Anyone interested in the practice of public defense in Washington state is welcome to join WDA. Individuals currently performing prosecutorial or judicial work are not eligible for WDA membership.
Current membership options:
Individual WDA memberships are $200.00 and are active until the end of the calendar year. They are not pro-rated, but if you join after July 1, you have the option of paying $300 for the remainder of the calendar year and the entirety of next year. If you are a current member, click here to renew for 2023. $20 Student memberships are also available for active law students.
We also offer special office member pricing if all eligible employees at your firm would like to join and you have an office of five or more. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
If you’d like to join and you’re a new or lapsed member, please fill out our online membership form. Go through the steps to pay and then set up your web access account. After you have filled out the form, WDA will review your application and authorize your web access. Please note: you will be taken to PayPal to pay for your membership online, however you can also pay by check. If you want to pay by check, please follow the instructions on the payment page.