Indigent Defense Seminar

An agency of the Supreme Court of Virginia


Special Meetings and Events of the Virginia State Bar

Indigent Defense Seminar

Tenth Annual Indigent Criminal Defense Seminar

Additional Info

Urgent Notice for Richmond Participants! Traffic & Parking Information for the Richmond Convention Center (posted 4/25/14)

Advanced Skills for the Experienced Practitioner

Friday, May 2, 2014

As of February 21, the Richmond location is sold out.

This outstanding program is being offered at no charge, as a service to members of the Virginia State Bar. Virginia lawyers engaged in the representation of Virginia’s indigent criminal population, either as public defenders or as court appointed counsel, are the target audience for this seminar. At the Chief Justice’s request, registration preference will be given to these two constituencies.

The seminar format will include a live program in Richmond (SOLD OUT), which which will be broadcast via video at two satellite locations: Blue Ridge Community College (Plecker Workforce Center at Weyers Cave) and the Wytheville Meeting Center. Advance registration for this seminar is mandatory. Space is limited to 650 registrants at the live location in Richmond; 150 registrants at the webcast site in Weyers Cave; and 125 at the webcast site in Wytheville. Walk-in registration will not be accepted at any location.

The seminar will be conducted in a smoke-free environment. If you have a disability that requires special accommodations to participate in the program, please contact the Virginia State Bar at well in advance of the program date.

Updated: April 25, 2014