Here you fill find information about upcoming seminars and a link to request to register.

Upcoming Seminars

2024 Zoom Mini-Conference Series
Gangs and RICO Cases
March 7, 2024 | 1:00 - 5:00 pm (EST)

Registration is now open for the Gang and RICO Cases Zoom Mini-Conference, which will be presented online for the federal capital defense community on March 7, 2024, from 1:00 to 5:00 pm EST. The Mini-Conference is an opportunity to learn about legal and practice developments in federal Gang and RICO cases and is designed for federal capital defense trial and appellate practitioners, and team members who might benefit. 

Please share this registration information with your staff, panel members, and teams you are working with.

There is no charge for this program.

All sessions will be via Zoom.  The actual link for the session will be sent prior to the zoom conference.

Attendees will be responsible for submitting approval for CLE hours.

Click here for the program Agenda.

To register go here.

Registration closes on March 1, 2024, at 5PM eastern.


2024 Zoom Mini-Conference Series
Race is Always in the Case
May 2, 2024 | 1:00 - 5:00 pm (EST)

Registration Information Coming Soon


Fundamentals of Federal Capital Defense
Philadelphia, PA
June 24-26, 2024 | Starting Monday, June 24 at 8:30 am (EST) and ending
                                Wednesday, June 26 at 12:30 (EST)   

Agenda and Registration information coming soon.



Other Upcoming Training Programs

Twenty-First National Seminar on the Development and Integration of Mitigation Evidence in Capital Cases
February 22-25, 2024
Philadelphia, PA

This unique training initiative will bring together nationally recognized mental health experts, mitigation specialists, and capital defense attorneys to discuss new developments and recurring issues related to social history investigation and the comprehensive development and integration of mitigation
evidence at all stages of representation in capital cases.  This seminar is designed for, and attendance is limited to, federal defenders, CJA panel attorneys, mitigation specialists, investigators, and attorneys interested in representing an inmate in federal collateral review, and state court practitioners who are currently appointed or seeking appointment in a capital proceeding in federal court. Continuing Legal Education (CLE) accreditation for attorneys will be sought in all applicable jurisdictions. There will be no tuition and materials will be provided to participants free of charge. The Training Division of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts' (AO) Defender Services Office will make available, to a limited number of applicants, funding to cover travel expenses (airfare and/or lodging only).  Space is limited to 150 attendees.

Click here for the full description of this seminar as well as registration information.