We will accept a limited number of applicants who:
Applicants admitted to the program will:
You may apply to the misdemeanor mentorship program here.
This year the CAPDS felony mentoring program will focus on the Felony A panel. We are pleased to announce a new mentoring program designed for attorneys who wish to take on the challenge of representing people charged with First Degree Felonies, but who may not meet the minimum qualifications for the A Panel (two first-chair first-degree jury trials).
Due to the serious consequences that people faced with first degree charges have, the A Panel Mentoring program will provide more support and guidance to ensure that our learning attorneys receive the highest quality training possible.
Some key things you should know:
If you are interested in applying, please review the minimum qualifications here. If you feel that you meet the minimum qualifications, please apply for the mentorship here.
If you are currently on the CAPDS panel, you must complete your retention application and an application to be part of the training program.