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.

Defender Conferences and Training

2020 National Farmworker Law Conference - New Advocates Training
Virtual Conference

The New Advocates training will be hosted virtually November 9-11, 2020 Learn more about NFLC.

The 2020 National Farmworker Law Conference (NFLC), co-hosted by the National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA) and Farmworker Justice has been rescheduled for 2021 in Nashville, TN!


2020 Annual Conference
Held in Cyberspace

The NLADA Annual Conference is the premier skills-building and knowledge-sharing event for the civil legal aid, public defense and public interest law communities. We will offer advocates substantive information and professional skills training to meet the legal needs of low-income people. Join us in November!

2021 Appellate Defender Virtual Training
Online Training

Appellate Defender Virtual Training, January 25-29, 2021