Required Training

All new Indigent Defense Panel Attorneys are required to complete various training sessions and an orientation, prior to assignment of any cases by CCD. The following are:

  • Tips for Effective Representation in Misdemeanor Cases
  • Misdemeanor training by Matt Roberts
  • Immigration
  • Initial Case Actions & Settlements
  • Defender Trial Advocacy
  • Obligations of Counsel in Sentencing
  • Client Centered Representation
  • Courtroom Evidence
  • Mental Competency
  • Annual Homicide Defense
  • Police Misconduct Part I & II
  • The Art of Negotiating
  • Juvenile Defense (Juvenile Attorneys ONLY)
  • Orientation
  • Cultural Communication - LIVE
  • Trial Skills Participation Training - LIVE

 CPDA Training Videos

Materials for Ethics & Civility in the Practice of Law - Saturday, March 31, 2014