Juvenile Defender Conference

This course is sponsored by Co-sponsored by Office of Indigent Defense Services.

The Juvenile Defender Conference provides training for attorneys who represent children in delinquency proceedings. This conference will focus on the important legislative and case law developments from this year. This conference will also include education on interacting with the client’s parents, caretakers,  other providers or officials, critical data regarding race in the juvenile justice system, and more. 

     For information about other indigent defense education courses, visit our Public Defense Education site.


The registration deadline for this program is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 16. 


Additional information



This year’s conference will be offered remotely through the Zoom webinar platform.


The Juvenile Defender Conference will offer up to five hours of CLE credit and qualifies for NC State Bar criminal law specialization credit. If you are unable to attend all live sessions, you will receive a link to the recorded program content, once those recordings are available. Registrants will have two weeks after receiving the link to view the content.

Parent Conference

If you would like to also attend the Parent Attorney Conference, you must register for it separately.  You can register for that conference HERE.

This course qualifies for Criminal Law/Juvenile Delinquency Specialization Credit.

General5.00 hrs
Total5.00 hrs
There currently are no scheduled offerings of this course.

CLE Credit: 

The Juvenile Defender Conference offers 5 hours of continuing legal education credit, which we will report to the State Bar on your behalf. The conference qualifies for NC State Bar criminal law specialization credit. If you are unable to view either program entirely, either live or via recording, please submit a partial credit form to Kate Jennings at jennings@sog.unc.edu. Partial credit forms are due two weeks after receiving the recording link.  

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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:

Kate Jennings

Program Manager, Courts Group
Civil Defender Educator, Public Defense Education Program