Nuts & Bolts Seminar


Program Summary

Please join us for the LACDL Nuts & Bolts Seminar happening in Baton Rouge, LA.  The Nuts & Bolts seminar is geared toward new-to-criminal defense attorneys looking to sharpen their courtroom know-how. This seminar is all you need to gain more confidence & fine-tune your skills. 


Program Agenda

Friday, October 25, 2019 |  Baton Rouge, LA
8:30 am - Registration
9:00 am - Federal Court Introduction with Andre Belanger
10:00 am - Setting & Keeping the Fee with John McLindon & Harry Daniels (ETHICS)
11:00 am - Break
11:15 am - Jury Selection with Franz Borghardt
12:15 pm - Lunch, on your own
1:30 pm - DWI Basics & Some Advanced Strategies with Ben LaBranche
2:30 pm - Break
2:45 pm - Professionalisms of Representing Criminal Defendants with King Alexander
3:45 pm - Substantive Legal Claims: How to Combat Wrongful Convictions with Kirschelle McGowan

Note: Speakers are subject to change. 

Seminar Faculty

Harry Daniels, Daniels & Washington Law Firm (Baton Rouge, LA)

CLE Credits

LACDL is an accredited provider of CLE in Louisiana. We will apply for CLE credit in your state of practice. Please select "out of state" upon checkout. Want to confirm your state? Please contact the LACDL office at (225) 767-7640 or

Location & Hotel Accommodations

October 25, 2019  |  Crowne Plaza Executive Center Baton Rouge
4728 Constitution Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Book your stay at the Crowne Plaza today!
Phone reservations: Call (225) 224-7030; Use code IE04J to get the discounted rate over the phone.

Group Rate: $109/night. 

Questions? Contact LACDL Staff, Abbey Bueche, at or (225) 767-7640.

Sponsorships & Exhibits

For information on exhibiting or sponsorships, please download the Opportunities Brochure. Questions? Contact LACDL Staff Abbey Bueche at (225) 767-7640 or