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DON'T MISS the 2nd "WE THE DEFENDERS" TRAINING CONFERENCE

Due to overwhelming demand, NAPD will again offer this comprehensive Investigator and Social Worker/Sentencing Advocate training experience! 
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. 

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. The event will be held November 26-29 in Indianapolis, IN.

Click here to watch as the schedule develops based on your suggestions.

Click here to see the faculty list. 

What Denver “We the Defenders” Attendees are saying:

“This was one of the best conferences I have ever attended. It was the perfect combination of nuts and bolts tips and broader practice perspective.” -  Denver “We
the Defenders” 
–  Denver “We the Defenders” Conference Attendee.

“I thought it was a great opportunity to gather social workers who otherwise did not know they are part of a growing profession. It feels good to know we are not alone.” – Denver “We the Defenders” Conference  Attendee.

Don't Wait – the Denver “We the Defenders” Conference held in March 2018 sold out well before the early bird deadline.  This conference is likely to sell out before the registration deadline of September 3. 

Ready to register? 

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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NAPD News

December 15, 2018: Registration is now open for NAPD's Spring Events:
  • Executive Leadership Insitute (Frankfort, KY)
  • Train the Trainer (Frankfort, KY)
  • "We the Defenders" Investigators Conference (Biloxi, MS)
  • "We the Defenders" Social Workers/Sentencing AdvocatesConference (Biloxi, MS)
  • Team Mitigation Institute (Atlanta, GA)
Click on Events Tab for more info and to register.
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October 30, 2018: NAPD releases a video about its achievements over the 5 years since forming in November in 2013. This films was coordinated by NAPD Steering Committee Member and San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi and debuted at the Racial Justice Training and 5 Year Celebration in Baltimore, Maryland. You can watch the video HERE

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

You can watch a video about the event HERE 

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. 
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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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