Winter Conference 2018

Nov 30 – Dec 1, 2018

The Benson Hotel, Portland

Winter Conference 2018

Nov 30 – Dec 1, 2018

The Benson Hotel, Portland

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Early Bird Registration — Until November 20
Members:
Lawyers $290
  |   NonLawyers $210

NonMembers:
Lawyers $355
  |   NonLawyers $270

Students — $25, includes $10 membership
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Standard Registration — After After November 20
Members:
Lawyers $315
  |   NonLawyers $235

NonMembers:
Lawyers $380
  |   NonLawyers $295
Students — $50, includes $10 membership
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Who may attend?
This program is open to defense lawyers and those professionals and law students directly involved in the defense function.
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What’s included in the fee?
• Seminar admission (Fri–Sat)
• Written material in advance via download link
• CLE credit
• Continental breakfast on Friday
• Lunch on Friday
• Hot breakfast on Saturday
• Refreshments during breaks

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Financial assistance?
Members contact OCDLA by
November 20 about scholarships, payment plans or creative payment arrangements.
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Cancellations
Seminar cancellations made before
November 20 will receive a refund less a $25 cancellation fee. Seminar cancellations made after November 20 — once material download link has been emailed — will receive a refund less a $100 cancellation/written material fee. No-show policy: Written materials are emailed in advance to all participants. Audio materials in the form of MP3 recordings will be sent to OCDLA members only; nonmembers who do not attend are ineligible to receive audio recordings or a refund.
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No-show Policy
Written materials are sent in advance to all participants. Audio materials in the form of MP3 recordings well be sent to OCDLA members only; nonmembers who do not attend are ineligible to receive the recordings or a refund.
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CLE Credit
Credit will be applied for in Oregon, Washington, California. For other state accreditation, call OCDLA at 541-686-8716.

Agenda

Program
 
Friday, November 30
Moderated by Viktoria Safarian, Metropolitan Public Defender Services, Portland
 
8a | Registration/Continental Breakfast (included)
 
9a | State v. Dulfu: Using Trial Strategy to Cap the Sentence
Ryan Scott, Attorney, Portland
 
9:30a | Shining a Light on Discovery Part 1: Kyles v. Whitley—What Aren’t We Getting and What Should We Do About It?
Carl Macpherson, Executive Director, Metropolitan Public Defender, Portland
 
10:15a | Break/Door Prizes
 
10:30a | What Online Dating Taught Me about the Art of Jury De-Selection
Deja Vishny, Deputy Training Director, Wisconsin Public Defender Office; Adjunct Professor of Law, Marquette University Law School, Milwaukie, WI
 
11:30a | Shining a Light on Discovery Part 2: Getting What You Need on Your Own
Elizabeth Baker, Attorney, Eugene
 
12:15p | Lunch (included)
 
1:15p | Visual Storytelling
Joshua Cohen, Fat Pencil Studio, Portland
Nell Brown, Federal Public Defender, Portland • Anonymous PCR case
Steve Lindsey, Attorney, Portland • Oregon v. Terry Spencer, gang related shooting case
Viktoria Safarian, Metropolitan Public Defender, Portland • Oregon v. Teddy Hall, assaulting a police officer
 
2:15p | The New Oregon Supreme Court and Upcoming Issues
Ernie Lannet, Chief Defender, Criminal Appellate Section, Office of Public Defense Services, Salem
 
3p | Break/Door Prizes
 
3:15p | PCR Part 1: Farmer v. Premo—Strategic Decisions, Reasonable Investigation and Experts to Avoid Post-Conviction Challenges
Lindsey Burrows, Attorney, Portland
 
4p | Adjourn for the day
 
6 | Holiday Dinner and Ken Morrow Award
Speakers TBA. Presentation to Cate Wollam and the late Garret Richardson, plus a live auction 
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Saturday, December 1
Moderated by Peter Klym, Multnomah Defenders, Inc., Portland
 
8a | Hot Breakfast (included)
 
8:30a | Ethics: Supervising Your Agents—Investigators, Experts, Case Managers, Social Workers, Bookkeepers and More
Amber Hollister, Oregon State Bar, Tigard
 
9:30a | PCR Part 2: Point & Counterpoint—Strategic Decisions, Reasonable Investigation and Experts to Avoid Post-Conviction Challenges
Noel Grefenson, Attorney, Salem; Lynn David Larsen, Department of Justice Trial Division, Civil and Criminal Rights Section, Salem
 
10:30a | Break/Door Prizes
 
10:45a | Forensic Discovery and Challenges: What to Challenge and When, Specific Issues and Beyond
Janis Puracal, Forensic Justice Project, Portland
 
11:30a | Beyond the Shadows: Child Abuse Reporting
Michael Rees and Valerie Feltz, Metropolitan Public Defenders, Portland
 
12:30p | Adjourn

Program subject to change.
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Don’t forget to buy tickets for the Friday Night Ken Morrow Award Dinner.


Plus our special guest speaker — 
Deja Vishny, who practices with the Wisconsin Public Defender Office, where she heads the homicide practice group and serves as the Deputy Training Director. Ms. Vishny also teaches trial advocacy at Marquette University Law School, where she has been an adjunct professor since 1991. She will present on Friday, November 30 on What Online Dating Taught Me About The Art of Jury De-Selection.”
 
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Ms. Vishny will speak on Friday, November 30, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on “What Online Dating Taught Me About The Art of Jury De-Selection.”



       


 

Venue

The Benson Hotel, Portland, OR

 

Lodging at the Benson

Call 503-228-2000 /1-888-523-6766.
Email reservations@bensonhotel.com.

Reservations must be made by November 8.
After this date rooms may not be available at our special rate of $155 Deluxe Run of House; $189 Executive King; $259 Benson Junior Suite; $269 Executive Junior Suite.

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