Welcome to Phi Alpha Delta - UCSD Chapter

SERVICE TO THE STUDENT, TO THE SCHOOL, TO THE PROFESSION, AND TO THE COMMUNITY

ΦAΔ (Phi Alpha Delta), or P.A.D., founded in 1902, is the largest co-ed professional law fraternity in the United States of America. Phi Alpha Delta has members who are university students, law school students, lawyers, judges, senators, and even presidents.

  • 192 law school chapters chartered at accredited law schools throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico
  • 97 alumni chapters chartered throughout North America
  • 267 Phi Alpha Delta pre-law chapters chartered at colleges and universities throughout North America
  • 250,000 current membership
  • Alumni located in over 50 different countries throughout the world
  • Nearly 1 out of 6 attorneys are members of Phi Alpha Delta
  • Over 4,000 law students join Phi Alpha Delta each year
  • Over 4,000 pre-law students join Phi Alpha Delta each year

A Professional Service Organization

  •  Service to the student, the law school, the profession, and the community
  • Upholds the highest standards in professional ethics
  • Creates a dialogue among law students, practice attorneys, and judges. This interchange provides students with practical information and legal skills generally addressed by the academic curriculum