Registration Open: Defender Summer School, August 6-7 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 Defender Summer School, hosted by Robert Wesley, Public Defender for the Ninth Judicial Circuit.


  • Prof. Denis Keyes, Professor of Education, College of Charleston
  • Dr. I. Bruce Frumkin, Board-Certified Forensic Psychologist, Pulse Trial
  • Tania Alavi, Attorney, Florida Capital Resource Center
  • Brandon K. Breslow, Tampa, Attorney, Kynes, Markman & Felman
  • Hannah Gorman, Attorney, Florida Center for Capital Representation
  • Prof. Charles W. Ehrhardt, Author of Florida Evidence and Florida Trial Objections
  • Dr. Heather Holmes, Forensic Psychologist
  • Denis deVlaming, Board-Certified Criminal Trial Attorney, deVlaming & Rivellini
  • Roseanne Eckert, Attorney, Florida Juvenile Resentencing and Review Project
  • Richard Greenberg, President, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Dr. Audrey Winpenny, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania
  • Clare Garvie, Attorney, Center on Privacy and Technology
  • Dr. Elizabeth Vartkessian, Research Fellow, State University of New York at Albany
  • Dr. James Michael Lampinen, Professor of Psychology, University of Arkansas
  • Alexis Agathocleous, Attorney, Innocence Project Strategic Litigation Unit
  • Prof. Eric Carpenter, Professor, Florida International University College of Law
  • Dr. Elizabeth Beck, Professor of Social Work, Georgia State University
  • Ben Montgomery, Investigative Journalist, The Tampa Bay Times
  • Dr. George Woods, Forensic Neuropsychiatrist

View the full agenda here.