Training

The Office of the Defender General conducts several trainings each year in criminal and juvenile law.  They are usually held in December and June, although these times may vary.  If you are interested in a particular topic, being a presenter at one of the trainings, or desire additional information about ODG trainings, please contact Anna Saxman, Director of Training, by email at Anna.Saxman@vermont.gov .

Please Note:  Attendance at all trainings is by invitation only
 

Criminal Law Training

  • Friday, December 8, 2017
    * How to find the right expert & how to use him or her effectively
    * Advanced Cross-examination of the State's Experts
    * Ethics what you can and cannot say/do with an expert and much, much more
    * New decisions from the VTSCT
     

Juvenile Law Training

2017 Green Mountain Juvenile And Criminal Defense Institute

 

Criminal Law Training

Juvenile Law Training

2016 Green Mountain Juvenile And Criminal Defense Institute

Criminal Law Training

Juvenile Law Training

2015 Green Mountain Juvenile And Criminal Defense Institute

  • June 3, 4, and 5, 2015
  • Registration Form (pdf)
  • Agenda (pdf)  (Note that you may not be able to access this document using FireFox. We suggest you use a different browser like Internet Explorer or Google Chrome.)

Criminal Law Training

  • Friday December 5, 2014, Montpelier
  • All day criminal law training featuring Karen Newirth from the Innocence Project on litigating eye and ear identification cases, plus the new Risk and Need Assessments of our clients under S.295, Ethics, Appellate new cases and more!
  • Agenda in Word Format
  • Agenda in PDF Format
     

Two Juvenile Trainings on November 7, 2014 - One is required training for all juvenile law practitioners

2014 Green Mountain Juvenile And Criminal Defense Institute

Criminal Law Training

  • Friday, December 6, 2013
  • Agenda
     

Juvenile Law Training

2013 Green Mountain Juvenile And Criminal Defense Institute

Criminal Defense Training

Juvenile Law Training

2012 Green Mountain Juvenile And Criminal Defense Institute

  • June 4, 5 and 6
  • Please note that this year's training is Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Monday will be the Juvenile training.
  • Agenda
  • Registration Form

Criminal Law Training

  • Friday, December 2, 2011
  • Click on this link for the agenda - note that training documents are password protected with the same password required by the Brief Bank and other Banks on this web page.
  • Agenda

2011 Green Mountain Juvenile And Criminal Defense Institute

  • Sponsors: Office of the Defender General, VTACDL, the Vermont Bar Association, and The Juvenile Court Improvement Progra
  • JUNE 8, 9, 10, 2011
  • Click on this link for the agenda - note that training documents are password protected with the same password required by the Brief Bank and other Banks on this web page.
  • Agenda

Criminal Law Training

  • Agenda - note that training documents are password protected with the same password required by the Brief Bank and other Banks on this web page.)
  • Friday, December 3, 2010
  • Topics:  VOPs, fighting context evidence, LimeWire made me do it, and more.

Contact Information

Office of the Defender General
6 Baldwin Street, 4th Floor
Montpelier, VT  05633-3301
(802) 828-3168
(802) 828-3163 (fax)