Sex Offense Seminar

LACDL's Sex Offense Seminar

LACDL's Sex Offense Seminar will be held at the Natchitoches Event Center in Natchitoches, LA on October 5-6, 2017. 

Program Summary
Cases involving sexual assault or abuse are very difficult for both sides of the matter. Skilled criminal defense lawyers must have an understanding of the delicate nature of sex offense allegations. Join LACDL for their Fourth Annual Sex Offense Seminar to learn to hone your skillset in this ever-changing field. 


Program Agenda
Thursday, October 5, 2017  |  6.25 hours CLE

8:00 - 8:30 am Registration & Refreshments
8:30 - 9:45 am Forensic Examination
10:00 - 11:30 am Registration A-Z  |  E. King Alexander  |  Lake Charles, LA
11:30 - 1:00 pm Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 - 2:00 pm Registration A-Z Cont  |  E. King Alexander  |  Lake Charles, LA
2:15 - 3:30 pm Voir Dire in Sex Offense Cases  |  Franz Borghardt  |  Baton Rouge, LA  |  ETHICS
3:30 - 4:30 pm Legislative Update  |  S. Christie Smith IV  |  Leesville, LA  |  PROFESSIONALISM
4:30 - 6:30 pm LACDL Networking Social with Special Musical Guests  |  Maglieaux's on the Cane                           

Friday, October 6, 2017  |  6 hours CLE
8:00 - 8:30 am Reigstration & Refreshments
8:30 - 9:30 am SANE Nurse Presentation  |  Kim Basinger  |  Longview, TX
9:45 - 10:45 am TBA
10:45 - 12:00 pm SPAT, Etc. (TBA) by Emma DeVillier, AAG Sexual Predator Unit
12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch (On Your Own)
1:30 - 2:45  Forensics in Sex Offense Cases  |  Jarrett Ambeau  |  Baton Rouge, LA                    
3:00 - 4:30 pm Sentencing Videos & Sentencing Strategy in Sex Offense Cases  |  Elton Richey  |  Shreveport, LA 

Seminar Faculty

See agenda above!

CLE Credits
LACDL is an accredited provider of CLE in Louisiana. If you need out of state credit, please contact the LACDL office at (225) 767-7640 or

Location & Hotel Accommodations
Seminar Location:
Natchitoches Event Center

750 2nd Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457

Hotel Accommodations:
Chateau Saint Denis Hotel

751 2nd Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457 <- That's right! Just walk across the street to attend seminar!

Reservations: (318) 951-4105
Group Rate: $99/night with group code "LACDL"  (Expires September 27, 2017)

Questions? Contact LACDL Staff, Jamee Steele, at or (225) 767-7640.

 Sponsorships & Exhibits
For information on exhibiting or sponsorships, please download the Opportunities Brochure. Questions? Contact LACDL Staff Jamee Steele at (225) 767-7640 or


Member (2017 Public Defender, Regular, Sustaining, Affiliate, Partner) $325
Member Using 6-hr Voucher (2017 Regular, Sustaining, Affiliate) $162.50
Member Using 12-hr Voucher (2017 Partner) FREE
Non-Lawyer (Private Investigator, Paralegal, etc.) $260
Lifetime Member FREE
Student Member FREE
One-Day Only  $175                                                                                                                     

Non-Member $385
New Member Joining
[$225 + 2017 Dues. Voucher can be used at NEXT seminar attended in 2017.]
2017 Dues: Lifetime $2,000; Partner $350 (includes 12-hr voucher); Sustaining $250 (includes 6-hr voucher); Regular $150 (includes 6-hr voucher)
$225 + 2017 Dues                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Late Registration 
Registration received 
after Wednesday, September 27, 2017 without a registration fee included will incur a $50 late registration fee.

Cancellation Policy 
All registration canceled 
after Thursday, September 21, 2017 will incur a $100 cancellation fee. LACDL will not issue a refund for cancellation after
Thursday, September 28, 2017.

No Show Policy

LACDL will not issue a refund for "No Shows".

CLE Voucher Policy

CLE Voucher Cancellation Policy (applies to those using CLE Voucher Only): It is the policy of LACDL that if a person, for good cause,  is unable to attend a CLE seminar after registering for the seminar and after the date for cancellation without penalty has passed, the following rules shall apply: 
(1)    If the individual has not yet received the seminar materials and was to attend the seminar using an LACDL membership voucher, that voucher will still be available for future use;
(2)    If the individual was to attend the seminar using an LACDL membership voucher and the individual has received the seminar materials prior to cancellation, the voucher will still 
be available for future use but the individual will be assessed the cost of the materials, which must be paid prior to attendance at any future seminars. 
For purposes of this policy, good cause includes professional commitments such as court appearances that had not be
en set at the time of registration for the seminar; illness, or other emergency situations that were not foreseen at the time of registration for the seminar.