Indigent Defense Seminar

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Special Meetings and Events of the Virginia State Bar

Indigent Defense Seminar

Agenda

Twelfth Annual Indigent Criminal Defense Seminar

Advanced Skills for the Experienced Practitioner

Thursday, May 5, 2016

 

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

REGISTRATION

 

 8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

OPENING REMARKS

The Honorable William C. Mims

Justice, Supreme Court of Virginia

                 

 8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

ETHICS

Tracy E. Paner, Esq. 

Office of the Public Defender

Richmond, VA

 

Devika E. Davis, Esq.

Devika E. Davis, PC

Richmond, VA

 

 9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

BREAK

 

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

A ZEALOT'S GUIDE TO THE 21 DAY RULE

Steven D. Benjamin, Esq.

Benjamin & DesPortes PC

Richmond, VA

                 

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

BAIL ADVOCACY: A NATIONAL AND A LOCAL PERSPECTIVE

Margaret L. Cain, Esq.

Policy Director

Colorado Criminal Defense Institute

Denver, CO

 

Vikram Kapil, Esq.             

Office of the Public Defender

Martinsville, VA

 

12:00 - 12:45 pm

BOX LUNCHES – ALL LOCATIONS

                                                                       

12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

THE SCIENCE OF MEASUREMENT                                                         

Cedric Neumann, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Statistics

South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD

 

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

DOC/DJJ/THE INNOCENCE PROJECT PANEL

Mr. Scott Richeson

Director of Re-entry and Programs

Virginia Department of Corrections

Richmond, VA

 

Mr. James Parks

Director of Offender Management Services

Virginia Department of Corrections

Richmond, VA

 

Andrew Block, Esq.

Director

Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice

Richmond, VA

 

Deirdre M.  Enright, Esq.

Director of Investigation

Innocence Project Clinic, UVA School of Law

Charlottesville, VA

 

B. Leigh Drewry, Esq. – Moderator

Attorney at Law

Lynchburg, VA

                 

 2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

BREAK

 

2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

GOING AFTER THE HIDDEN BRADY

Prof. Kathleen “Cookie” Ridolfi

Santa Clara University School of Law

Santa Clara, CA

                                                                       

 3:45 - 4:45 p.m.

JUVENILE  ADVOCACY & ADJUDICATION

Eduardo R. Ferrer, Esq.

Legal & Policy Director

DC Lawyers for Youth

Washington, DC   

 

 4:45 p.m.

Closing Remarks

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

Updated: February 8, 2016