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NLADA offers its members a wide range of publications. These include the member magazine, NLADA Cornerstone, specialized newsletters for defender and civil members, selected evaluation reports, Amicus Curiae briefs, training materials, management and administration resources and in-depth analysis of Legal Services Corporation regulations. Some NLADA publications are also available to non-members by subscription or individual purchase.

For more information on any of the publications listed below, simply click on the publication name.

The Pursuit of Equal Justice Under Law











Annual Report 2010

Our Annual Report highlights the activities and successes of the Association on behalf of civil legal aid and public defense advocates during the year.

The Report also contains information on the Association's training events, partners and donors, as well as a consolidated statement of activities and a consolidated statement of financial position. Download a PDF of the 2010 Annual Report today!

You will need Acrobat Reader to view it. You may also request a hard copy.


For more than 30 years, Cornerstone, published three times a year, has provided civil legal aid and public defense professionals with peer written articles on the latest information, trends and theories concerning equal justice rights. Cornerstone is seen by nearly 13,000 civil legal aid advocates and public defense professionals, bar leaders and staff, private practice attorneys, judges, law school clinicians, students, fellows and clients, and private citizens who support NLADA and its mission of ensuring equal justice for all. Its distribution reaches equal justice professionals in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Micronesia.

2011-2012 - The Directory of Legal Aid and Defender Offices and Resources

Directory of Legal Aid & Public Defender Offices and Resources Purchase Your Copy Today!

To purchase your Directory online, please visit the NLADA Online Store or click here to download the order form.

NLADA’s newly updated Directory of Legal Aid & Defender Offices and Resources (2011-2012 Edition) will give your staff access to contact information for civil legal aid and public defender offices across the country, as well as state and national support and resource centers, and includes a section of sentencing advocates and mitigation specialists.

Purchase your 2011 -2012 directory today to ensure that you have the most recent contact information you need for civil legal aid and public defender offices across the country, as well as state and national support and resource centers, and sentencing advocates and mitigation specialists.

Publications Devoted to Issues Affecting Indigent Defense Professionals:

ACCD Executive Summary

An update for and about the American Council of Chief Defenders (ACCD).

Check Out Other Publications Devoted to Issues Affecting Indigent Defense Professionals

Publications Devoted to Issues Affecting the Delivery of Civil Legal Aid:

NLADA Update

Semimonthly in-depth coverage and analysis of developments in the Congress, the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) and other happenings that affect the delivery of civil legal services. The Update is a benefit available exclusively to NLADA civil program members.

Federal Regulatory Memos

Comprehensive analyses and information on the following topics: pending or proposed legislation affecting LSC and its grantees regulatory and policy developments, LSC Office of Inspector General developments, and state planning and configuration.

Access to Justice News

The latest information for bar, bench and legal services leaders who are engaged in establishing or expanding state access to justice efforts.