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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 – December – No programs.

CPDA Training Programs Schedule – 2017 (as of November 10, 2016)

NEW: Trial Counsel’s Responsibilities to Youth Offenders in Light of FranklinPerez – Saturday, January 14, 2016
Program registration: http://defender411.us/20170114R

Juvenile Defense Seminar – Jan. 20-21, 2017 – Monterey Portola Hotel – Program flyer will be posted on the calendar of events page in early December. However, you can make your reservations now and take advantage of the room block discount, but hurry, the cut-off date for discounted lodging is December 20, 2016. Use this link to make your hotel lodging reservations now:  http://defender411.us/20170120

CACJ/CPDA Capital Case Defense Seminar – Feb. 17-20, 2017 – San Diego

New Statutes – Saturday –  March 4, 2017 – Berkeley.  The program registration link will appear HERE around the 2nd week in January.  However, it is essential that you make you lodging reservations now if you will need to stay at the meeting facility.

A block of rooms has been reserved for March 3, 2017 – March 5, 2017. The special room rate will be available until February 10th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Booking a reservation from our site is simple. To begin the process, click on “Book a Room” on the web page once you arrive there using this link: http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/J/JBKCADT-CPD-20170303/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

2017 Convention – Saturday, April 29, 2017 – Resort at Squaw Creek. The program registration link will appear here in late January. However, those planning to attend should make lodging reservations now to take advantage of the discounted room block at the hotel before the cut-off date.  Use this link to make lodging reservations at the Resort at Squaw Creek NOW via the Internet now:  http://defender411.us/2017-0429L

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

Recent Developments in the Use & Abuse of Scientific Evidence – July 8, 2017 – Berkeley, CA

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

MCLE Specialty Areas – August 19, 2017 – Berkeley Marina DoubleTree Hilton

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

Criminal Defense Practice – Oct. 28, 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


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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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