2300 Tulare Street, Suite 330
Fresno, CA 93721
Toll Free: 855-656-4360
801 I Street, 3rd floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Toll Free: 855-328-8339
The Federal Defender Services Office - Training Division (fd.org) continues to provide excellent remote training for CJA counsel. Upcoming trainings include:
January 31 to February 8:
GRIT: A Workshop to Energize, Elevate and Educate Women in Public Defense
Fundamentals of Federal Criminal Defense - Defending Federal Drug Prosecutions: What You Need to Know
Celebrating Black History Month with The Honorable Tanya S. Chutkan
Fundamentals of Federal Criminal Defense - Workshop: Applications of Criminal History Guidelines §§4A1.1 – 4A1.2
Evidence Webinar Series: Part Two - The Busy Lawyer's Guide to Hearsay
Chemistry 102 for Lawyers: Understanding Common Chemistry Terms, Analytical Methods, and More
You can register for and access all fd.org training with your CJA username and password, as well as sign up to receive emails when fd.org is updated.
CJA lawyers can log-in, and any private defense lawyer can apply for a login from the site itself.
The Federal Defender Training Division also provides a telephone hotline with guidance and information for all FDO staff and CJA panel members: 1-800-788-9908.
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (nacdl.org) and NAPD (publicdefenders.us) (which all CJA lawyers qualify to join) also offer excellent remote training, including self-study videos relevant to your criminal defense practice.
Do you know a good speaker for the Federal Defender's panel training program, or would you like the office to address a particular legal topic or practice area?
Email suggestions to:
Peggy Sasso, Peggy_Sasso@fd.org
Karen Mosher, Karen_Mosher@fd.org