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Criminal Law Boot Camp 101: The Nuts and Bolts of Navigating and Practicing Criminal Law in Georgia
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The objective of this seminar is to give newer criminal practitioners the basic foundation and skill set to go into and represent defendants in state courts throughout Georgia. Additionally, this program will introduce new lawyers to the Atlanta Bar Association and the Lawyer Referral and Information Service, a lead and case generating referral service for Atlanta Bar Association members.

2/23/2016
When: 02/23/2016
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Where: State Bar of Georgia
104 Marietta Street
Atlanta, Georgia  30303
United States
Contact: (404) 521-0781


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The objective of this seminar is to give newer criminal practitioners the basic foundation and skill set to go into and represent defendants in state courts throughout Georgia. Additionally, this program will introduce new lawyers to the Atlanta Bar Association and the Lawyer Referral and Information Service, a lead and case generating referral service for Atlanta Bar Association members.

 


 

6 CLE hours

Co-Sponsored by the Atlanta Bar Criminal Law Section and the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia

Attendance Options:

Attend in person:  Register online or via the registration form

Attend the live webcast:  Register directly with Peach New Media, our self-study CLE partner, by calling (770) 805-6292 or online at www.fastcle.com. You will receive “in-house” CLE credit for webcast participation.

 

Savings: Early Registration Discount for in-person attendance -- register by February 16, 2016 and receive a $20 discount. Use your Atlanta Bar Members-Only CLE Coupon to save an additional $75!


Registration Fees:

Criminal Law Section Members: $179 early, $199 regular
Other Atlanta Bar Members: $189 early, $209 regular
Non-Members: $239 early, $259 regular
Law Students: Members FREE, $15 Non-Member 

 

Student member pricing: If you are a newly admitted attorney and/or no longer a law student, you are no longer eligible to register at the student rate. 

Non-Members Must Register via the Registration Form

 


Agenda and Faculty

 

8:30 - 9:00 AM - Registration

 

9:00 - 9:15 AM - Welcome


9:15 - 10:15 AM - Effectively Representing Clients and Working with the Solicitor’s Office
Sherry Boston, DeKalb County Solicitor General's Office

10:15 - 11:15 AM - Evidence 
Parag Shah, The Shah Law Firm

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM - Criminal Law and Procedure 
Jason Swindle, Swindle Law Group P.C.

12:15 - 1:00 PM - LUNCH BREAK 

1:00 - 2:00 PM - DUI Basics
Latasha V. Barnes, The Barnes Law Office, LLC

2:00 - 3:00 PM - Ethics/Avoiding and Addressing Bar Complaints
R. Gary Spencer, R. Gary Spencer, P.C. 

3:00 - 4:00 PM - Practical Pointers in Representing Your Client in State and Municipal Court in Criminal Matters: A View From the Bench
Moderator: James Gabriel Banks, Fulton County District Attorney's Office
Hon. Shondeana Crews Morris, State Court of DeKalb County – Traffic Division
Hon. Akintunde Akinyele, Lithonia Municipal Court 
Hon. Christopher Ward, Atlanta Municipal Court 

4:00 – 4:30 PM - Introduction to LRIS

 

Program Chair: 
William Thomas,
The W.H. Thomas Firm LLC 

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