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Thursday, March 16 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Empowering Public Defense

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This session will focus on how defenders and defense leaders can do more for clients: expanding services and practicing more holistically through the collaborative defense method. Focusing on the tactics and strategies in each CDM area (defender vision, drawing information out of clients at intake, stepping up client service, building connections with social and legal outside partners, and strengthening mitigation practices), this presentation will offer any defender the tools they need to begin broadening what clients can get from their counsel---not years from now, but right away. Crucially, we'll also include insights on what has worked for us at Partners for Justice as we developed CDM, particularly what helped us convince local governments and funders to buy in and resource this work for defenders around the country.

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Vichal Kumar

Director, Partners for Justice
Vichal is PFJ’s Director of Capacity-Building, where he utilizes his technical expertise in holistic and collaborative defense, and experience implementing holistic practices to support public defenders throughout the country. He formerly served as Managing Director of the Civil... Read More →
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Emily Galvin-Almanza

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Partners for Justice
Before co-founding Partners for Justice, Emily fought for clients inside the LA County Public Defender, Santa Clara County Public Defender, and Bronx Defenders, and she also served as one of the first attorneys fighting for release of life-sentenced people with the Stanford Three... Read More →

Thursday March 16, 2023 4:15pm - 5:15pm EDT
Room E