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2020 Annual Meeting & Seminar

The Breakers Resort,Palm Beach,FL

CLE Hotel Exhibitor/Sponsor Scholarships

Topics to be covered include:

  1. Discovery & Brady Issues
  2. Challenging Police Credibility in Motions to Suppress
  3. Racial Profiling
  4. Police Transparency
  5. Issues with Evidence Collection & Preservation
  6. Defending Women Charged With Crimes
  7. StingRay & Sensorvault
  8. Facial Recognition
  9. Telling the Story of Police Misconduct
  10. Challenging the Reliability of Snitches in Court
  11. Building a Police Accountability Database
  12. Using US Supreme Court Decisions to Litigate Police Accountability Issues
  13. Working With Civil Rights Lawyers
  14. Attacking the Tech to Get to the Truth & Suppression
  15. Body Cameras & Squad Car Recordings

CLE Information

NACDL is an accredited provider of CLE in all states requiring mandatory CLE Training. NACDL will apply for at least 14 general credit hours in every state requiring pre-approval. Approved hours for each state will be identified at the seminar. Some states, IL, GA, NC, NE, NM, PA, TX and UT require additional fees by the attendee in order to receive credit.


The Breakers Resort
One South County Road
Palm Beach, FL 33480

Phone Reservations: (877) 937-1219

Questions? Contact Director of Events Akvile Athanason at or call (202) 872-8600 x630.

Sponsorship and Exhibits

For information on exhibiting or sponsorships, please contact NACDL's Sales and Marketing Manager Jason Petty at or call (202) 465-7637.

NACDL would like to thank the following sponsors, exhibitors, and affinity partners for their support and contributions:


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NACDL offers a variety of scholarships for this event ranging from partially discounted to fully funded. Each type of scholarship has different application requirements. To apply for any of the following scholarships, please follow the instructions for that specific scholarship.

OPTION 1: Needs Based Scholarships

Based on need, scholarships are available to NACDL members for up to 50% off the standard seminar fee of $429. Approved recipients are responsible for the remainder of the tuition fee, which is $215  (all other expenses are not included). The reduced scholarship fee includes seminar tuition, admission to all evening social events, and downloadable seminar materials. Hard copies are available at an additional cost. Travel, hotel, and other costs are not included.

To Apply: Prepare and e-mail or fax a letter of no more than two pages explaining the reason why you believe you should receive the grant to: NACDL Director of Events Akvile Athanason, at or fax it to 202-872-8690. All applications must be submitted before registering for the seminar and received by January 17, 2020.


OPTION 2: Public Defense Scholarships

As a result of generous grant funding, NACDL is able to offer scholarship assistance to public defense providers to attend this NACDL training program. Scholarships will be awarded in the form of full or partial reimbursement of the registration costs of the program. Limited travel reimbursement stipends may also be awarded to qualifying individuals to help defray the costs of travel and lodging.

Apply for a Public Defense Scholarship  

Code of Conduct

NACDL endeavors to foster a working, learning, and social environment free of harassment, discrimination, intimidation, and insult. To that end, NACDL has adopted a Code of Conduct for Affiliated Persons that applies to all attendees and participants of any kind at all NACDL sponsored events.

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