our industry, we have our own political action committee. Click here for a contribution form and send your donation today or click here to make that donation right now online via Authorize.Net! Personal and Corporate contributions are accepted.