Events and Training

8th Annual Excellence in Juvenile Defense Conference

April 23 – May 5, 2020

The 8th Annual Excellence in Juvenile Defense Conference went digital!  The conference was held via a series of live webcast blocks beginning April 23 through May 05, with access to recorded sessions for those unable to make the live webcast blocks.

8th Annual Excellence in Juvenile Defense Agenda

Co-sponsored by OADC, CJDC, OCR, and OSPD, the 8th Annual Excellence in Juvenile Defense Conference has a little something for everyone. All juvenile defense team roles are welcome – from attorneys, to investigators and social workers – this virtual training isn’t one to miss.

We received approval for 15.0 general CLEs and an additional 1.8 ethics credits for attorneys.  Additionally, social workers can earn up to 6.0 CPD hours for eligible sessions.

If you missed this years conference, you can purchase it for Homestudy CLE credits HERE

Save the date and join us for next year’s in-person event April 29 & 30, 2021.

2020 CJDC Awards Ceremony and Reception

SAVE THE DATE: October 1, 2020
Location: TBD
As we continue to monitor the Coronovirus (COVID-19) the health and well-being of our colleagues and the youth we serve is of equal importance to us. As events unfold there will undoubtedly be an adverse impact on our most vulnerable clients and youth. Now, as much as ever, there is a heightened need for juvenile specialized advocacy in Colorado.
As a result of COVID-19 we have postponed the originally scheduled event, however, we will be holding an event this Fall, so SAVE THE DATE for October, 1, 2020.  The event will either in person, remotely or in some hybird fashion.  All prior sponsorship’s and ticket purchases will be honored at our rescheduled event.  Stay tuned for additional information.  If you would like to sponsor the upcoming event, please check out our Sponsorship Packet, below, all levels of sponsorship are still available except the 4th Edition Juvenile Defense Manual Sponsorship, as that publication has been released!

Download the 2020 Sponsorship Packet



Photos from Our 7th Annual Excellence in Juvenile Defense Conference and 2019 Annual Celebration and Fundraiser

Photos from Our 6th Annual Excellence in Juvenile Defense Conference and 10th Anniversary Celebration


Photos from our 5th Annual Excellence in Juvenile Defense Conference,
Gault at 50 Celebration, and Justice Rising Lunch


Photos from our 4th Annual Excellence in Juvenile Defense Conference and Justice Rising Reception

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