Tennessee Defense

Lawyers Association

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Become a Member of TDLA Today!

You can become a TDLA member right now!  

To qualify for membership in TDLA, an attorney must be a member in good standing with the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility and certify that 51% of his or her civil litigation practice is defense oriented.

New members: 

The Regular and Young Lawyers TDLA membership year runs July 1 to June 30th, so you may receive an invoice, or email prompting you to renew your membership in June.  

  • Annual Regular membership dues are currently $225. 
  • Annual Young Lawyer Membership (Attorneys practicing 10 years or less, for the first three years TDLA membership) are $125.


To Join:

1. Simply download the  TDLA New Membership Application and pay your membership dues by either submitting a  check, or by using our online secure payment system, Affinipay.


2. Fill out the online registration below, and pay your membership dues by submitting a check or using our online secure payment system, Affinipay.


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