2019 Community-Oriented Defender (COD) Network Conference 
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Wednesday, June 5 • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Insights about How Former Clients Are Working with Defender Offices to Improve Representation

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Space is limited in each Supper Club and requires a separate sign-up. There is no fee, but you will be responsible for your own food and drink.
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This Supper Club will take place at the City Cafe, 1001 Cathedral Street.

Defender offices that employ or otherwise partner with formerly incarcerated clients have been able to accomplish enhanced client representation in various forms – from connecting current clients with care services to helping defenders understand how to engage in participatory defense, utilize motivational interviewing, and effective strategies for building trust with clients. The results are something to talk about and imagine ways to bring these strategies into more defender offices. Supporting reentry should start at home with more defender offices relying on the lived experience of former clients. Come learn, share your experiences, and take away new ideas for including the invaluable wisdom of our clients everywhere.

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Rosalie Joy

National Legal Aid and Defender Association, NLADA
Rosalie Joy is the Vice President of Defender Legal Services at the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA). Before joining NLADA, Rosalie was a public defender for 29 years. She spent the last eight years as the Interim Director of the Atlanta Public Defender's Office... Read More →

Wednesday June 5, 2019 7:30pm - 9:00pm EDT
City Café 1001 Cathedral Street

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