Sunny Climate 2019

November 7–11, 2019

Sunny Climate 2019

November 7–11, 2019

Travel Package (click Venue at left to see travel and hotel package info)

Continuing Legal Education
Saturday, November 9, 2019 (click Agenda at left to see program)

CLE Registration Fee
$425 early bird rate per seminar registrant ($450 after Oct. 11)
$325 Mahalo rate for lawyers practicing in Hawaii ($350 after Oct. 11)
Who may attend the Sunny Climate CLE? Defense lawyers, investigators, and those professionals and law students directly involved in the defense function. However, the travel/hotel package is an additional cost — click Venue for details — and is open to all family and friends of seminar attendees.
Seminar registration includes:
  • Seminar admission
  • Written electronic material emailed in advance
  • Lunch, refreshments, CLE credit (see below)
Continuing Legal Education Credit
Approximately 5.5 credits will be applied for in HI, WA, OR, CA, ID, CO, NM and UT. Call OCDLA regarding other states.
Seminar cancellation
Seminar cancellations made by October 29 will receive a refund less a $50 cancellation fee. Cancellations made after Oct 29 — after material download link has been emailed, will receive a refund less a $150 cancellation/written material fee. No-shows will be sent the MP3 audio download link.
Scholarships for OCDLA Members
Scholarships are available to OCDLA members only for the CLE registration portion only. Contact OCDLA by September 30 concerning partial scholarships or extended payment plans for the CLE portion of this event.

Registration Form PDF
To view/download a registration form click here.


The continuing legal education program, which takes place on Saturday, November 9, is under development.

Confirmed Speakers —

• Juval Scott, Federal Public Defender or the District of Virginia, Roanoke, VA

Juval O. Scott joined the Training Division of the Defender Services Office as an Attorney Advisor in January 2015. She has worked as an Assistant Federal Defender (AFD) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and in the Southern District of Indiana. Before joining the federal defender family, Juval worked as an associate in a small firm handling criminal, personal injury, and family law matters; as a deputy prosecutor in Lafayette, Indiana; and as Associate General Counsel for a private investigation firm focusing on trademark litigation. Ms. Scott received her law degree in 2002 from Indiana Universitys Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Juval teaches regularly at the National Criminal Defense College, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Bronx Defenders among others. This year the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals selected her to be the next Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Virginia.

• Dyke Huish, Huish Law Firm, Mission Viejo, CA
Dyke Huish is a nationally recognized expert in the area of he psychology of jury trials and criminal defense. A prolific speaker, he trained thousands of criminal and civil attorneys across the United States on trial tactics, courtroom strategies, story telling techniques, cross- examination and jury psychology. In 1993 he won the American Inns of Court National Trial Championship and has been cited as one of the best closers in a courtroom. His dynamic closing argument style has been called by one federal jurist “powerful, engaging and simply mesmerizing.” Mr. Huish's background includes a great depth of academic training as well as courtroom experience. Over the past 25 years Mr. Huish has tried over 300 bench and jury trials in both state and federal court and has personally handled more than 8,000 criminal cases. Mr. Huish holds a Master Degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University with an emphasis on Social Psychology and a Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego. He is a member of the National Order of Barristers and is a California Certified Criminal Law Specialist. As a featured speaker for the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys he holds the distinction of being one of the highest ranked speakers in that organization's history. His recent presentations have included “Empowering a Jury to Say Not Guilty,” “The Psychology of Successful Cross,” “Historical Closing Arguments,” “Advanced Story Telling Techniques Before a Jury,” "The Psychology of Voir Dire," “Demonstrative Evidence in Closing,” “The Psychology of Successful Opening Statements,” “John Adams and The Boston Massacre Trial,” and a presentation entitled “Winning with Nothing: Finding different ways to win when you have nothing.”
Mr. Huish is a former deputy district attorney and deputy public defender in Orange County, California. In private practice his high-profile cases include noted celebrities, politicians, professional athletes, and Fortune 500 executives. He specializes in complex criminal cases, white collar crime, and sex cases, and has successfully handled one of the largest fraud cases in the history of California. Mr. Huish has represented defendants in controversial cases such as the San Bernardino terrorist attacks.
Mr Huish lives and practices criminal defense in Mission Viejo, California. He is the father of four daughters and a son.

Please check back for program updates.



Travel & Lodging Package
November 7–11, 2019
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, HI

Package Price
$1,299 ppdo roundtrip from Portland, Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Other departure cities available, see below.

Package Includes
• Roundtrip air travel from Portland, Seattle, LA, San Francisco
• Four nights in a Resort View room (with high speed internet wifi), Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, HI (upgrades to ocean view or ocean front rooms available)
$250 deposit per person required to reserve travel package. Airfare subject to change until paid in full. Full travel payment due by September 11, 2019.
To Reserve a Spot
To reserve your travel/lodging package, contact Tom Cronkrite at TravelPro,
• Add extra days to the package for even more savings.
• The hotel & travel package is open to all family and friends of CLE attendees.
Travel Cancellation/Fee
The airline portion of the travel package is nonrefundable. In addition, any cancellation after September 11, 2019, will be assessed a $250.00 cancellation fee in addition to non-refundable airline costs. Airfare subject to change until travel paid in full.
Included Resort Services (the daily resort fee of $32 has been waived for OCDLA guests ($128 value):
• 24-hour access to oceanfront Stay Fit Gym
• Complimentary cultural programs including lei making and hula lessons
• Wildlife tours, penguin and koi feedings
• In-room coffee and tea
• Complimentary yoga/fitness classes daily
• Resort shuttle service in Ka’anapali
• One hour daily tennis or basketball court time; tennis balls, racquets, and basketballs included
• Lei greeting upon arrival
• 10% off Macy’s at Hyatt Regency Maui resort (exlusions may apply)
• 25% discount on Greens Fees at Ka’anapali Golf Courses (Royal and Kai Courses)
• Complimentary beach portrait session and 5x7 print from Grins2Go at Hyatt Regency Maui
• Personalized guest request texting service
• PressReader
• Complimentary local phone calls
• Filtered water and ice machines on every guestroom floor and throughout the resort
• Two reusable keepsake water bottles, per room, per stay, upon arrival

Departure cities & prices
Albuquerque $1,449.00
Atlanta $1,599.00
Boise $1,399.00
Chicago $1,599.00

Denver $1,399.00
Eugene $1,399.00
Houston $1,599.00

Las Vegas $1,399.00
Los Angeles $1,299.00
Medford $1,399.00
New York-Newark $1,599.00
Oakland $1,299.00
Portland $1,299
Phoenix $1,449.00
Redmond $1,399.00
Sacramento $1,399.00
Salt Lake City $1,399.00
San Diego $1,299.00
San Francisco $1,299.00
San Jose $1,299.00
Seattle $1,299.00
Spokane $1,399.00
Tucson $1,449.00
Washington DC-DCA $1,599.00
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