Virtual Summer Series

NDIA 2022 Virtual Summer Series

For Criminal Defense Investigators, Mitigation Specialists, Paralegals, Social Workers and Attorneys

Presented by the National Defender Investigator Association, the 2022 Virtual Summer Series is offering a variety of 1-Hour Training Sessions, across a bi-weekly schedule from May through August via Zoom Webinar or Large Meeting.

Included as part of NDIA Membership (Members, if you need to Renew Membership click HERE), while Non-Members have the option of a Paid Registration or a Paid Registration Plus 1-Year NDIA Membership - both for the same price! Please review our website, particularly the Membership Benefits section, and come join the NDIA Family!

MEMBERS ONLY: Weaved in around the 2022 Virtual Summer Series will be Monthly Virtual Networking Events, including the NDIA Annual Business Meeting.




Final Schedule BELOW (8.12.2022). See Below for Confirmed Speakers/Topics Schedule. Eligible CE Hour Session(s) TBD, but will be notated below in the near future.

CE Hours: Virtual Session (1-Hour) approved to fill the academic CEU training requirements for Criminal Defender Investigation Training Council, Center for Investigative Studies (CDITC). Certificate(s) will be issued for each eligible 1-Hour Virtual Session attended (noted by ** after the Session Title, 4 in Total), provided a passing grade is achieved on the follow-up test for each of the approved Sessions. Testing is a new requirement due to the virtual nature of the training. Please submit your certificate to CDITC via email to


Thursday, May 19, 2022, 3:00pm EST Rethinking "Blackouts": The Science of Alcohol-Induced Anterograde Amnesia
  Dr. David Greenblatt, Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine (MA)
Thursday, June 2, 2022, 3:00pm EST Face Recognition: A Forensic Without a Science
  Clare Garvie, Distinguished Fellow, Center on Privacy & Technology, Georgetown Law (DC)
Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 3:00pm EST OSINT Investigations on YouTube
  Steve Adams, Product Marketing Manager, Skopenow (NY)
Thursday, June 16, 2022, 3:00pm EST THC / Cannabis Toxicology: Recognizing Impairment
  Ed Barley, Consultant/Expert Witness (Forensic Toxicology), Godoy Medical Forensics, Inc. (CA)
Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 1:00pm EST* Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)*
  Kathy Wayland, Clinical Psychologist, Wayland Consulting (CA)
  *NDIA collaborating with ARC, Inc. for this Session
Thursday, June 30, 2022, 3:00pm EST The Anatomy of Strangulation
  Dr. Thomas Andrew, Board Certified Forensic Pathologist, White Mountain Forensic, NH
Thursday, July 14, 2022, 3:00pm EST Litigating DNA Software
  Megan Graham, Clinical Supervising Attorney, Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic (CA)
Tuesday, July 19, 2022. 3:00pm EST Investigating Wrongful Convictions
  John F. Nardizzi, J.D., Nardizzi & Associates, Inc. (MA)
Thursday, July 28, 2022, 3:00pm EST Between an Ethical Wall and a Hard Place
  Solomon Chang, Supervising Attorney - SVP Unit, Office of the Primary Public Defender (CA)
Thursday, August 11, 2022, 3:00pm EST Practicing Anti-Racism in the Workplace Will Benefit Clients & Dismantle Racist Systems
  Clare Kruger, Staff Attorney, Juvenile Services Program (JSP), Public Defender Service (DC)
  Tiffany Reid-Collazo, Staff Attorney, Juvenile Services Program (JSP), Public Defender Service (DC)
Thursday, August 25, 2022, 3:00pm EST Social Media Preservation
  Carter Deane, Investigative Specialist, Public Defender Service (DC)