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The fee for membership is $30. We strongly encourage you to pay by credit card. You will be directed to our secure online payment form after submitting this application. For security purposes you will be asked to verify your name and address.

If paying by check, our mailing address is:
Animal Legal Defense Fund
525 East Cotati Avenue
Cotati, CA 94931

By submitting this form I acknowledge that I have a genuine interest in protecting the lives and advancing the interests of animals through the legal system. I further acknowledge that ALDF is not a law firm. I agree not to use the name Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) in a manner that would indicate that it may be a law firm, or include its use as counsel of record, on any pleadings, in correspondence, or in other statements, without the prior permission and authorization of ALDF.

  1. I understand and acknowledge that ALDF does not provide malpractice insurance for attorneys who volunteer their services.
  2. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), its officers, directors and members for any and all claims, demands, actions, liabilities, expenses or losses resulting in whole or in part from my handling of any matter referred to me by ALDF or by my failure to comply with the disclosure requirements above.
  3. I agree to notify ALDF immediately of any pending disciplinary proceedings and of any past disciplinary proceedings closed in a manner adverse to me (including matters closed by private reproval).

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