THE DEFENDER GENERAL’S CRIMINAL LAW TRAINING
DECEMBER 2, 2011
Pavilion Auditorium, State Street, Montpelier, VT

AGENDA

8:30-9:00 Coffee and registration

9:00-10:45 DON’T GIVE UP ON HOME CONFINEMENT AND FURLOUGH! The Defender General, Dale Crook from DOC, Dawn Seibert, and Kelly Green will present strategies to help your clients get out of jail.

10:45-11:00 Break

11:00-12:00 Appellate Defenders

12:00-1:15 Lunch on your own

1:15-3:15 TELLING YOUR CLIENT’S STORY: USING VISUALS AND MULTI-MEDIA PRESENTATIONS TO MITIGATE SENTENCING. Forget about those 1,000 words! Learn how videos can contribute to significantly reduced sentences. Watch videos used by John Pacht, Catherine Henry, Senior Litigator for the Federal Defenders in Eastern Pennsylvania and professor at the University of Pennsylvania, and Susan Randall, investigator.

3:15-3:30 Break

3:30-4:00 Visuals continued.