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CPDA’s Continuing Legal Education Calendar of Events Page & Lodging Reservations Information

Note: Most programs listed below that contain underlined text are “hyperlinked” so you can click on the link for additional details.

CPDA Training Programs Schedule – 2018 (as of March 8, 2018)

2018 Annual Public Defender Office Management Workshop will be held on Friday, April 27, 2018,  aboard The Queen Mary. [1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA 90802]

Save the date and make your lodging reservations using this link: http://defender411.us/2018-04L    The program registration form, speakers and topics will follow in a few weeks.  Queen Mary directions: http://www.queenmary.com/directions/

2018 Annual Convention will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018, aboard The Queen Mary. [1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA 90802].  Use THIS LINK to enroll in this MCLE program online now – http://defender411.us/2018-04R

And use the following link to make your lodging reservations using this link: http://defender411.us/2018-04L    Queen Mary directions: http://www.queenmary.com/directions/

More details to follow regarding these scheduled MCLE programs.  When a program is posted in the online store for enrollment, a notice will be sent via email to all current CPDA members with a link back.

Annual DUI Defense June 1-2, 2018 – Monterey Tides Inn

Criminal Defense Practice – July 7, 2018 – Berkeley

Basic Trial Skills Institute – July 23-27, 2018, USD, San Diego

MCLE Specialty Areas – August 2018 – San Diego

Annual Homicide Defense – Sept. 14-15, 2018, Berkeley

TBA – October – Reserved

Annual Felony Defense – Yosemite – Date in November to be posted here soon. 


Use this link to view the CPDA Seminar Meeting Facilities List and Driving Directions Page


California Public Defenders Association (CPDA)
10324 Placer Lane, Suite 100 Sacramento, California, USA 95827
Telephone: 916 362 1686 x 304
General Internet E-Mail Address: cpda@cpda.org
Webmaster E-Mail: webmaster@cpda.org


Notice regarding availability of CPDA products and services.

Products and services offered by CPDA are for purchase and use only by full-time criminal defense professionals. If you are not a full-time criminal defense attorney or full-time criminal defense professional, you may submit a purchase request via email at cpda@cpda.org. You will be sent a purchase request form to complete and return to CPDA. After submission of the completed purchase request form, you will be notified as to whether you may purchase the product or service in question.

Individuals involved in the prosecution of criminal cases or law enforcement activities may not register for and/or attend training programs, purchase products or services offered by CPDA, or join CPDA.

Additionally, membership in CPDA or purchase of materials, products, training services or other resources produced or offered by CPDA is not available to attorneys who undertake representation of a person other than a defendant in a criminal case where such representation may be adverse to the interests of a criminal defendant and involves legal advice or activity generally associated with that of the prosecutorial function in the criminal justice system. This prohibition does not apply where the attorney in question is representing a victim who is asserting their rights under CCP 1219 and/or 1219.5.

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