ADVOCACY . COMMUNITY . EDUCATION
Welcome to AACTLA!
The Asian American Criminal Trial Lawyers Association is a non-profit organization of criminal defense attorneys, judges and law students dedicated to serving the Asian American community. The mission of AACTLA is to improve the study and practice of criminal defense, to promote the fair administration of justice for all by ensuring the meaningful participation of Asian Americans in the legal profession. Through the volunteer work of its members, AACTLA offers a variety of service programs, including regular free legal clinics, professional development programs for attorneys, and mentorship for law students and attorneys.
AACTLA strives to provide a voice for the Asian American community in our advocacy both in and out of the courtroom.