Recent Training

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Below are the most recent trainings updated on the site. We update this archive of trainings as soon as the video and resources are available.

Deaf Culture: Representing Deaf Clients (07.16.21)

Activity ID: 1174578 Video Password: WDA Presented by Joel Bergsbaken, Hearing, Speech and Deaf Center, Bellingham Washington and Guin Rakes, Skagit County Public Defender. 1.5 Law and Legal CLE Credits. Deaf Access to Legal Proce...


2021 Virtual Defender Conference: Moving Forward, Looking Back, and Cultivating Healing (05.20.21 – 05.21.21)

Videos coming soon! Supplementary Materials for the 2021 Virtual Defender Conference: Day One: Legislative Recap: Blake, Updates, and More, Presented by Neil Beaver, Neil Beaver Consulting & Ali Hohman, Director of Legal Serv...


Second Chances: Preparing for a Resentencing Hearing Day 1 and 2 (03.12.21 & 03.26.21)

Click here for the videos and materials of day one and two:  


Victim and Witness Interviews (04.30.21)

Activity ID # 1167641 Video Password: WDA 1.0 Ethics Credits Approved. PowerPoint Presentation


Strategies for No Show Witnesses in DV Cases (02.12.21)

Activity ID # 1161306 Video Password: WDA PowerPoint Presentation


VNCO: Dos & Don’ts When Representing Noncitizen Defendants

Activity ID # 1164106 Video Password: WDA VNCO PowerPoint  


Understanding Breath Test Data from Web DMS (03.10.21)

Activity ID # 1163298 Video Password: WDA PowerPoint Presentation Breath Test Materials Zip File


Draeger Alcotest 9510: Fundamentals of Operation, Data Analysis, and Unresolved Issues (03.05.21)

Activity ID # 1162983 Video Password: WDA PowerPoint Presentation Supplementary Materials: Anderson_JAP_2019 Anderson_WDA_2021 Draeger_Status_and_Error_Codes Evt_01_Profile_Data Legend_Breath_Test_Results_Columns Request_BAC_Graph...


A Friend of the Court: And Introduction to Amicus Advocacy (02.26.21)

Activity ID# 1162396 Video Password: WDA A Friend of the Court: And Introduction to Amicus Advocacy PowerPoint  


Reinstatement of Parental Rights in Washington State (02.05.21)

Activity ID # 1160757 Video Password: WDA Reinstatement of Parental Rights PowerPoint Case Summary