MyGideon Committee

The MyGideon Committee is in charge of developing a secure, hyper-practical, intuitively organized resource website for public defense professionals. MyGideon is for attorneys in the courtroom, social workers finding alternatives to prison, investigators in the field, IT staff keeping their offices ahead of the technological curve, budgeteers trying to make the numbers pencil out, policy leaders making change, and anyone else who is essential to the public defense movement. 

The goal is to gather together every resource for every public defense need

  • embedded within easy-to-use checklists
  • continuously curated for quality and recency; and
  • organized so that you can find the information you need within seconds.

This is a lofty goal, but it's possible if we can work together. If you'd like to contribute your time or your resources, or of you have a specific request of MyGideon, contact Amanda Alvarez Thibeault

The committee is chaired by Alex Bassos and Jeff Sherr.

Committee Members:


 


NAPD News

July 1, 2018: General Registration opens for the “WE THE DEFENDERS” TRAINING CONFERENCE,  November 26-29, 2018, Indianapolis, IN

Due to overwhelming demand, NAPD will again offer this comprehensive Investigator and Social Worker/Sentencing Advocate training experience! The program will include one track for Investigators and a separate track for Social Worker/Sentencing Advocates.  Hear from nationally recognized experts who will share their knowledge on a wide range of topics relevant to the work you do each and every day.  Network with other criminal defense practitioners from around the country and find your tribe. Registration closes Septemebr 3.
This one of a kind conference is developed through surveys of the registrants.   You have a say in what sessions are offered and will have multiple options during the conference.
Click here to watch as the schedule develops based on your suggestions.
Click here to see the faculty list. 
Click here to register for the Investigator Conference Track.
Click here to register for the Social Worker/Sentencing Advocate Conference Track.
Click here to make a hotel reservation at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown.

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January 23, 2018: In response to US Attorney General Jeff Session's reversal of prior policy on the imposition of fines and fees for criminal defendants, NAPD submitted the following letter on behalf of the public defender community. You can read the letter HERE
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January 17, 2018: The 2018 NAPD Investigators Conference and 2018 Social Workers & Sentencing Advocates Institute (March 26-29, 2018 in Denver, CO) are now at full capacity and closed for registration. A wait list is being developed.
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November 28, 2017: NAPD has uploaded videos of the presentations from the 2017 NAPD Workloads Conference in St. Louis (held November 17-18). Members can access these valuable presentations on MyGideon by logging into their NAPD account.
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