Training Programs
The Solano County Public Defender office is extremely committed to the proper training of our attorneys and staff. Towards that end, our department has been certified as an MCLE provider by the State Bar, sponsors many in-house MCLE training events at our office each year, encourages all staff, and invites all criminal defense attorneys to participate.  

Our Department offers lunchtime MCLE presentations on various topics from 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm, free of charge. To attend a training offered by our office, please RSVP by calling 707-784-6700.

Upcoming Trainings:

Wednesday, January 25th - Al Menaster: Year in Review

Wednesday, February 1st - Trail counsel’s responsibility to youthful offenders

Friday, February 24th 12:15 - 4:15
- Jeff Robinson: Implicit Bias

Wednesday, March 15th
- Chuck Denton Cross Examination and Impeachment

Wednesday, April 19th
- Voir Dire: Senior Felony Deputies share their insights and skills giving practical tips as to what should go on in jury selection

Wednesday, May 17th - Cross examination of the expert in a possession for sale case

Wednesday, June 14th
- Immigration issues in criminal cases