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PDC First Friday

The PDC would like to invite members of the Defending Attorney Roster  and the staff working in Public Defense Offices to join us on the First Friday of every month as we share PDC updates, answer your questions, hear and discuss your ideas and provide a 30 minute CLE (PDC approved .5 credit, ISB credit pending). Please note, this is a meeting for Defending Attorney Roster members and the staff working in Public Defense Offices only. We encourage other stakeholders to contact the PDC for opportunities to meet.

First Friday meetings are shared via email with members of the PDC Roster. If you would like more information about these programs or to register, please contact your Regional Coordinator: 

Judicial Districts I, II, III & IV Jennifer Roark
Judicial Districts V, VI & VII Jared Ricks.

Scheduled First Fridays:

Autism Criminal Defense in Idaho
April 5, 2024
12:30-1:30 MT/11:30-12:30 PT
Tiffany Klauba, Executive Director, Autism Society of Idaho


Join Tiffany Klauba, Executive Director of Autism Society of Idaho, as she discusses the foundations of Autism and criminal defense: 

  • Reviewing vital information such as ADA rights,
  • Proper evaluations,
  • Accommodations needed, 
  • Understanding Autism and how to discuss legalities with Autistic individuals Producing the best defense, 
  • Communication barriers and how to overcome them.

To register, click here.


Open House: The Office of the State Public Defender
June 7, 2024, 12:30-1:30 MT/11:30-12:30 PT
Eric Fredericksen, State Public Defender

Join Eric Fredericksen, the State Public Defender, as he provides updates on the transition to the new state system. Don’t miss this opportunity to get your questions answered –  both big and small. This will also be a chance to meet the new members of the SPD Team.

 To register, click here.


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