2016 Agenda

Thursday, June 23rd

Friday, June 24th

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Thursday, June 23rd

Thursday Morning

8:00 - 8:30 a.m - Continental breakfast
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. - Joey Garcia - Opening ceremony
9:00 - 10:40 a.m. - Drew Northrup – Scientific Method for Lawyers (2 CLE hrs.)
10:40 - 11:00 a.m. - Break
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Stephen Lindsay – Demonstrative Evidence (1.5 CLE hrs.)

12:15 Lunch (on your own), PDC Chief Meeting

Thursday Afternoon

1:30 - 2:20 p.m. - Michael Nogay – Innovative Motions Practice (1 CLE hr.)

2:20 - 3:10 p.m. - Breakout Sessions:

  • Juvenile Track - Jason Nicholas & Shamieka Johnson - Advocacy in Truancy Cases (1 CLE hr.)
  • DUI Track - Harley Wagner - "McCarthy Style Cross-Examination"
  • General Track - Catherine Munster & Joyce Yedlosky - Representation of Parents in Abuse & Neglect Cases (1 CLE hr.)

3:10 - 3:30 p.m. - Break

3:30 - 4:20 p.m. - Breakout Sessions:

  • Juvenile Track - Jason Nicholas & Lori Waller - Effective Advocacy in Transfer Cases (1 CLE hr.)
  • DUI Track - Katherine Kessell & David Pence - Conditional Pleas in DUI Cases (1 CLE hr.)
  • General Track - George Castelle - "Brady Obligations in the wake of Buffey v. Ballard" (1 CLE hr.)

Thursday Evening

4:20 - 5:10 p.m. - Lonnie Simmons - "Who's the boss?": Ethical and Other Considerations When a Conflict Develops Between Defense Counsel and the Client (1 Ethics CLE hr.)

5:10 - 5:50 p.m. - Todd Mount - The West Virginia Lawyer Assistance Program (1 Ethics/Office Management CLE hr.)

7:00 - 8:00 p.m. - Banquet (cash bar) and Awards Ceremony

8:00 - 8:50 p.m. - Keynote Speaker - John Temple - Author of "American Pain" (1 CLE hr.)


Friday, June 24th

7:30 - 8:00 a.m. - Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. - Heather McDaniel - First Choice--A Discussion of Addiction Resources Available (0.6 CLE hr.)

8:30 - 9:45 a.m. - Mike Klinkosum - Piercing the Rape Shield in Sex Cases (1.5 CLE hrs.)

9:45 - 10:00 a.m. - BREAK

10:00 - 11:15 a.m. - Richard Jaffe - Setting Up Persuasive Opening Statements and Closing Arguments (1.5 CLE hrs.)

11:15 - 12:15 p.m. - Dr. Carl Sullivan - What is Addiction? (1 CLE hr.)

12:15 - 1:15 p.m. - Scott Johnson - @$#& You Shouldn't Write, Say, Do, or Even THINK! (1 Ethics/Office Management CLE hr.)

End of Conference