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Annual Conference

Don’t forget our upcoming Annual Juvenile Defender Conference on August 15, 2014. We are looking forward to seeing all of our defenders, whether you are a contract attorney, an assistant public defender, or a privately appointed attorney. Thank you for all of your hard work.

JUVENILE DEFENDER CONFERENCE (August 15, 2014) Juvenile Defense: Raising the Bar The Juvenile Defender Conference addresses topics of interest to attorneys who represent children in delinquency proceedings. This year’s program focuses on innovative practices that can increase the effectiveness of representation in delinquency proceedings. We will examine topics such as enforcing due process rights, challenging consent searches, and promising practices in the view of experienced delinquency court judges. The program also includes a case and legislative update and an ethics hour on building client confidence.

Location, Dates, and Times: Friday, August 15, respectively, at the School of Government on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. Sign-in is 8:00 to 8:45 a.m. each day.

Registration: To register, as well as to find directions, hotel information, and other program information (including our cancellation and refund policy), visit: Registration (Juvenile Defender Conference)

Fee: Thanks to support from IDS, there is no fee for IDS state employees. The registration fee for private assigned counsel is $150, which includes all materials, parking, breaks, and lunch.

Additional Information: We look forward to seeing you in August. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact me, Danielle Rivenbark—Program Manager—at / 919.843.8981. If you have questions about the course content please contact Austine Long – Program Attorney – at / 919.962.9594.

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