What benefits will MEMBERSHIP in mdla provide you?

  • The Quarterly publication provides case reviews and analysis of current issues significant to the defense trial lawyer. The Quarterly also includes articles written by our members on timely issues.

  • The Joint Seminar of Mississippi Claims Association and Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, held annually in the fall, provides the opportunity to earn CLE credit from presentations on topics and issues common to the defense attorney and the insurance adjuster.

  • Annual Membership Meeting, held in the spring, provides the opportunity to come together in a relaxed social atmosphere to reflect on the past and plan for the future as well as earn CLE and experience some of the finest resorts in Mississippi.

  • Trial Practice Academy, held every two years, is an excellent opportunity for young lawyers to gain courtroom experience in trying a personal injury case.

  • Deposition Academy, held on the opposing years of the Trial Practice Academy, provides training in the basics of deposition practice. The day-long seminar offers instruction along with practical application through breakout sessions with the assistance of live witnesses and coaching by experienced attorneys.

  • MDLA enjoys a close relationship with the Defense Research Institute representing 22,000 defense lawyers nationwide. Members are encouraged to utilize the many practice resources available with DRI. Interested in becoming a member of Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association? Please use the “Click to Join” button to print, fill-out and mail our Membership Application to join us today!

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