Providing zealous, effective, ethical representation

to indigent people accused of crimes.





NITA: Remote Advocacy: Representing Your Client During the COVID-19 Pandemic 

NACDL: Defending Drug Overdose Homicide Cases

Free 4-week training program. Each week's program will focus on a different aspect of these cases, with the program being aired live on Thursdays and a video replay of the program being available for on-demand viewing soon after.

  • Week 1: Charges and Defenses
  • Week 2: Digital Evidence
  • Week 3: Forensic Chemistry, Toxicology, and Pathology
  • Week 4: Trial and Sentencing Strategies 

Click here for more information and to register.

NAPD Virtual Conference: We the Defenders: Rise, Resist, Represent


Contact Professional Development

Trish McCann Bertram
Professional Development Director

Sarah Grace Alexander
Professional Development and Recruitment Coordinator


CLE Credit Information for Seminars

GPDC will submit the names and bar numbers of all attendees to the State Bar after seminar attendance. GPDC does not pay for your CLE credit; you are responsible for paying for any CLE credit that you wish to receive. Each CLE credit is $5 per hour plus an additional $15 for any/each professionalism hour. Once GPDC has certified your attendance to the bar, you may send a check to the State Bar for the CLE credit that you need, OR pay online at Checks should be made out to “CCLC” and sent to: Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency, 104 Marietta Street, NW, Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30303. Make sure to include the seminar name, date(s), your name and bar number with the check. You can also check the status of your CLE credits at the State Bar’s website,


CLE Information for Previous Trainings