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					                Saturday, March 19, 2005                                        Advanced Criminal Defense
                                                                                   Practice Conference
9:00 - 9:45     Recent Developments in Michigan Criminal Law.
                                            Richard Ginsberg, Ann Arbor
                                                                                              _______________
9:45 - 10:45    Expert Witnesses in Shaken Baby Cases.
                                                 Mark Satawa, Southfield
                                                  Martin Tieber, Lansing            Practice Under Daubert
10:45 - 11:00   Break.                                                                              &
11:00 - 11:30   Dramatic Techniques in Trial Practice.
                                                         Marjorie Russell,         Police Opinion Testimony
                                               Cooley Law School, Lansing
                                                                                            _______________
11:30 - 12:00   Booker, Fanfan: Practice and Progeny.
                                                Stuart Friedman, Plymouth
                                                                                        March 17 - 19, 2005
12:00 - 12:45   Michigan Sentencing Guidelines.
                Sentencing guidelines.
                                       Sheila Robertson Deming, Grand Ledge                 _______________

                                                                                               Program

                    Vendors & Exhibitors                                                    Doubletree Hotel
                                                                                            27000 Sheraton
                                                                                          Novi, Michigan 48377
Please remember to visit our vendors and exhibitors, Friday, 8:00 a.m. -
                                                                                            (248) 348-5000
5:00 p.m. and stay for the drawing of products and services during our
reception/informal dinner. CDAM appreciates the generous support of
our sponsors.                                                                               _______________

                                                                                              Presented by:

                    Special thanks to Bob Grabowski & Thomson                 Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan
                     West for their continued support of CDAM.                     2843 E. Grand River Avenue, PMB 223
                                                                                       East Lansing, Michigan 48823
                                                                                              (517) 490-1597
     Optional Thursday, March 17, 2005                                                            Friday - March 18, 2005
Alternate Afternoon Sessions:                                                     11:00 - 11:15   Break.
2:30 - 6:30    Small Group Trial Practice Workshop.
               Prior to the lecture sessions of the conference, CDAM is           11:15 - 11:45   Expert Witnesses in CSC Cases.
                                                                                                                                       Gail Benson, Southfield
               offering an expanded small group trial practice workshop. It
               is an opportunity to devise trial strategy and observe the
                                                                                  11:45 - 12:15   Expert Witnesses on Handwriting Issues.
               techniques of others. The subject matter is dramatic roles, role
                                                                                                                              Michael Steinberg, Royal Oak
               reversal and cross-examination.
                                                           Conference Faculty
                                                                                  12:15 - 1:15    Group Luncheon or
4:00 - 6:00    Federal Practice Session.
               Issues in conspiracy law; Booker, Fanfan / United States                           Lunch-time Hot Tips and Tactics
                                                                                                  Hot tips in research, the Web, word processing and trial
               sentencing guidelines.
                                                                                                  presentation.
                                                        Mark Kriger, Detroit
                                                                                                                                      John Powell, Detroit
                                                       Miriam Siefer, Detroit
                                                       Andrew Wise, Detroit
                                                                                  1:15 - 2:45     Prosecutor Challenges to Defense Experts: A response.
                                                                                                  Michigan prosecutors have collective pleadings and strategy
4:00 - 6:00    Power Up Your Trial Presentations
                                                                                                  under Daubert. Prepare to respond.
               Learn how to use widely-available software to more
                                                                                                                                             Prof. Ronald Bretz
               effectively challenge prosecution evidence and present your
                                                                                                                                   Cooley Law School, Lansing
               own case for the defense. Trainers will explain and
               demonstrate how to make your own charts, maps and                  2:45 - 3:00     Break.
               timelines, and use graphics to explain your theories.
                                                          John Powell and the     3:00 - 4:30     Police Opinion Testimony in Drug Cases.
                                   Criminal Defense Resource Center, Detroit                                                  Robin Shellow, Milwaukee, WI

                                                                                  4:30 - 5:00     Your Case Issues Forum.
                                                                                                  Open forum for discussion of case problems, ideas, resources
               Friday - March 18, 2005                                                            and solutions.
                                                                                                                   Moderators:Randall Karfonta, Traverse City
                                                                                                                                        Thomas Harp, Lansing

7:30 a.m.      Registration & Continental Breakfast sponsored by:
                                                                                  5:00 -          Awards Reception sponsored by
                                                                                                  Join us in honoring several eminent local attorneys and
9:00 - 11:00   Daubert Hearings.                                                                  CDAM members for their high quality criminal representation
               Pleadings, preparation and witness examination in medical                          and contributions to the defense community. CDAM will
               issues cases. Talk and demonstration.                                              provide hot hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, and will hold the
                                           Robert Harrison, Bloomfield Hills                      drawing for vendor’s donations (you must be present to win
                                              Thomas McGuire, Birmingham                          the drawing).
                                           Advanced Criminal Defense




East Lansing, MI 48823
2843 E. Grand River Avenue - PMB 223
Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan
                                              Practice Conference
                                                         _______________



                                               Practice Under Daubert
                                                               &
                                              Police Opinion Testimony
                                                       _______________


                                                   March 17 - 19, 2005

                                                       _______________

                                               Program & Registration Form

                                                       Doubletree Hotel
                                                       27000 Sheraton
                                                     Novi, Michigan 48377
                                                       (248) 348-5000

                                                       _______________

                                                         Presented by:

                                         Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan
                                              2843 E. Grand River Avenue, PMB 223
                                                  East Lansing, Michigan 48823
                                                         (517) 490-1597
                    About the Conference                                                                                  Registration Form
The Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan (CDAM) announces an advanced skills
conference for criminal defense lawyers to be held in Novi, Michigan. Our focus will
                                                                                            Please register me for the March 17 - 19, 2005, CDAM conference. I have
be cross-examination; as well as current developments in Michigan criminal law and          enclosed a check payable to CDAM as follows:
training provided by the Criminal Defense Resource Center.
                                                                                                     G $50.00 CDAM Member              G $90.00 for Non-Member

                        About Robin Shellow                                                 Please note: The conference fee is non-refundable. The conference fee is
                                                                                            required in advance due to space limitations, last-minute cancellations and the
    Robin Shellow is with the firm of Shellow & Shellow in Milwaukee,                       limited capacity of these conferences. We will refund your fee only if you
    Wisconsin. She is a board member of the National Association of                         cancel by U.S. mail postmarked on or before March 1, 2005.
    Criminal Defense Lawyers and has been an instructor at the National
    Criminal Defense College. Ms. Shellow has lectured and written                                   Please indicate your preference for the alternate sessions:
    extensively on numerous criminal practice topics throughout the
    country.                                                                                         G        Small Group Trial Practice Workshop
                                                                                                              Thursday, March 17, 2005

 About the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan                                                    G        Federal Practice Session
                                                                                                              Thursday, March 17, 2005
The Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan was formed by criminal defense
attorneys from around the state in 1976 for the purpose of providing an educational                  G        Power Up Your Trial Presentations
and resource sharing forum for criminal defense practitioners in Michigan. A primary                          Thursday, March 17, 2005
goal has been to enhance the quality of representation of indigent defendants. This
conference is one of a series of criminal defense conferences geared to provide a nuts               G        I DO NOT WISH TO TAKE AN ALTERNATE SESSION
and bolts approach to national practitioners experienced in practical teaching as well as
criminal defense work. Our programs are structured in a lecture, workshop and
demonstration format. Small group workshops provide the opportunity to devise trial
strategy and observe the techniques of others. It is a mutual education effort as well as   G        Please send me ONLY conference materials on CD-ROM. I have
a chance to consider the comments by the faculty.                                                    enclosed a check payable to CDAM in the amount of $15.

                                                                                            NAME: _______________________________________________________
              Availability of Conference Materials
                                                                                            ADDRESS: ____________________________________________________
Due to a grant from the Michigan Criminal Justice Commission, your only cost to
attend the conference is $50 for CDAM members and $90 for non-members. Please               _______________________________________________________________
note that this fee is not refundable (unless your cancellation is by U.S. mail
postmarked on or before March 1, 2005). This fee includes the cost of your
conference materials and the Friday group luncheon. Accommodations can be
                                                                                            TELEPHONE: (_____) ______________ CDAM Member: G yes G no
arranged with the Doubletree Hotel at your expense. Our grant provides for limited
distribution of conference materials at cost. Conference materials by mail are only         Please return this form to:
available on CD-ROM and cost $15.
                                                                                                                Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan
                                                                                                                  2843 E. Grand River Ave., PMB 223
                                                                                                                     East Lansing, Michigan 48823

				
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