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.

Guy Cardamone

Training Coordinator

(608) 266-9156

Justin Heim

Staff Development Program Specialist

(608) 509-5266

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


Chris Lang
Audio-Visual Production Specialist
(608) 261-0622 

SPD's 2022 Live Training Schedule:
(Event information and registration links will be posted here once they are available.)

SPD Annual Criminal Defense Conference
Recordings of the 2021 Conference sessions can be found here. If you attended the Virtual Conference the recordings are free of charge. Otherwise the fee is $100.

Access to 2020 and 2021 Virtual Conference Video Recordings

All Conference Materials
Past Speaker Biographies

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 Materials

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

Payment Options and Information

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

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