2017 Annual Federal Criminal Practice Seminar

When: Wednesday-Friday, July 26-28, 2017

Where:

University of North Texas Dallas College of Law
1901 Main St., Dallas, Texas 75201

Presented By:

University of North Texas Dallas College of Law
Dallas Federal Bar Association
United States District Clerk for the Northern District of Texas
Federal Public Defender Northern District of Texas

Seminar Highlights:

The State Bar of Texas MCLE Department is expected to approve this seminar for 20 hours CLE, of which 3 hours will qualify for Ethics credit. * Three-Day Format includes one day of general topics, one day of in-depth sentencing instruction, and one day of trial-practice instruction
 
General Topics” (Wednesday) (limited to 200 registrants)
Sentencing Practice” (Thursday) (limited to 200 registrants)
Trial Practice” (Friday, limited to 100 registrants)
 

Wednesday: General Topics

A.M.:

E-Discovery in Terabytes

Immigration Law

Best Practices: A BOP View

Ethics

P.M.:

Scenario-based exercises

(Social Hour)


Thursday: Sentencing

A.M.:

Instruction on hot-button Federal Sentencing topics (prior convictions)

Ethics

P.M.:

Break-out sessions to work through various sentencing scenarios

(Social Hour)


Friday: Trial Skills

A.M.:

Voir Dire

Jury Communication Opening Statement

Ethics

P.M.:

Cross-Examination

Closing Statement

(Social Hour)


Cost(s):

CJA Members: $60 Federal Bar Assoc.
Member: (non-CJA): $100
Everyone else: $110
Buffet-style lunches: Included in Tuition
Garage parking: Pay-as-You-Go ($6/day with validation)

Registration:

Pre-registration is required and must be accomplished Online: Complete the online registration form (link below) NOTE: (Seating is limited and currently requires pre-registration. (we will maintain a waiting-list, if necessary.)

Payment:

Payment is online via PayPal and is required at time of Pre-Registration. Use the “Pay Online” option below. You will need to create a Paypal account if you do not already have one.
The necessary email address is: CarolynGil@hotmail.com.

Agenda: Click here for the agenda.

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO
 
First, Pay online 
 
 
Second, Register Online