Misdemeanor Defender Training

  • Chapel Hill, NC
This course is sponsored by Co-sponsored by Office of Indigent Defense Services.
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This course serves as an introductory program for attorneys new to misdemeanor cases. Sessions focus on stops and searches, impaired driving, ethical issues in district court, sentencing and jail credit, probation violations, and other issues in misdemeanor cases. Participants will also work on interviewing, negotiating, and bench trial skills through role play and small group work. 

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


The November 2020 course will be offered online only.  Registration has not yet opened for this course. 

Additional information

This course qualifies for criminal law specialization.

  • Chapel Hill, NC
    November 4 - 6, 2020
    University of North Carolina School of Government
    400 South Road
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

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

Kate Jennings

Program Manager, Courts Group
Defender Educator, Public Defense Education