Get involved and make a difference by joining one of CDLA's committees!

Please consider becoming more involved by joining one of the CDLA's committees below. Contact Jackie Walker, executive director, at [email protected] or 860-633-2700 for more information.


Membership/Recruiting: Helps to retain members, create recruitment strategies and recruit new members, as well as develop member benefits and communicate them to the membership .

CLE: Plans the CDLA's educational programming.

Legislative: Explores ways for the CDLA to be a strong voice for the interests of civil defense attorneys.

Website/Technology: Maintains and improves the CDLA website, and considers the CDLA's social media strategies.

Programming/Marketing & Sponsorship: Encourages businesses to partner with the CDLA by sponsoring events in exchange for advertising and promotion to the CDLA membership.

Marketing: Works to promote CDLA events and activities, as well as to increase the CDLA's visibility in the community.

Amicus: Considers issues on which the CDLA may want to weigh in with an amicus brief.

The Defense: Helps to plan and solicit articles for the CDLA's biannual newsletter.

Young Lawyers Committee: The cutting edge of CDLA Committees in expanding the reach of the organization beyond that of traditional bar organizations. 

Strategic Planning: Contributes the organization's strategic direction, programs and services.