Join us at The Horseshoe Casino & Hotel in Bossier City, LA June 8-9, 2018 to honor AACDL’s outgoing President, John Kennedy and incoming President, Joe Tobler. Network with colleagues, obtain CLE credits, and enjoy mingling with your friends.
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With respect to the #METOO movement; Sex, Lies and Cyberspace is the 2018 theme of our annual meeting for our AACDL members. We provide current topics of interest with outstanding speakers for CLE credit, plus we elect our officers, present awards and have opportunities for networking. Annual Meetings are Arkansas Bar approved for CLE credit, and these credits count toward certification.
IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT THIS COURSE WILL BE APPROVED BY THE ARKANSAS BAR FOR 12.0 HOURS OF CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION CREDIT & 1.0 HOUR OF ETHICS
NOTE: Those regularly employed in a prosecutorial office are not eligible to attend.
Location: Jack Binion’s Steak House
NOTE: Limited Seating | Beer & Wine included in price of meal
Hotel & Lodging Accommodations
711 Horseshoe Blvd
Bossier City, LA 71111
Online Reservations: https://www.caesars.com/horseshoe-bossier-city/hotel
Group rate: $139 ++ (Expires Wednesday, May 23, 2018)
Please mention “Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers” to receive the applicable discount rate.
Rooms/discounted group rates are not guaranteed if the block has been filled prior to the cut-off date.
Questions? Contact Virginia Kulpanowski at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (501) 412-8992.
Residence Inn Shreveport-Bossier City/Downtown
Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate: Residence Inn Shreveport-Bossier City/Downtown for 119.00 USD – 139.00 USD per night
Schedule of Events
About the Speakers
Megan Crane is a Clinical Fellow at the Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth (CWCY) at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. Crane represents individuals who were wrongfully convicted for crimes when they were children or teenagers and supervises second and third-year law students as they co-counsel in various stages of post-conviction proceedings. Crane co-teaches a clinical course on juvenile justice, wrongful convictions, and false confessions, as well as a summer course on public interest lawyering. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and University of Michigan Law School. Before joining CWCY, Crane clerked on the D.C. Court of Appeals and then represented individuals sentenced to death in California with the Habeas Corpus Resource Center. Prior to her capital work, as a law firm associate in partnership with the Northern California Innocence Project, she successfully represented George Souliotes, a man wrongfully convicted of arson and triple murder and sentenced to life without parole, who was finally granted federal habeas relief after 17 years in prison and released in 2013. For her work on Mr. Souliotes’ case, she received a California Attorney of the Year award in 2013.
Peyton Engel is an associate in Hurley, Burish & Stanton’s civil litigation practice helping both businesses and individuals. In addition to civil suits, Peyton represents attorneys, doctors and other licensed professionals in disciplinary matters. Before joining the firm, Peyton worked for over 18 years in information technology with 16 years of that time spent specialized in network and information security. While in law school, Peyton interned with the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and tutored foreign law students in both Contracts and Property.
Dyke Huish obtained a Bachelors of Arts in Communications from Brigham Young University in 1986. He then earned a Master in Science in Psychology from BYU in 1990. This rare combination and diverse educational background gives him a deep understanding of how judges, juries and clients respond to the psychological pressures of criminal law. he obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego where he was ranked at the highest levels for his work in Trial Advocacy and Appellate Presentation. Upon graduation he was admitted into the prestigious National Order of the Barristers.
Over the past twenty plus years Mr. Huish has served as a Deputy District Attorney, Deputy Public Defender, Superior Court Judge Pro Tem and is a Certified Criminal Law Specialist. He is a veteran of more than 300 bench and jury trials and has personally handled over 8000 criminal cases. Thousands of attorneys have paid to attend his seminars on trial tactics, courtroom strategies and jury psychology. He has handled more than $500 million dollars in fraud cases and successfully litigated one of the largest fraud cases in the history of the State of California.
Stephen Lindsay is a graduate of Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina where he graduated with Honors in Criminal Justice. Steve attended law school at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill where he graduated with Honors. While in law school, Steve was a member of the Holderness Moot Court and was one of the directors of the Braxton Craven National Moot Court Competition.
Steve is a Life Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (NACDL); and a Life Member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (GACDL). He is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and the North Carolina Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in North Carolina, in the United States District Courts for Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of North Carolina, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and Supreme Court of the United States.
Audrey Moorehead, serves on the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Texas as Section Representative, has her own Dallas law office and practices in the areas of Criminal Defense, Domestic Relations, Wills, Trusts and Probate. She has a Masters of Business Administration and is a graduate of Texas A&M School of Law, f/k/a Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. Audrey began her professional career in executive management with the Visiting Nurse Association of Texas in Long Term Care. She was a Summer Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Judge Jay Patterson, 101st District Court and Summer Judicial Intern for the Honorable Judge Sam A. Lindsay, Northern District. Ms. Moorehead is the former Secretary/Treasurer for the Dallas Bar Association Board of Directors and Chairman of the Dallas Bar Association Mentoring Committee. Ms. Moorehead is the former Regional Director of National Bar Association and is the former Chairman of the African American Lawyer’s Section for the State Bar of Texas. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association and one of four Course Directors for the 30th Annual Rusty Duncan Advanced Criminal Law Seminar. Ms. Moorehead is a former Chair and Co-Chair of the Council of Chairs for the State Bar of Texas and is, also, a current Presidential Appointee to the State Bar of Texas Legal Services to the Poor in Criminal Matters Committee and 2017 State Bar Annual Meeting Committee. She is a faculty member and frequent presenter for the Texas Center for Legal Ethics – James A. Baker Legal Ethics Series. She is a Dallas County Commissioner’s Court appointee to the Dallas County Child Welfare Board and also serves on the CASA Advisory Board. Ms. Moorehead is the Vice President of the Dallas Black Criminal Bar Association. Audrey is a member of the 2017 class of Leadership Texas. Ms. Moorehead was named the Best Criminal Defense Attorney in Dallas County for Juveniles as voted on by her peers in the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association for 2015 and 2016. Audrey Moorehead is the Judge-Elect of Dallas County Criminal Court #3.
Laurie Shanks joined Albany Law School in 1989. Was previously in private practice in Phoenix, Ariz., concentrating on criminal defense and personal injury litigation; was the training director for the Maricopa County Public Defenders Office; and a judge pro tem. She teaches CLE seminars and trial advocacy workshops throughout the nation. She also serves on Judge Kaye’s task force on wrongful convictions and the state bar’s committee on the future of indigent defense, and she is a referee for the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
Professor Shanks is a frequently quoted resource for reporters around the country.
B.S., J.D., Arizona State University
Michael Stout profile: Training Director, 1979-1983, Death Penalty Defense Coordinator, 1979-1983, and District Public Defender, 1978-1983, New Mexico Public Defender Department. National Criminal Defense College, 1983—; National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1983—; NITA One-Day Workshops on Jury Selection, 1999-2000; Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy, 1988-1991; Loyola Death Penalty Center, 1989; Institute for Criminal Defense Advocacy, San Diego, 1992-1999; New Mexico Public Defender Department, 1984-1993; Western Trial Advocacy Institute, Laramie, WY, 1991-1996; Law Education Institute, Vail, Co., 1989-1999. Member, Chair, New Mexico Supreme Court Criminal Rules Committee, 2002.
Tuition refund less a $50.00 administrative fee will be made for cancellation received in writing by May 15, 2018 before 5:00pm. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE AFTER THIS TIME.
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