At it’s annual meeting on April 20, 2018 in Springfield, Mo., the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL) named Springfield criminal defense attorney Adam Woody was named Vice President of the organization. The organization consists of over 450 attorneys from across the state. MACDL is dedicated to protecting the rights of criminally accused through a strong and cohesive criminal defense bar. The goal to improve the quality of justice in Missouri by seeking to ensure fairness and equality before the law. To achieve this important purpose, MACDL participates in legislative matters, works with the judiciary to make advances in serving the people who come to court, and provides continuing legal education to practitioners to improve their skills.
Said Adam Woody of the Appointment: “I am honored to have been elected by the statewide criminal defense bar to provide leadership to this great organization. I will continue to make it my goal to fight for what is right and to assist, as best I can, all criminal defense attorneys across the state to effectively advocate for their clients in and out of the courtroom.”