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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

There are no scheduled upcoming conferences.

Civil Training Opportunities

There are no scheduled civil training sessions.

Defender Training Opportunities

Training is a key component of NLADA's mission to seek justice for all by providing high-quality, cost-efficient legal representation to low-income persons accused of crimes. An experienced and dynamic faculty, carefully selected for each program because of their professional expertise, conducts all of NLADA's trainings. Conferences offer innovations in technology and management techniques and strategies plus opportunities to sharpen trial, appellate, and training skills.


Jan
25
2018 Appellate Defender Training New Orleans, LA

The National Appellate Defender Training (ADT) offers an intensive, four-day learning experience designed specifically for attorneys who represent indigent defendants in criminal and delinquency appeals in the state and federal court systems. 

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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Oct
31
Partnerships in Federal Funding: Case Studies in Defender/Civil Program Collaboration

This webinar is part of a 5-part series and will showcase successful Defender/Civil program partnerships that are supported with Federal funds. 

Nov
09
Partnerships in Federal Funding: Case Studies in Community Economic Redevelopment
This webinar will showcase successful Community Economic Redevelopment 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 fifth session in a 5-part series.