Phi Alpha Delta History
Phi Alpha Delta History

Phi Alpha Delta: A Walk Through the Decades

Learn more about P.A.D.’s legacy through the history video: Phi Alpha Delta: A Walk Through The Decades.

Members and chapters are welcome to use this video as a resource during recruitment and chapter informational meetings.

History Timeline

Emblems & Symbols

Est. November 8, 1902

The History Continues: A P.A.D. History Book

Official P.A.D. Song

Phi Delta Delta Women’s Legal Fraternity

International Leadership

History of the International Executive Board

Learn a brief history about the International Executive Board and how they serve their role in Fraternity growth.

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History of the International Tribunal

Learn a brief history about the International Tribunal including past members, rules, and past decisions.

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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.

  • Win a CFEA Award for Excellence in the highly-competitive multimedia category for the P.A.D. History Video.

  • Implement an on-line membership database for networking students and alumni/ae together.

Our Mission

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International is a professional law fraternity advancing integrity, compassion and courage through service to the student, the school, the profession and the community.