About Us

    Phi Alpha Delta is the largest co-ed professional law fraternity in the United States of America. Phi Alpha Delta has members who are university students, law school students, lawyers, judges, senators, and even presidents. It was founded in 1902 and today has over 300,000 initiated members. Approximately one out of six attorneys in the United States is a member of P.A.D.

A Fraternity of Firsts

Phi Alpha Delta was the first law fraternity to...

      • Open membership to all genders, races, creeds and national origins.
      • Host one of the largest Mock Trial Competitions for law students in the country.
      • Conduct a “Senior Transition Program” for pre-law students entering law school.
      • Establish a Pre-Law Program to assist undergraduate students interested in the law.
      • Hold P.A.D. Day at the Supreme Court, a day designated for P.A.D. attorneys to be admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.