10-17-19 :: SCOTUS and 10th Circuit Update (9a-12p) / Fraud Cases: Preparation, Litigation, and Sentencing (1p-4p)

This Training has two SEPARATE sessions. Please register for the one you would like to attend. If you plan on attend both session, you must register for both separately.

633 17th Street, Suite 1000
Denver, Colorado 80202

WEBINAR Session is available, please select attendance type in the registration.


SCOTUS and 10th Circuit Update

October 17, 2019
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

This program is designed to give federal practitioners an update on the latest cases in both the 10th Circuit and Supreme courts that can affect their everyday practice. The final session will focus specifically on the several recent cases regarding supervised release conditions, and offer tips on preserving these issues for appeal.

SCOTUS and 10th Circuit Update (9 a.m. to 12 pm.)
– 9 AM to 9:50 AM.: 10th Circuit Update (John Arceci)
– 10 AM to 10:50 AM: SCOTUS Update (Josh Lee)
– 11 AM to 12 PM: Preservation and Supervised Release Conditions (Veronica Rossman)



Fraud Cases: Preparation, Litigation, and Sentencing

October 17, 2019
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This program’s goal is to prepare federal practitioners to handle large scale fraud and financial cases. We will explore tips on large scale discovery management, litigation strategies, and sentencing/guideline pointers to help make managing these cases less daunting.

Fraud Cases: Preparation, Litigation, and Sentencing
– 1 PM to 1:50 PM: Discovery Management in Large-Scale Cases (Jessica Leto and Jonathan Coen)
– 2 PM to 2:50 PM: Litigation Strategy and Tips for White-Collar Cases (Mary Butterton)
– 3 PM to 4 PM: Guideline Applications and Sentencing for White-Collar Matters (Matthew Belcher)


Tips for Preventing Voucher Payment Delays and Reductions

Thank you to Cari Waters, Case Budgeting Attorney for the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, for sharing the attached document with our panel.  Her work with the Judges on the circuit and within the districts, particularly budgeting in the District of Kansas, has given her insight into how to best provide detail to ensure swift and certain payment of your vouchers.  It is our hope that these tips will be helpful as you submit your own vouchers.

Tips For Preventing Voucher Payment Delays and Reductions

BOP National Program Catalog

The Bureau of Prisons has a catalog of reentry programs available that is designed to provide information regarding programming that may be available and appropriate for your clients.  The catalog contains information regarding Program Description, Time Frame, Admission Criteria, Program Content, Empirical Support, Applicable Policies, and Institution Locations.  To access the catalog, CLICK HERE for the online version, or this link ( bopnationalprogramcatalog ) to access the catalog directly.

Immigration Assistance on CJA Cases

The Defender Services Office has a contractual relationship with Heartland Alliance, National Immigrant Justice Center to provide advice and assistance with our non-citizen clients.  The contacts there are Claudia Valenzuela, Associate Director of Litigation and Hena Mansori, Detention Project Supervising Attorney.  You can reach them at:

Email: defenders@heartlandalliance.org

Phone:  (312) 660-1610