Defenders will gain practical knowledge and skills as it relates to the daily adherence to and implementation of the RPC’s. Defenders will explore their ethical obligations in a rapidly changing legal landscape. These changes include but are not limited to a growing understanding of the way racial bias impacts our clients and their experiences in Washington’s justice systems and the unique ethical responsibilities we have to our non-citizen clients. Defenders who attend the program will gain strategies for ethical representation and enhance for their practice skills and client communication skills. Our faculty is made up of experienced and practicing public defense trial attorneys, judicial leaders and experts in the field of legal ethics. We honored to have Washington State Supreme Court Justice Sheryl Gordon McCloud joining us a keynote speaker.
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