Virtual Last Chance Seminar

Please join us for the first-ever Virtual Last Chance Seminar on December 17-18, 2020!

This seminar is free for LACDL members. If you would like a chance to access this seminar, you must join or renew your membership. From the day you renew (or join), you'll get a full year of membership. Although free for members, registration is still required. 

LACDL is offering 13.5 hours of CLE credit for the Last Chance Seminar. During the seminar, you must write down the code for each hour that you want credit for. You'll claim your credits by submitting your recorded codes to a simple form provided upon the conclusion of the seminar. If you miss any codes, please contact so we can assist you. 
THURSDAY, DEC. 17  (6.5 hrs)
8:50 AM Welcome Remarks
9:00 - 10:00 AM Arson & Criminal Investigations w/ Samual Allen
10:05 - 11:05 AM  Writ & Appellate Practicw/ Mark Plaisance
11:10 - 12:10 PM  Everyone Should Strive to Be Anti-Racists: Using the Crawford Bias
Reduction Theory & Training (CBRT) to Reduce Bias, Prejudice, & Racism

 w/ Dr. Dana Crawford
12:10 - 12:45 PM Lunch 
12:45 - 1:45 PM
Collateral Consequences of Pleading Guilty in Louisiana w/ Bruce Reilly
1:50 - 2:50 PM Nonunanimous Jury Verdicts: Ramos, Edwards, & Beyond w/ Jamila Johnson
3:00 - 4:30 PM ACLU of Louisiana's Justice Lab Campaign w/ Alanah Odoms & Nora Ahmed

FRIDAY, DEC. 18  (7 hrs)
8:50 AM Welcome Remarks
9:00 - 10:00 AM Race, Trauma, & Stereotype Threat in Criminal Defense Litigation
w/ Madalyn Wasilczuk
10:00-11:00 AM Cautionary Tales: Lessons from Catastrophe w/ Billy Ross  |  *ETHICS
11:05 - 12:05 PM Free Speech & Criminal Defense
w/ Katie Schwartzmann & Miles Swanson
12:05 - 1:00 PM Lunch 
1:00 - 2:00 PM  Sexism w/ Lindsay Blouin  |  *PROFESSIONALISM
2:05 - 3:05 PM   Legislative Update w/ Meg Garvey
3:05- 4:05 PM Forensic Document Examination: Case Studies and the Perks
of Retaining or Consulting a Handwriting Expert 
w/ Adele Thonn
4:05 - 5:05 PM How to Drive Traffic to Your Website
w/ Megan Hargroder  | *LAW PRACTICE MGMT