Wednesday, November 29, 2006

February CLE Opportunity for CJA Panel Attorneys in Albuquerque, NM

Are you an attorney who accepts CJA appointments? Are you looking for some top-notch CLE? Do you like green chile? If you answered "yes" to all three questions then you might be interested in the "Winning Strategies Seminar" presented by the Office of Defender Services Training Branch, which will take place in Albuquerque, New Mexico on February 8-10, 2007:
Experienced and new panel attorneys can benefit from attending the Winning Strategies seminars. These programs offer varied presentations on topics of interest in both large and small group settings. Winning Strategies focuses on the nuts and bolts of federal criminal practice including the sentencing guidelines and sentencing mitigation. The impact of important cases such as Booker and Crawford, and Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Amendment issues are also covered, along with sessions on preparing effective opening statements, closing arguments, and cross examinations, defending methamphetamine and gang cases, and attacking wiretap evidence. In addition, there is an explanation of CJA guidelines and procedures.

Draft agenda here, registration form here, and financial assistance application here.


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