P.A.D. National Events
National P.A.D. Events

Event List

Phi Alpha Delta hosts a variety of national events for all members: pre-law, law, and alumni. P.A.D. events emphasize leadership development, education, and service.

Biennial Convention 2020

Phi Alpha Delta's Biennial Convention is held every two years to bring together P.A.D. student and alumni members from around the world. Programming consists of workshops, panels and guest speakers on a variety of topics. Convention presents invaluable fraternal networking, professional growth, and leadership development opportunities for both student and alumni members.

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Pre-Law Conference

The Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Conference is an educational and leadership opportunity where pre-law members meet fellow P.A.D. members, law school representatives from colleges and universities throughout the United States, and vendors including LSAT prep company representatives.

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Law School Mock Trial

The P.A.D. Law School Mock Trial Competition is an annual competition where 28 teams from P.A.D. law chapters across the country compete for first through fourth place, with additional honors for outstanding defense, prosecution, advocates, and witnesses awarded. The competition is judged by volunteer lawyers & judges (both P.A.D. alumni and non-members) and Mock Trial veterans who offer invaluable, real-world feedback.

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P.A.D. Day at the U.S. Supreme Court

Since 1967, P.A.D. has offered members the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be admitted to the United States Supreme Court Bar.

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P.A.D. Leadership Summit

The Leadership Summit is an off-Convention year event held biennially to provide networking and extensive leadership training to P.A.D. pre-law, law, and alumni leaders.

2021 Information TBA

Spirit Week

Spirit Week make recruitment and planning easier for chapters, and to promote our core values through service and events. This year’s Spirit Week features making blankets for Project Linus, selling red carnation flowergrams, the P.A.D. Health Initiative, and more.

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Our Mission

Phi Alpha Delta is the world’s preeminent law fraternity because of our dedication to service: service to the student, the school, the profession, and the community.

It is through devotion to the ideals of Integrity, Compassion, Courage, Professionalism, Service, Diversity, and Innovation that we better both our profession and our community. Through accepting our differences we become not just a law fraternity, but a family.