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False Accusations Speech May ’03

Speech Amendments to The Armed Career Criminal Act of 1984

Speech Implementation of The Comprehensive Forfeiture Act of 1984

Dealing With The Frenzied Media

Garbage In Garbage Out Arkansas ’05

New Orleans ’03 Child Abuse Top 10 Problems

“Handling the Media in High-Profile Sex Cases” National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2010 Fall Seminar – Confronting the Mob Mentality: Defending Sexual Assault Cases Savannah, Georgia (2010)
“Multi-Defendant Cases and How To Resolve The Problems They Create”
PESI National Conference, Criminal Practice: New Strategies For A New Day, May 2008
“Angst or Ecstasy: Consulting/Expert Witness Compensation” American Academy of Forensic Sciences,, Washington DC February 2008
Voir Dire: Using a Jury Consultant in the Cyber-Age, NACDL Fall Meeting, Key West, FL 2007
“Winter Workshops,” Missouri State Public Defender Training Division, Lake Ozark, MO (2005)
“Fraud “Answer/Question Panel, Fla. Institute of CPA’S, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (2005)
“Crawford; The Landscape has Changed,” – Seminar sponsored by Pesi, Florida Criminal Litigation Update (*materials prepared and presented-substitute speaker due to trial conflict)
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (2005)
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Spring Meeting and Seminar
Including Experts in your Defense Strategy, New York, NY (2005)
Zealously and Completely. Representing Your Client in Child Abuse Cases
National Child Abuse Defense & Resource Center’s 12th Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada (2004)
“Dealing with the Frenzied Media: The Impact of Publicity on Jury Selection in Child Victim Cases” National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Spring Meeting and Seminar –
In their Defense: Representing the Client Everyone Loves to Hate”, Nashville, Tennessee (2004)
“Top 10 Reasons Why Child Sex Cases are Different” Professional Education Systems Institute Seminar “Florida Hot Topics in Criminal Litigation,” Dania, Florida (2004)
“Top 10 Reasons Why Child Sex Cases are Different” Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Fall Seminar Kansas City, Missouri (2003)
“Rediscovering Our Historic Mission: Defending the Falsely Accused Inside and Outside the Courtroom” Criminal Masters in Advocacy Seminar Sunset Beach, North Carolina (2003)
“Ethics and Getting Your Job Done” National Defender Investigator Association
Fort Lauderdale, Florida (2003)
“Child Abuse Allegations: Science vs. Suspicion” National Child Abuse Defense & Resource Center
11th International Conference New Orleans Louisiana (2003)
“Trial Skills for Violent Crime Cases” Montana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers annual seminar and meeting Chico Hot Springs, Pray, Montana (2003)
“Top Ten Reasons Why Child Sex Cases are Different,” National CLE Conference Aspen, Colorado (2003)
“Science & Reason vs. Myth & Emotion” National Child Abuse Defense & Resource Center’s 10th Conference on Child Abuse Allegations in the Courts, Reno, Nevada (2001)
“Law Enforcement Personnel Testifying as Experts ”National Institute of Justice’s Conference on Science and the Law, Miami Beach, Florida ( 2001)
“Ethics of Prosecutorial Decision Making” ABA 27th National Conference on Professional Responsibility, Miami Beach, Florida (2001)
“Here Today – Gone Tomorrow: Seizing, Freezing and Forfeiting Assets”, White Collar Crime National Institute, San Francisco, California (2001)
“The Importance of Experts in Civil and Criminal Litigation”, National Forensic Center’s 17th Annual Conference, West Palm Beach, Florida (2000)
“Ethical Concerns – When Dealing with the Media,” National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Inc., Vail, Colorado (2000)
“Psychological Expertise and Criminal Justice,” American Bar Association/ American Psychological Association Joint Program, Washington, D.C. (1999)
“From Here to Eternity: Consultant and Expert Witness Compensation Workshop”, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Orlando, Florida (1999)
“Creative Use of Experts”, 1999 National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Inc. & BNA Books, Vail, Colorado (1999)
“Ethical Concerns in Dealing with the Media”, National Child Abuse Defense & Resource Center, Las Vegas, Nevada (1998)
“Trial Skills for Violent Crime Cases”, American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada (1998)
“Experts After Daubert”: A New Beat to An Old Tune – Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, New Orleans, Louisiana (1998)
“The Working Relationship Between Expert and Counsel” – National Forensic Center, Tampa, Florida (1997)
“Creative Use of Expert at Trial and Sentencing” – Palm Beach Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Palm Beach, Florida (1997)
“Defending Allegations of Child Abuse”, National Child Abuse Defense and Resource Center, Las Vegas, Nevada (1997)
“The Use of Experts At Trial and Sentencing – Past the Gatekeeper, Down the Garden Path”” Law Education Institute, Inc. and The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.” Vail, Colorado, (1996)
“Using Experts at Trial and Sentencing”: Federal Criminal Litigation, Miami, Florida (1995)
“Use of Experts”: Lawyers Under Siege: Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the ABA Criminal Justice Section, Minneapolis, Minnesota (1995)
“Zen and the Art of Motion Practice,” National Child Abuse Defense and Resource Center Fourth International Conference, Chicago, Illinois (1995)
A Dramatic Dialogue With “The (Supreme) Court:”Judicial Philosophies and Future Directions: The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, A Dramatic Dialogue, Washington, D.C., (1994)
“Invalidating the Validator” The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Criminal Law Section, Dream Team II, Orlando, Florida (1993)
“Prosecuting and Preventing Elder Abuse: Case Preparation and Courtroom Strategies” Adult Protective Services Conference, San Antonio, Texas (1993)
“How to Win! Winning Criminal Defense Lawyers Share Their Secrets”, The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (1993)
“Defending Clients Accused of Sexual Battery on Children”, Florida Public Defenders Coordination Office, Key West, (1993)
“Unique Problems Representing People Accused of Sexual Abuse”, The Deadliest Accusation – Child Sexual Abuse in the 90’s Association of Trial Lawyers of America and The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Las Vegas, Nevada (1993)
The Ethics of Setting and Collecting Fees”, The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Orlando, Florida (1993)
“Domestic Violence in the Courtroom”, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, San Francisco, California (1993)
Contemporary Issues in Scientific Evidence and Expert Testimony” American Bar Association, San Francisco, California (1992)
“Representing the Drug Client in High Profile Cases”, Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (1992)
“Defending Child Sex Abuse Cases”, Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (1992)
“Search and Seizure Update”, 97 A.M. Radio – Chase Adams Show – West Palm Beach, Florida (1991)
“The Children’s Hour”, American Bar Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia (1991)
“The Return of the Killer Attorney” Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Nashville, Tennessee (1991)
Defense Tactics on Battered Spouse Syndrome”, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Amelia Island Plantation, Florida (1990)
“Contamination of the Child Witness”, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Amelia Island Plantation, Florida (1990)
“Trial of a Securities Case”, University of Virginia, American Law Institution – American Bar Association – Charlottesville, Virginia (1990)
“Money Laundering and Fee Forfeiture – Prosecutors’ New Weapon”, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Dania, Florida (1990)
“Defensive Lawyering – The Ethics of Being a Criminal Defense Lawyer”, Palm Beach Criminal Defense Lawyers – West Palm Beach, Florida (1990)
Defense Tactics on Battered Spouse Syndrome”, American Psychological Association seminar – Orlando, Florida (1989)
“Crack War”, WIOD Talk Show, Miami, Florida (1989)
“Crack War”, Today Show, ABC, New York (1989)
“Attorney-Client Privilege”, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers -West Palm Beach, Florida (1989)
“Magistrate Court”, Mock Court, Youth Leadership of Broward, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (1989)
“Theory of Defense”, Brevard County Chapter of Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Brevard County, Florida (1989)
“Money Laundering and Fee Forfeiture – Prosecutors’ New Weapon”, Greater Fort Lauderdale Tax Council, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (1989)
“Sex Offenses”, Broward County Bar Association Fort Lauderdale, Florida (1988)
“Traffic & Criminal Law”, Panelist at Peoples’ Law School, Broward County Trial Lawyers Association (1988)
“Sex Offenses: How to Defend Your Client” Advanced Criminal Law Seminar, Aspen, Colorado (1987)
“Implementation of the Comprehensive Forfeiture Act of 1984″, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, before Subcommittee on Crime – U.S. House of Representatives (1987)
“Pitfalls of Trying Criminal Cases”, Sunriver, Oregon (1987)
“Sexual Battery Defenses”, Sunriver Oregon (1987)
“Pitfalls of Trying Criminal Cases”, Delaware, Pennsylvania (1987)
“Amendments to the Armed Career Criminal Act of 1984″, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers before the Subcommittee on Crime – U.S. House of Representatives (1986)
“Implementation of the Comprehensive Forfeiture Act of 1984″, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Subcommittee on Crime – U.S. House of Representatives (1987)
“How Not to be a Witness Against Your Own Client”, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (1982)
“Attorney-Client Privilege”, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (1981)
National College of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Public Defenders (1979-81)
National Criminal Defense College (1978-1985; 1991; 1993)
“12 Rounds of Suppressing the Prosecutor’s Evidence” Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Nashville (August 2012)