Who We Are:

The Wake County Academy of Criminal Trial Lawyers, Inc  is a tax-exempt non-profit association of criminal defense attorneys in Wake County, North Carolina. Our mission is to promote the best possible representation for our clients who are facing criminal charges in Wake County.We usually meet once a month, from 5:30 to 7:00, on the second Wednesday of the month.

Membership in WCACTL is open to all practicing criminal defense attorneys in Wake County. Membership is $50 (or reduced rate for PD's) for the calendar year.  A membership roster is maintained. Members are admitted to our List-serve for the term of the membership, receive a discount on CLE's and are invited to Social Activities throughout the year. 

President: Taylor Manning 
Vice President: Renee Jordan
Secretary: Jennifer Lucero 
Treasurer: Grey Powell 
Membership Director: Lindsey Moore
CLE Director: Lindsay Granados 
Social Director: Melody Edwardo 
Webmaster: Bryan Clausing 


Technology Chair: Bryan Clausing

*Membership Applications for 2018 now being accepted.