2019 Training Programs

SPRING DEFENDER COLLEGE 2019

May 12-15, 2019

Safety Harbor Resort and Spa

 105 N. Bayshore Drive

Safety Harbor, Florida 

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

 SUMMER TRAINING

August 1- August 2, 2019

The Plaza Resort and Spa

 Daytona Beach, FL 

 LIFE OVER DEATH

September 5-7, 2019

Hilton Lake Buena Vista

Lake Buena Vista, FL 

 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 13-16, 2019

Hutchinson Island Marriott

555 N.E. Ocean Boulevard

Stuart, FL  34996

WINTER TRAINING

December 12-13, 2019

Hyatt Regency Sarasota

Sarasota, FL 

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 

James S. Purdy, Seventh Circuit

Stacy A. Scott, Eighth Circuit (Secretary)

H. Rex Dimmig, Tenth Circuit 

Carlos J. Martinez, Eleventh Circuit

Larry L. Eger, Twelfth Circuit

Julianne M. Holt, Thirteenth Circuit

Mark Sims, Fourteenth Circuit

Carey Haughwout, Fifteenth Circuit (President)

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

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Kristina Wiggins

GENERAL COUNSEL

Robert Trammell