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, June 28 - Immigration Issues in Criminal Cases

Wednesday, July 19 - Racial Bias in Jury Selection: Using Criminal Experts to Combat it and the Racial Bias of Defense Counsel. Presented by Mano Raju

Wednesday, September 20
- Writs and Appeals. Presented by Al Menaster

Wednesday, October 18 
- Voir Dire. Presented by Tamani Taylor, John Mendenhall, Felicia Carrington, and Rachel Julagay

Friday, November 17 12:15-1:45 - Motions to Challenge and Quash Search Warrants. Presented by Bob Scofiled

Wednesday, December 13
Cross Examination of Expert in Possession for Sale Cases. Presented by Sean Swartz