Partners for Justice is available to work with individual offices to assess their current practices and implement Collaborative Defense.
Collaborative Defense’s hallmark is its adaptability to the unique needs of every office and community. We understand that no two offices are alike and tailor our assistance to your local context.
Some illustrative examples of technical assistance PFJ provides include:
Training staff attorneys and support staff on the enmeshed penalties of criminal legal contact
Designing intake questionnaires to be deployed at first contact with clients
Creating internal referral structures to foster interdisciplinary service provision
Resource map local communities to build resource guides
Designing job descriptions and enhancing recruitment strategies
Developing data dashboards and augmenting corresponding case management systems
Partnering with public defenders on public and private funding requests