~NEW FOR 2022: The Defenders Circle~
The Defenders Circle is a donation program that benefits the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (VACDL) members, seminars, and programs. VACDL has experienced tremendous growth over the past several years in membership, seminar attendance, legislative advocacy efforts and more. Defenders Circle members will play a crucial role in ensuring that VACDL maintains its success and strength as the ONLY voluntary bar association in Virginia dedicated exclusively to criminal defense. Donations* starting at $250 are included in the Defenders Circle. Among other benefits, Defenders Circle members will be showcased on the VACDL website, on signage at the current year's Annual Meeting, and in editions of The Virginia Champion electronic newsletter during the year in which their donation was made. Donations can be made on a continuing yearly basis to ensure that the member remains in the Defenders Circle!
N.B. For 2022's Fall Annual Meeting, all Defender Circle contributions will need to be submitted and received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2022. We intend to include our Inaugural Defender Circle Member listings on seminar materials and giveaway items for seminar attendees.
Defenders Circle categories:
Principal in the First Degree, donations starting at $1000
Co-Conspirator, donations starting at $750
Aider and Abettor, donations starting at $500
Accessory after the Fact, donations starting at $250
*VACDL is a 501(c)6 organization. Donations are not considered tax deductible.
Donations can also be sent via check payable to VACDL, c/o 3126 W Cary Street, #615, Richmond, VA 23221. On your check, please indicate whether the firm or an individual attorney intends to join the Defenders Circle so that correct acknowledgment can be made.