YAD training routinely offers a wide variety of trainings for juvenile defense attorneys.  We travel to all the counties in Massachusetts and are available to deliver trainings at the request of the local bar advocate program or the local Juvenile Supervising Attorney.

Available topics include:

  • Adolescent Brain Development
  • Case Law Updates
  • Collateral Consequences of Juvenile Adjudications
  • Competency to Stand Trial
  • Introducing Evidence
  • Juvenile Dispositional Advocacy
  • Litigating Juvenile Statements:  Miranda, Voluntariness and Interest Adults
  • Probation Violation Hearings
  • Search and Seizure:  4th amendment and art. 14
  • School Search and Seizures
  • School Suspension and Expulsion
  • Understanding Psych Testing
  • Youthful Offender Representation