CJE CLE: “Play It Again Sam — Appeals & Getting a New Trial”


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CJE CLE
Play It Again Sam — Appeals & Getting a New Trial

 

Friday, May 12, 2017
12:00 pm – 5:30 pm

 

WSBA Training Center

1325 Fourth Ave.
Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98101


There’s still an opportunity to Register! Rescheduled for Friday, May 12 — One of the CLE instructors was stranded in Alaska on a case that ran into overtime. Therefore, the CLE originally scheduled for March 3 has been rescheduled. The location has also been moved to the WSBA CLE Training Center.


The CLE will cover the process of preparing a district or municipal court case for appeal to a higher court. Recognized experts in appeals for cases in courts of limited jurisdiction will review the basics of appeals, trial strategy to win and/or prepare a case for appeal, search and seizure issues, and ethical considerations for trial counsel post-conviction.

  • Appeal Basics
    Making & Meeting Objections to Win at Trial (And on Appeal)
    Christine Jackson of the King County Public Defender, The Defender Association Division, will review the state constitutional right to appeal, the timing for filing an appeal and where to file an appeal, along with other issues such as restitution and probation issues, appeal bonds, etc. Christine will then outline how to prepare an effective trial strategy, the use of objections to win and/or prepare a case for appeal.
  • Washington Pattern Jury Instructions
    Search and Seizure
    Noted Seattle appellate attorney Suzanne Elliott will review the composition and function of the Washington Pattern Jury Instructions Committee and their mandatory use with guidance on how to edit instructions to fit your case and special problems that can be encountered. Suzanne will also review the current state of law on the breadth and particularity of search and seizure.
  • Ethical Considerations for Trial Counsel Post-Conviction
    Jason Lantz of the Law Office of Brian M. Sullivan, and Lizanne Padula of Padula & Associates, will review the ethical considerations of counsel after a conviction, and duties to prepare a case for appeal including advising the client of the about available options, merits of an appeal, client financial circumstances, timing an appellate filing and more. They will also review of potential problems with discussion of case on social media platforms.

This CLE has been approved by WSBA for 4.75 credits (including 1.25 Ethics credit).
WSBA CLE Activity #1032680

This CLE is free for CJE members. The cost for non-members is: $100 for attorneys in private practice and $35 for government-employed Public Defenders and Prosecutors.

Space is limited to 30 seats so R.S.V.P. sooner than later.

(Lunch is included — Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for lunch.)

 


This CLE is pending approved by WSBA for 4.75 credits (including 1.25 Ethics credit).
WSBA CLE Activity #1032680

This CLE is free for CJE members. The cost for non-members is: $100 for attorneys in private practice and $35 for government-employed Public Defenders and Prosecutors.

Space is limited to 30 seats so R.S.V.P. sooner than later.

(Lunch is included — Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for lunch.)


 

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CJE CLE: “Criminal Convictions & Canada”


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CJE CLE
Criminal Convictions & Canada

 

Friday, September 23, 2016
12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

 

Rainier Club

820 4th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

 


 

The CLE will cover the Canadian legal system and admissibility issues for clients with pending criminal charges or convictions. Canadian Attorney Sam Hyman will share practice points for mitigating admissibility issues and strategies for rehabilitation or re-entry post conviction. The ethics hour will cover collateral consequences of convictions beyond Canada such as employment disqualification, loss of student loans, public housing ineligibility, loss of federal benefits, involuntary termination of parental rights and much more.

  • Can I Still Go To Canada? — Washington Convictions That Trigger Inadmissibility and Resolutions That May Keep the Border Open for Your Client
    Sam Hyman of the Vancouver, B.C. firm Burns Fitzpatrick will review Canadian law and equivalency with Washington State law. He will review the provisions of Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Act as it applies to criminal convictions. He will outline ways to overcome the consequences of inadmissibility such as record suspension, rehabilitation and Temporary Resident Permits.
  • Ethics: Collateral Consequences of Conviction — Canada and Beyond
    Seattle attorney Sheryl Pewitt will provide an in-depth review of the ethical considerations and collateral consequences of a criminal conviction including employment issues, eligiblity for public benefits, family consequences such as parental rights, citizenship and immigation, and other civil rights and privileges.

The CLE curriculum detailed outline can be viewed at cjepac.com/cle.

 


This CLE has been approved by WSBA for 3.25 credits (including 1 Ethics credit).
WSBA CLE Activity #1014055

This CLE is free for CJE members. The cost for non-members is: $125 for attorneys in private practice and $50 for government-employed Public Defenders and Prosecutors.

Space is limited to 70 seats so R.S.V.P. sooner than later.

(Lunch is included — Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for lunch.)


 

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CJE CLE: “DUIs & IIDs”

 

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CJE CLE “DUIs & IIDs”

 

Friday, May 20, 2016
12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

 

LifeSafer of Washington

1404 Central Ave S
Suite 100
Kent, WA 98032

 


 

The CLE curriculum will include a review of the various issues involved when working with a client-defendent ordered to install an Ignition Interlock Device:

  • IID Installation & Client Training Demonstration
    Bridget Doherty, LifeSafer of Washington State Director, and Ken Denton, LifeSafer technician, will review from start to finish the process of installing an ignition interlock device on a vehicle and review the client training provided. This includes a live demonstration of IID installation on a vehicle and how your clients will use the IID on a daily basis.
  • Defending IID Violation Hearings
    Attorney Paul Cullen, a pioneer in the IID field, will provide an in-depth review of defending an alleged IID violation including what you need to do for a successful hearing.

  • IID Legal Issues: Unlawful Search and Pending Statutory Changes
    Attorneys John Ziegler and Jason Lantz will review various legal issues pertaining to IIDs including unlawful searches. They will also review pending statutory changes.

  • Ethics of IID Review Hearings
    Attorney Paul Cullen will review the ethical issues you may encounter and considerations when arguing before an IID review hearing.

 


This CLE has been approved by WSBA for 4.25 credits (including 1 Ethics credit).
WSBA CLE Activity #1007894

This CLE is free for CJE members. $100 for attorneys not a member of CJE.
Space is limited to 20 seats so R.S.V.P. sooner than later.

(Lunch will be provided courtesy of CJE. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for lunch.)

 

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CJE CLE: “Cars, Kids & CPS”

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Friday, September 25, 2015 from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Carillon Point Regus Center
5400 Carillon Point Road
Kirkland, WA 98033

The CLE curriculum will include a review of the various issues involved when cars, kids and CPS collide:

 

    • Brief Review of Crimes Related to Children
      Attorneys Lizanne Padula and Lauren McLane will review the various offenses relating to unattended children in vehicles, custodial interference, abandonment of a dependent, DUIs with children in a vehicle, reckless endangerment of children and many more.

 

    • Once Law Enforcement Has a Parent in Custody, What is DSHS/CPS’s Reaction?
      Teresa Sach, formerly with DSHS DCFS and now an assessor for the US Army on Domestic Violence and Child Abuse cases, will review the process from first call to the final letter in a CPS/DSHS investigation, presenting two hypotheticals including (1) leaving a child in a car unattended, and (2) a DUI with a child in the car.

 

  • Ethics of Interacting with DSHS/CPS and/or Dependency Attorney
    Attorney Lorraine Roberts of the King County Public Defenders Office will review the ethical implications and dilemmas in the interplay and cross over between criminal charges and DSHS Administrative actions focusing on the ethical obligations of criminal defense attorneys when kids and CPS are involved.

This CLE has been approved by the WSBA for 3 CLE credits including 1 Ethics credit.

This CLE is free to CJE members. Cost is $100 for attorneys not a member of CJE.

WSBA CLE Activity #405866

Space will be limited. Complimentary sandwiches and beverages will be provided for attendees beginning at 11:30 a.m..

Call CJE Administrative Director Greg McDonald at (206) 456-6911, ext 202 for more information or if you have any questions.

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CJE CLE: Proof of Financial Responsibility for the Future

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CJE CLE “Proof of Financial Responsibility for the Future: SR22 Insurance & Bonds”

Friday, June 19, 2015 from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Carillon Point Regus Center
5400 Carillon Point Road
Kirkland, WA 98033

Citizens for Judicial Excellence is conducting the second in a series of Continuing Legal Education courses on June 19, 2015, from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The CLE will be held at Regus Center, Carillon Point, Kirkland.

The CLE curriculum will include a review of financial responsibility requirements including SR22 insurance and bonds:

      • SR 22 Insurance From the Insurance Company’s Perspective
        Joe Klein, Everett Branch Manager and an Agent with Vern Fonk Insurance, will discuss SR 22 Insurance, i.e. insurance required under RCW 46.29, from the insurance company’s perspective. What does the insurance company do? How do they do it? How do they communicate with DOL? What information is provided? How are rates determined?
      • Alternate Methods of Giving Proof of Financial Responsibility
        Diego Vargas, owner of The Vargas Law Firm, will speak on the alternate methods of giving proof of financial responsibility for the future under RCW 46.29. These methods include: bonds as provided in RCW 46.29.520; certificates of deposit of money or securities as provided in RCW 46.29.550; and certificates of self-insurance, as provided in RCW 46.29.630.
      • Information About Legal Services – Advertising and Social Media
        Diego Vargas will speak on the Rules of Professional Conduct as they relate to communicating information about legal services. This discussion will include advertising and social media.

This CLE has been approved by the WSBA for 3 CLE credits including 1 Ethics credit.

This CLE is free to CJE members. Cost is $100 for attorneys not a member of CJE.

WSBA CLE Activity #400592

Space will be limited. Complimentary sandwiches and beverages will be provided for attendees.
Call CJE Administrative Director Greg McDonald at (206) 456-6911, ext 202 for more information or if you have any questions.

CJE CLE “Incarceration & Alternatives to Incarceration”

CJE CLE “Incarceration & Alternatives to Incarceration”

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Friday, April 17, 2015 from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Kirkland Justice Center & City Jail
11750 NE 118th St
Kirkland, WA 98034

Citizens for Judicial Excellence presents another CLE in its series of Continuing Legal Education courses on April 17, 2015, from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The CLE will be held at the Kirkland Justice Center & City Jail in Kirkland, WA.

Course Description:

The CLE curriculum will feature a review of the City of Kirkland incarceration policies, work release programs and EHM, including a tour of the Kirkland City Jail. The ethics portion of the CLE is titled “Understanding Confidentiality Of Information And The Duty Of Candor To The Tribunal.”

Instructors

  • Lt. Bob Balkema, Kirkland Police Department
  • Ken Almberg, COO, 2 Watch Monitoring
  • Diego J. Vargas, Attorney

 

This CLE has been approved by the WSBA for 3 credits including 1 ethics credit. WSBA Activity #395333

This CLE is free to CJE members. Cost is $100 for attorneys not a member of CJE.

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Space will be limited. Complimentary sandwiches and beverages will be provided for attendees.
Call CJE Administrative Director Greg McDonald at (206) 456-6911, ext 202 for more information or if you have any questions.

CJE CLE: Conditions Of Release In Courts Of Limited Jurisdiction – What You Need To Know!

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CJE CLE “Conditions of Release”

Friday, April 4, 2014 from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Carillon Point Regus Center
5400 Carillon Point Road
Kirkland, WA 98033

Citizens for Judicial Excellence is conducting the second in a series of Continuing Legal Education courses on April 4, 2014, from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The CLE will be held at Regus Center, Carillon Point, Kirkland.

Course Description:

Conditions of release, Bail, EHM, Transdermal Alcohol Monitoring, and the ethical implications of bail hearings will be explored during a three hour presentation sponsored by CJE.

Denny or Gayle Behrend of Lacey O’Malley Bail Bonds will review and explain the complicated process and rules governing the posting of bail and riders in criminal cases.

Fidelis Leasiolagi of 2 Watch Monitoring will explain the ins and outs of EHM and Transdermal Alcohol Monitoring.  Fidelis will bring actual working equipment so participants can see how the equipment works.

Diego J. Vargas will then discuss the ethical implications of bail hearings and how to handle them.

This CLE has been approved by the WSBA for 3 CLE credits including 1 Ethics credit.

This CLE is free to CJE members. Cost is $100 for attorneys not a member of CJE.

WSBA CLE Activity #364947

Space will be limited. Complimentary sandwiches and beverages will be provided for attendees.
Call CJE Administrative Director Greg McDonald at (206) 456-6911, ext 202 for more information or if you have any questions.

CJE ATA CLE on DUI Assessments

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Assessment & Treatment Associates is conducting a CLE for CJE members on DUI Assessments. The CLE will be held at Regus Center, Carillon Point, Kirkland on November 15 from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. with a complimentary lunch provided by ATA.

The presentation will include a brief history of chemical dependency assessments in Washington State as it relates to court referred patients. ATA will discuss the following topics:

  • Progression from vague diagnostic categories developed by a Department of Licensing and DSHS Joint Commission to the implementation of the use the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) and it’s specific criteria for diagnosing substance related conditions. This will include the recent elimination of the distinction between substance abuse and substance dependence and the merging of their criteria into one category title Substance Use Disorder with the severity of the disorder determined by the number of criteria met.
  • The removal of “recurrent sub- stance-related legal problems” as a criterion.
  • The transition away from set length programs to the required use of ASAM Patient Placement Criteria for objectively determining appropri- ate level of care and ongoing length ofstayintreatment.Itisoftenmisun- derstood that the treatment indicated in an assessment letter is only an es- timate and actual length must be de- termined by progress with only two exceptions, that is, for mandatory minimum programs subject to RCW 10.05 or RCW 46.61.5056.
  • A discussion of the additional requirements for DUI Assessments un- der WAC 388-877B-0550 as well as a demonstration of the CD assessment process.

A big thanks to ATA Executive Director Steve Uhrich and Clinical Director Sharon Fenton for working with CJE Director Andrew Huff to put this CLE together. ATA has been a long-time corporate member and supporter of CJE. Learn more about ATA’s services at www.assesstreat.com.

The WSBA has granted 4 CLE credits.

Space will be limited. Complimentary sandwiches and beverages will be provided for attendees.

ATA CLE

Friday, November 15, 2013 from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Carillon Point Regus Center
5400 Carillon Point Road
Kirkland, WA 98033

Click to R.S.V.P for the ATA CLE on DUI Assessments

 

Call Sharon Fenton at ATA at (425) 289-1600 or CJE Administrative Director Greg McDonald at (206) 456-6911, ext 202 for more information or if you have any questions.