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

Accessing Resources for Public Defenders

Looking for funding? This webinar will explore how to navigate the process of finding, acquiring, and managing federal and non-federal resources to improve public defense programs.

Serving Victims of Crime Series | Elder Justice – Funding & Delivery Models

Join us in our webinar series, Serving Victims of Crime. In this webinar, we will cover partnership and service delivery models that serve older Americans and their families.

2020 Holistic Defense & Leadership Conferences
Baltimore, Maryland

This year's Holistic Defense & Leadership Conferences will be held at the Embassy Suites Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. It will consist of three events: 1) The American Council of Chief Defenders (ACCD) Summer Conference; 2) The Community-Oriented Defender (COD) Network Annual Conference; and 3) The Black Public Defender Association (BPDA) Conference. Click here to learn more about the Holistic Defense & Leadership Conferences.

2020 National Farmworker Law Conference
Arlington, Virginia

The 2020 National Farmworker Law Conference (NFLC), co-hosted by the National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA) and Farmworker Justice will take place in Arlington, Virginia. Learn more about NFLC.

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!