CLE Resources

The Utah Indigent Defense Commission (IDC) protects constitutionally guaranteed liberties through ongoing support for indigent defense services throughout the state. This includes offering continuing legal education (CLE) and other resources to attorneys who provide indigent defense services so they have appropriate training in their area of indigent defense services.

Upcoming CLE events are listed on the Home page.

Self-Study CLE



IDC Webinar: “Children Are Not Miniature Adults – Representing Youth Accused of Sexual Offenses.” June 19, 2020. 1 hour of self-study CLE credit is pending.



IDC Webinar: “Protect Your Clients’ Rights 2 – Medicaid Coverage and Access to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment and Resources.” June 17, 2020. 1 hour of self-study CLE credit is pending.



IDC Webinar: “Exceptions to Preservation and Evolving Standards of IAC.” June 12, 2020. 1 hour of self-study CLE credit is pending.



IDC Webinar: “Briefing Eyewitness Issues on Appeals.” May 13, 2020. 1 hour of self-study CLE credit approved.



IDC Webinar: “Protect Your Clients’ Rights – Medicaid Eligibility and Access to Services.” May 1, 2020. 1 hour of self-study CLE credit approved.



IDC Webinar: “Ethics of Representing Indigent Clients During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” April 17, 2020. 1 hour of ethics self-study CLE credit approved.



IDC Webinar: “Benefits of Using DefenderData Prime Software in Indigent Defense Practice.” April 9, 2020. 1 hour of self-study CLE approved.

Additional info is on the Project Director Resources Page.

Due to budget cuts, IDC scholarships are not currently available.

IDC scholarships can be used to cover registration fees and travel expenses, such as meals, lodging, mileage, airfare, etc. to attend both in-state and out-of-state conferences and CLE events.

Download the IDC Scholarship Policy and read it carefully. Submit the Application Form, along with the appropriate travel pre-authorization form, to the IDC at kaadair@utah.gov.

Please see the CLE event announcements below for any special scholarship requirements.