Effective Post Arrest and Indigent Defense Practices

August 8 - 23, 2018

Various locations

Sponsored by:

The Texas Judicial Academy, a partnership between the Texas Association of Counties, the Texas Tech University School of Law and the Texas Indigent Defense Commission.


Speakers will emphasize recent legislative updates. The workshop will then highlight indigent defense requirements and their implications.


  • Magistration Duties, Including Legislative Update
  • Pretrial Issues, Including Legislative Update
  • Challenges of Implementing Fair Defense Act Requirements and Indigent Defense Grant Opportunities
  • Q&A and Discussions of Effective Post-Arrest Practice Implementation

*Topics are subject to change

Dates, Locations and How to Register

Lo​cation Date How to Register
Doubletree Suites by Hilton
1800 S. 2nd Street
McAllen, TX 78503
Jul. 13
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Lunch Provided
Register here​
Holiday Inn Longview - North
300 Tuttle Circle
Longview, TX 75605
Aug. 10
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Lunch Provided
Register here​
Abilene Convention & Visitors
1101 North 1st Street
Abilene, TX 79601
Aug. 22
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Lunch Provided
Register here
Overton Hotel & Conference Center
2322 Mac Davis Lane
Lubbock, TX 79401
Aug. 23
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Lunch Provided
Register here​

For their participation, county judges will earn four hours of continuing judicial education credit.

Who Should Attend:

County Judges
Justices of the Peace​

Fill out my online form.

This workshop provides four hours of judicial education credit for county judges.​​

Please email Adrienne Bethke or send fax to (512) 477-1324​ to cancel your conference registration.​​

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