Upcoming FDAP Training Opportunities

October 5, 2020

We at FDAP are pleased announce two upcoming MCLE training events to be held in the next couple weeks. The first, on October 13, will shed light on locating youthful clients held in DJJ and getting records from DJJ. The second, on October 22, will highlight recent noteworthy successes in the Court of Appeal. See the details below and please join us for these events.

Joint PJDC/FDAP Training: Finding Your Young Client

Calling all 602 Attorneys: Ever have trouble locating or contacting your youth at DJJ? Ever have difficulty getting important information or records from DJJ? If so, then this half-hour joint FDAP-Pacific Juvenile Defender Center sponsored presentation by Contra Costa County Deputy Public Defender Joni Spears is for you. Ms. Spears, a post-disposition lawyer who will share her experience and expertise, and provide you with all the materials you need. Open to all trial and appellate defense attorneys.

When: October 13, 2020 from 12:00 to 12:30
Where: Zoom
Registration: Register here.

The training will qualify for 0.5 general participatory MCLE credit.

Quar-WIN-tining: An Overview of Noteworthy Panel Victories During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Litigating during the COVID-19 pandemic has not been easy. Despite the many challenges, FDAP panel attorneys have obtained dozens of significant victories for their clients since the start of shelter-at-home policies in March. This webinar will highlight several of those criminal and dependency case victories, both published and unpublished. Please join us as we celebrate some of your recent successes, honor your tireless efforts during these most unprecedented of times, and get inspiration for issues to raise in our future cases.

When: October 22, 2020 from 10 to 11 a.m.
Where: Zoom
Registration: Register here.

The training will qualify for one hour of participatory MCLE credit and one hour of appellate and/or criminal specialization.