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Surf's Up: New Tools and Techniques for Riding the Wave of Criminal Justice Reform

  • 27 Aug 2021
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront, 4201 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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Registration

  • Staff must accompany a VACDL member to the seminar; may not attend the seminar on attorney's behalf
  • *For Federal Public Defenders who are not VACDL Members * Join VACDL before registering for the seminar online and save on the cost of tuition!
  • Join VACDL before registering for the seminar and save on your tuition fee!
  • *DISCOUNT ONLY FOR NON-VACDL MEMBERS*
    If your office is in Virginia Beach, and you are not currently a VACDL member, we'd love to offer you this discounted rate!
  • Must be a VACDL Virginia or Federal Public Defender member in good standing
  • Must be a VACDL member in good standing

Register

 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! 


VACDL's 2021 Annual Meeting and "Fall" CLE will be held on Friday, August 27, 2021 at the Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel, 4201 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

 On Thursday, August 26, 2021 the VACDL Board of Directors will meet from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Calloway Room of the Marriott. Immediately following, VACDL will host a cocktail and awards reception from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., on the Terrace. Please be sure to join us at the reception, as we will be presenting the VACDL Champion of Justice Award  and the B. Leigh Drewry, Jr. "Defender of Justice" Award during the reception.

 Breakfast for seminar attendees will be served beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, August 27, 2021 , and then VACDL's Annual Meeting will commence at 8:45 a.m. Our seminar will begin immediately after the conclusion of the Annual Meeting. Lunch and coffee/snack breaks are also included in the registration fee, as well as a printed copy of the seminar materials. Supplemental materials provided by the speakers will be circulated via an electronic link after the seminar's conclusion.

  VACDL's Fall CLE is partially sponsored by the Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company (VACDL's platinum sponsor), Smart Start, Inc.,  and Lantagne Legal Printing.

ACCOMMODATIONS: VACDL has reserved a block of rooms at the Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel at a special rate of $249 (plus tax and fees) per night. We hope that many of you will come down to Virginia Beach early, enjoy our terrace reception on Thursday, attend Friday's CLE...and perhaps stay at the beach for the weekend!

Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

RATE IS FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2021

Last Day to Book: Thursday, July 29, 2021


Use the link below to book:
Book your group rate for Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Seminar speakers will include the following (presentation order subject to change):

 Dr. Jeffrey Aaron of the Virginia Dept. of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

 "Mental Health Conditions and Specific Intent: Practically, Where to Begin?"


Clark Neily, Senior Vice President for Legal Studies at the Cato Institute

   "From Qualified Immunity to Unqualified Impunity---the Evolution of a Doctrine"


Jesse Lindmar of the Virginia Department of Forensic Science

  "The Virginia Department of Forensic Science's Digital and Multimedia Evidence (DME) Services"


Annette Miller of the Virginia Beach Public Defender's Office

  "Mental Health Ethics in a Post-COVID world"


Patrick Siewert of Pro Digital Forensic Consulting

 "Cellular Records at a Glance"


A timely presentation on changes to sentencing guidelines from the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission

PLUS a panel of Judges to address your questions about voir dire across the Commonwealth!

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If you have any questions about VACDL or the Fall CLE, please contact VACDL's Executive Director, Danielle Payne, at vacdlawyers@gmail.com.

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