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					               Louisiana Association of
              Criminal Defense Lawyers
            19TH ANNUAL
         LAW & ALL THAT JAZZ
            CLE SEMINAR
  Renaissance Pere Marquette Hotel
  817 Common St, New Orleans, LA

                 April 23-25, 2009

       Sponsored By:
    Louisiana Association
of Criminal Defense Lawyers

      Seminar Chairs:
 Jim Boren & Mike Mitchell

                      Appearing at Jazz Fest April 24‐26, 2009:   
                     Wynton Marsalis, Dave Matthews Band, James                                       
                   Taylor, Joe Cocker, Earth Wind &  Fire, Wilco,  
                   Spoon, Erykah Badu, Irma Thomas, Orishas,Third 
                   World, Robert Cray, Etta James & The Roots Band, 
                   Better Than Ezra, Benjy Davis, Project Rebirth Brass 
                   Band Reunion with Kermit Ruffins, Ivan Neville & 
                   Dumpstaphunk, Big Sam’s Funky Nation                                     
                                         and many many more! 

                                                                       PhotoCredit: and Roger Hahn

             LACDL, P.O. Box 82531, Baton Rouge, LA 70884
     Phone: 225-767-7640 Fax: 225-767-7648 Website:
                      19th Annual Law & All That Jazz Seminar Schedule
                                                Thursday, April 23, 2009
8:30-9:00 am          Registration & Breakfast
9:00-9:15 am          Welcome
9:15-10:15 am         Tyrone Moncriffe, Dallas, TX, “Effective Openings and Closings of Voir Dire”
10:15-10:30 am        Break
10:30-11:30 am        Russ Wilson, Dallas, TX, “Disappearing Acts: Dallas County DNA Exonerations
                      & Eye Witness Identification”
11:30 am-12:30 pm     Lunch
12:30-1:30 pm         Mimi Coffee, Dallas, TX, "How to Try a Breath Test Case Using the State's Expert"
1:30-2:30 pm          Dean Boland, Lakewood, OH, Child Pornography and Online Solicitation
2:30-2:45 pm          Break
2:45-4:15 pm          Margaret Lagatutta, Baton Rouge, LA, Brady – Today
4:15-5:15 pm          Dale Cobb, Charleston, SC, “Acting For Lawyers”
6:30-8:30 pm          Welcome Reception – Bourbon Vieux Balcony, 501 Bourbon Street
                                          Friday, April 24, 2009
7:30 - 8:00 am        Registration & Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 am        Denny Leboeuf, New York, NY, "Lessons from the Guantanamo Capital Cases"
9:00 - 10:00 am       Barry Scheck, New York, NY, Presentation TBD
10:00 - 10:15 am      Break
10:15 - 11:15 am      Bill Edwards, Los Angeles, CA, Representing Clients with FAS Disorders
11:15 am - 12:15 pm   LACDL Board Meeting (following the last presentation)
                                            Saturday, April 25, 2009
7:30 - 8:30 am        Registration & Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 am        Michael Stepanian, San Francisco, CA, Ethics: “If It Don't Feel Right Don't Do It”
9:00 - 10:00 am       Marvin Schecter, New York, NY, The Dreaded “Opening the Door” Monster
10:00 -11:00 am       Jim Boren, Baton Rouge, LA, Professionalism: “Thinking Outside of the Box - The Role
                      of Professionalism in the Criminal Justice Arena”  

Seminar Schedule: The above schedule was accurate at the time of printing. We make every effort to present
the topics as listed at the assigned times. Due to unforeseen circumstances, times, speakers and/or presentations
are subject to change.
CLE Hours: This schedule is pending LA MCLE approval for 12.5 hours of CLE credit, including 1 hour of
ethics and 1 hour professionalism. CLE Credit in LA is included in your registration If you would like CLE
credit in another stare, please include $25 for each additional state you would like CLE credit in.
The Jazz & Heritage Festival: The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is one of the world’s greatest
musical celebrations and a showcase of Louisiana culture. It’s been more than three decades of singing, swinging,
eating, dancing and frolicking in the sun! For 10 days, over 4,000 musicians assemble to share their music with
over 500,000 music and fun lovers from throughout the world. Enjoy 12 stages of soul-stirring music: traditional
and contemporary jazz, rock and roll, This year is expected to be bigger and better than ever! Cajun, pop,
zydeco, folk, country and gospel music. Festival goers can also enjoy regional foods and a giant arts and crafts
display. For more information contact the Jazz & Heritage Festival’s web page at
Hotel Accomendations: Experience the Renaissance Pere Marquette, a beautiful, contemporary, hotel near
the French Quarter, just one block from Bourbon Street and two blocks away from the Jazz Fest shuttle. A
historic downtown New Orleans hotel, the property was originally built in 1925 and features a sophisticated jazz-
inspired atmosphere with 272 stylish rooms and luxurious amenities. Contemporary décor, spacious baths, an
outdoor pool and an authentic Creole restaurant - MiLa. Each floor celebrates a legendary jazz musician and
features unique snapshots by popular local photographer Romney which allows you to "Dream with the Legends
of Jazz.” Due to the high demand for hotel rooms during the Jazz and Heritage Festival, please
make your room reservation NOW by calling the hotel directly at 800-228-9290. Make sure to
mention the “Criminal Defense Lawyers” in order to receive the special room rate of $197 for a
single/double guest room. The deadline for receiving the special room rate is April 8, 2009.
Reservations made after this date will be accepted based on hotel availability. ROOMS ARE LIMITED, PLEASE
REGISTER EARLY! The hotel check-in time is 3:00 pm and check-out is 12:00 pm.
Additional Information And Questions: If you have additional questions call Jill Guillory at 225-767-7640.
Please visit the LACDL website at for additional information and a copy of the brochure.
Seminar Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities: There are stiill spaces left if you would like to exhibit
and sponsorship opportunities available. If you are interesteed please contact Jill Guillory at 225-767-7640 or
downlaod the exhibitor and sponsor packet from the LACDL home page at
                       LACDL REGISTRATION FORM
                           *LACDL Member □ $435- With Printed Materials & CD **
                                         □ $400- CD only
* As a benefit of being an LACDL Member, we will offer a $100 discount to members UNTIL March
23, 2009. Fees must be received at the LACDL office before March 23rd. After March 23, 2009 the
registration fee will be $400 for a CD only and $435 for printed materials and a CD.”

                                Non-Member □ $510– With Printed Materials & CD **
                                                      □ $475– CD only
            ***New Members Joining □ $385– With Printed Materials & CD **
                                   □ $350– CD only
                      Non-Lawyer Team □ $235– With Printed Materials & CD **
                   (P.I., Paralegal, etc.) □ $200– CD only

                              Thursday Only □ $245– With Printed Materials & CD **
                                            □ $210– CD only
          Friday Only/Saturday Only □ $185– With Printed Materials & CD **
                                    □ $150– CD only
        (registration fee is $185 per day)

                        Life Time Member □ $35– With Printed Materials & CD **
*** A “New Member Joining” must pay their membership dues at the same time as their seminar registration fee.
(Membership Dues: Lifetime $2000, Sustaining $250, Regular $150, and Indigent Defender $75).
** Printed materials will not be available to purchase at the seminar. Printed materials that have been
purchased in advance will be handed out at the Seminar. If you would like printed materials, they MUST be
purchased before April 8, 2009.
CANCELLATION & LATE REGISTRATION: Registrations received after April 8, 2009 without a
registration fee included will incur a $50 late registration fee. All registrations cancelled on or after April 8, 2009
will incur a $100 cancellation fee. LACDL will not issue a refund for “ No Shows.”
CLE Credit: Your registration fee includes CLE credit in LA, if you would like CLE credit in any other State, you
must fill out the information below and include an additional $25 for each State.

City __________________________________State ________________ Zip___________________
Phone ____________________________________ Fax____________________________________
E-mail______________________________________________ State Bar(s) #__________________
List any other State you would like CLE credit for:____________________________________
(If you are requesting CLE in a State OTHER than LA, make sure to add an additional $25 for EACH State)

Method of Payment: □ Check#________(Payable to LACDL)                       Registration Fee:     $________
Credit Card: □ Visa □ Master Card □ AMX                                     (Check the appropriate box above)
Card Number______________________________________                           Membership Dues:            $________
Print Name & Signature_______________________________                       Late Registration Fee: $________
Exp.Date________V-Code_____(*3-5 digit code on card.)                       (If after April 8, 2009)

 Please complete and mail this form with your remittance to:                **If requesting CLE credit
   LACDL, P. O. Box 82531, Baton Rouge, LA 70884                            in addition to LA credit,
                              OR                                            add $25 for each State: $________
    If you would like to pay by credit card, please fill in the             Total Amount
information and fax your registration form to (225) 767-7648.               Enclosed:                    $________
     19TH ANNUAL                                                   LACDL
LAW AND ALL THAT JAZZ                                              P. O. Box 82531
                                                                   Baton Rouge, LA 70884
     CLE SEMINAR                                         
  April 23-25, 2009
  Call the Renaissance Pere Marquette
  Hotel at 800-228-9290 to make your
            reservations now!
    Make sure to mention the “Criminal
     Defense Lawyers” to receive the
     special discounted room rate of
   $197. After April 8, 2009, rooms will
   not be guaranteed and will be based
           on hotel availability.

              For New Orleans Jazz and Heritage
                 Festival information and band
              line-up please visit their website at:
              Photo Credit: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

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