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  • The Office of The State Public Defender, Indigent Defense Improvement Division provides remote trainings to the indigent defense community. Relevant to trial and appellate defense, in both adult and juvenile criminal cases, the trainings address a wide variety of subjects. The May 2022 Training Calendar offers three different trainings, with relevant Zoom registration links. It is here.

ADI will be hosting a virtual MCLE program in May.

Wednesday, May 18: Reply Briefs

Panel Attorney Tom Robertson will discuss a variety of topics all relating to reply briefs. He wants your ideas and question for the discussion. Staff Attorney Siri Shetty is collecting them.

The virtual seminar will discuss strategies for structuring a reply brief and propose techniques for undermining respondent's arguments, reviving your own cited authority, and using argument headings to shine a light on what is really important.

The program is pre-approved for one hour and a half hours (1.5) of general MCLE credit and one hour of appellate specialization credit.

 

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