The Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association was formed in 1985. Benefits include networking, Continuing Legal Education credits, a listserv, brief bank, lists of experts in various fields, a bi-monthly publication, Habeas Corpus, which highlights issues trending in criminal defense law.


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The Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association strives to serve the needs of criminal defense attorneys throughout Nebraska by conducting numerous seminars, publishing a newsletter and maintaining a brief bank.

Criminal defense attorneys often find themselves beleaguered from all sides. It is important that they maintain mutual support and that they be as knowledgeable as possible about the issues they confront.

Please explore this web site for more information about what NCDAA offers, and then join us in this important work.


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Staff Attorney Position

June 23, 2015

The Nebraska Commission on Public Advocacy has an opening for a staff attorney beginning September 1, 2015. More

Elonis v. United States: The Supreme Court Weighs In on Prosecuting Online Threats

June 11, 2015

At Anthony Elonis' trial for making threatening posts on Facebook, the prosecutor told the jury it didn't matter what Elonis actually intended, as long as a reasonable person would perceive his statements as a true threat. In reversing Elonis' convictions last week, the Supreme Court held that in a prosecution for threats proof of the defendant's intent actually matters a great deal. More

Traffic Stops, Driving Violations and Drugs

May 19, 2015

What can your clients expect in court? This Continuing Legal Education Seminar (CLE) explores driver's license regulations and CDL's from the DMV's perspective. More

Upcoming Seminars

Making a Silk Purse Out of a Sow’s Ear: Using Individual Client Characteristics to Your Advantage
Friday, September 18, 2015 • 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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