November 2-3, 2017 CLE Training – Advanced Negotiation and Sentencing

ADVANCED NEGOTIATION AND SENTENCING

November 2-3, 2017
Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center
1300 Broadway, Room 1D
Denver, CO 80203


Cost: $40.00
Payment by Check to CJA Standing Committee
12 CLE Credits anticipated

WEBCAST OPTION AVAILABLE

Please mail payments to:
CJA Standing Committee, c/o Haddon, Morgan & Foreman,
150 E. 10th Avenue, Denver, CO 80203


AGENDA

Thursday, November 2

12:30-1:00       Registration and Check-in

1:00-2:15         Negotiation 101: A Look at the Fundamentals of Getting a Deal
                        Tim O’Hara, AFPD, Office of the Federal Public Defender, District of Colorado

 2:15-3:15         Spilling Your Clients’ Guts. More Effective Proffers.
                        Tim Burdick, AFPD, Office of the Federal Public Defender, District of Kansas 

3:15-3:30         Break 

3:30-5:00         The Power of Story: How it Works to Get What Your Client Needs
                        Matthew Taylor, Communication Specialist, Persuasion Through Narrative,
Denver

Friday, November 3

9:00-10:15       Making a Federal Case of It. Avoiding Pitfalls in Federal Court.
                        Edward Harris, AFPD, Office of the Federal Public Defender, District of
Colorado

10:15-11:00     The Impact of Leadership on Negotiation and Sentencing
                        Matthew Taylor 

11:00-11:15     Break 

11:15-12:05     Incorporating Stories of Mental Illness, Trauma and Other Mitigation
for Persuasive Sentencing Arguments
                        Michael Sheehan, CJA Panel Attorney, Centennial

12:05-1:00       Lunch (Provided)             

1:00-2:30         Getting the Guidelines Right: A Workshop
                        Natalie Stricklin, AFPD, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Colorado
                        Bob Pepin, AFPD, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Colorado 

2:30-2:45         Break 

2:45-3:45         Setting the Stage. Powerful Motions for Departures and Variances.
                        Miller Leonard, CJA Panel Attorney, Denver

3:45-5:00         Alternatives to “I just want to put this behind me.” Allocutions that
Impress and Persuade.
                        Shawna Geiger, Director of Training, Offices of FPD and CJA Coordinating
                        Atty

 

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