California – Annual Homicide Defense Seminar

The California Public Defenders Association presents the CPDA Annual Homicide Defense Seminar Friday & Saturday, September 9th & 10th, 2011, at The San Diego Kona Kai Marina Hotel 1551 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, California 92106 Program Coordinators: Kathleen Cannon, Deputy Public Defender, San Diego County Juliana Humphrey, Deputy Public Defender, San Diego County Michael Ogul, Deputy Public Defender, Santa Clara County CPDA has put together a special seminar that will address a substantial number of issues that arise in defending homicide cases in Calfornia. We plan to cover such topics as creative negotiations in homicide cases, fighting gang allegations, identifying the prosecutor`s theme, mental state issues and mental defenses, handling Watson murders, and a review of the law of homicide, and how to challenge forensic evidence and the experts, and more! The featured speakers are all very experienced in these areas and we are sure you will gain a great deal of knowledge and skills by attending this two-day program. Note: We have blocked a large group of lodging rooms at the San Diego Kona Kai Marina Hotel at a very special rate. Be sure to tell the hotel that you are with CPDA when you call to make reservations to take advantage of this special rate (this lodging rate has an early cut-off date, so make reservations immediately if you plan to attend). PROGRAM SCHEDULE Day One – Friday, September 9, 2011 12:00 p.m. Registration/Check In, Soft Drinks & Chips 1:00 p.m. Creative Negotiation in Homicide Cases – Gary Gibson, Deputy Public Defender, San Diego County 2:00 p.m. Fighting Gang Allegations and Specials – Mary Ellen Attridge, Deputy Alternate Public Defender, San Diego County 3:00 p.m. Winning Homicide Cases – We Can Do It! – R. Addison Steele II, Deputy Public Defender, Riverside Count Continue reading: California – Annual Homicide Defense Seminar

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