27 - 29
Tuesday, June 27, 2023 - 01:00 to Thursday, June 29, 2023 - 05:00
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Winning Strategies Seminar - Virtual

Virtual - GoToWebinar

The Winning Strategies Seminar - Virtual brings together a dynamic group of attorneys and other legal professionals to speak on a wide variety of topics, all specifically designed to keep CJA practitioners and Defenders abreast of the most recent and important developments in federal criminal defense. The anticipated sessions will include such topics as Police Body Worn Cameras, 2023 Sentencing Guideline Amendments, Developments in Federal Search and Seizure Law, Challenging the Toxicology of Drug Cases Resulting in Death, Apprendi Arguments re: ACCA's "occasion" clause post-Wooden, Supreme Court Update, Psychology of Trauma, and Ethics. This program will take place on June 27 and 29, 2023, between 12:00 to 5:00 PM EDT each day, with 15-minute breaks in between sessions.

This virtual seminar will include eight live presentations (which will be recorded) on the GoToWebinar platform. Instructions on how to join this virtual event will be emailed to you from noreply@goto.com after you register. Detailed instructions, with pictures, on how to join this virtual seminar are also available here. Registrants only have to register once to attend all of the sessions of this two-day training event.  You are not required to view every presentation, although you are encouraged to do so.

This program is open to everyone working with federal defender and CJA panel attorneys. Yes, that means both attorneys and non-attorneys, investigators, paralegals, legal assistants, and any defense professional who will find the program's content valuable to their work. 

If you have questions about the content of this virtual program, please contact George_Couture@ao.uscourts.gov.

CLE Information

We have applied for CLE accreditation in states that have mandatory requirements. This program may satisfy CLE requirements in ethics and technology. We regret that we cannot respond to telephone inquiries regarding the status of CLE approval prior to the seminar. All information related to CLE will be emailed to attendees the week following the program.

  • In an effort to minimize reporting fees per attorney/program, if you are barred in more than one of the following states NM, TN, PA, NE, attendance will be reported to one state only. The attorney is responsible for making sure the appropriate state and bar number is on file with the DSO Training Division.
  • For applicable states attendance will be reported using the bar number and state(s) listed on the registration form submitted for this program.
  • Failure to provide the state and bar number may result in the Training Division not being able to report your attendance.

Thank you for joining us on this journey for our first Winning Strategies Seminar - Virtual.