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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.

*** 2016 Programs Schedule ***

2016 Homicide Defense Seminar – September 16-17, 2016 – Berkeley Marina DoubleTree by Hilton. Online Enrollment: http://defender411.us/20160916R  Online Lodging: http://defender411.us/20160916L
Alternatively, you may call to make lodging reservations at the discounted rate by calling 1-800-559-4655. Note that you must mention the CPDA event to obtain the discount lodging rate available until close of business on August 26, 2016 (discount lodging cut-off date).
For a PDF version of this notice use this link: http://www.cpda.org/2016-09-16-17-Homicide-Defense-Seminar-Berkeley.pdf

2016 Criminal Defense Seminar – October 22, 2016 – Palm Springs (Cathedral City) DoubleTree/Hilton Resort. You may enroll to attend this program by using this link: http://defender411.us/20161022R.  However, if you plan to attend this program, obtain your discounted lodging reservations now by using this link: http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/P/PSPDPDT-CP2-20161021/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

2016 Felony Defense Seminar – November 11-12, 2016 – Yosemite National Park. Program registration details will be posted here approximately 60 days prior to the date of the program.

2016 – December – No programs.

CPDA Training Programs Schedule – 2017 (as of July 8, 2016)

Juvenile Defense Seminar – Jan. 20-21, 2017 – Monterey Portola Hotel

CACJ/CPDA CCDS – (NOT in Monterey) – Feb. 17-20, 2017 – San Diego

New Statutes – Saturday –  March 4, 2017 – Berkeley

2017 Convention – Sat. – April/May, 2017 Northern, CA

DUI Defense Institute – June 2-3, 2017 – Monterey Portola Hotel

Criminal Defense Practice – July 7, 2017 – TBA

Basic Trial Skills Institute – July 24-28, 2017 – USD San Diego

MCLE Specialty Areas – August 25, 2017 – Berkeley

Homicide Defense – September 15-16, 2017 – San Diego

Criminal Defense Practice – October 21, 2017 – Palm Springs (Cathedral City)

Felony Defense Yosemite – November 10-11, 2017 – Yosemite National Park



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
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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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