The Purpose of ADLA
The purpose of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (ADLA) is to bring together lawyers of Alabama who devote a substantial amount of their professional time to the handling of civil defense cases.
This association facilitates the exchange among members of information, ideas, techniques and court rulings relating to the handling of civil defense litigation. These exchanges are intended to improve the skills of civil defense lawyers and elevate the standards of trial practice.
ADLA also seeks to encourage high standards of trial practice in conjunction with similar associations in other legal areas. Such standards include developing and securing court adoption or approval of a high standard code of trial conduct and courtroom manners.
Furthermore, ADLA seeks to support the work of improving the adversary system of jurisprudence in Alabama courts, eliminating court congestion including unnecessary delays and promote improvements in the administration of justice.
In general, ADLA supports and encourages an increase in the quantity and quality of the service and contribution which the legal profession renders to the community, state and nation.