The Role of Defense Counsel in Drug Courts: How to Provide Effective Representation from Initial Contact Through Program Completion

Online

The Role of Defense Counsel in Drug Courts: How to Provide Effective Representation from Initial Contact Through Program Completion

Court Type: 
Drug Court
Training Format: 
Webinar
Tuesday, April 5, 2016

This webinar will take place on Tuesday April 5, 2016 from 2:30 to 4:00 PM EST. The session will take attendees through each stage of the drug court and discuss how defense counsel are involved at each stage while also addressing the dual roles defense counsel play in drug courts, representing their individual clients and their role as a member of the team. Topics presented will include protecting clients’ constitutional rights, attorney/client relationships, advice and advocacy, and navigating ethical concerns and potentially competing interests.

 

Sponsor/Organizer: 
BJA Drug Court Technical Assistance Project at American University