“The diversity of the presenters and attendees created an atmosphere of open discussion and dialogue that I have never experienced in a conference setting before (in my 6 year of attending multiple conferences a year.) The relatively small size and breaking out into discussion groups helped facilitate open dialogue as well”
Attendee, Race Conference 2015
Below on this page you will find all events funded for FY 2023 (October 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023). Events for which dates and locations have not been finalized are indicated by TBD. Additionally, the List of All Authorized FY 2023 Training Events and Conferences is available. Training by other organizations is listed on the Programs by Other Organizations page.

Please be advised that registration for all Training Division Events is limited to persons who provide services pursuant to the Federal Criminal Justice Act (CJA). For more information please read our Training Events Registration Disclaimer. Continuing Legal Education (CLE) accreditation for DSO Training Division Programs will be requested unless otherwise noted. Program Credit hours will always be subject to each state's approval and credit rounding rules. Approved programs and credit hours will be made available at the conclusion of applicable programs.

NEW For CLE information and available resources pertaining to your state, please visit the CLE Information Center.

Please read the 2023 DSO In-Person Health & Safety Protocols.

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E.g., Friday, January 27, 2023
2023
Jan
26 - 28
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 08:30 to Saturday, January 28, 2023 - 12:00

IN PERSON - Trial Skills Workshop: Bail Boot Camp

Houston, TX
Registration Closed
2023
Feb
2 - 4
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 08:30 to Saturday, February 4, 2023 - 13:30
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Race in the Federal Criminal Court: Strategies in Pursuit of Justice

Dallas, TX
Registration Closed
2023
Feb
15
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 01:00
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Virtual Series: Evidence 2023 Part II – The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to Opinion Testimony (Lay and Expert)

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM (EST)
2023
Feb
23 - 24
Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 08:30 to Friday, February 24, 2023 - 12:00
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Fundamentals of Federal Criminal Defense Seminar II

New Orleans, LA
2023
Feb
23 - 25
Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 08:30 to Saturday, February 25, 2023 - 12:00
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Winning Strategies Seminar II

New Orleans, LA
2023
Mar
2 - 3
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 08:30 to Friday, March 3, 2023 - 05:00
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Non Capital Habeas Conference

Portland, OR
2023
Mar
9 - 11
Thursday, March 9, 2023 - 08:00 to Saturday, March 11, 2023 - 12:00
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IN-PERSON Law & Technology Series: Techniques in Electronic Case Management (TECM) Workshop

Atlanta, GA
2023
Mar
9 - 11
Thursday, March 9, 2023 - 08:30 to Saturday, March 11, 2023 - 12:30
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IN PERSON - Grit: A Workshop To Energize, Elevate And Educate Women In Public Defense

New Orleans, LA
2023
Mar
23 - 25
Thursday, March 23, 2023 - 08:30 to Saturday, March 25, 2023 - 01:15
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IN PERSON - The Andrea Taylor Sentencing Advocacy Workshop

Atlanta, GA
2023
Apr
12 - 14
Wednesday, April 12, 2023 - 08:00 to Friday, April 14, 2023 - 12:00
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IN PERSON: Train the Trainers Workshop

Santa Fe, NM
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2023
Apr
20 - 22
Thursday, April 20, 2023 - 08:30 to Saturday, April 22, 2023 - 12:30
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IN PERSON - Trial Skills Workshop / Crimes Decoded: Emerging Digital Litigation Technology Strategies

San Francisco, CA
2023
Apr
24
Monday, April 24, 2023 - 01:00
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Freedom Denied: Combatting Pretrial Detention

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
2023
May
16 - 18
Tuesday, May 16, 2023 - 08:00 to Thursday, May 18, 2023 - 01:00
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In-Person: Federal Defender Investigator & Paralegal Seminar

Houston, TX
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