GDLA is Committed to Advancing the Civil Defense Bar.
Committed to Diversity
The Georgia Defense Lawyers Association (GDLA) is an association for all lawyers who practice law principally in the area of civil litigation representing defendants. The GDLA has always maintained an open membership policy and has welcomed into its membership defense lawyers of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, ethnicity, race or national origin.
Committed to Education
GDLA Trial & Mediation Academy
Callaway Gardens Lodge & Spa
August 25 - 28, 2021
Committed to Excellence
The Georgia Defense Lawyers Association was founded in 1967 by a group of civil defense attorneys, who wanted to create a forum for networking outside of the office, courtroom and arbitration table.