Thank you for your interest in joining the LADC!

In order to become a member of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, an attorney must be in good standing with the State Bar of Louisiana, devote a substantial amount of his/her professional time to the handling of litigated cases and whose representation in such cases is primarily other than plaintiffs in personal injury cases, and not be a member of any plaintiff or claimant oriented association, group or firm.

By the joining the LADC, you are setting yourself up for success! With over 1,400 members and numerous CLEs, the LADC is able to provide dynamic networking opportunities. As a member you receive access to our archive of newsletters and current monthly newsletters on recent developments within the legal community, as well as the following benefits....

Member Benefits:

  • Networking with Association members
  • North Louisiana Seminar
  • Ski Trip & CLE Meeting
  • Annual Meeting (out of state)
  • Sizzlin’ Summer Meeting
  • Frank L. Maraist Young Lawyers Awards Dinner
  • Winter Torts Meeting with Louisiana Judicial College
  • Professional Newsletters in fields of practice important to membership (Appellate Law, Commercial Litigation, Construction Liability, Defamation/Invasion of Privacy, Employment Law, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Environmental/Toxic Tort, Ethics and Professionalism, Evidence, Healthcare Law, Insurance Coverage, Intellectual Property, Practice and Procedure, Professional Liability – Non Medical, Products Liability)
  • Quantum Review published monthly in Newsletter
  • Active Practice Groups to include:  Medical Malpractice, Labor Law, Environmental and Energy, and Construction Law
  • Active Young Lawyers Committee
  • Annual Boot Camp for Young Lawyers

Please keep in mind that those who join the LADC before October 1st must pay the current year's dues. Only those who join in October, November or December are exempt for paying the current year's dues. Dues are $250 and $200 for young lawyers. Because of Covid-19, all members paying their membership dues in August 2020 and after will automatically include dues for 2021. 

Let the LADC remind you of what a community of colleagues can achieve!