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TRAINING

The Public Defender Training Division provides state, county, municipal, and youth court defenders continuing legal education programs, case law and legislative updates, legal research, and technical assistance in complex cases. The Division also oversees the collection and reporting of data for the Legislature and Public Defender Taskforce.


TRAINING EVENTS

UPCOMING CONFERENCES
 
REGISTRATION FOR  Family Defense & Youth Defender Certification Training

TRAINING DATES SEPTEMBER 18-20, 2024

LODGING -HOTEL RESERVATION DEADLINE
Centennial Plaza Resort
Gulfport 200 East Beach Blvd. Gulfport, MS 39507 228-206-3386
Hotel Reservation deadline is August 17, 2024
PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST MAKE YOUR OWN ROOM RESERVATION
BY PHONE: You can call the hotel directly to make reservations at (228) 206-3386. GROUP CODE: MOSPD2024
• ONLINE: You can make your hotel reservation online by clicking the link:

Book your room with this Group Code: MOSPD2024

BEFORE YOU CLICK THE LINK ABOVE TO RESERVE YOUR ROOM, YOU MUST KNOW THE 7 STEPS BELOW
• King with Fountain View @ $139.00 Per night rate (you are responsible for any upgraded nightly rate)
• Select Book your stay (1)
• Select Grand Centennial Hotel (2)
• Enter your stay dates (3)
• Select drop down arrow for Special Codes or Rates (4)
• Select the down arrow next to Promo Code - choose Group Code (5)
• Enter your group code in the box ... Your group Code is: MOSPD2024 (6)
• Select APPLY in red box (7)
 • Search for room where your code is applied (8)
Make your reservation! (9)
Book your room with this Group Code: MOSPD2024
Reservations made after August 17, 2024, will be subject to availability and conference rate is not guaranteed. 

 


 

 


PAST TRAINING EVENTS

Virtual Summer Lunch & Learn

The Intersection of the Law and Pharmacology/Toxicology

Friday, July 12, 2024 - Noon

Click Here for Registration


2024 Spring OSPD & MPDA Public Defender Conference

April 24-26, 2024 - IP Casino Resort Spa
850 Bayview Avenue - Biloxi, MS 39530

AGENDA


2024 Spring Youth Defender Certification Training
Registration Limited to 50 Participants

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - Thursday, March 21, 2024
The Threefoot Hotel, Meridian, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel and Riley Conference Center
Meridian, Mississippi

AGENDA


2024 Family Defense Certification Training
Registration Limited to 50 Participants
Thursday, March 21, 2024 - Friday, March 22, 2024
The Threefoot Hotel, Meridian, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel and Riley Conference Center
Meridian, Mississippi

 AGENDA


Can't find what you're looking for? Materials for past conferences are available on request - just email Karen Kegley.