The Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel (PADC) is an active participant in the Philadelphia community as our members strive to demonstrate their commitment to give back to the community in which they practice law.
Serving Philadelphia Defense Counsel Since 1947
It was shortly after World War II that Attorney Ralph Croskey led a movement of prominent Philadelphia defense lawyers to form an organization as a social club for those practicing in tort and insurance law. PADC proudly celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, making it one of the oldest continuously operating defense organizations in the United States.Read More
Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel Membership
The Association provides for two classes of membership: Regular and Privileged. Membership is limited to individuals and cannot be vested in firms or partnerships.Learn More