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Friday, June 1, 2018

Webinar: Writing a Compelling Statement of Facts

Start Date: 6/1/2018 2:00 PM EDT
End Date: 6/1/2018 3:00 PM EDT

Organization Name: National Association for Public Defense

Heather H. Hall
Email: heather@publicdefenders.us
Phone: N/A

One Stop Resource: Writing a Compelling Statement of Facts

June 1, 2018, 2:00 p.m. Eastern, 60 minutes

Webinar Faculty:  Bradley Hall, Appellate Assigned Counsel Administrator, State Appellate Defender Office, MichiganState Appellate Defender Officeand Criminal Defense Resource Center

About the Webinar:  Trainees will learn how to view the facts of a case through the lens of an advocate and to present an accurate and compelling view of a client’s case using facts that are material to the theme and theory of the case.

About the Faculty: 

Brad Hall is the Administrator of the Michigan Appellate Assigned Counsel System, where he oversees a roster of about 150 private attorneys handling approximately 2500 court appointed felony appeals per year. He previously worked at the Federal Defender Office in Detroit, where he specialized in appeals and habeas corpus cases. He is co-chair of the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan Amicus Curiae Committee, and frequently presents on topics of appellate practice and procedure. He has published articles on criminal procedure and wrongful convictions in the Wisconsin Law Review, Drake Law Review and the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, and is a past recipient of Cooley Law School’s Distinguished Brief Award.

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 6/1/2018 2:15 PM

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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.

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

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.

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.