Indigent Defense Seminar

An agency of the Supreme Court of Virginia

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Special Meetings and Events of the Virginia State Bar

Indigent Defense Seminar

Agenda

Eleventh Annual Indigent Criminal Defense Seminar

Advanced Skills for the Experienced Practitioner

May 1, 2015

HOW TO: PRACTICAL SKILLS & TRIAL TECHNIQUES

8:00 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.
REGISTRATION

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Opening Remarks
The Honorable Donald W.  Lemons
Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Virginia

8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
ETHICS IN CLIENT RELATIONS
Cynthia Roseberry, Esquire
Project Manager, Clemency Project 2014, NACDL

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
BREAK

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
JUVENILE INTERROGATIONS: TOO YOUNG TO UNDERSTAND MIRANDA?
Professor Hayley M. Cleary
L. Douglas Wilder School of Government & Public Affairs, VCU

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
ADMISSION OF EVIDENCE
Hon. Margaret P. Spencer, Retired
Juridical Solutions

12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
BOX LUNCHES – ALL LOCATIONS
Jonathan Rapping, Esquire
Founder & President, Gideon’s Promise

1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
SENTENCING ADVOCACY FOR CLIENTS WITH MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES
Colette Tvedt, Esquire
Director of Indigent Defense Training & Reform, NACDL

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
PRESERVING YOUR RECORD
Dawn Butorac, Esquire
Office of the Public Defender, Fairfax

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
BREAK

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
LATEST CASES AND EMERGING ISSUES IN THE VIRGINIA APPELLATE COURTS

Hon. Robert J. Humphreys
Judge, Court of Appeals of Virginia

Hon. William G. Petty
Judge, Court of Appeals of Virginia

Catherine French, Esquire
Senior Appellate Coordinator, Virginia Indigent Defense Commission

4:30 p.m.
Closing Remarks

** Six (6) hours of CLE credit, including one (1) hour of ethics (pending)

Updated: December 9, 2014