Nearly 450 public defenders from all over the state attended the Georgia Public Defender Council's second annual conference held in Savannah.
Nearly 450 public defenders from all over the state attended the Georgia Public Defender Council’s second annual conference held in Savannah. ()

On Aug. 22, a dozen bar associations gathered for an annual Judicial Reception at the offices of King & Spalding LLP.

Public defenders attended the Georgia Public Defender Council’s second annual conference July 24-26 in Savannah. The program focused on several aspects of forensic science and litigation, as well as separate tracks devoted to the unique needs of effective juvenile defense and a leadership track for Circuit Public Defenders, Division Heads, and nominated Assistant Public Defenders. The conference was followed by Transition into Law Practice Program (TILPP); Trial Skills with a class of 64 new public defenders.