Providing zealous, effective, ethical representation

to indigent people accused of crimes.





State Level Services CLE

  • December 12, 2017
  • State Bar Building


Case Law Update Webinar

  • December 14, 2017
  • Click here to register.


TILPP Part I: Fundamentals of Public Defense                               

  • January 15-18, 2018  
  • Lake Blackshear, Cordele


Investigator Conference                        

  • January 17-19, 2018
  • Lake Blackshear, Cordele


 Georgia DUI Defense Seminar

  • January 17, 2018
  • Metropolitan Library, Atlanta 
  • Click here to register.                      


 GPDC Public Defender Annual Conference                     

  • July 23-25, 2018  
  • Savannah


TILPP Part II: Trial Skills                     

  • July 25-28, 2018
  • Savannah


Advanced Motions Practice

  • July 25-28, 2018
  • Savannah

Contact Professional Development & Recruitment

Trish McCann Bertram
Professional Development Director

Sarah Grace Alexander
Professional Development and Recruitment Coordinator


CLE Credit Information for Seminars

GPDC will submit the names and bar numbers of all attendees to the State Bar after seminar attendance. GPDC does not pay for your CLE credit; you are responsible for paying for any CLE credit that you wish to receive. Each CLE credit is $5 per hour plus an additional $15 for any/each professionalism hour. Once GPDC has certified your attendance to the bar, you may send a check to the State Bar for the CLE credit that you need, OR pay online at Checks should be made out to “CCLC” and sent to: Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency, 104 Marietta Street, NW, Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30303. Make sure to include the seminar name, date(s), your name and bar number with the check. You can also check the status of your CLE credits at the State Bar’s website,


CLE Information for Previous Trainings