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2019 SPD Annual Criminal Defense Conference

 

LINKS TO PROGRAM MATERIALS

 

Thursday, November 7—MORNING SESSIONS

 

Regency  Ballroom

(2nd Floor)

Lakeshore Ballroom

(1st Floor)

Milwaukee Room

(2nd Floor)

Executive AB Room

(2nd Floor)

Executive CD Room

(2nd Floor)

Gilpatrick Room

(1st Floor)

9:30-10:30

Establishing a Trauma-

Informed Client-Lawyer Relationship

Alison Bloomquist

 

 

Crimmigration 101

Melissa Nepomiachi, Alli Pederson and Katena Roberts-Turner

Powerpoint

Materials 1

What the Wisconsin State Law Library Can Do for You

Jaime Healy-Plotkin

Materials 1

Materials 2

Materials 3

Materials 4

SPD Support Staff Seminar

Topics:

Confidentiality, Legal Advice, Verbal Defense and Influence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Criminal Defense Investigator Lab

Topics: Subpoenas and Records Requests,, Forensic Child Interviews, Social Media, Cell Phone Evidence and Google Apps

 

Materials 1

 

 

Client Services Specialists Workshop

Topics:

Sentencing Memos, COMPAS, DOC Programming, ATRs, TPR Cases, Talking to Child Victims and Witnesses

 

 

10:45-12:00

The Criminalization of Blackness

Professor Robert Smith, Margaret Johnson and Leon Todd, Moderated by Sharlen Moore

 

Materials

Treatment Court 101

Emily Nolan-Plutchak and Katy Burke

Powerpoint

 

Materials:

 

1     6

2     7

3     8

4     9

5

Child Advocacy and Schools

Julie Majerus (DPI), Julie Incitti (DPI) and Jillian Young (DCF)

 

Powerpoint

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, November 7—AFTERNOON SESSIONS

Time

Regency Ballroom

(2nd Floor)

Lakeshore Ballroom

(1st Floor)

Milwaukee Room

(2nd Floor)

Executive AB Room

(2nd Floor)

Executive CD Room

(2nd Floor)

Gilpatrick

Room

(1st Floor)

1:15-2:15

 

 

 

 

 

Can I talk to this witness? A Discussion about Rule 20:4.2

Tim Pierce,

Suzanne O’Neill,

and Ray Richards

Moderated by

Anna Peterson

 

Materials 1

Materials 2

Materials 3

Materials 4

 

Fourth Amendment Challenges to Traffic Stops

Adam Welch

 

Powerpoint

Maatteerriiaallss 11

 

Cert Granted! Getting Your Case Heard in the U.S. Supreme Court

Andrew Hinkel and Christopher Sobic

 

 

Lived Experience Journey: Unmasking Mental Illness

Panelists: Venez Blackmon,

Susan Jevaltas,

Heidi Plach, and

Jackie McKay

Moderator: Susanne Vella from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Greater Milwaukee

 

 

Case Dismissed: Why the Intrastate Detainer Statute Should be on your Radar

Matthew Pinix

 

Materials 1

Racial Bias Discussion Circle

 

 

2:15-3:15

Wisconsin Supreme Court Update

Dave Perlman

 

Materials

The Nuts and Bolts of Handling a Revocation Case

Faun Moses, Kelly Mattingly, Vanessa Korias and ALJ Lisa Marmet

 

Materials 1

 

How to Find Meritorious Issues in your Appellate Case

Nicole Masnica, Carly Cusack, Catherine Malchow and Tristan Breedlove Moderated by Kaitlin Lamb

Communication for De-Escalation

Dr. Eileen Abrams

 

Powerpoint

Criminal Defense Investigator Lab

Topics: Subpoenas and Records Requests, Forensic Child Interviews, Social Media, Cell Phone Evidence and Google Apps

 

 

Client Services Specialists Workshop

Topics:

Sentencing Memos, COMPAS, DOC Programming, ATRs, TPR Cases, Talking to Child Victims and Witnesses

3:30-4:30

 

Competently and Diligently Preparing your Client for Sentencing…

AND the Sentence 

Christian Thomas

Powerpoint

Materials 1

Materials 2

Materials 3

Materials 4

Materials 5

Materials 6

The Nuts and Bolts of Handling a Revocation Case continued...

 

 

 

Appellate Review of TPR: Practice Fundamentals and Case Law Update

Colleen Marion and Ellen Krahn

 

Powerpoint

Materials 1

Materials 2

Materials 3

Defense Counsel Role in Treatment Courts

Emily Nolan-Plutchak, Catherine Dorl and Katy Burke

 

Powerpoint

Criminal Defense Investigator Lab

Topics: Subpoenas and Records Requests,, Forensic Child Interviews, Social Media, Cell Phone Evidence and Google Apps

How to Use Learned Treatises in Your Trials

Stephen Hurley and Kathleen Pakes

4:30-5:30

It’s for our Client: Trial and Appellate Counsel Working Together to Improve Client Outcomes

Katie York and

Andrea Cornwall

 

Powerpoint

How Interracial Interactions can Cause Racial Anxiety...and What we can do about it

Margaret Johnson

 

 

Boettcher, Beets, Battlestar Galactica!

Ensuring our Clients' Entitlement to Sentence Credit

Christopher August and Jeremy Newman

 

Materials 1

 

Child Welfare Research: What Parent Attorneys Need to Know

Michael Heard and Amelia Watson

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Basics

Jennifer Grossman, Nurses 4 Social Justice

 

 

Mitigation Videos: How they Can Help you Help your Clients

Chris Lang and Kat Yanke

 

Materials 1

Materials 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, November 8—MORNING SESSIONS

Time

Regency  Ballroom

(2nd Floor)

 

Lakeshore Ballroom

(1st Floor)

Milwaukee Room

(2nd Floor)

Executive  Room

(2nd Floor)

 

Gilpatrick Room

(1st Floor)

8:30-9:30

United States Supreme Court Update

Cecelia Klingele

 

Powerpoint

 

Over the Limit, Under Arrest, Not Guilty--How to Try an OWI Case with a Bad Test Result

Adam Welch

 

Materials 1

 

Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Updates, Hot Topics & Resources for Forensic Cases

Beth Dodsworth, Alyssa Fisher, Erik Knudson and Adam Oldenburg

Powerpoint

Materials 1

Materials 2

Materials 3

 

Alleged Criminal Injuries

Jennifer Grossman, Nurses 4 Social Justice

 

 

What are your computer dilemmas and dreams? A Conversation with the SPD’s IT Staff

Ehren Hasz, Wesley Hinkley, Chandru Solraj and Troy Malinowski, Facilitated by Jon Padgham

9:30-10:30

Social Dominance and Anti-Racism

Professor Carlton Waterhouse

 

 Powerpoint

 

 

The Nuts and Bolts of Representing Clients in Chapter 51 Cases

Matthew Giesfeldt  and Eric Heywood

 

 

Materials 1

Materials 2

Materials 3

Prosecutorial Burden-Shifting: Can the Prosecutor Say That? (and what to do if he does)

Patrick Anderson

Powerpoint

 

Bending Toward Justice—One Client at a Time

Alison Bloomquist

 

 

Interdisciplinary Parent Representation: Why it’s Good for our Clients

Michael Heard and Amelia Watson

 

Powerpoint

Materials 1

 

10:45-12:00

It’s Not Jury Selection; It’s Jury De-Selection

Katie Kegel

 

Powerpoint

Materials 1

 

Science-Dependent Litigation: Finding, Analyzing and Strategizing Scientific Concepts

Kathleen Pakes and Evan Weitz

Materials 1

Materials 2

Materials 3

Materials 4

Materials 5

Materials 6

Medical Records Revealed

Jennifer Grossman, Nurses 4 Social Justice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Overview of the Youth Assessment and Screening Instrument (YASI)

Devon Lee (DCF)

 

Materials 1

 

 

 

Friday, November 8—AFTERNOON SESSIONS

Time

Regency Ballroom

(2nd Floor)

Lakeshore Ballroom

(1st Floor)

Milwaukee Room

(2nd Floor)

Executive Room

(2nd Floor)

Gilpatrick Room

(1st Floor)

1:15-2:15

We Can’t Take Care of our Clients if we don’t Take Care of Ourselves:

Mindfulness for Lawyers

Jon Krop

 

Materials 1

Materials 2

Materials 3

 

An Opportunity to Consult (Face to Face!) with the Agency’s Practice Coordinators

 

SPD Practice Groups include:

     Juvenile

     Family Defense

     Immigration

     Forensic Science

     Racial and Ethnic Disparity

     Abusive Head Trauma

     Chapter 980

 

 

 

Winning the CCW Jury Trial

Amanda Parent

 

Materials 1

Treatment Court Team Members Check-In Meeting

Facilitated by Jon Padgham

 

Privately-Filed TPRs: Building the Defense Case

Elisabeth Stockbridge, Ryan Reid and Trisha Fritz

 

 

2:15-3:15

Antipsychotic Medications and their Long-Term Effects: What the Defense Team Needs to Know

Elizabeth Rich and Dr. Toby Watson

Powerpoint

 

RACE...it’s not a dirty word: Bringing Race to the Fore during Voir Dire

Joshua Hargrove

 

Powerpoint

Materials 1

Materials 2

CHIPS Pilot Check-In Meeting for the Five Pilot Counties: Racine, Kenosha, Outagamie, Brown and Winnebago

 

 

 

Racial Bias Discussion Circle

 

3:30-5:00

Take No Prisoners: How the FBI and Human Psychology can Ethically Help Us Keep our Clients out of Prison

Guy Cardamone

 

Powerpoint

 

 

 

 

 

2020 SPD Annual Criminal Defense Conference

-Speaker Biographies-

 

Jennifer Dean Andrews is the Chief Staff Attorney with the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.  Prior to her appointment as the Chief Staff Attorney in 2011, she served for more than twenty years as a senior staff attorney with the District 2 Court of Appeals.  She was a law clerk for the Honorable Robert D. Sundby, District IV Court of Appeals, and prior to that an associate attorney and law clerk at DeWitt, Sundby, Huggett, Schumacher & Morgan, S.C. of Madison.  She received her J.D., from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

 

2020 SPD Annual Criminal Defense Conference

-Speaker Biographies-

 

Tom Aquino has been a staff attorney in the Madison Appellate office of the State Public Defender since 2016. Beforehand Tom was in private practice, first in Boston then in Madison, handling trial and appellate matters in both criminal and civil cases.

 

2020 SPD Annual Criminal Defense Conference

-Speaker Biographies-

 

Christopher August is an Assistant State Public Defender in the Milwaukee Appellate Office, where he has worked since 2016. Before arriving at the SPD, Christopher was based in Madison and worked as both a solo practitioner and as a member of a small office providing affordable legal services. Christopher is a proud graduate of UW Law School and the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. He lives in Glendale with his wife (also a lawyer), a tiny human, and a growing army of small furry creatures.

 

2020 SPD Annual Criminal Defense Conference

-Speaker Biographies-

 

Beth Dodsworth, LCSW, is the director of the Bureau of Community Forensic Services for the Division of Care and Treatment Services at the Department of Health Services. She is responsible for administering the conditional release, supervised release, outpatient competency evaluation, outpatient competency restoration and court liaison services programs. Additionally, she coordinates civil and forensic services across DHS facilities, community programs, and county behavioral health systems. She has over 27 years of experience working with Wisconsin’s criminal justice system.

 

2020 SPD Annual Criminal Defense Conference

-Speaker Biographies-

 

Kate Drury is the Regional Attorney Manager for the Stevens Point region, and, has been with the agency for about six years.  Kate recently served on a statewide committee addressing best practices for the implementation of Zoom in Wisconsin courts.  Her favorite COVID coping strategy is chocolate. 

 

2020 SPD Annual Criminal Defense Conference

-Speaker Biographies-

 

Trisha Fritz is a staff attorney in the Green Bay office currently and previously in the Racine office. Attorney Fritz is a 2009 graduate of UW-Madison, an alumni of AmeriCorps NCCC and AmeriCorps State/National, and a 2014 graduate of Marquette Law School.  She has filed three interlocutory appeals in the last three years. Atty. Marion and Atty. Fritz tag teamed an interlocutory appeal that was successful in overturning a ruling of partial summary judgment on an abandonment ground. She loves the stressful short time period of filing interlocutory appeals and the rush of sticking it to a Judge mid-case.

 

2020 SPD Annual Criminal Defense Conference

-Speaker Biographies-

 

Michael Kawi joined the Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Texas in 2018 as a member of their trial division.  Prior to joining the Federal Defender Program he worked as an assistant public defender in Miami-Dade County from 2012-2017.  During his time as a trial attorney he has conducted dozens of jury trials.  Prior to becoming a public defender, he participated in Georgetown University Law Center’s Criminal Defense and Prisoner Advocacy clinic, and graduated from the law center in 2012.  Mr. Kawi graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 2009 having studied philosophy, poetry, and American songwriting, separately, and sometimes all at once.