Past Events

Register now! NPAP's first 2018 CLE seminar will be held at our new headquarters in New Orleans, Louisiana on Saturday, May 12th and Sunday, May 13th with a pre-seminar happy hour gathering on Friday, May 11th. Featured presenters include Michael Avery, John Burton, Danielle Davis, Robert Goodman, Mary Howell, Susan Hutson, Samantha Kennedy, Louise Lipman, Tonya McClary, Jonathan Moore, Iris Roley, Julia Sherwin, and Nikki Thanos.

May 12, 2018
2022 St. Bernard Avenue
New Orleans, LA

NPAP and the Human Rights Defense Center are offering a two-day CLE seminar at the Marriott Hotel in West Palm Beach, Florida, with a full seminar day on Thursday, March 2 and a half day on Friday, March 3.

March 2, 2017
West Palm Beach Marriott
West Palm Beach, FL

NPAP's 2017 edition of our annual CLE seminar at the National Lawyers Guild's #Law4thePeople Convention. Featuring Sarah Fech-Baughman, Jonathan Feinberg, Terry Gilbert, Paul W. Hughes, Javier Maldonado, Carl Messineo, David Milton, Carol Sobel, Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, and Julia Yoo.

August 3, 2017
David A. Clarke School of Law, Room 515
Washington, DC

Young people are often victims of abuse by police officers but they are less likely to seek legal action. Lawyers need to learn how to work with young clients and their advocates. Youth advocates need to understand how to work with lawyers to help young people assert their rights. This conference will build the capacity of attorneys and youth advocates through the development of knowledge, skills, and networking. A two-day conference, to be held Thursday and Friday March 10-11.

March 10, 2016
Cardozo University School of Law
New York, NY

A CLE seminar dealing with effective voir dire, opening statement, trial theme development, cross examination of defendant police officers and experts, closing argument, attorneys' fee motions, and more; featuring special guest Karen Koehler, a nationally recognized plaintiff law expert ( as well as NPAP members John Burton, Dale Galipo, Michael Haddad, Vicki Sarmiento, Julia Sherwin, and Carol Sobel.

June 18, 2016
Southwestern Law School
Los Angeles, CA

This year’s annual NPAP CLE seminar at the NLG Convention again provides participants with an array of topics critical to the police misconduct practitioner, including successfully arguing damages in a 1983 case, ethical considerations in fee agreements, exhaustion requirements and deliberate indifference in prison litigation cases, as well as understanding Monell claims and indemnification and insurance issues to ensure your client can collect her judgment.

August 4, 2016
NYU School of Law
New York, NY
February 6, 2015
Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown
Austin, TX
April 18, 2015
Western New England University School of Law
Springfield, MA
October 21, 2015
Marriott Oakland City Center
Oakland, CA
October 22, 2015
Marriott Oakland City Center
Oakland, CA


POLICE MISCONDUCT LITIGATION: Overcoming Increasing Challenges to Plaintiffs Claims

July 29, 2012
NYU Law School, New York, NY
This seminar covered topics such as State v. Federal Court: Choosing the Best Venue for your Case; Maximizing the Value of your Expert Witness; Supervisor Liability after Iqbal; Developments in Immunities Doctrines and Considerations for Supreme Court Litigation; Discovery Issues including Electronic Discovery and Protective Orders.

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