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.


December 9, 2022
January 19, 2023
January 20, 2023
Felony Defender Training
February 7-10, 2023
Intensive Parent Attorney Conference
March 8-10, 2023
Spring Public Defender and Investigator Conference
May 10-12, 2023
Summer Criminal Law Webinar
June 2, 2023