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Specific yet diverse trainings from NLADA inform, inspire, and empower a wide range of professionals to carry the torch of equal justice in communities nationwide. They provide opportunities for professional and leadership development, for developing substantive legal practice, for skills building, and for obtaining CLE credit. NLADA excels at offering innovative, interactive, faculty-intensive training programs and conferences.


2020 Equal Justice Virtual Conference Online

Join us for this special virtual programming series that brings the ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference to you. Nine CLE programs selected from this year's ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference to get the CLE credits you need. 

2020 Annual Conference Arlington, Virginia

This year's Annual Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City (2799 Richmond Hwy), in Arlington, Virginia. Learn more about the 2020 Annual Conference!

2020 National Farmworker Law Conference (Rescheduled) Nashville, Tennessee

The 2020 National Farmworker Law Conference (NFLC), co-hosted by the National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA) and Farmworker Justice 

has bee rescheduled for 2021 in Nashville, TN! The New Advocates training will be hosted virtually November 9-10, 2020 Learn more about NFLC.


NLADA hosts webinars that strengthen the work of the civil legal aid and public defender communities.

NLADA records the webinars we host so that people from across our community can take advantage of the ideas and expertise those sessions offer. Most be watched, along with other videos, on our YouTube channel; the sessions on budget advocacy organized in collaboration with American University are hosted on its site.

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Anatomy of the Sixth Amendment

Please join NLADA on August 6th at 3:00 PM (EDT) for an exciting discussion regarding an interactive justice system planning exercise, the "Anatomy of the Sixth Amendment."