Product includes audio files for the "Essentials of Criminal Practice" CLE, presented on September 23, 2016. Audio files, course materials, seminar evaluation form, and Verification Affidavit will be sent electronically once payment is processed.
For CLE credit, record the codes heard in the course audio on the Verification Affidavit and submit the document to the CBA in accordance with the instructions in the document.
Presented by the Criminal Law Section
Seminar Code: ECR160923
CLE Credit: 4.0 Hours
About the Program:
This program is for lawyers new to the practice of criminal or juvenile law in Connecticut, for those seeking a refresher, and for anyone interested in Assigned Counsel opportunities.
You Will Learn:
- About counseling a client, including collateral consequences of conviction
- Strategies and techniques for handling a criminal file
- About alternative disposition
- The business of criminal law
- Juvenile delinquency and criminal protection
- About the Assigned Counsel program and how to become an Assigned Counsel for the Public Defender
Who Should Purchase
Attorneys who want to be able to handle criminal matters for their clients, or who wish to refresh their skills in this area of the law. Attorneys seeking opportunities to serve as Assigned Counsel.
Alison Bloomquist, Training Director, Office of Chief Public Defender, Hartford
Cody Guarnieri, Brown Paindiris & Scott LLP, Hartford
Christine Perra Rapillo, Director of Delinquency Defense and Child Protection, Office of Chief Public Defender, Hartford
James O. Ruane, Ruane Attorneys, Shelton
Megan Weiss, Assistant Public Defender, Office of Chief Public Defender, Hartford
****The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request.