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17th Annual APDA Conference Announced

Clear your calendars for the training event of the year.  Our 17th Annual Conference will take place June 19 – 21, 2019 at the Tempe Mission Palms Resort.  More information will be forthcoming.

2018 Annual Conference Registration

Please note that registration will open on May 18, 2018!  We look forward to seeing you there.


To be held on May 11, 2018 in Bisbee, Flagstaff, Holbrook, Tucson, and Yuma. Co-hosted by the APDA and the Access to Juvenile Justice: Rural and Tribal Southwest Project, this free day-long, intensive juvenile-specific seminar is being conducted for juvenile defense...

2018 Award Nominations

The APDA Board of Directors will meet sometime in May to consider nominations for annual awards.  A list of the awards is attached.  If you would like to nominate someone in any of the award categories identified below, please contact your agency’s Director. ...


The Directors’ Fall Meeting will be conducted at the Marriott Springhill Suites in Prescott on Thursday, October 12 (full day) and Friday, October 13 (half day).  The location and dates were chosen to coincide with AACJ’s Fall Seminar which is scheduled for Friday,...