Public Defense Education

Calendar of Live Events

The following programs are co-sponsored by the UNC School of Government and Office of Indigent Defense Services (IDS) and, unless otherwise indicated, are free to IDS employees (attorneys and other staff employed in a public, appellate, or capital defender office, special counsel office, and the IDS central office). Registration information for private attorneys and employees of other organizations is indicated on the applicable course information webpage. Space is limited for many programs. IDS will reimburse IDS employees for travel expenses in accordance with state rates and rules for programs co-sponsored by IDS.


Appellate Conference
October 28-30, 2020
New Misdemeanor Defender Training
November 3-November 6, 2020
Winter Criminal Law Webinar
December 11, 2020
Guardianship Conference
January 28, 2021
Civil Commitment Conference
January 29, 2021