For More Information

Patrice A. Fulcher, Director
pfulcher@opd.state.md.us
Phone: 410-767-8468

Renee Brodsky, Attorney Trainer
rbrodsky@opd.state.md.us
Phone
: 410-767-2034

Shantel Collins, Administrative Aid
SCollins@opd.state.md.us
Phone
: 410-767-7867

Training

The Training Division is responsible for conducting MOPD's New Hire Attorney Training Program (the first Gideon’s Promise certified state wide public defender training program in the U.S.) twice a year, Coordinating MOPD's Annual Conference, and developing/managing all other public defender and support staff training curriculum for the entire Agency.  The Training Division also approves and maintains MOPD's CLE hours for all of the attorneys.