Indigent Representation in Non-Capital Criminal Cases: N.C. 26th Judicial District Defender Orientation


VIDEO REPLAY - Monday, November 19, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


MCB Center


CLE Credit:

8.0 Total Hours (6.5 General + 1.5 Ethics)



$350 Attorney Rate (Includes Lunch)

$150 Paralegal Rate (Includes Lunch)

FREE - Attendees NOT seeking CLE Credit (Order lunch for $10)



MCB Center

438 Queens Road

Charlotte, N.C. 28207


Special Info:

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CLE Training


Videotaping Provided By Justice Initiatives, Inc.


Program & Speakers:


9:00 am - 1:00 pm: Non-Capital Criminal Defense of Indigent Persons (Public Defender's Office)

a. IRC Introduction, Process of Appointment to Lists

b. Requirements for Appointment to Misdemeanor,Felony F-I, Felony A-E, Special Proceedings, Motionfor Appropriate Relief Lists

c. Performance Standards

d. N.C. IDS

e. Initial Defendant Interview (Within 3 business days, Source of vital information)

f. Pre-trial

g. Plea Negotiations

h. Trial

i. Sentencing

j. Case Law

k. Advice/Common Mistakes Seen in New Defense Attorneys


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Payment - Fee Application - AOC-CR-225


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm: Courtroom Ethics (Judges)

a. Criminal Case Management Plan (CCMP) and Administrative Order Adopting Criminal Rules, 26th Prosecutorial/Judicial District, Mecklenburg County, Statement of Intent & Summary of Basic Process

b. Courtroom Procedures

c. Standards of Judgment

d. Courtroom Decorum, No-Shows

e. Disposition/Fee Application Advice

f. Advice/Common Mistakes


3:30 pm - 4:15 pm: Prosecution Perspective (District Attorney's Office)


4:15 pm - 5:00 pm: Conclusion (Public Defender's Office)



Download Registration form here and return via:

Fax: 704/333-6209

Mail: 438 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28207

Phone: 704/375-8624