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Northern District of Texas

David C. Godbey, Chief Judge
Karen Mitchell, Clerk of Court

2021 FPD Annual Criminal Practice Seminar

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The Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Texas will be holding its annual seminar this year. This year’s seminar will take place via Zoom webinar. The first section is July 7, 2021 and the second section is July 21, 2021. There is no cost to attend the seminar this year, however advanced registration is required. Registration with open June 1, 2021. You may register for the first section, second section or both by going to the Federal Public Defender website at They do anticipate the State Bar of Texas will approve the seminar’s curricula for a total of fifteen and a half (15.5) hours of continuing legal education credit, of which three (3) hours qualify for ethics credit. If you have any questions please contact Charnese M. Toro, paralegal at (214) 693-6544 or

Please click here to view the seminar agenda.