Criminal Defense Law

September 22, 2017

The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa
8:20 a.m.
6 MCLE Credit Hours, including 1 Ethics Hour

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Top criminal defense attorneys and experts will give you practical information on the hottest issues and latest changes that you need to know about.  This program is designed for both novice and experienced criminal defense lawyers.

If you are unable to attend this seminar in person, you also have the option of watching LIVE from your own computer. Live webcasting allows attorneys from all parts of the state to have access to quality speakers and programs without having to travel. Webcasts count as "live credits" just as if the viewer were in attendance at the seminar. 

TO REGISTER FOR THE WEBCASTClick Here and follow the on screen instructions.

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To pay by credit card, select one of the registration options below:

$329 LIVE ON SITE SEMINAR - includes handout materials in ELECTRONIC FORMAT Registration
Save money by printing the materials yourself. 48 hours prior to the seminar you will receive a link for downloading the written materials.

To pay by check, you may download and print the mail in registration form.
Mail your form and check to: CLE Alabama, Box 870384, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0384.

8:00        Registration and Continental Breakfast Buffet

8:20        Welcome
Presider: Nettie Cohen Blume, Blume & Blume PC, Northport        

8:30        Dips, Dunks and Other Changes to Probation and Parole, and the New Mandatory Release from Prison
Meridith Barnes & Darrell Morgan, Alabama Board of Pardons & Paroles, Montgomery

9:30        Refreshment and Networking Break

9:40        Representing Clients with Mental Health Issues: Legal and Medical Perspectives

Nettie Cohen Blume, Blume & Blume PC, Northport
Eric Snow, Office of the Public Defender, Tuscaloosa
Dr. Robert Bare, Clinical Psychologist, Birmingham           

11:40     Lunch on Your Own

12:40     Representing Youth in Adult Court: Mens Rea and the Reasonable Child Standard
Jenny Carroll, The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa

1:40        Refreshment and Networking Break

1:50        Financial Issues and Obligations: Bail Bonds, Forfeitures and Restitution

Gary L. Blume, Blume & Blume PC, Northport
Justin Forrester, Forrester Law LLC, Birmingham
Judge Joanne Jannik, 6th Judicial Circuit, District Court, Tuscaloosa

2:50        Ethics Issues: Searches, Diversions and the Death of the 4th Amendment
Charles Scott Linton, Office of the Public Defender, Jefferson County, Birmingham               

3:50        Adjourn