WILKES-BARRE — Attorney Cheryl Sobeski-Reedy, of Exeter, a member of the Luzerne County Public Defender’s Office, has been accepted to attend the 2017 Juvenile Training Immersion Program (JTIP) Summer Academy hosted by Georgetown Law’s Juvenile Justice Clinic and the National Juvenile Defender Center in Washington, D.C. this June.
Sobeski-Reedy was selected as one of 25 attorneys from across the country to attend the Academy and was also chosen to become a Certified JTIP Trainer at a certification course to be held at the University of Delaware Law School in July.
JTIP is a 41-lesson trial advocacy training program designed to be the “gold standard” for juvenile defense training and to enhance the capacity of juvenile defense attorneys across the country.
Sobeski-Reedy also serves on the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s Juvenile Court Procedural Rules Committee and is the Treasurer of the Juvenile Defenders’ Association of Pennsylvania.
A practicing attorney since 1994, Sobeski-Reedy received her Juris Doctorate degree from Hofstra University School of Law, New York. She is an honors graduate of Marist College, New York, studied abroad at Manchester College, Oxford University, England, and has been admitted to practice law in the Pennsylvania state and federal Courts and U.S. Supreme Court.
Information provided by Cheryl Sobeski-Reedy