To register for open seminars and training, click on the registration links below.
To see the remaining proposed seminar and training events, see the tables below the open seminars.
For a full list of all the seminars and training events offered this year, click here.
Upcoming IPDC Seminars
Juvenile Delinquency Seminar
Friday, November 9, 2018
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
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Training will take place at the Garrison Conference Center, Fort Harrison State Park, 6002 N. Post Road, Indinapolis, IN 46216
NAPD's "We the Defenders" Investigator & Social Worker/Sentencing Advocates Conference
November 26, 2018 12:00 PM -
November 29, 2018 1:30 PM
These conferences will feature nationally recognized faculty in a mix of plenary sessions, simultaneous sessions and small group breakouts. Participants will have the opportunity to chose sessions to best fit their individual needs. There will also be networking opportunities to create relationships to sustain the support provided during the live event.
Evidence & Ethics Seminar
Friday, December 7, 2018
8:00 AM - 4:15 PM EST
Cost: Up to $275 - 6 Hours of CLE credit w/ 3 Hours Ethics.
Topics include: ethical issues with problem solving courts, social and digital media foundations and use, forensic investigations of crimes agaisnt children, immigration ethics, cell phone records, tracking, and extraction, and prosecutor ethical violations and defense ethis pitfalls.
Training will take place at the Drury INN, 9625 N Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46290.
Impeachment & 404(B) Evidence
Thursday, December 13, 2018
12:30 PM - 3:45 PM
South Bend, Indiana
3 hours CLE credit; Cost: $105. Presented by Diane Black and Ruth Johnson.
During the first session we will discuss when to impeach and how to weave it into your theory of the case. We’ll review the steps of impeachment by prior inconsistent statement, omission, by a third party, and by bias. Finally, we’ll discuss what documents, evidence, and/or statements can be used as impeachment.
In the second session we will discuss litigating how to exclude 404(b) evidence by the state as well as how to use 404(b) evidence to discredit state’s witness. We will examine the limits of this evidence and how to preserve your record for appeal.
In the third hour we’ll discuss Motions in Limine and Preserving Your Record.
Training will take place at the St. Joseph County Courthouse, 101 S Main St, South Bend, IN 46601.
Disposition Advocacy JTIP
December 14, 2018
12:30AM - 3:30 PM EST
3 hours CLE credit; Cost: Free to public defenders handling juvenile delinquency cases. Presented by Jill Johnson and Rachel Roman-Lagunas
This 3 hour interactive training will focus on skills to advocate effectively for clients at the disposition hearing, consistent with the clients’ stated interests. Defenders will understand statutory, common and constitutional law governing disposition; understand the range of disposition options available in their local jurisdictions, and learn to identify and develop creative disposition alternatives. Defenders will explore ways to write effective and compelling memoranda in aid of disposition; and to conduct effective evidentiary disposition hearings, including cross-examination of probation and other government witnesses and presentation of defense witnesses.
Training will take place at the Kosciusko Justice Building, 121 North Lake Street, Warsaw, IN 46580.
If you have questions email the Training Director, Diane Black, or call her at (317) 232-3344.
Online registration will open approximately 45 days prior to the seminar.
For our on-line on-demand video CLEs, go to http://ipdc.inreachce.com
2019 TENTATIVE IPDC Training Schedule
|January 25||Appellate Nuts & Bolts||Landis Training Center||6 Hours CLE|
|February 8||TPR/CHINS Nuts & Bolts||Landis Training Center||6 Hours CLE|
|February 22||New Lawyer Training||Terre Haute||6 Hours CLE|
|March||Regionals: Suppression||Various||3 Hours CLE|
|April||Regionals: Initial Hearings/CR 26||Various||3 Hours CLE|
|April 26||Annual Appellate||502 Center||6 Hours CLE|
|May||Regionals: Evidence & Foundations||Various||3 Hours CLE|
|June 14||Annual Update/Eye Witness ID||502 Center||6 Hours CLE|
|July||Regionals: Snitches & CIs||Various|
|August||Regionals: Trauma Informed Advocacy||Various||2 or 3 Hours CLE|
|September 16-19||Trial Practice Institute||IGSCC or Brown Co.|
|October||Paula Sites Capital Defense Seminar||Marriott East||12 Hours CLE|
|October||Regionals: Fingerprints||Various||2 or 3 Hours CLE|
|November 1||PD Admin Workshop||Landis Training Center|
|November 15||Juvenile Delinquency or Drug Cases||502 Center||6 Hours CLE|
|December||Ethics & Evidence||502 Center||6 Hours CLE|
2018 Remaining IPDC Juvenile Training Schedule (Free for Juvenile PDs)
At this time there are no more Juvenile trainings scheduled for 2018, other than above trainings.