CTLA/NC offers continuing legal education through monthly programs and seminars, which offer MCLE credit for CTLA/NC lawyers. Educational and social activities, including luncheons and dinners with informative programs and discussions, involve topics of importance to the Criminal Defense Bar.
For more information on future events including date, time, location and RSVP information, please click on the respective link(s) below.
“YES on Prop 34 – Replacing the Death Penalty in California with Life without the possibility of Parole.”
“The West Memphis Three Case – Defending the Falsely Accused.”
Memphis Three Audio 1
Memphis Three Audio 2
Memphis Three Audio 3
Memphis Three Audio 4
J. Tony Serra on The Art of Cross Examination
Introduction by Harris Taback
J. Tony Serra
“A Perspective on the Criminal Justice System from a former prosecutor, defense attorney and sitting United States District Court Judge – Lessons Learned” featuring The Honorable Charles R. Breyer, United States District Court Judge.
“Effective Jury Presentation,” featuring Chief Judge James Ware, United States District Court, Northern District of California with special introduction by Nanci Clarence, Esq.
“Realignment” – Overview of Law and Practice, & Judicial, Defense and Prosecutorial Perspectives.
“He’s back! – New Insights and Perspectives about the Federal Bureau of Prisons,” featuring J. Tony Serra.
“A Conversation with Judge McBride regarding the Criminal Master Calendar,” featuring Honorable Judge James McBride, San Francisco Superior Court.
“Legal Issues in Addiction Medicine,” featuring Dr. David Smith, M.D.
“The Use of Force” – Dealing with the San Francisco Police Department’s Use of Force, Beyond Pitchess Motions.
“Mean Streets” – A Dialogue on Urban Crime and Gang Violence
A Retirement Dinner for our good friends and colleagues, Douglas S. Schmidt and Steven J. Scherr.
BLAKELY and Implications for Sentencing in Federal and State courts with speakers Assistant Federal Public Defender Dan blank, on Federal practice; and Deputy Public Defender Chris Gauger, on State practice.
*April 8, 2004
Kamala Harris Event
Round Table and Speaker’s event featuring United States Attorney Kevin Ryan.
CTLA Round Table and Speaker’s event featuring Jeff Lubarsky, “Technical Tools of Defense.”
Speaker’s Event featuring Jeff Adachi on “Creating a United Front: the Public Defender and the Private Bar.”
CTLA round Table and Speaker’s event featuring Kevin Ryan of the United States Attorney’s Office
Round Table and Speaker’s event featuring Dennis J. O’Patrny of the Recorder presenting an informative program on “Dealing with and Handling the Media.”
CTLA Holiday and Speaker’s event featuring Christie O’Connor, Emmy award winning investigative journalist, of local and national acclaim, presenting an informative and influential program on “Dealing with the Media.”
CTLA Holiday Party and Speaker’s Event featuring James J. Brosnahan, the lead defense attorney for John Walker Lindh, including commentary on “Protecting the People: The Constitution and the War on Terror.”
CTLA Round Table.
Annual Installation and Judges Luncheon with a round table forum including J. Tony Serra, Cristina Arguedas, Michael Stepanian, and Joseph P. Russoniello, Dean of San Francisco Law School.
Implementation of Proposition 36 in the San Francisco Superior Courts, featuring The Honorable Judge Tomar Mason and The Honorable Commissioner Newton Lam.
New Developments in Immigration, Consequences of Criminal Cases, featuring mark Van Der Hout, Esq.
Annual Installation and Judges Luncheon featuring Justice Ming W. Chin of the California Supreme Court.
*Indicates Non-MCLE Event