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Annual Two-Day Juvenile Defense Seminar – Friday & Saturday, January 19 & 20, 2018

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The California Public Defenders Association presents…

A Special Two-Day Juvenile Defense Seminar

Friday & Saturday, January 19 & 20, 2018

At The Monterey Tides Resort (formerly The Monterey Beach Resort)
2600 Sand Dunes Drive, Monterey, California 93940
(Please take note of the meeting facility location if you have attended this program in the past)

For lodging reservations and registration information, see below

Program Coordinators:

Arthur L. Bowie, Supervising Assistant Public Defender, Sacramento County (ret.)

Martin F. Schwarz, Senior Assistant Public Defender, Orange County

This is CPDA`s 27th annual two-day seminar devoted entirely to juvenile law issues. One day will focus on dependency law, the next day on delinquency law. The program will feature discussions and lectures by some of the most experienced attorneys and experts practicing in the field of juvenile law issues. Written materials are included in the price of registration. This program qualifies for California MCLE participatory credit (see below).

Quick Link: Register online for this program: http://www.defender411.us/2018-0119R


7:15 a.m. Check-In: Friday, January 19, 2018

7:55 a.m. Opening Remarks & Announcements

Martin F. Schwarz, Senior Assistant Public Defender, Orange County Public Defender’s Office

8:00 a.m. Preserving the Parental Rights of Incarcerated Parents

Carol Strickman, Staff Attorney, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, San Francisco, CA

9:15 a.m. Immigration Issues in Dependency Practice

Hayley Upshaw, Deputy Public Defender, San Francisco, CA

Zabrina Aleguire, Attorney at Law, Oakland, CA

10:30 a.m. Break

10.45 a.m. How Social Workers use the Structured Decision Model to Assess Risk and Recommendations at Key Points in Dependency Cases

Kathy Park , Chief Executive Officer, National Council on Crime & Delinquency, Oakland, CA

12:00 p.m. Lunch – (included in registration fee)

1:00 p.m. Dependency Case Law Update

Janet Sherwood, CWLS, Attorney at Law, Corte Madera, CA

3:00 p.m. Break

3:15 p.m. The Neuroscience of Mitigating Trauma in Dependency Cases

Anne Light, M.D., Medical Director, Orange County Social Services Center, Los Angeles, CA

4:45 p.m. Conclusion of Day One


7:45 a.m. Check-In: Saturday, January 20, 2018

8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks & Announcements

Arthur L. Bowie, Supervising Assistant Public Defender, Ret., Sacramento County

9:00 a.m. Delinquency Case Law Update

Michael Theberge, Appellate Attorney, Juvenile Division, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office

10:00 a.m. Juvenile Public Policy in the 21st Century

Honorable Mark Stone, Assemblyman for the 29th Assembly District, Santa Cruz, CA

10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. Litigating Transfer Cases Post Prop. 57: What We’ve Learned and Where Do We Go From Here

Maureen Pacheco, Deputy Alternate Public Defender, Los Angeles County

12:15 p.m. Lunch (included in registration fee)

1:15 p.m. Interrogating Children in a Post-SB 395 World

Richard, Braucher, First District Appellate Project, Oakland, CA

2:15 p.m. Juvenile Delinquency Legislative Update

Susan Burrell, PJDC Policy & Training Director, Mill Valley, California

Arthur Bowie, CPDA Legislative Committee

3:15 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. Ethical Obligations and Role of Defense Counsel in Delinquency Court

Jonathan Laba, Assistant Public Defender, Contra Costa County [1 hour Ethics credit]

End of Day Two
This activity is deemed approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education by the State Bar of California in the amount of 14.5 hours of participatory MCLE credits (7.25 hrs. on Jan. 19th & 7.25 hrs. on Jan. 20th). Note: The program includes a total of 1.0 credit hours in the specialty area of Ethics if you attend the session on Saturday scheduled for 3:30 p.m. This CPDA activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules & regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education. This activity is approved for California Legal Specialization Credit as follows: 11.25 (4.5+6.75) hrs. in Substantive Criminal Law and Procedure (Fri.+ Sat.), and 3.25 hrs. (2.75+.5) in Criminal Law Trial Advocacy (Fri.+Sat.). CPDA is an Approved Provider of Criminal Law under section 7.0 of the Rules Governing the State Bar of California Program for Certifying Legal Specialists and the Standards.
Need Lodging? Monterey Tides via Internet: http://defender411.us/2018-0119L – then choose your arrival & departure dates, etc., or reserve lodging by phone: 1-800-242-8627 (mention this event for discounted rate).

Alternative Lodging in Monterey

Monterey Embassy Suites: 831-393-1115
Monterey Holiday Inn Express:831-394-5335
Marriott Hotel at 800-228-9290.
Best Western Park Crest Motel 831-372-4576
Stargazer Inn’s and Suites 831-373-1337
Americas Best Value Inn 831-373-2761
Days Inn 831-375-2168
Mariposa Inn 831-649-1414
Monterey Surf Inn 831-372-5821
Sand Dollar Inn 831-372-7551
Group Registration Discount. For those who register in a group of five defenders or more, there’s a 15 percent discount on the per-person registration price. Call 1-800-538-4993 for details on how to take advantage of this group discount rate.

Alternative ways to register for this program:

1. Download and print this program notice: http://www.cpda.org/2018-01-19-20-Juvenile-Defense.pdf

2. Return, Call, or FAX Registration Form to:

California Public Defenders Association
10324 Placer Lane, Sacramento, CA 95827

Phone Registration during business hrs: 1-800-538-4993

Registration by Fax at any time: 1-916-362-3346
Registrants: Materials will be distributed on the day of the program. Attention Late Registrants: If you register three days or fewer prior to a training program, your course materials may have to be mailed (first class postage) the first working day following the program. To avoid this, please register as early as possible. Refunds: Cancellations, written or by phone, must be made five days prior to the program to receive full refund. Paid registrants who do not show at the program will be contacted by mail and given the option to receive an Internet link to view the program for California State Bar MCLE SELF-STUDY CREDIT, or a refund of the amount paid less $15.00 processing fee.
This seminar is for criminal defense professionals only. If you are not a full-time criminal defense attorney or criminal defense professional, you must submit a registration request form (available by emailing or calling CPDA). You will be notified as to whether you may attend within 24 hours of receipt of your request form. If you do not receive a reply, you should contact CPDA to determine whether you may attend. At-The-Door-Registrations by non-full-time criminal defense professionals will not be permitted. If your application form is not approved, any registration fee will be returned unprocessed. Individuals involved in the prosecution of criminal cases may not attend this program. Contributions or gifts to CPDA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions.
Products and services offered by CPDA are for purchase and use only by full-time criminal defense professionals. If you are not a full-time criminal defense attorney or full-time criminal defense professional, you may submit a purchase request via email at cpda@cpda.org. You will be sent a purchase request form to complete and return to CPDA. After submission of the completed purchase request form, you will be notified as to whether you may purchase the product or service in question.

Quick Link: Register online for this program: http://www.defender411.us/2018-0119R

ONLINE CALENDAR OF EVENTS: http://defender411.us/Calendar-of-Events

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