# Public defender
Seminar set on jury selection reform in Colorado
(Lisa Maree Williams / Getty Images) (ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif.) The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is hosting a jury selection reform seminar at the end of the month.
Ellen McDonnell officially named as CoCo public defender
(Lisa Maree Williams / Getty Images) (CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif.) The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors appointed Ellen McDonnel as the county's next public defender after she had been serving in an interim role since August.