Public Defender Events

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 specific opportunities to sharpen trial, appellate, and training skills.

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Defender Conferences and Training

2019 Holistic Defense & Leadership Conferences
Baltimore, MD

The Holistic Defense & Leadership Conference offers a week long learning opportunity for public defenders. The four events: (1) Mitigation Certificate Training; (2) NASAMS Conference; (3) COD Network Conference and (4) Black Public Defender Association Conference will explore issues concerning holistic defense practice, social work and mitigation practice and diversity and inclusion.

2019 Annual Conference
Detroit, MI

The 2019 Annual Conference will be held at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center (400 Renaissance Drive), in Detroit, Michigan.