Lawyers serving the public good.


 NLADA & the Defending Immigrants Partnership* Present the 4th Annual

National Training on the Immigration Consequences of State Criminal Convictions


September 25th & 26th, 2008

The Westin National Harbor, National Harbor,



We have extended our nomination deadline until September 8th to give an opporutnity to public defense offices from across the country to attend this exceptional training.  The attendance is by nomination only; so we encourage you to nominate yourself and/or someone else from your office today!  


This national training is intended to assist public defense attorneys in investigating and advising noncitizen clients on the potential penal law and immigration consequences of a criminal case.  The training curriculum is designed to provide both newly admitted and experienced defense attorneys with the tools, resources and strategies necessary to avoid any negative impact that a criminal disposition may impose on a noncitizen's immigration status.   

Scholarship assistance is available based on need and evaluated on a case by case basis to confirmed attendees.  This CLE program offers: 

  • Free tuition
  • Develop office protocols that integrate immigration expertise
  • Provide pertinent training, resources, legal support and network necessary to ensure quality criminal defense services






Westin Hotel, National Harbor, MD

The Westin National Harbor
171 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745
Tel: (888) 627-8104
Fax: (301) 567-0888 

Hotel reservations can be made thru September 8, 2008 at the conference rate of $201 excluding taxes. The special negotiated room rate is available two days prior and two days after the Conference. After the cut-off date of September 8, 2008, requests for reservations will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis.  Be sure to inform the reservations agent that you are with the NLADA conference.  

National Training on the Immigration Consequences of State Criminal Convictions
September 25th & 26th, 2008

The Westin National Harbor 

National Harbor, Maryland

Overlooking the Potomac River, Just outside of Washington, DC




For logistical questions please contact Lynnae Johnson at or (202) 452-0620 x236.


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National Legal Aid & Defender Association
1140 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 900
Washington, District of Columbia 20036

*The Defending Immigrants Partnership is a joint initiative comprised of the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA), the New York State Defenders Association's Immigrant Defense Project, the Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC), and the National Immigration Project.





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