2019 Death Penalty Seminar

January 18, 2019 8:00 AM to January 19, 2019 5:00 PM

Embassy Suites
2960 John Hawkins Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35244

LOOSENING THE DEATH BELT XXIII

JANUARY 18-19, 2019


EMBASSY SUITES HOTEL - BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA

2960 John Hawkins Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35244

This seminar features some of the top criminal defense attorneys in the U.S. describing the life or death issues of capital casework. In this two-day event you will hear highly acclaimed death penalty lawyers speak about their experience.


Hotel:

Call for Hotel Registration - 1-800-EMBASSY
Group Code: LSD $136 single or double
Deadline for Room Discounts – December 26, 2018


Details:

An Application has been made to the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission of Alabama for a maximum of 12 hours' credit.

*Pre-registration is advised:
$325 - ACDLA Members
$375 - Nonmembers and all after 1/1/19

REGISTER BY PHONE: 1-334-272-0064

Materials: A materials link will be emailed to registrants prior to the seminar.  Please download materials prior to arrival at the seminar.


Speakers and Topics: 

Friday, January 18th

8:00 am

Welcome-Wendell Sheffield, ACDLA President, Attorney, Birmingham, AL

8:10 am

Case Law update” - John Lentine, Sheffield & Lentine Birmingham, AL

9:15 am

Childhood Trauma and Why it Matters” – Dani Waller, Mitigation Specialist, Indiana Federal Community Defender’s Office, Indianapolis, IN

10:15 am

Break

10:30 am

Preserving the Record in Capital Cases- A judicial Perspective” – J. Michael Joiner, Former Alabama Court of Appeals Judge

11:30 am

Lunch- on your own

1:00 pm

 

Creating and Using Mitigation Exhibits” – Dani Waller, Mitigation Specialist, Indiana Federal Community Defender’s Office, Indianapolis, IN

2:05 pm

“Defending Foreign Nationals” – Joseph Flood, Sheldon, Flood & Haywood, Fairfax, VA

3:05 pm

Break

3:15pm

“Getting Experts in Capital Cases”- Michael Hanle, Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, Birmingham, AL

4:15 pm

Colorado Method of Voir Dire” – Christopher W. Adams, Adams & Bischoff, Charleston, SC

5:15pm

Adjourn

 

Saturday, January 19th

8:20 am

Welcome-Wendell Sheffield, ACDLA President, Attorney, Birmingham, AL

8:30 am

Utilizing Experts at Trial” - Joseph Flood, Sheldon, Flood & Haywood, Fairfax, VA

9:35 am

“Themes for Life” - Christopher W. Adams, Adams & Bischoff, Charleston, SC

10:35 am

Break

10:45 am

Daubert, Rule 702 and Experts”- Terry McCarthy, Lightfoot, Franklin & White, Birmingham, AL

11:45 am

Lunch- on your own

1:15 pm

“Keynote- “In the Executioner’ Shadow” - Maggie Stogner and Rick Stack

2:20 pm

NGRI/Competency Issues in a Capital CaseDr. Eric Seemann, UAH

3:20 pm

Break

3:30 pm

Bail in Capital Cases”- Bill Blanchard, Esq., Montgomery, AL

4:30 pm

Adjourn

***Seminar is for Defense Counsel only***

**No Refunds**

Tickets

$325.00 Members

$375.00 Non-Members