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OSPD Seeks Deputy Director to lead new Indigent Defense Improvement Division - apply no later than November 29, 2020

Earlier this year, California expanded the mission of the Office of the State Public Defender (OSPD). The mission now includes providing support and training for county indigent defense. It also includes general efforts to improve indigent defense. OSPD is recruiting for a Deputy Director to lead an exciting new division – the Indigent Defense Improvement Division (IDID) to carry out this mission. The IDID Deputy Director will have oversight will have the responsibility for formulating, planning and implementing programs to improve indigent defense throughout the State. Please consider applying and please spread the word. Information about the job and how to apply is attached.

October 28, October 30, November 9, 10, 1, and 18 at 12pm, except for November 12, which begins at 11 am - Judicial Council, Center for Families, Children and the Courts webinars: Juvenile law-related (dependency and delinquency) topics.

1. Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

2. Friday, October 30, 2020 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

3. Monday, November 9, 2020 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

4. Tuesday, November 12, 2020 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

5. Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Please review this page for details about and how to register for each seminar. Click on title for a webinar to register.

October 30, November 6, 13, 20 at 12pm - SDAP Webinar Series: Foundations of Appellate Advocacy

  1. Friday, October 30, 2020, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  2. Friday, November 6, 2020, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  3. Friday, November 13, 2020, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  4. Friday, November 20, 2020, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Join SDAP for a virtual seminar series designed specifically for less-experienced panel attorneys while also offering helpful information for all levels of panel membership. Panel attorneys from any of the five projects will be given preference in securing one of the 100 available spots for each day. The seminar is free of charge and will be held via Zoom. Registration and details about the program lectures are here:SDAP Seminar Registration

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