Join the Wendell G. Freeland Society

The Wendell G. Freeland Society is a litigation honor society comprised of judges, lawyers and law students dedicated to the advancement of litigation excellence.  The Freeland Society emphasizes the creation of significant educational and mentoring experiences for its members, designed to enhance and develop their legal skills and contribute positively to their growth as effective and ethical litigators.

There are two classifications of active members in the Freeland Society:

Fellows are judges and lawyers with at least ten (10) years of litigation experience; who have demonstrated excellence in any litigation discipline – civil, criminal, appellate or arbitration – as recognized by peers in their community; who have demonstrated a commitment to fostering an inclusive legal profession through mentorship, promotion and/or sponsorship; who are active, enthusiastic and engaged; and who exhibit the highest ethical standards.

Members are lawyers of any level or law students who exhibit a strong desire to achieve the qualifications of a Fellow.