The Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (UACDL) is a professional non-profit organization that works to ensure fairness in our criminal justice system. UACDL is committed to maintaining and fostering the integrity, independence, and expertise of criminal defense lawyers as they work to protect the important individual rights guaranteed by the United States and Utah constitutions. UACDL supports lawyers who actively represent the rights of those who have been accused with a crime, by providing access to important defense resources and information and by offering training and educational opportunities.