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What’s The Point If You Don’t Know the Score? Felony Consequences of Misdemeanor Convictions

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2019 Leadership Development Conference

Why are We Here? Our Purpose, Principals and Tools Presented by Hillary Behrman, Washington Defender Association (WDA) and Rob Wyman, Court Improvement Training Academy(CITA)   Leading Toward Equity & Justice PowerPoint A...

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2019 WDA Defender Conference: Game Changing Strategies for Public Defenders

What you Need to Know: Policy and Legislative Update (materials coming soon) Presented by Christie Hedman, Executive Director, Washington Defender Association and Kelly Vomacka, Attorney, Law Office of Kelly Vomacka   How Can...

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Preparing Parents for Incarceration: Practical Considerations for Criminal Defenders (03.22.19)

Activity ID # 1102824 Video Password: WDA Preparing Parents for Incarceration: Practical Considerations for Criminal Defenders. Presented by D’Adre Cunningham. 1.25 Law and Legal Procedure Credits PowerPoint Presentation

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Investigating and Litigating Mitigation and Exceptional Sentences Down (02.27.19)

Activity ID# 1100522 *Video Password: WDA Investigating and Litigating Mitigation and Exceptional Sentences Down. Presented by Cindy Arends Elsberry. 1.25 Law and Legal Procedure Credits. Litigating Exceptional Sentences -CLE Han...

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New Evidence Rule (ER) 413: What Defenders Need To Know (02.15.19)

Activity ID #: 1099712 Video Password: WDA Presented by Annie Benson (WDA), Edwin Aralica (King County Dept. of Public Defense) & Michiko Fjeld (Spokane City Public Defender). 1.0 Law and Legal Procedure Credit. WDA’s E...

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CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS ARE DIFFERENT: STRATEGIES TO OBTAIN RE-SENTENCING HEARINGS FOR YOUTH AND LATE ADOLESCENTS (02.08.19)

Activity ID # 1099532 Video Password: WDA Presented by Jeff Ellis. 1.0 Law and Legal Procedure Credit. Materials for Children and Young Adults are Different: Strategies to Obtain Re-Sentencing Hearings for Youth and Late Adolesc...

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Felony Sentencing 101: A Primer on the SRA – Part 2 (01.30.19)

Activity ID #: 1098108 **VIDEO PASSWORD: WDA Felony Sentencing 101: A Primer on the SRA – Part 2. 1.25 Law and Legal Procedure Credits. Presented by Cindy Arends Elsberry. Materials for Felony Sentencing 101: A Primer on th...

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Felony Sentencing 101: A Primer on the SRA – Part 1 (01.23.19)

Activity ID: 1097016 Video Password: WDA Felony Sentencing 101: A Primer on the SRA – Part 1. Presented by Cindy Arends Elsberry. 1.25 Law and Legal Procedure credits. Felony Series Part 1 Materials and PowerPoint Click here...

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The Defender’s Toolbox: Emerging Issues and Essential Skills (Gonzaga) 11.02.18

Supplementary Materials and PowerPoints for the The Defender’s Toolbox: Emerging Issues and Essential Skills Click here for a full schedule. Representing Clients Facing an Indeterminate Sex Offense Sentence. Presented by Cindy A...

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