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Friday, December 18, 2020

Webinar: Managing Your Workload (So You Can Effectively Manage Others)

Start Date: 12/18/2020 12:00 PM EST
End Date: 12/18/2020 1:00 PM EST

Organization Name: NAPD

Jeanie Vela
Email: jeanie.vela@publicdefenders.us
Phone: (303) 921-3736

Webinar: Managing Your Workload (So You Can Effectively Manage Others)

December 18, 2020, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Eastern, 60 minutes

Webinar Faculty:  Jonathan Sacks

About the Webinar:  Why do public defender leaders have high workloads? Why does having a high workload impact performance? And what strategies can help reduce these workloads?

About the Faculty:  A career public defender, Jonathan Sacks is the Director of the Michigan State Appellate Defender Office (SADO). Prior to this position, he served as the first Executive Director of the Michigan Indigent Defense Commission, work that culminated in Michigan’s first minimum standards for indigent defense at trial and the submission of over 130 plans from counties and municipalities to comply with these standards. He previously worked as Deputy Director for eight years at SADO after starting as an Assistant Defender. At SADO, Jonathan has set up projects involving the failed Detroit Crime Lab, pre-screening clients for potential actual innocence, and social worker reentry assistance. Jonathan has also worked as a Major Trials Attorney and felony trial supervisor at the Defender Association of Philadelphia.