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Trainings from NLADA

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.

Annual Conferences

Every year NLADA organizes two major conferences that bring together people from across the country to share expertise and find better ways to advance justice. Taking place each spring is Equal Justice Conference, which is co-sponsored by the American Bar Association; taking place each fall is NLADA Annual Conference.


Dec
06
2017 Annual Conference Washington, D.C., at the Renaissance Washington Downtown Hotel

The premier skills-building and knowledge-sharing event for the civil legal aid, public defense, and public interest law communities.

Conferences

Every year NLADA organizes two major conferences that bring together people from across the country to share expertise and find better ways to advance justice. Taking place each spring is Equal Justice Conference, which is co-sponsored by the American Bar Association; taking place each fall is NLADA Annual Conference.


Sep
14
2017 New Leadership Training Las Vegas, NV

NLADA’s 2017 New Leadership Training is a national conference that provides an opportunity for defender leaders to step back from day to day demands and focus on developing leadership skills. 

Civil Training Opportunities

There are no scheduled civil training sessions.

Defender Training Opportunities

There are no scheduled defender training sessions.

Webinars

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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Aug
23
Getting Started in Community Partnerships

This webinar will focus on providing attendees with a clearer understanding of the importance of community partnerships in federally funded programs. The information provided will help to prepare attendees for taking their first steps in identifying and building strong partnerships within their networks and communities to become more successful grant applicants. Topics discussed will include understanding current work and work gaps, getting to know your network, measuring your collective impact, and communicating the partnerships value. This webinar is created as the second session in a 5-part series.

Sep
07
Partnerships in Federal Funding: Case studies in Defender/Civil Program Collaboration

This webinar will showcase successful Defender/Civil program partnerships that are supported with Federal funds. Presenters will discuss their experience in obtaining funding, challenges and successes of working together, and where their program is going in the future. The information provided will help attendees to understand how they might form their own unique partnerships to leverage resources and gain access to federal funding. This webinar is created as the third session in a 5-part series.

Oct
05
Partnerships in Federal Funding: Case studies in Reentry Programs

This webinar will showcase successful Reentry program partnerships that are supported with Federal funds. Presenters will discuss their experience in obtaining funding, challenges and successes of working together, and where their program is going in the future. The information provided will help attendees to understand how they might form their own unique partnerships to leverage resources and gain access to federal funding. This webinar is created as the fourth session in a 5-part series.