Defending the Accused: The Fundamentals of Criminal Defense - Video Subscription
Fall Schedule Announced - Sentencing, Ethical Issues, and more.
Register Today for Defending the Accused: The Fundamentals of Criminal Defense
WACDL is announcing its fall schedule for our online training series Defending the Accused.
The fall schedule is a continuation of our comprehensive online criminal defense training program: Defending the Accused: The Fundamentals of Criminal Defense. Every criminal defense practitioner can benefit from this cutting-edge program which is the first of its kind. It is intended as a comprehensive guide for new attorneys on how to handle a variety of issues we may run into on a daily basis with clients and as a refresher for experienced attorneys.
Registration is restricted to criminal defense lawyers. Judges, full and part-time prosecutors, law students, and members of the general public may not register.
You can choose to either watch "live" as the individual sessions occur over Zoom or on video replay at a time of your choosing. Each new session will be available every Friday at noon from September 10 to December 17 (excluding November 26, the day after Thanksgiving. Each session will be available on-demand via video on the WACDL website.We anticipate receiving over 30 CLE credits for the program and written materials will be available for each session via the website.
Registrants will also be able to view all the programs presented in the winter and spring, 2021 which are listed below.
This comprehensive program will be available for the low price of $199 for the entire year; or $149 for WACDL members. Not a member? Save $50 - Use the box above to sign up for the program and join WACDL.
NOTE: If you are already a member of WACDL you must first sign in to the website and then register. After you are registered you will receive additional information on how to access each presentation.
Here is the fall schedule:
NEGOTIATIONS AND SENTENCING
Working with Sentencing Mitigation Specialists - 75 minutes total- Yulonda Anderson & Arial Rosenberg
Negotiations- 50 minutes - Kate Drury
Discussing Plea Offers with Clients - Calvin Malone
How to Talk so a Judge will Listen - 50 minutes- Honorable Mario White
When you think the judge is biased/ sentencing objections/plea withdrawals/Calculating sentence credit- 20 minutes - Jeremy Newman & Colleen Marion
Race and sentencing- 75 minutes Toni Young
Preparing your client for allocution- 15 minutes- May Lee
Sentencing Advocacy - 50 minutes Edgar Lin
Treatment Courts - Tracy Lencioni, Dawn Rablin, Katherine Cook
Immigration Issues- 60 minutes Crystal Vera
Preserving Appellate Issues and trial counsel’s responsibility after conviction- 50 minutes -Chris Zachar
Common Ethical Issues- Vicki Jobling
Ethics and Investigation/social media investigation - Deja Vishny
Setting Fees and fee agreements- Panel moderated by Aaron Nelson. Michael Covey Michael Cohen Katie Bosworth
Five major topics were presented online between January 15-May 28 with subtopics in each for a total of over 40 sessions. Thereafter each session will be available on the WACDL website for the video replay.
The following programs have been presented:
MEETING THE CLIENT, CHALLENGING BAIL, AND LEARNING THE FILE
Using EBDM to argue bail - 15 minutes: Samantha Richie
Common bail issues and how to overcome them - 15 minutes: Corey Mehlos
Motions to dismiss complaints - 20 minutes: Colleen Taylor
Preliminary Hearings - 20 minutes: Colleen Taylor
Investigators & Basic Discovery - 50 minutes: Ashley Morse
In depth client interviews - 50 minutes: Peter Middleton
LITIGATING MOTIONS & DISCOVERY
Discovery, Motions to Compel & Reciprocal Discovery - 50 minutes: Andrew Martinez
Marsy's Law & Discovery - 25 minutes: Ryan Reid
How to draft effective 4th A suppression motions - 15 minutes: Gaby Leija
Crossing a cop at a suppression hearing - 30 minutes: Murali Jasti
Litigating motions to suppress confessions - 30 minutes: Deja Vishny
PREPARING FOR TRIAL
Making and Meeting objections - 15 minutes: Aaron Nelson
Fighting the Admission of Other crimes evidence - 40 minutes: Aneeq Ahmad
The law of hearsay and confrontation - 30 minutes: Craig Albee
Overview of Challenging Forensic Science in the Courtroom - 30 minutes: Skye Boggio
How to prepare for trial - 60 minutes: Guy Cardamone, Jessa Nicholson, Richard Jones
Fighting racial bias in the courtroom - 50 minutes: Darrin Crawford
How to subpoena an out of state witness - 15 minutes: Mackenzie Renner
COMMON CASES: DEFENSES & STRATEGIES
OWI basics- the law and sentencing - 60 minutes: Amanda Riek & Paul Crawford
OWI basics- challenging field sobriety tests - 60 minutes: Adam Nero
Litigating Domestic Violence cases - 50 minutes: Amanda Parent
A to Z of Sexual Assault Cases with consent defense - 50 minutes: Kathy Stilling
Consequences in Sexual Assault cases - 30 minutes: Rebecca Coffee
Defending Child Abuse cases - 50 minutes: Travis Schwantes
Defending Child Porn cases - 50 minutes: Matthew Krische
Cell phone evidence - 30 minutes: Casey Hoff
Medical Issues in Criminal Defense - 45 minutes: Darrin Crawford, M.D.
COMPETENCY & NGI
Raising and Litigating Competency - 75 minutes: Payal Khandhar
The NGI defense - 50 minutes: Tony Cotton
More sessions are planned for starting in September. Check back for updates.
If you have questions about registration and availability please contact WACDL Executive Director Peter McKeever at firstname.lastname@example.org.