Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA)

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys was founded as a national "think tank" to represent all prosecutors and provide resources such as training and technical assistance in an effort to develop proactive innovative prosecutorial practices that prevent crime, ensure equal justice and make our communities safer.

(202) 861-2480


American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section

The Criminal Justice Section has primary responsibility for the American Bar Association's work on solutions to issues involving crime, criminal law, and the administration of criminal and juvenile justice. The Section plays an active leadership role in bringing the views of the ABA to various policy-making bodies.

(202) 662-1000


National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)

The Association encourages, at all levels of federal, state and local government, a rational and humane criminal justice policy for America -- one that promotes fairness for all; due process for even the least among us who may be accused of wrongdoing; compassion for witnesses and victims of crime.

(202) 872-8600


National District Attorney's Association (NDAA)

NDAA representatives regularly meet with the Department of Justice, members of Congress, and other national associations to represent the views of prosecutors to influence federal and national policies and programs that affect law enforcement and prosecution.

(703) 549-9222


National Legal Aid and Defender Organization (NLADA)

National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA), founded in 1911, is America's oldest and largest nonprofit association devoted to excellence in the delivery of legal services to those who cannot afford counsel. NLADA serves as the collective voice for our country's civil legal aid and public defender services.

(202) 452-0620