Phi Alpha Delta


Phi Alpha Delta

Hoynes Chapter
Notre Dame Law School

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Phi Alpha Delta is the world’s largest law fraternity, with 250,000 members worldwide.

Started in 1902, Phi Alpha Delta has far more active chapters than any other law fraternity in the world, with over 200 pre-law chapters, 183 law school chapters and 95 alumni chapters in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico.

In September of 1970, Phi Alpha Delta became the first law fraternity to admit women.

Phi Alpha Delta has members who are university students, law school students, lawyers, judges, senators, and even presidents.

2012 – 2013 Officers:
Justice: Caroline Zogas
Vice Justice: Charles Rodriguez, Libby Klesmith
Treasurer: Anthony Rooney
Clerk: Janae Lopes
Marshal: Dennis Malloy


PAD Declaration of Purpose:

The purpose of this Fraternity shall be to form a strong bond uniting students and teachers of the law with members of the Bench and Bar in a fraternal fellowship designed to advance the ideals of liberty and equal justice under law; to stimulate excellence in scholarship; to inspire the virtues of compassion and courage; to foster integrity and professional competence; to promote the welfare of its members; and to encourage their moral, intellectual, and cultural advancement; so that each member may enjoy a lifetime of honorable professional and public service.

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