Misdemeanor Defender Training

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. The program also provides instruction on client interviewing, negotiation, and trial skills, including a small group workshop on cross-examination.  

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

 

The November 2020 course will be offered online only.

Registration is now open for this course.  Please view the "Register" tab for more information.  Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

The deadline to register is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 26, 2020.

Additional information

14.25 CLE credit hours (13.25 General, 1.00 Ethics) - *Pending Approval*
This course qualifies for criminal law specialization.

  • Chapel Hill, NC
    November 3 - 6, 2020
    Online
    School of Government
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    View Cancellation Policy
    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before October 26, 2020 will receive a full refund. No refund will be made for cancellations on or after October 27, 2020, but you will receive a transferrable credit to be used within 12 months. Click here to view the School’s full cancellation and refund policy.

    IDS Employee

    Registration Deadline: Monday, October 26, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

    $0.00
    Registration and payment for this course grants access for a single attendee. In order to register a group of attendees, please register each person individually. If you have questions, please contact our registration office at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919.966.4414.
    If you are a returning customer, please note that we have a new course registration system that we hope will be easier for you to use. If you encounter any registration issues, please explore our list of frequently asked questions or contact us at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919.966.4414.

    Private Assigned Counsel (Non-IDS Employee)

    Registration Deadline: Monday, October 26, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

    $425.00
    Registration and payment for this course grants access for a single attendee. In order to register a group of attendees, please register each person individually. If you have questions, please contact our registration office at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919.966.4414.
    If you are a returning customer, please note that we have a new course registration system that we hope will be easier for you to use. If you encounter any registration issues, please explore our list of frequently asked questions or contact us at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919.966.4414.

    Scholarship

    Registration Deadline: Monday, October 26, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

    $0.00
    Registration and payment for this course grants access for a single attendee. In order to register a group of attendees, please register each person individually. If you have questions, please contact our registration office at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919.966.4414.
    If you are a returning customer, please note that we have a new course registration system that we hope will be easier for you to use. If you encounter any registration issues, please explore our list of frequently asked questions or contact us at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919.966.4414.
For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar, Registration and Client Services Group
919.966.4414
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Kate Jennings

Program Manager, Courts Group
919.962.3287
Defender Educator, Public Defense Education