2017 Holistic Defense and Leadership Conferences

Conference
Wednesday, June 07, 2017 (All day) to Friday, June 09, 2017 (All day)
Baltimore, Maryland

This year, NLADA brings together defenders, social workers, and community activists for three days of training, networking, and strategizing at the Holistic Defense and Leadership Conferences.

The conference has reached its capacity, and we cannot accept any new registrations.

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National Alliance of Sentencing Advocates and Mitigation Specialists Conference

June 7: The NASAMS Conference will offer an opportunity for social workers and mitigation specialists who work on holistic defense teams to receive cutting edge training from experienced and nationally recognized experts. CEUs will be provided.

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The NASAMS conference has reached its capacity, and we cannot accept any new registrations.

About NASAMS

Founded in 1992, the National Alliance of Sentencing Advocates & Mitigation Specialists (NASAMS) is the only national organization devoted to the educational and professional development of sentencing advocates and mitigation specialists. NASAMS publishes professional standards, provides specialized training, and makes referrals to experts in its national network. NASAMS became a practice section of NLADA in 2005.


 

American Council of Chief Defenders Conference 

June 7: The ACCD Conference will convene a national community of public defense leaders dedicated to securing a fair justice system and ensuring high quality legal representation for people facing loss of life, freedom, or family. This training is open to chiefs and deputy chiefs of diverse indigent defense programs, including public defender offices, assigned counsel systems, and contract systems. CLE will be provided.

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The ACCD conference has reached its capacity, and we cannot accept any new registrations.

About ACCD

The American Council of Chief Defenders (ACCD) is a national community of public defense leaders dedicated to securing a fair justice system and ensuring high quality legal representation for people facing loss of life, freedom, or family.  A practice section of NLADA, ACCD draws from NLADA’s network of defenders to bring together chief and deputy chiefs of diverse indigent defense programs, including public defender offices, assigned counsel systems, and contract systems. ACCD members collaborate through a listserv and annual conferences.


Community-Oriented Defender Network Conference

June 8-9: The COD Network Conference will provide training from leading experts on community-based holistic defense.  This training will offer attendees the opportunity to learn about the latest innovative programs, network with other COD members, and strategize about national advocacy efforts. CLE and CEU will be provided.

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The COD Network conference has reached its capacity, and we cannot accept any new registrations.

About the COD Network

Founded in 2003, the Community-Oriented Defender (COD) Network has grown from eight members to a coalition of more than 100 public defender offices and related service providers. In 2014, NLADA was proud to become the home of the COD Network.


 

We encourage the defender community to take advantage of these three trainings that will be offered all in one location in Baltimore, MD, on June 7-9, 2017.
 

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