Sunny Climate 2018

November 8–12, 2018

Grand Hyatt Kauaí, HI

Sunny Climate 2018

November 8–12, 2018

Grand Hyatt Kauaí, HI

Continuing Legal Education
Saturday, November 10, 2018 • Click Agenda at left to see program.

CLE Registration Fee
$425 early bird rate per seminar registrant ($450 after Oct. 12)
$325 Mahalo rate for lawyers practicing in Hawaii ($350 after Oct. 12)

OCDLA Bocce Ball Tournament • Friday, November 9 • Ilima Garden
Winners receive cool prizes and every player gets a free drink! Proceeds from the tournament benefit OCDLA’s scholarship fund. There are still spaces available. Attendees, friends and family may register — $45 adults, $20 child (ages 7–14). If you want to play call 541-686-8716, or register online. Immediately following the competition all players are invited to the welcome reception (see below).

Welcome Reception • Friday, November 9 • 5:15–7:15 p.m. • Ilima Garden
For all seminar attendees, Bocce Ball participants, family and friends! Music by Decades, a Chico, California based band brought to you by the generosity of numerous supportive Bring Back the Band donors. Attendees, family & friends are welcome. Bring your dancing shoes!

Thank you to our BRING BACK THE BAND V Sponsors —
Rockstars ($1,000) 
Tom Cronkrite
Roscoe & Debra Nelson
Promoters ($500) 
Chris & Suzanna Hansen
Roadies ($101 to $350)
Mary & Lane Borg
Bernard Brown
Peter Carini
Richard Garbutt

Shaun McCrea
John & Beverlee Potter
Philip Studenberg
Greg Veralrud

Groupies (up to $100)
Lori Coukoulis
Shannon Douglass

James von Hippel
Victor Hoffer

Tara Isaacson
Kelly Mallard

Gregory Oliveros
Diane Reagan
Susan Elizabeth Reese
Mary Sofia
Alene & Shannon Sybrant
Elizabeth Wakefield

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 states below)
Continuing Legal Education Credit
Approximately 5.5 credits will be applied for in HI, WA, OR, CA, ID, CO, NM and UT. Call about other states.
Seminar cancellation
Seminar cancellations made by October 30 will receive a refund less a $50 cancellation fee. Cancellations made after Oct 30 — 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 October 1 concerning partial scholarships or extended payment plans for the CLE portion of this event.


CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD written material from Dropbox.
(Contact OCDLA for password.)

Continuing Legal Education
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Moderated by Ros Lee, Attorney, Eugene
8:30a | Coffee for seminar registrants (included)
Resilient Are We: Compassion Without Secondary Trauma and Burnout
Cynthia Roseberry, Vice President of Institutional Advancement & Executive Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Wilberforce University, OH
10:30 | Break
10:45 | Voir Dire in Paradise
Richard H.S. Sing, Attorney at Law, Past President and currently Vice President of the Hawaii Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Honolulu, HI
12:00p | Lunch for seminar registrants (included)
1:00 | Conducting Effective Voir Dire on Issues of Race  (access to justice credit in Oregon)
Kyana Givens, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Seattle, WA

(After you land scroll down for Ms. Givens’ bio.)
2:30 | Break
2:45 | Looking Forward: The New Supreme Court
Jeffrey Fisher, Professor of Law & Co-Director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, Stanford Law School, Stanford, CA
4:00 | Adjourn.

The CLE program is subject to change.

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A scene from the Anara Spa at the Grant Hyatt. No, this is not the seminar room.

Click Venue for travel and lodging info.



Travel & Lodging Package
November 8–12, 2018
Grand Hyatt Kauaí, HI

$1,099 ppdo roundtrip from Portland, Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Other departure cities available, see below.

To reserve your travel/lodging package, contact Tom Cronkrite at TravelPro,

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Package Includes:
  • Roundtrip air travel from Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, LA
  • Four nights, Grand Hyatt Kauaí, HI
  • Wifi hots spots for hotel guests
  • Salt water lagoons and “river” pools
  • State-of-the-art 24-hour gym
  • Wellness and yoga classes
  • Self-parking
  • One hour tennis court time daily
  • Daily resort fee has been waived for OCDLA guests ($105 savings)
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 Deposit/Payment/Cancellation
A $250 deposit per person is required to reserve travel package. Airfare subject to change until paid in full. The airline portion of the travel package is nonrefundable. In addition, any cancellation after September 5, 2018, will be assessed a $250.00 cancellation fee in addition to non-refundable airline costs. Full travel package payment due October 2.

Call or email our travel consultant, Tom Cronkrite, to reserve your travel package — 1-866-611-3785 or

Departure Cities
Albuquerque 1,239.00
Anchorage 1,399
Baltimore 1,499
Boise 1,199
Chicago 1,399
Denver 1,199
Eugene 1,199
Las Vegas 1,199
Los Angeles 1,099
Medford 1,199
New York City JFK Airport 1,399
Oakland 1,099
Philadelphia 1,399
Phoenix 1,199
Portland 1,099
Redmond 1,259
Sacramento 1,199
Salt Lake City 1,199
San Diego 1,199
San Francisco 1,099
Seattle 1,099
Spokane 1,199
Washington DC 1,499

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