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2021 Z is for Zealous, Effective Defense Advocacy - CLE Archive

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Z is for Zealous: Effective Defense Advocacy
March 12 and 19, 2021

Moderated by Grant Hartley, Metropolitan Public Defenders Office

Friday, March 12
9:00 a.m.             The Essentials of Weaving Theories, Themes, and Storytelling into Your Trial
Colette Tvedt, Denver CO Read more

10:00 a.m.             Break

10:10 a.m.            Motion Practice & Preservation
Francis Gieringer, Office of Public Defense Services 
11:10 a.m.             Break

11:20 a.m.            Evidence: I Object! 
Cameron Taylor, Metropolitan Public Defense Services—Washington Co.
This presentation will cover the nuts and bolts of common evidentiary issues in misdemeanor and minor felony trial work, including tips on how to make the most effective arguments, prep your cases for trial, and wield the Evidence Code as a sword to slice through the State’s most bogus evidence.

12:20 pm – ADJOURN

Friday, March 19
9:00am:      Staring Down Archie Bunker: (De)Selecting Your Jury to Minimize Racism and Implicit Bias – Access to Justice

Martín Sabelli, San Francisco, CA Read More 
We will explore the fundamentals of de-selection and de-selection techniques to identify and strike potential jurors who have high levels of explicit or implicit racial or ethnic biases. We will begin with a very brief overview of the principles and techniques of de-selection followed by practical examples of de-selecting for racial or ethnic bias. We will also address particular jury selection challenges in the context of current public attention to issues of race in our society.
10:00am: break

10:10 a.m.             Cross-Examination 101
Conor Huseby, Federal Public Defenders 
11:10 a.m.             Break

11:20 pm:  The Great Balancing Act: Zealous Advocacy and the ORPCs – Ethics
The Honorable Amy Baggio, Multnomah County Circuit Court

Defense attorneys must balance their obligations as members of the Oregon State Bar along with their obligation to zealously represent their clients. Those obligations sometimes conflict, and in this discussion Amy Baggio will talk through ethical dilemmas faced by defenders as they work to balance conflict in the trenches.

12:20 pm – ADJOURN

Program coordinated by Thalia Sady & Grant Hartley, Metro Public Defender, Inc., Portland.

Recorded on March 12 & 19, 2021

The CLE package download includes the written materials and the complete audio recordings as mp4 files. In addition, each purchase entitles the purchaser to access the video recordings, available on OCDLA's Videos page.

In Oregon, the total number of approved credits is:

• 4 general
• 1 ethics
• 1 access to justice

The program will also qualify for credit with the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training.

Consortia and Law Offices wishing multiple licenses, contact OCDLA.