Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers has been formed to improve the quality and administration of justice. The objectives and purposes of this organization shall be as follows:
To protect and insure by rule of law those individual rights guaranteed by the Washington and Federal Constitutions, and to resist all efforts made to curtail such rights;
To improve the professional status of all lawyers and to encourage cooperation between lawyers engaged in the furtherance of our objectives through publications, education, and mutual assistance; and
To engage in all activities on a local, state and national level that will advance the purposes for which this organization is formed in order to promote justice and the common good of the citizens of the United States.
— WACDL Bylaws, Article IV