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Upcoming In-Person Training Programs

Event information and registration links will be posted here once they are available.​​


  • Representing Parents in CHIPS and TPR Cases | July 10-12 | Weston | AgendaRegister

  • Forensic University: Digital Evidence | August 14-16 | Pewaukee | AgendaRegister

  • Working as a Team: An Institute for Attorneys and Investigators | September 23-27 | Delavan

  • SPD Conference | November 14-15 | Milwaukee

SPD Training Division

The Wisconsin State Public Defender's Office offers a variety of live training programs and on-demand training courses through its Training Division.  Below you'll find links to past conference presentations and the training on-demand site.

Payment Options


Credit Card Payment and Refund Information

Use this link if you would like to pay for a program using your credit card. 

Check or Money Order Payment Information
Please send checks or money orders to:

State Public Defender

ATTN SPD Fiscal Unit

17 S. Fairchild St., 5th Floor

Madison, WI 53703


SPD's On Demand Training Site:

The SPD Training Division offers many courses on-demand that qualify for CLE requirements. (Click the above link to go directly to the on- demand site.) 


SPD's Vimeo Site:

We offer video recordings of past trainings, as well as other educational videos on Vimeo. Note that videos posted on Vimeo do not qualify for CLE credits. 


Training Resources

Browse presentations and materials from past training and conferences. Note: We are working to update these materials.

Resources for Defenders

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Contact us with any questions:

Gina Pruski
Director of Training and Development
(608) 266-6782


Guy Cardamone

Training Coordinator

​(608) 266-9156

Brodee Schwarm

Staff Development Program Specialist

(920) 214-5889

Chris Lang

Audio-Visual Production Specialist & Sentencing Mitigation

(608) 261-0622 


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