Maricopa County Office of the Public Defender
Training and Education

Training is the key element in assuring quality defense services. We are committed to empowering attorneys and staff through superior continuing education. At MCPD, new employees and existing employees are afforded a wide-range of job-related training opportunities throughout their careers.

Speakers Bureau

We created a Speakers Bureau to match the community requests for presenters with the available expertise.  With over 425 employees, MCPD has expertise in all areas of the justice system including the latest techniques in mitigation, paralegal support and investigations to trial techniques and the cutting edge practices of capital trials. We focus on providing the right speaker for each request.

MCPD Training