2017 TRAINING PROGRAM DATES

 FALL DEFENDER COLLEGE

Fall Defender College is a program designed for Assistant Public Defenders with less than 18 months of experience.

October 15-18, 2017

Hutchinson Island Marriott

555 N.E. Ocean Boulevard

Stuart, FL  34996

Room Rate $119.00 – Reservation Deadline: September 25, 2017

Host: The Honorable Diamond Litty, Public Defender, 19th Judicial Circuit

 WINTER TRAINING

November 30-December 1, 2017

Executive Management Training - November 27-28, 2017

Regency Pier Sixty Six

2301 SE 17th Street Causeway

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Room Rate $129.00 – Reservation Deadline: November 6, 2017

Host: Honorable Howard Finkelstein, Public Defender, 17th Judicial Circuit

Voir Dire Training

December 18-21, 2017

Safety Harbor Resort and Spa

 105 N. Bayshore Drive

Safety Harbor, Florida 

Room Rate $109.00- Reservation Deadline: November 20, 2017


2018

SPRING DEFENDER COLLEGE 2018

May 20-23, 2018

Safety Harbor Resort and Spa

 105 N. Bayshore Drive

Safety Harbor, Florida 

Room Rate $109.00- Reservation Deadline: April 30, 2018

BUILDING A BETTER DEFENSE SUMMER TRAINING

August 9-10, 2018

Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista

 Lake Buena Vista, Florida 

Room Rate $119.00- Reservation Deadline: July 18, 2018

 LIFE OVER DEATH

September 6-8 2018

Hilton Lake Buena Vista

Lake Buena Vista, FL 

Room Rate $109.00- Reservation Deadline: August 21 2018

 BY INVITATION ONLY

FALL DEFENDER COLLEGE

Fall Defender College is a program designed for Assistant Public Defenders with less than 18 months of experience.

October 14-17, 2018

Hutchinson Island Marriott

555 N.E. Ocean Boulevard

Stuart, FL  34996

Room Rate $119.00 – Reservation Deadline: September 24, 2018

Host: The Honorable Diamond Litty, Public Defender, 19th Judicial Circuit

WINTER TRAINING

November 29-November 30, 2018

 Regency Pier Sixty Six

2301 SE 17th Street Causeway

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Room Rate $134.00 – Reservation Deadline: November 5, 2018

Host: Honorable Howard Finkelstein, Public Defender, 17th Judicial Circuit

PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Bruce Miller, First Circuit (Treasurer)

Andy Thomas, Second Circuit

Blair Payne, Third Circuit

Charles Cofer, Fourth Circuit

Mike Graves, Fifth Circuit 

Bob H. Dillinger, Sixth Circuit (President)

James S. Purdy, Seventh Circuit

Stacy A. Scott, Eighth Circuit (Secretary)

H. Rex Dimmig, Tenth Circuit (Vice-President)

Carlos J. Martinez, Eleventh Circuit

Larry L. Eger, Twelfth Circuit

Julianne M. Holt, Thirteenth Circuit

Mark Sims, Fourteenth Circuit

Carey Haughwout, Fifteenth Circuit (President-Elect)

Robert Lockwood, Sixteenth Circuit

Howard Finkelstein, Seventeenth Circuit

Blaise Trettis, Eighteenth Circuit

Diamond R. Litty, Nineteenth Circuit

Kathleen A. Smith, Twentieth Circuit 

ASSOCIATE BOARD MEMBERS

Chris Ellrich, Investigator, Second Circuit

Montez Carter, Support Staff, Eighth Circuit

Peter Mills, Assistant Public Defender, Tenth Circuit

June Garcia, Administrator, Fourteenth Circuit

INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Nancy Daniels

GENERAL COUNSEL

Robert Trammell