CJA SPRING TRAINING
APRIL 13, 2018
Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center
1300 Broadway, Room 1B
Denver, CO 80203
Payment by Check to CJA Standing Committee
7 CLE Credits anticipated
WEBCAST OPTION AVAILABLE
Please mail payments to:
CJA Standing Committee
c/o Shawna Geiger
633 17th Street, #1000, Denver, CO 80202
Happy New Year, Panel Warriors!
I hope you all had a great holiday season and had some time to enjoy friends and family. I know many of you are just getting back to your offices after some well-deserved time off, and I wanted to catch you first thing. For those of you on the Colorado panel, this is a reminder. For those of you in Wyoming, I have been able to open this up for all of you as well and would love to have you join us.
We have two opportunities this month for you to participate in training that many of you have requested. I sent this out about a month ago and got a few responses, but I am hopeful that many of you can participate. PLEASE RSVP NOW SO THAT I CAN PLAN APPROPRIATELY.
SAVE THE DATE: AUGUST 24TH. At this time, I have space reserved and plans in the works. Please mark your calendars now and hang onto this date. Ideas that I am working on include challenges with social media, attacking experts using the confrontation clause, more guidelines work, 851 challenges, updates on crimes of violence, sentencing advocacy and more. Thanks to all of the great lawyers who have shared ideas with me. I look forward to working with them to develop some great programs for y’all!
I look forward to spending another successful year with you!
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! The Federal Public Defender and Office of the CJA Coordinating Attorney are once again partnering with Colorado Alternate Defense Counsel for the 2018 ADC Trial Advocacy Program, February 12-16, 2018. We will be at the Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center with an amazing faculty from around the country. The program is designed for ALL experience levels. More advanced attorneys, and those who have been through an advocacy program, can participate in the Bring Your Own Case track (space limited). Register NOW!
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.
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:
Phone: (312) 660-1610
On December 9, 2017, Chief Judge Marcia Krieger issued notice of changes to the standing committee.
To read the CJA Panel Plan for the District of Colorado that went into effect in May, 2016, CLICK HERE to link to the PDF of the document.
Click Here for the complete report regarding the OIG Audit of DEA Confidential Sources. If you would like to be sent a summary of the report, please submit the request form below:
Click Here for the PDF version.