Profile: inese.neiders

Inese Neiders has a B.S. in psychology and a Ph.D. in sociology from The Ohio State University, and a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Ms. Neiders has successfully assisted counsel throughout the country in selecting juries. Criminal defense cases have involved arson, child sexual abuse, drug conspiracy, police brutality, murder, and over 50 death penalty cases. Her civil cases include product liability, employment, contracts, medical malpractice, personal injury, and environmental law. Ms. Neiders teaches seminars on jury selection. She has taught jury selection to criminal defense lawyers in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Washington, D.C. Her articles on jury selection have been published in over 20 states and include such articles as: “How to Use Court Time More Effectively”, “The Elite Shadow Jury”, “Practical Jury Selection Tools: Arm Yourself for Jury Selection”, “Questions for Mock Jurors”, and “A Medley of Methods".




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)
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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

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. 

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