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Public Defense 102: Trial Advocacy Workshop

SCCID is proud to present the 2018 edition of Public Defense 102. This Workshop will provide an opportunity for “on your feet” criminal trial training under the supervision of experienced trial lawyers.
Monday | March 05, 2018 - Wednesday | March 07, 2018



Public Defense 102:  Trial Advocacy Workshop

March 5-7, 2018

Richland County Judicial Center

Columbia, South Carolina

Hosted by the SC Commission on Indigent Defense

Public Defense 102 is a trial advocacy workshop providing an opportunity for “on your feet” training under the direction of experienced trial lawyers.

Small group breakout sections will be planned to hone trial preparation and courtroom skills including developing a theory and theme of the case, opening statements, direct examination, cross-examination, and closing statements.  

Prior Preparation:  The format of the workshop calls for each participant to bring a current case to work on during the breakout sessions.  Pick one of your pending cases that you expect to go to trial

NOTICE:  You must meet one of the following requirements to participate in this seminar:


You must be an attorney currently employed by a South Carolina Public Defender’s Office and have fewer than 3 years’ experience as a public defender.


You must be a Rule 608 Contract Attorney (Criminal/Juvenile) with fewer than 3 years' experience as a public defender or its equivalent


You must log in to your SCCID account to register.  If you do not have a SCCID account, please contact Lawrence Brown or Ryan Cole to set up an account.

The following users can register for this conference: Public Defender, 608 Contract
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