NEW SEMINAR SCHEDULE!!
Introduction to Sentencing Guidelines ($125) Approved for 6 CLE and VIDC Re-certification
Learn to Score Guidelines Accurately Approved for 6 CLE credits The Introduction Seminars are designed for the attorney or criminal justice professional who is new to Virginia's sentencing guidelines. The seminar will begin with general background information on scoring each of the guidelines factors. Participants will be given the opportunity to do hands-on exercises utilizing the assistance of fellow participants and course instructors. Download registration form below and make check payable to Treasurer of Virginia.
Fees waived for Commonwealth's Attorneys, Public Defenders, Probation and Parole Staff
On a limited basis and subject to the availability of funds, the Sentencing Commission may waive fees for private attorneys. If you would like to request a fee waiver, you must complete and submit the application below. Applications for fee waivers will be evaluated based on the percentage of the attorney's practice focusing on indigent defense cases and the financial need of the applicant (especially for new or solo practitioners).
The 24th Edition Sentencing Guidelines Manual is required for all seminars.
Sentencing Guidelines Seminars
Approved for 6 CLE Credit
introduction to sentencing guidelines seminars $125
|Abingdon||September 22||SW Va Higher Education Center||9:30 - 5:00|
|Fredericksburg||October 6||Germanna Community College||9:30 - 5:00|
|Chesterfield||October 8||Workforce Alliance||*FULL*|
|Williamsburg||October 13||James City County Law Enforcement Training Academy||9:30 - 5:00|
|Virginia Beach||October 15||EMS Training Center||9:00 - 4:30|
|Weyers Cave||October 19||Blue Ridge Community College||9:30 - 5:00|
|Winchester||October 20||Frederick County Public Safety Bldg.||9:30 - 5:00|
|Lynchburg||December 1||Central Virginia Community College||9:30 - 5:00|
|Roanoke||December 2||Roanoke Higher Education Center||9:30 - 5:00|
|Chesterfield||December 7||Workforce Alliance||9:30 - 5:00|
|Fairfax||December 9||Farifax County Government Center||9:30 - 5:00|
|Norfolk||December 15||Norfolk Police Training Center||9:30 - 5:00|
Sentencing Guidelines Manual
Commonwealth Attorneys, Public Defenders and Probation Officers: No Cost
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The Commission has a Training Division headed by Jody Fridley. He and his staff are available to conduct training seminars at our office in Richmond or on location.
Seminars can cover everything from a basic overview of the sentencing guidelines to specific areas of interest or concern.
Contact the Training Division by phone at 804.225.4567 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Text your question to the Commission
Text us at 804.393.9588
The Commission is very pleased to announce our new text inquiry service. This development means that you can contact us from anywhere - just text 804.393.9588 and we'll reply as soon as possible. For an immediate answer, always call the hotline at 804.225.4398.
The text inquiry service will be available for the same period as our hotline service 7:45 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. You can send us texts outside of these hours and we will respond as soon as possible. In some cases, it may be the next business day.