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** As of June 1, 2017, the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission (VIDC) will NO LONGER offer monthly video replays of the Initial Certification Training. The Initial Certification Training will be a live training and ONLY attorneys who are initially certifying will be eligible to attend. Attorneys already certified will no longer have the option to attend the monthly replays. Please refer to the re-certification section of this page for other available courses.**

INITIAL CERTIFICATION TRAINING

Day 1-Felony/Misdemeanor
MCLE Credit:
6.0 hours (0.0 ethics)
Day 2-Juvenile
MCLE Credit:
4.0 hours (0.0 ethics)
Class Type: Video Replay
Cost: Free

Initial Certification Training Agenda

New Live Certification Training will be held on June 22-23, 2017 in Richmond, VA. Registration information will be available closer to the date of training.

Richmond: Salem:
Virginia Indigent Defense Commission Roanoke County Courthouse Law Library
1604 Santa Rosa Road, Suite 200 305 East Main Street, 1st Floor
Richmond, VA 23229 Salem, VA 24153
   
Richmond Registration Forms: Salem Registration Forms:
January 19-20, 2017 (Registration Closed) January 25-26, 2017 (Wednesday & Thursday)
February 9-10, 2017 February 23-24, 2017
March 16-17, 2017 March 16-17, 2017

RE-CERTIFICATION TRAINING

**Attorneys are not required to attend the Initial Certification Training again to re-certify.  Attorneys should attend a more advanced CLE to be commensurate with experience. Please refer to the approved courses list below.**

To re-certify for misdemeanor and felony cases, at least 6 hours of approved CLE is required. To re-certify for juvenile cases, in addition to the 6 hours previously mentioned, 4 hours of approved CLE on representing juveniles is required, for a total of at least 10 hours of CLE.

VIDC Approved Courses for Re-certification:

2015-2017 Approved Courses for Re-certification

Competency to Stand Trial in Criminal Cases-An Overview
MCLE Credit: 2.0 hours expected (0.0 hours ethics)
Course Type: Live, Free
Location: Petersburg Circuit Court, Court Room #2, 7 Courthouse Avenue, Petersburg, VA 23803
Hosted by: Office of the Public Defender-Petersburg
Training Type: Live, Free

2017 VIDC Late Day Lecture Series (See dates and registration links below)
MCLE Credit: 1.0-2.0 hours per lecture expected
Course Type:
Live, Free
Location:
VIDC Administration (Richmond)
Eligibility:
VIDC certified attorneys Only. Limited Seating Available

February 24, 2017-Preservation of Trial Issues for Appeal: Perfecting Proffers (Registration Full-Waiting List Available)
March 24, 2017-School Searches and Getting Social Media Into Evidence
June 9, 2017-Juvenile Transfers and Certification
July 14, 2017-Immigration Topic (Title TBD)
August 18, 017-10 Virtues and Ten Signs of Appellate Advocacy
September 29, 2017-JDR Topic (Title TBD)
October 27, 2017-False Confessions
Replay of Prior Year Late Day Lectures (2016) Series for Re-certification
MCLE Credit: 5.0 hours (3.0 hours Misdemeanor/Felony, 2.0 hours Juvenile)
Course Type: Video Replay, Free
Registration:
TBD
September 8, 2017 (Richmond)
September 22, 2017 (Salem)
November 17, 2017 (Salem)

INITIAL CAPITAL CERTIFICATION TRAINING

Initial capital certification training for defense attorneys wishing to be eligible for appointment in capital cases under the new standards must complete both days of this certification training or submit a waiver application.

MCLE Credit: 10.0 hours (1.0 ethics)
Class Type:
Video Replay
Cost:
Free

Training Locations & Registration Forms:


Richmond: Salem:
Virginia Indigent Defense Commission Roanoke County Courthouse Law Library
1604 Santa Rosa Road, Suite 200 305 East Main Street, 1st Floor
Richmond, VA 23229 Salem, VA 24153
   
Richmond Registration Forms: Salem Registration Forms:
August 10-11, 2017 April 6-7, 2017

Waiver of Initial Capital Certification Training Applications

CERTIFICATION APPLICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

Statutory Authority and Required Qualifications

Initial Certification Application

Initial Certification Application: Waiver Using Recent Prosecutor Experience

Re-Certification Application

Initial Capital Certification Application


Submit to:


Virginia Indigent Defense Commission
1604 Santa Rosa Road, Suite 200
Richmond, VA 23229
Fax: (804) 662-7359




For further training information, please contact:

Virginia Indigent Defense Commission at training@adm.idc.virginia.gov

 

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