Indigent Defense Seminar

An agency of the Supreme Court of Virginia


Special Meetings and Events of the Virginia State Bar

Indigent Defense Seminar


Tenth Annual Indigent Criminal Defense
Advanced Skills for the Experienced Practitioner

May 2, 2014

Program materials (Due to the size of the file, this PDF may take some time to download)

Bonnie Hoffman, Appendix Items (PDF)

Prof. Jennifer Robbennolt, Powerpoint Presentation (PDF)

Martin Bugbee, Retention Periods of Major Cellular Providers (PDF)


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

8:30 a.m. –8:45 a.m.
Opening Remarks
The Honorable Cynthia D. Kinser
Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Virginia

8:45 a.m. –9:45 a.m.
The Constitution in the Cloud: The Fourth Amendment and Electronically Stored Data
Daniel K. Gelb. Esq.
Gelb & Gelb LLP
Boston, MA

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Capturing Evidence and Identifying Witnesses From Digital and Social Media
Mr. Marty Bugbee
Infrarisk Assesssments, LLC
Grosse Pointe, MI

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Finding, Funding & Using Experts
Bonnie H. Hoffman, Esq.
Office of the Public Defender
Leesburg, VA

12:00 – 12:45 pm

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Getting the Most Out of Your Experts: Preparing and Cross-Examining Experts on Competency and Other Mental Health Issues
Dr. Patricia A. Zapf
Forensic & Clinical Psychology
Lithia, FL

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
The Psychology of Negotiation and Client Counseling
Prof. Jennifer Robbennolt
University of Illinois
Champaign, IL

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Ethics - Dealing with Client Complaints Ethically
Leslie  A.T. Haley, Esq.
Haley Law, PLC
Richmond, VA

4:00 – 4:15 p.m.
Closing Remarks

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

Updated: May 12, 2014