CJA Spring Training – April 13



APRIL 13, 2018

Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center
1300 Broadway, Room 1B
Denver, CO 80203

Cost: $25.00
Payment by Check to CJA Standing Committee
7 CLE Credits anticipated


Please mail payments to:
CJA Standing Committee
c/o Shawna Geiger
633 17th Street, #1000, Denver, CO 80202



8:15-8:30  Registration and Check-in

8:30-9:20  The Resurgence of 851—Battling Back

  • John Carlson, AFPD, Denver, Colorado
  • Jake Rasch-Chabot, AFPD, Denver, Colorado

9:20-10:35  Going Through the Motions: A Team Approach to District Court Practice

  • Jake Rasch-Chabot, Veronica Rossman, Senior Counsel, Office of the Federal Public Defender & Shawna Geiger, Training Director, Office of the Federal Public Defender                                   

10:35-10:50  Break

10:50-11:40  The Latest and Greatest in Crimes of Violence

  • Grant Smith, AFPD, Denver, Colorado

11:40-12:00  Break (Lunch Served; Transition to CJA Administrative Meeting)

12:00-1:30   CJA Administrative Meeting (for CJA Panel Members)

1:30-3:00  Guidelines Workshop: Practice Makes Perfect

  • Shawna Geiger & Kurt Thoene, Investigator, Denver, Colorado

3:00-3:15  Break

3:15-4:30  The Ins, Outs and Ethics of Social Media in Federal Practice

  • Kasha Castillo, Supervising Trial Attorney, Federal Defenders of San Diego


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