Member Benefits


From September through April, the CCDLA has meetings on the third Thursday of each month. Members not only get a buffet dinner, but also 1 hour of CLE credit on topics of interest to the criminal bar.


Each May, the CCDLA has an annual outing at Mountaineer Casino in West Virginia, where members can obtain three hours of CLE, participate in a golf tournament, gamble to their hearts content, and top it off with a dinner honoring a member of the defense bar for his contributions.



CCDLA has a listserv, which allows you to exchange emails with other criminal lawyers in Cuyahoga County, on issues of law, strategy, and tactics. The Listserv is free for sixty days; membership is required after that. If you’d like to subscribe to the Listserv, send an email to or


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