- Continuing Legal Education
- Legislative Action
Richard Wade Memorial Fund
In honor of the work carried out in his lifetime, NMCDLA has set up a fund to give Memberships and CLE scholarships to Navajo Nation Public Defenders and Advocates. We greatly appreciate your donation.
Donors Make the Difference!
Become a donor and help provide financial assistance for CLE scholarships, membership financial assistance, legislative advocacy, and other activities of the association (such as the annual Trial Skills College). Your extra support helps us grow as an organization. Anything you can contribute is greatly appreciated!
Help us continue doing what we're doing:
- Providing case law updates, trial skills training, and CLE seminars
- Advocating for bail reform and reduction of solitary confinement
- Educating the public about criminal defense and human rights issues
- Holding off legislation that does more harm than good
- Supporting members with seminar scholarships, NHTSA manuals, and resources for their clients and families
- Using social media to communicate about organizational news and criminal justice reform
Carlos Vigil CLE Scholarship Fund
Your donation to the Carlos Vigil CLE Scholarship fund assists members who otherwise would not be able to attend NMCDLA’s seminars.
Membership Financial Assistance Fund
Your donation to the Membership Financial Assistance fund assists criminal defense lawyers in New Mexico who need temporary financial assistance in order to join NMCDLA.
Legislative Efforts Fund
Donate to NMCDLA’s lobbying effort, which focuses on securing public defense funding, promoting legislation beneficial to the criminal justice system, and protecting the constitutional and statutory rights of those accused of crime.
Make a general donation and we will apply your gift where it is most needed to such activities as NMCDLA's annual Trial Skills College
Thank you for helping NMCDLA celebrate over 40 years! Your donation makes a difference.
Your donation will be directed toward the projects and services NMCDLA is currently championing, including:
Membership Financial Assitance
Solitary Confinement Reform Efforts
Bail Reform Efforts
Annual Trial Skills College
Non-Profit Status: The New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association is a 501(c) (6) tax-exempt organization under the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions, gifts and dues to the NMCDLA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions.