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10/28/2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Contact: Dawn F. Burger-Petit

Phone: 215-238-6367


The Criminal Justice Mentoring Summit

The Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Philadelphia Bar Association Criminal Justice Section and Young Lawyers Division present:

The Criminal Justice Mentoring Summit Afternoon Program with Lunch

Friday, November 7, 2008
12:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Registration and Lunch begin at 11:30 a.m.
4 Total CLE credits (3 SUB/ 1 ETH)

Pennsylvania Bar Institute CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Building
10th Floor, Suite 1010, 13th & Market Sts.
(please use Juniper St. entrance)

Hon. Jacqueline F. Allen – Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division, Philadelphia County
Hon. L. Felipe Restrepo – U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Daniel P. Alva, Esquire – Alva & Azzarano, LLC, Philadelphia
Peter Berson, Esquire – Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office
W. Fred Harrison, Jr., Esquire - Philadelphia
Natasha L. Lowe, Esquire – Trial Division Appeals Unit, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia
Sondra R. Rodrigues, Esquire – Philadelphia
Brad V. Shuttleworth, Esquire (Course Planner) - Shuttleworth Law, LLC, Philadelphia
Samuel C. Stretton, Esquire – Law Office of Samuel C. Stretton, West Chester
Scott P. Sigman, Esquire – Bochetto & Lentz, P.C., Philadelphia
Sandjai Weaver, Esquire – Law Office of Sandjai Weaver, Philadelphia
Troy H. Wilson, Esquire (Course Planner, CRJ Section Chair) - Wilson & Wilson, LLP, Philadelphia

12:15 – 2:15 Panel lecture covering the following topics, and more: • Do’s and Don’ts of the Courtroom (Presented by a Member of the Judiciary) • Criminal Case Preparation • Preliminary Hearings • Discovery • Pre-Trial Motions • Trial Strategy and Procedure • Sentencing • Post-Sentence Motions • Appeals/PCRA • Taking Court Appointments and criteria for getting on the list
2:15 – 2:30 Break
2:30 – 3:15 Open Forum – detailed question and answer period on criminal practice and procedure
3:15 – 4:15 Ethics in criminal justice practice
4:15 – 4:30 Final Q & A

Attendees of this Summit will have the unique opportunity to participate in an e-mentorship program, which will allow the younger attorneys to be matched with a “mentor”. By signing up for this mentorship program at the seminar, you will have access to an experienced criminal practitioner to ask questions and advice from time to time.

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