Practical Perspectives from Defense Warriors: Resisting, Defending, and Surviving (Community Defenders)

Date and Time

  • Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Location

Warren Hall, Room 3A

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110

Cost

0

Details

Without a doubt, the current political and social environment affects, and will continue to affect, both state and federal criminal defense practitioners. Our advocacy skills will be tested as never before, and we will meet the challenge. 

The seminar presents practical approaches to several vital areas of our practice. Addressing the interests of both state and federal practitioners, speakers will focus on how to sppress evidence and statements, stop prosecutorial misconduct, and protect noncitizens from adverse immigration consequences. 

Cost

Early Registration Rates (received before 1/6/18)
(includes printed materials, coffee and muffins, and lunch)

  • General Registration: $50.00
  • USD Alumni: $40.00
  • Current Federal Defenders and Appellate Defenders: $40.00
  • Office of the Public Defender/Alt. Public Defender/CJA, OAC and ADI Panel Attorneys: $40.00
  • USD Students: $25 (Full reimbursement with proof of attendance)
  • Former Defenders, Inc (1968-1986) or Community Defenders, Inc (1987-1988) Attorneys: No charge
  • USD Faculty: No charge

If you are unable to register online, please email usdlawevent@sandiego.edu.

Registration Rates (received after 1/6/18 and at the door)

  • $65.00 (at-door registration will not guarantee lunch or printed materials)

 

Community Defenders, Inc. Grant Committee

  • Laura Berend, Esq., Professor of Law, University of San Diego
  • Kurt Hermansen, Esq.
  • Alex Landon, Esq.
  • Liz Missakian, Esq.
  • Jean Ramirez, Professor of Law, University of San Diego
  • Lynda Romero, Esq.
  • Zaki Zehawi, Esq.

 

Agenda

Saturday, January 20, 2018

8:15 – 9 a.m. REGISTRATION/Coffee & muffins
9 – 10:15 a.m. Nipping it in the bud: surpressing the bad stuff
  • Devin Berstein, Warren & Burstein Attorneys at Law
  • Troy Britt, San Diego Public Defender
10:15 – 10:30 a.m. BREAK
10:30 – 12 p.m. Hiding the ball and finding the ball: prosecutorial misconduct
  • Martha Hall, Law Offices of Martha M. Hall
  • Juliana Humphrey, Office of Public Defender
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. LUNCH WITH SPEAKER: PRESENTING A UNITED FRONT: KICKING ASS TOGETHER
  • Brian Madden, Madden and Redding
  • George Schraer, Attorney
1:30 – 2:45 p.m. TEARING DOWN THE WALL: KEEPING AMERICA GREAT
  • Lauren Cusitello, Crossroads Justice Center of San Diego

MCLE

MCLE

University of San Diego School of Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider and is currently evaluating credits for this activity.

Location and Directions

Location and Directions

From the North: Use I-5 South, exit Sea World Dr. & Tecolote Rd. and proceed left at stoplight toward Morena Blvd. Turn right on Morena, left on Napa, and left on Linda Vista Rd. Travel to the second stoplight to USD's East entrance, turn left and enter campus.

From the South (or the airport): Use I-5 North, exit Morena Blvd. (signs will say: Morena Blvd. use I-8 East) Stay to the right and follow the signs for Morena Blvd. Take the first right onto Linda Vista Rd. Travel to the third stoplight to USD's East entrance, turn left and enter campus.

From the East: Use I-8 West, exit at Morena Blvd., go right onto Linda Vista Rd. and travel to the third stoplight to USD's East Entrance, turn left and enter campus. 

Parking is free and open on the weekends. 

 

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Post Contact

USD Law School External Relations
usdlawevent@sandiego.edu