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Thursday, March 16 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Integrating Paralegals, Social Workers, and Investigators on the Defense Team: Team Work Makes the Dream Work.

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This presentation will focus on how defenders can best use their core staff on the defense team. This includes, Fact Investigators, Social Workers (Mitigation/Sentencing Specialists), Paralegals, and Legal Secretaries alike.  The presenters will cover how important it is to cross train and effectively assess and leverage the legal skills of your defense team and integrate them effectively into a defender office.


Taneal Behrens

Sentencing Specialist, Ninth Circuit Public Defender
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Latosha Watts

Paralegal, Chesapeake Public Defender Office
Latosha Watts is a paralegal in the Chesapeake Public Defender Office. She has been with the Virginia Indigent Commission (VIDC), as a paralegal, since January 2020.  She has also previously worked for the Charleston County Public Defender Office from June 2010 until January 2014.Latosha... Read More →

Thursday March 16, 2023 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
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