To protect and insure by rule of law those individual rights guaranteed to all people, rich and poor alike, by the Arizona and Federal Constitutions, and to resist all efforts made to curtail such rights;
To improve the professional status of all lawyers and to encourage cooperation between lawyers engaged in the furtherance of our objectives through publications, education, and mutual assistance; and
To engage in all activities on a local, state and national level that will advance the purposes for which this organization is formed in order to promote justice and the common good of the citizens of the United States.
Contributions to AACJ are not currently deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes but may be deductible as a business expense. You should address any possible tax options with your preferred tax provider. AACJ appreciates your contributions to assist the organization in its ongoing efforts.
A statewide not-for-profit membership organization of criminal defense lawyers, law students and associated professionals dedicated to protecting the rights of the accused in the courts and in the legislature, promoting excellence in the practice of criminal law through education, training and mutual assistance, and fostering public awareness of citizens’ rights, the criminal justice system and the role of the defense lawyer.