Civil Commitment Conference

    Session topics at this year's conference will include a review of what commitment attorneys need to know about firearms and the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), recent appellate case updates, a primer on effective advocacy in commitment proceedings, and legal updates and strategies for representing juveniles in DSS custody who present to a mental health treatment facility. 

    For additional information about public defense education courses and resources, visit our Public Defense Education site.

    The registration deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 13.

    Additional information

    Amended Agenda

    Attendees: This conference is open to public defenders, appellate defenders, and private attorneys who represent respondents in civil commitment.

    CLE: This conference will offer approximately 5.0 hours of continuing legal education (CLE) credit.  

    There currently are no scheduled offerings of this course.
    For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

    Dale Zuckert

    Assistant Registrar
    For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

    Jessica Schoonmaker

    Program Manager, Courts Group
    Teaching Assistant Professor