Conference Schedule

Conference Schedule: 2018 Conference



Constitutional Capital Jury Selection - attorneys

1 - Monday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
CCJS for attorneys day one - Monday Registration for CCJS is by acceptance only and closed on June 1. Stephanie Conlon 7.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
2 - Tuesday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
CCJS for attorneys day two - Tuesday Registration for CCJS is by acceptance only and closed on June 1. 7.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
3 - Wednesday 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
CCJS for attorneys day three - Wednesday Registration for CCJS is by acceptance only and closed on June 1. 3.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics

Constitutional Capital Jury Selection - staff

1 - Monday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
CCJS for staff day one - Monday Registration for CCJS is by acceptance only and closed on June 1. Stephanie Conlon 7.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
2 - Tuesday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
CCJS for staff day two - Tuesday Registration for CCJS is by acceptance only and closed on June 1. 7.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
3 - Wednesday 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
CCJS for staff day three - Wednesday Registration for CCJS is by acceptance only and closed on June 1. 3.75 CLE 0.00 Ethics

Tuesday INTENSIVE - Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions

1 - Tuesday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
2 - Tuesday 9:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Determining your client's immigration status. Determining what removal grounds apply to your client. 11-11:15 Break. Dan Ballecer, Michael Neufeld 2.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
3 - Tuesday 11:15 AM to 2:15 PM
Determining whether the client's offense fits the applicable removal grounds 12:15 - 1:15 Lunch provided Scope of the duty to Kara Hartzler,Tracy Abastillas, John Shaw 2.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
4 - Tuesday 12:15 PM to 1:15 PM (LUNCH - provided at the Mission Grille)
5 - Tuesday 2:15 PM to 4:30 PM
Advisal Workshop 2: Theft, Fraud, Guns, and DUIs – Kara and Katie Ruhl 3:15 - 3:30 Break Workshop 3: Crimes of Violence, Domes Kara Hartzler, Katie Ruhl, Margarita Silva 2.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics

Tuesday INTENSIVE - Wellness: A Day of Healing and Rejuvenation

1 - Tuesday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Mindfulness, Meditation, Creative Release with Improv, Stress Management, Yoga and Breathing, Self-Hypnosis MariBeth Gallagher, Jon Lyon, Thomas Glow, David Fuller, Brad Kula, Alicia Dominguez, Joel Chorny, Additional Faculty TBD 6.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Decompressing in a compressed world. Hypnosis for stress reduction.
2 - Tuesday 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM (Lunch - on your own)

Tuesday INTENSIVE - DUI Issues for the Advanced Practitioner

1 - Tuesday 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL): The Undisclosed Witness Ronald Hergert 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
2 - Tuesday 10:45 AM to 12:00 PM
DUI Accident Reconstruction Tom Reyes, Dennis James 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
3 - Tuesday 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM (LUNCH (on your own))
4 - Tuesday 1:15 PM to 2:15 PM
DUI - and the Ever-Evolving Marijuana Issues Chester Flaxmayer (tentative) 1.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
5 - Tuesday 2:15 PM to 3:15 PM
Phlebotomy Essentials: Cross Examination of the Phlebotomist Aaron Black, Kristopher Califano 1.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
6 - Tuesday 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
DUI DUI and Trucking David Anderson 0.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
7 - Tuesday 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Using NHTSA and other Studies to You Advantage at Trial James Charnesky 1.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics

Monday & Tuesday Appellate Writing INTENSIVE

1 - Monday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Registration for Monday and Tuesday)
Appellate Appellate Writing - Bring Your Own Case (12.0 Hours CLE) Vince Aprile, Tennie Martin, Mikel Steinfeld, Kevin Heade, Kerri Chamberlin, Nick Podsiadlik 0.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics

Wednesday AM - Pre-conference

1 - Wednesday 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM (J-A)
Ethics Building Relationships in Challenging Cases Billy Little 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
The Elements of Effective Juror Persuasion: From Voir Dire Through Closing Argument James Belanger 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
DUI Intro to Handling Misdemeanors, Including DUI's, in the Maricopa County Justice Courts David Brown 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
The Problem Solving Courts of Maricopa County Amy Melcher, Janette Corral, Ashley Blum, Angela DeMarse, Ashley Meyer, Barbara Rees 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
21 is Too Young to Die: the Extension of Roper Stacy Hyder, Robert Storrs 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Defending the Digital Case: Understanding and Using Digital Data Brian Chase 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Course covers various types of computer data, what the police look for, and how the defense can challenge the data (or use the data offensively). This class applies cases where there is any kind of computer data - even if the computer data is not the basis of the alleged crime.
Marijuana Law Overview: Still Smokin! Tom Dean 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Brain Scans and Mens Rea: Neuroscience and the Law Dr. Michael Davis 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
2 - Wednesday 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
A Live Exploration of the Dark Web and Social Media Kahrman Ziegenbein, Kelsey Geist 1.50 CLE 1.50 Ethics
Ethics Rudyard Kipling and Ethics Michael Mussman, Eden Brown, Samual Doaks, Richard Randall 1.50 CLE 1.50 Ethics
The class would use the tenets expressed in Rudyard Kipling’s poem “If” as discussion points for self-care, personal ethics, and client, legal team and adversarial relationships.
Misdemeanors and Jury Trial Eligibility Jacob Baldridge 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Crime Scene Investigations Watani Tyehimba 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Rule 12.9: Challenging Grand Jury Proceedings James Charnesky 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Protecting Your Client From Pre-Indictment Investigation Tactics Joshua Hamilton, Randy Downer 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Dependency Safety Guide Practice 201 – Using Principles of the Safety Guide to Shape Advocacy by Attorneys and GALs. Robert Wyman Jr. 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Sex Fighting Failures to Register Kathryn Krejci, Meghan White 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Tribal Law and Courts for State Court Practitioners Nathan Benedict 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Issues addressed would include: determining jurisdiction; use of tribal priors; arrest, subpoena, and warrants on reservations; and obtaining and using tribal records.
How To Try a Murder Case (And Win) Dan Cooper 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics

Wednesday PM - Main Conference

1 - Wednesday 1:15 PM to 1:30 PM (K - A)
Welcome to the 16th Annual Statewide APDA Conference Terri Capozzi, President 0.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
2 - Wednesday 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Truth Matters Amanda Knox 2.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
The presentation will feature the documentary of the investigation and the criminal justice system in Italy as Amanda Knox is tried for the murder of her roommate. Ms. Knox, who served almost four years in prison for a murder she did not commit, will follow the film with reflections on her experience and Q & A.
3 - Wednesday 3:45 PM to 5:00 PM (K - B)
Death Penalty Introduction to Defending Capital Cases Susan Corey, Tim Agan 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Legal and Legislative Challenges on the Front Line and the Front Page Kathleen Brody, Jared Keenan, Nathan Wade 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
What I Wish I Knew in my First Year of Practicing Law Ashley Oddo , Emilie Lambert, Esmeralda Gaxiola 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
This course will provide practice tips and organizational skills to new attorneys, interns, clerks, and private attorneys starting out and/or who need a refresher on taking it back to the basics. We will discuss calendaring important dates, organizing files, and communicating with prosecutors. In addition, we will talk about unspoken court rules/procedures. .
Admin Professional Intro to Firearm Forensics Watani Tyehimba 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Mitigation with Biopsychological and Sociocultural Factors Dr. Emily Bashah 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Advanced Issues in Marijuana Litigation and Cobra Kai Tactics! Tom Dean 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Ethics Ethical Jeopardy Vanessa Smith, Dawnewse Hustad, Anthony Grinevich 1.25 CLE 1.25 Ethics
Habeas Corpus – What you don’t know about time hurts! Keith Hilzendeger 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
DUI The Cure for Bad Breath 3.0 James Nesci 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Body Cam and DVR Surveillance Video Forensics Lonnie Dworkin 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Sex Child Victims in Sex Cases Meghan White, Kevin Brady 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Dependency Dependency Updates 2018 Bill Owsley, Joseph Ramiro-Shanahan 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Ethics The Challenges of Starting a New Practice Mark Nermyr, Slade Lawson, Vern Lorenz 1.25 CLE 1.25 Ethics
Brain Scans and Mens Rea: Neuroscience and the Law Dr. Michael Davis 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Probation: What You Don’t Know Could Violate Your Ethical Duties and Hurt Your Client. Beverly Rudnick , Martin Becker, Kathleen Tomaiko 1.25 CLE 1.00 Ethics
A Live Exploration of the Dark Web and Social Media Karhrman Ziegenbein, Kelsey Geist 1.25 CLE 1.25 Ethics
Harmonizing Dependency and Criminal Cases Patty Tencza, Erika Warner 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
This course provide practical information for the criminal defense attorney whose client also has a dependency case. We'll provide insight into: communicating with your client's dependency attorney, info that can and should (or shouldn’t) be shared b/w dependency and criminal attorneys; managing client's expectations, impacts of various pleas or priors on the  dependency case.
Mental Health Dare to Say No to Drugs, and the Court: Involuntary Medication in Rule 11 Proceedings Lisa Surhio 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Brady Issues Caroline Aeed, Matthew Marner 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Criminal/Civil Forfeiture: Litigating when the Government takes your stuff. Alex Navidad 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Drugs at the Border: investigation and witness management techniques Elena Kay, Martin Pesqueira, Sergio Mureta 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics

Thursday All Day - Main Conference

1 - Thursday 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Death Penalty Sexual Trauma as Capital Mitigation Matthew Mendel 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Admissibility of Social Media Records at Trial James Wilson 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
PCR 101 and Hot Topics Alex Harris, Kerri Chamberlin 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Holistic Defense: A modified approach Chris Gardner 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Basics of Federal Sentencing for State Court Practitioners Keith Hilzendeger 1.50 CLE 1.50 Ethics
Leaving the Nest: Tips for setting up, or improving, your private practice (Part 1) Roberta Tepper, Kristin Moye 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Join Roberta Tepper, Lawyer Assistance Programs Director, and Kristin Moye, Practice Management Advisor/Attorney, to discuss tips for establishing your new private practice, or for making improvements to your existing one. The discussion will include the tools and services available to you through Practice 2.0, the State Bar’s free, confidential practice management advice program, as well as prioritizing expenses, virtual vs. home vs. bricks and mortar offices, making wise technology choices, marketing, networking, client development, developing or improving processes and procedures, and getting paid.
Precociously Advanced Internet Sleuthing Jon Lyon 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Bloodstain Scene Workshop (Part 1) Lawrence Renner 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Welcome to the Gun Show- Part 2: Lawyers, Guns, and Money Kristin Wrobel, Joseph Hermes 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
We will be addressing, among other topics, case law related to prohibited possession premised upon prior felonies, firearms values and restitution, and then possibly capabilities of the crime lab, and body armor.
Admin Professional Rule 11 101: Behind the Scenes of the Competency Determination Dianna Kalandros 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Sex The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Third Annual presentation of what's new in sex crimes law and litigation Jerry Schreck, Kyle Ipson, Meghan White, Chris Manberg, Phil Beatty and Katie Krejci 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
DOC Classification, Time Comp, Movement, Protective Segregation, and Housing Herbert Haley, Stacey Crabtree 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Death Penalty Rule 11 Issues in Capital Cases Dan Raynak, Mike Traher 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Delinquency Preserving and Protecting Children’s Constitutional Rights in Commitment Proceedings (8-272 Hearings) Diana Theos, Angela Ramos, Josephine Jones 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Dependency Attacking the Unreliable Forensics of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma in Criminal and Dependency Actions Randy Papetti, Sarah L. Mayhew 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
DUI Working with Prosecutors to Achieve the Best Pre-trial Results For Your DUI Client Dina Dieglio, Michael Bloom 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Investigators Understanding Cold Case Homicide Investigations Bob Brunansky, Dawn Wilson 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
This course will be an overview of the investigative methods, techniques, investigator mind set,  and resources available to conduct cold case homicide investigations with a question/answer period for the attendees to dig deeper into the subject area.
Mental Health “Hand-in-Hand: A Community Partnership for Justice Engaged Homeless Households." Dawn Noggle, Diana Yazzie-Devine, Irma Hollamby, Margaret Kilman 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Busted at the Border - Duress and Blind Mule Defenses in Border-Crossing Cases Walter Goncalves 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Caught in a Snap- How the State Can Use Social Media to Prosecute DV Cases Dominic Olivetti, Elizabeth Brunner 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
2 - Thursday 10:45 AM to 12:00 PM
Leaving the Nest: Tips for setting up, or improving, your private practice (Part II) Roberta Tapper, Kristin Moye 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Join Roberta Tepper, Lawyer Assistance Programs Director, and Kristin Moye, Practice Management Advisor/Attorney, to discuss tips for establishing your new private practice, or for making improvements to your existing one. The discussion will include the tools and services available to you through Practice 2.0, the State Bar’s free, confidential practice management advice program, as well as prioritizing expenses, virtual vs. home vs. bricks and mortar offices, making wise technology choices, marketing, networking, client development, developing or improving processes and procedures, and getting paid.
Sex Cross Examining a Kid in a Child Sexual Abuse Case Kyle Ipson, Walter Palser 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Bloodstain Lecture (Part 2) Lawrence Renner 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
DUI Trial Strategies and Explaining Complex Issues to a DUI Jury Lawrence Koplow 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Admin Professional Legal Terminology and the Inner Workings Behind How a Case Proceeds Through the Criminal Justice System Chad Shell, Scott Silva, Tamara Primera 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
(Class Full) Mirandaland: A Game About the Right to Remain Silent Jerry Schreck, Kyle Ipson, Meghan White, Chris Manberg, Phil Beatty and Katie Krejci 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Mock Juror Studies Dr. Sarah Cooper, Dr. Paraic Scanlon 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Ethics Racial and Cultural Sensitivity in Criminal Defense Wendy White 1.25 CLE 1.25 Ethics
Use of Subpoenas to Secure Discovery in the Early Courts Leah Schachar, Zachary Evans 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Daubert Motions Sarah Mayhew 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Law and Interesting Motions Seth Apfel 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Ethics Ethical and Effective Mentoring, Developing Professional Identity for Young Lawyers Amanda Bynum 1.25 CLE 1.25 Ethics
Ethics Ethics for Investigators:  How To Stay Out Of Trouble. Anna Unterberger 1.25 CLE 1.25 Ethics
This seminar will review/explain the attorney ethics rules and relevant opinions that are most relevant to the duties of investigators.  (I agreed to do this as part of my involvement with our office’s Investigator Study Group).
Intro to DNA Tim Agan 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Death Penalty Mitigation from Mexico: Overcoming Difficulties Kristy Bishop, Lisa Gray, Amy Knight 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Death Penalty Capital Jury Instructions and Pretrial Practice Susan Corey, RJ Parker, Mikel Steinfeld 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
DUI MVD for Public Defenders Kathleen Carey, Jay Brown 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Dependency Don't be an S.O.B. Attorney!  How to Avoid Becoming Stressed-Out, Overwhelmed, and Burned-Out in Daily Practice. Cynthia Bowkley 1.25 CLE 1.25 Ethics
Delinquency Tune Up Your Pre-adjudication Juvenile Delinquency Practice: A selected rule and case law review Andy Meissen, Katie Badrick, Suzanne Sanchez, Colleen Engineer 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
3 - Thursday 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM (Awards Luncheon)
2018 APDA Awards Luncheon
4 - Thursday 1:15 PM to 1:30 PM (Post-Awards Luncheon Address)
Criminal Justice in 2018 Gerald Richard 0.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
5 - Thursday 1:45 PM to 3:15 PM
The Component Method of Criminal Defense Investigation & Case Management (Part 1) Brandon Perron 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
A - Z Internet Searching for the Mitigation Specialist Jon Lyon 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Office Technology and Effective Use of Social Media Matthew Brown 1.50 CLE 1.50 Ethics
Vicarious Trauma: Self-preservation and Resiliency Dr. Emily Bashah 1.25 CLE 1.25 Ethics
Mental Health Competency: Myth vs. Reality Lynn Gibson, Dr. Jack Potts 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
A Focused Examination of Opioids, Vaping, and Oils Stephanie Siete 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Sex Sex Offender Probation: Providing your client with a road map to succeed Jason Overmyer, Jennifer Gebhart, Jerald Schreck 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
This panel discussion consisting of a sex crimes attorney with significant experience with sex offender probationers, a former sex offender probation officer, and a mitigation specialist who has worked with many clients on sex offender probation will host a ½ lecture and ½ question and answer session on how to give prep your client convicted of a sex offense for the rigors of sex offender probation.
Adults – 25 to Life with the possibility of release – Issues for PCR/Appeal! Lindsay Herf, Katherine Puzauskas, Tim Agan 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Admin Professional How to Work Effectively with Attorneys Amanda Bynum 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Confronting the Memory Dysfunction of Alleged Victims, Witnesses and Clients Thomas Streed 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Ethics Seeking Justice: A Review of Prosecutor Discipline in Arizona Karen Clark 1.50 CLE 1.50 Ethics
Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision Dori Littler 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Sex Sexual Assault Case Voir Dire in the #metoo era Ron Wood, Kevin Brady 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
DUI Accident Reconstruction Jeff McGrath, Mark Welsh, Dan Wilson 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Your Home Is Spying On You - And The Cops Are Listening. Brain Chase 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
This course focuses on devices in the home that gather data and can be forensically examined, how the police have started using this data, and how defense can also use the data to support alibi defenses.
I See What You’re Saying: An Introduction to Body Language. Consuelo M. Ohanesian 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
This course teaches you how to tell when someone is lying to you based on your observations of their eyes, hands, and posture, and how you can use your new-found skill in your practice .
Dependency Daubert: Restricting the Scope of Case Manager Testimony. Brian Strickman 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Death Penalty Capital Case Law Update Jennifer Garcia 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Death Penalty Interacting with Religious Jurors in Capital Cases Mark Osler 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Delinquency Tune up your adjudication and post-adjudication delinquency practice: a selected rule and case law review. Andy Meissen, Katie Badrick, Suzanne Sanchez, Colleen Engineer 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
6 - Thursday 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
The Well-Being of Your Practice: Health Insurance and Financial Planning Ellen Dean 1.50 CLE 1.50 Ethics
DUI Prescription Drugs for the Masses (no samples will be given) Chester Flaxmayer 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Dependency The ABC’s of AX, DX, SX. What is it that we do!? Patti Tencza 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
An introduction, soup to nuts of the dependency process. Using an entertaining case study this presentation explains what actually happens during the DX Process through the eyes of the parent and parent’s attorney. Terminology and timeline examples are discussed to help understand the details of the progression of a case. Designed with the admin staff or new dependency attorney in mind.
Representing Transgender Clients Abigail Jensen, Samantha Herd 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Smoking Gun Emails Scott Greene 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Sex Exposing Indecencies in Cyber Based Child Porn Prosecutions Phillip Beatty 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Death Penalty Preparing for the Mitigation Presentation Kirsty Davis, Lamont Williams 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
A Winning Formula for ANY Closing Michelle Metzger 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Admin Professional Time Management/Self Care Laura Ramos 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Kneel before Zod! The Free Talk Craig Williams, Paul Eckerstrom 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
The Myth of Fingerprints Thomas Glow 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Mental Health Rule 11 and Competency Issues in Misdemeanor Cases Lynn Gibson, Stephanie Ehrbright 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Mental Health Guilty Except Insane And The Law:  Legal Issues, Motion Practice And Jury Instructions. Anna Unterberger 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
This seminar will focus on the legal issues involved with the GEI defense, and how to present those issues in motions and jury instructions.
A Million Different Types of Murders: Litigating the proper charging documents and jury instructions of 1st/ 2nd degree murder, Clare Schum 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
This class focuses on really emphasizing the difference between second degree murder and attempted second degree murder, with the litany of case law where there continues to be reversals based on incorrect jury instructions; as well as navigating felony murder, alternative charging of 1st and 2nd degree murder, to help with remand, jury instructions, and motions to dismiss insufficient indictments.
Investigators Internal Affairs Investigations from A-Z  “An Inside Perspective” Ben Henry 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
This course will be an  overview of the law enforcement Internal Affairs investigation process here in AZ with a question/answer period for the attendees to dig deeper into the subject area.
Ethics Threatened Bar Complaints Diana Braaten, Gill Bernard 1.50 CLE 1.50 Ethics
Death Penalty Addiction and Behavior in Capital Cases James Stoehr 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
The Component Method of Criminal Defense Investigation & Case Management (Part 2) Brandon Perron 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Case Law Year in Review David Euchner 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Improv Skills Joel Chorny 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
What a Difference One Step Over the Line Makes: Understanding and comparing the justice systems in Mexico and the United States Susana Magdaleno, Claudia Montoya 0.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics

Friday AM - Main Conference

1 - Friday 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Annual Search and Seizure Update Kristen Curry, Jeff Roth, Erin Sutherland 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Miller/Montgomery – Where is it at? Katherine Puzauskas, Nick Podsiadlik, Sam Kooistra, Amy Armstrong, Shawnee Ziegle 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Electronic Data safety - How to Protect Your Personal Information and Keep Your Computers Safe Scott Greene 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
The Ethical Practice of Juvenile Law Ellen Marrus, Chris Phillis 1.50 CLE 1.50 Ethics
Death Penalty Capital Teams: ABA Guidelines and Ethical Considerations Bob Hill 1.50 CLE 1.50 Ethics
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Vanessa Smith 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Ethics There's Really Only One Rule You Need to Remember John Sears 1.50 CLE 1.50 Ethics
Dependency Selecting Services: Meeting Your Clients Where They’re At. Marylou Garcia, William Morris, Robert Casey 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
2 - Friday 10:45 AM to 12:15 PM
Juvenile Trauma and Neurodevelopment Dr. George Woods 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Ethics Argument Misconduct: Pandering to Jurors Donna Elm 1.50 CLE 1.50 Ethics
Title 36: What is it, How does it work & How does if impact criminal cases? Elisa Donndadieu 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Cell Phone Forensics Lonnie Dworkin 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Delinquency Destruction of Juvenile Records and the Unforeseen Pitfalls Beth Broeker, Chris Phillis 1.50 CLE 1.50 Ethics
Death Penalty Ethical Jeopardy Raquel Centeno Fequiere, Erika Warner 1.50 CLE 1.50 Ethics
2018 Vehicle Searches Update Lee Phillips 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Dependency The Trifecta of Injustice: Munchausen's By Proxy, Shaken Baby Syndrome and the State's Disregard for Due Process and the Constit Jennifer Kupiszewski, Anne Ronan and Hon. Stephen Kupiszewski 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics

Friday PM - Post-conference

1 - Friday 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Ethics Tending the (State) Bar: a Practical Guide to Dealing with Bar Counsel from Intake to Prosecution and Beyond Karen Clark 1.50 CLE 1.50 Ethics
2 - Friday 2:45 PM to 4:15 PM
Ethics Ethics Review: The President, The Constitution and His Lawyers Robert McWhirter 1.50 CLE 1.50 Ethics

Conference Closes

1 - Friday 4:55 PM to 5:00 PM
APDA Organizers Max Bessler, Gary Kula, Susie Tapia, Stephanie Conlon, Jim Haas, Rich Robertson, Jason Keller, Stephanie Conlon, Rebecca Shields, Stephanie Crazath, Gerald Richard 0.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics

Conference Schedule: 2018 Conference


Constitutional Capital Jury Selection - attorneys

1 - Monday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
CCJS for attorneys day one - Monday Registration for CCJS is by acceptance only and closed on June 1. Stephanie Conlon 7.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
2 - Tuesday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
CCJS for attorneys day two - Tuesday Registration for CCJS is by acceptance only and closed on June 1. 7.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
3 - Wednesday 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
CCJS for attorneys day three - Wednesday Registration for CCJS is by acceptance only and closed on June 1. 3.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics

Constitutional Capital Jury Selection - staff

1 - Monday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
CCJS for staff day one - Monday Registration for CCJS is by acceptance only and closed on June 1. Stephanie Conlon 7.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
2 - Tuesday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
CCJS for staff day two - Tuesday Registration for CCJS is by acceptance only and closed on June 1. 7.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
3 - Wednesday 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
CCJS for staff day three - Wednesday Registration for CCJS is by acceptance only and closed on June 1. 3.75 CLE 0.00 Ethics

Tuesday INTENSIVE - Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions

1 - Tuesday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
2 - Tuesday 9:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Determining your client's immigration status. Determining what removal grounds apply to your client. 11-11:15 Break. Dan Ballecer, Michael Neufeld 2.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
3 - Tuesday 11:15 AM to 2:15 PM
Determining whether the client's offense fits the applicable removal grounds 12:15 - 1:15 Lunch provided Scope of the duty to Kara Hartzler,Tracy Abastillas, John Shaw 2.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
4 - Tuesday 12:15 PM to 1:15 PM (LUNCH - provided at the Mission Grille)
5 - Tuesday 2:15 PM to 4:30 PM
Advisal Workshop 2: Theft, Fraud, Guns, and DUIs – Kara and Katie Ruhl 3:15 - 3:30 Break Workshop 3: Crimes of Violence, Domes Kara Hartzler, Katie Ruhl, Margarita Silva 2.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics

Tuesday INTENSIVE - Wellness: A Day of Healing and Rejuvenation

1 - Tuesday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Mindfulness, Meditation, Creative Release with Improv, Stress Management, Yoga and Breathing, Self-Hypnosis MariBeth Gallagher, Jon Lyon, Thomas Glow, David Fuller, Brad Kula, Alicia Dominguez, Joel Chorny, Additional Faculty TBD 6.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Decompressing in a compressed world. Hypnosis for stress reduction.
2 - Tuesday 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM (Lunch - on your own)

Tuesday INTENSIVE - DUI Issues for the Advanced Practitioner

1 - Tuesday 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL): The Undisclosed Witness Ronald Hergert 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
2 - Tuesday 10:45 AM to 12:00 PM
DUI Accident Reconstruction Tom Reyes, Dennis James 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
3 - Tuesday 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM (LUNCH (on your own))
4 - Tuesday 1:15 PM to 2:15 PM
DUI - and the Ever-Evolving Marijuana Issues Chester Flaxmayer (tentative) 1.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
5 - Tuesday 2:15 PM to 3:15 PM
Phlebotomy Essentials: Cross Examination of the Phlebotomist Aaron Black, Kristopher Califano 1.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
6 - Tuesday 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
DUI DUI and Trucking David Anderson 0.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
7 - Tuesday 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Using NHTSA and other Studies to You Advantage at Trial James Charnesky 1.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics

Monday & Tuesday Appellate Writing INTENSIVE

1 - Monday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Registration for Monday and Tuesday)
Appellate Appellate Writing - Bring Your Own Case (12.0 Hours CLE) Vince Aprile, Tennie Martin, Mikel Steinfeld, Kevin Heade, Kerri Chamberlin, Nick Podsiadlik 0.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics

Wednesday AM - Pre-conference

1 - Wednesday 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM (J-A)
Ethics Building Relationships in Challenging Cases Billy Little 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
The Elements of Effective Juror Persuasion: From Voir Dire Through Closing Argument James Belanger 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
DUI Intro to Handling Misdemeanors, Including DUI's, in the Maricopa County Justice Courts David Brown 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
The Problem Solving Courts of Maricopa County Amy Melcher, Janette Corral, Ashley Blum, Angela DeMarse, Ashley Meyer, Barbara Rees 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
21 is Too Young to Die: the Extension of Roper Stacy Hyder, Robert Storrs 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Defending the Digital Case: Understanding and Using Digital Data Brian Chase 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Course covers various types of computer data, what the police look for, and how the defense can challenge the data (or use the data offensively). This class applies cases where there is any kind of computer data - even if the computer data is not the basis of the alleged crime.
Marijuana Law Overview: Still Smokin! Tom Dean 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Brain Scans and Mens Rea: Neuroscience and the Law Dr. Michael Davis 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
2 - Wednesday 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
A Live Exploration of the Dark Web and Social Media Kahrman Ziegenbein, Kelsey Geist 1.50 CLE 1.50 Ethics
Ethics Rudyard Kipling and Ethics Michael Mussman, Eden Brown, Samual Doaks, Richard Randall 1.50 CLE 1.50 Ethics
The class would use the tenets expressed in Rudyard Kipling’s poem “If” as discussion points for self-care, personal ethics, and client, legal team and adversarial relationships.
Misdemeanors and Jury Trial Eligibility Jacob Baldridge 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Crime Scene Investigations Watani Tyehimba 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Rule 12.9: Challenging Grand Jury Proceedings James Charnesky 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Protecting Your Client From Pre-Indictment Investigation Tactics Joshua Hamilton, Randy Downer 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Dependency Safety Guide Practice 201 – Using Principles of the Safety Guide to Shape Advocacy by Attorneys and GALs. Robert Wyman Jr. 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Sex Fighting Failures to Register Kathryn Krejci, Meghan White 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Tribal Law and Courts for State Court Practitioners Nathan Benedict 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Issues addressed would include: determining jurisdiction; use of tribal priors; arrest, subpoena, and warrants on reservations; and obtaining and using tribal records.
How To Try a Murder Case (And Win) Dan Cooper 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics

Wednesday PM - Main Conference

1 - Wednesday 1:15 PM to 1:30 PM (K - A)
Welcome to the 16th Annual Statewide APDA Conference Terri Capozzi, President 0.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
2 - Wednesday 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Truth Matters Amanda Knox 2.00 CLE 0.00 Ethics
The presentation will feature the documentary of the investigation and the criminal justice system in Italy as Amanda Knox is tried for the murder of her roommate. Ms. Knox, who served almost four years in prison for a murder she did not commit, will follow the film with reflections on her experience and Q & A.
3 - Wednesday 3:45 PM to 5:00 PM (K - B)
Death Penalty Introduction to Defending Capital Cases Susan Corey, Tim Agan 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Legal and Legislative Challenges on the Front Line and the Front Page Kathleen Brody, Jared Keenan, Nathan Wade 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
What I Wish I Knew in my First Year of Practicing Law Ashley Oddo , Emilie Lambert, Esmeralda Gaxiola 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
This course will provide practice tips and organizational skills to new attorneys, interns, clerks, and private attorneys starting out and/or who need a refresher on taking it back to the basics. We will discuss calendaring important dates, organizing files, and communicating with prosecutors. In addition, we will talk about unspoken court rules/procedures. .
Admin Professional Intro to Firearm Forensics Watani Tyehimba 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Mitigation with Biopsychological and Sociocultural Factors Dr. Emily Bashah 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Advanced Issues in Marijuana Litigation and Cobra Kai Tactics! Tom Dean 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Ethics Ethical Jeopardy Vanessa Smith, Dawnewse Hustad, Anthony Grinevich 1.25 CLE 1.25 Ethics
Habeas Corpus – What you don’t know about time hurts! Keith Hilzendeger 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
DUI The Cure for Bad Breath 3.0 James Nesci 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Body Cam and DVR Surveillance Video Forensics Lonnie Dworkin 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Sex Child Victims in Sex Cases Meghan White, Kevin Brady 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Dependency Dependency Updates 2018 Bill Owsley, Joseph Ramiro-Shanahan 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Ethics The Challenges of Starting a New Practice Mark Nermyr, Slade Lawson, Vern Lorenz 1.25 CLE 1.25 Ethics
Brain Scans and Mens Rea: Neuroscience and the Law Dr. Michael Davis 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Probation: What You Don’t Know Could Violate Your Ethical Duties and Hurt Your Client. Beverly Rudnick , Martin Becker, Kathleen Tomaiko 1.25 CLE 1.00 Ethics
A Live Exploration of the Dark Web and Social Media Karhrman Ziegenbein, Kelsey Geist 1.25 CLE 1.25 Ethics
Harmonizing Dependency and Criminal Cases Patty Tencza, Erika Warner 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
This course provide practical information for the criminal defense attorney whose client also has a dependency case. We'll provide insight into: communicating with your client's dependency attorney, info that can and should (or shouldn’t) be shared b/w dependency and criminal attorneys; managing client's expectations, impacts of various pleas or priors on the  dependency case.
Mental Health Dare to Say No to Drugs, and the Court: Involuntary Medication in Rule 11 Proceedings Lisa Surhio 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Brady Issues Caroline Aeed, Matthew Marner 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Criminal/Civil Forfeiture: Litigating when the Government takes your stuff. Alex Navidad 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Drugs at the Border: investigation and witness management techniques Elena Kay, Martin Pesqueira, Sergio Mureta 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics

Thursday All Day - Main Conference

1 - Thursday 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Death Penalty Sexual Trauma as Capital Mitigation Matthew Mendel 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Admissibility of Social Media Records at Trial James Wilson 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
PCR 101 and Hot Topics Alex Harris, Kerri Chamberlin 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Holistic Defense: A modified approach Chris Gardner 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Basics of Federal Sentencing for State Court Practitioners Keith Hilzendeger 1.50 CLE 1.50 Ethics
Leaving the Nest: Tips for setting up, or improving, your private practice (Part 1) Roberta Tepper, Kristin Moye 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Join Roberta Tepper, Lawyer Assistance Programs Director, and Kristin Moye, Practice Management Advisor/Attorney, to discuss tips for establishing your new private practice, or for making improvements to your existing one. The discussion will include the tools and services available to you through Practice 2.0, the State Bar’s free, confidential practice management advice program, as well as prioritizing expenses, virtual vs. home vs. bricks and mortar offices, making wise technology choices, marketing, networking, client development, developing or improving processes and procedures, and getting paid.
Precociously Advanced Internet Sleuthing Jon Lyon 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Bloodstain Scene Workshop (Part 1) Lawrence Renner 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Welcome to the Gun Show- Part 2: Lawyers, Guns, and Money Kristin Wrobel, Joseph Hermes 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
We will be addressing, among other topics, case law related to prohibited possession premised upon prior felonies, firearms values and restitution, and then possibly capabilities of the crime lab, and body armor.
Admin Professional Rule 11 101: Behind the Scenes of the Competency Determination Dianna Kalandros 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Sex The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Third Annual presentation of what's new in sex crimes law and litigation Jerry Schreck, Kyle Ipson, Meghan White, Chris Manberg, Phil Beatty and Katie Krejci 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
DOC Classification, Time Comp, Movement, Protective Segregation, and Housing Herbert Haley, Stacey Crabtree 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Death Penalty Rule 11 Issues in Capital Cases Dan Raynak, Mike Traher 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Delinquency Preserving and Protecting Children’s Constitutional Rights in Commitment Proceedings (8-272 Hearings) Diana Theos, Angela Ramos, Josephine Jones 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Dependency Attacking the Unreliable Forensics of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma in Criminal and Dependency Actions Randy Papetti, Sarah L. Mayhew 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
DUI Working with Prosecutors to Achieve the Best Pre-trial Results For Your DUI Client Dina Dieglio, Michael Bloom 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Investigators Understanding Cold Case Homicide Investigations Bob Brunansky, Dawn Wilson 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
This course will be an overview of the investigative methods, techniques, investigator mind set,  and resources available to conduct cold case homicide investigations with a question/answer period for the attendees to dig deeper into the subject area.
Mental Health “Hand-in-Hand: A Community Partnership for Justice Engaged Homeless Households." Dawn Noggle, Diana Yazzie-Devine, Irma Hollamby, Margaret Kilman 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Busted at the Border - Duress and Blind Mule Defenses in Border-Crossing Cases Walter Goncalves 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Caught in a Snap- How the State Can Use Social Media to Prosecute DV Cases Dominic Olivetti, Elizabeth Brunner 1.50 CLE 0.00 Ethics
2 - Thursday 10:45 AM to 12:00 PM
Leaving the Nest: Tips for setting up, or improving, your private practice (Part II) Roberta Tapper, Kristin Moye 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics
Join Roberta Tepper, Lawyer Assistance Programs Director, and Kristin Moye, Practice Management Advisor/Attorney, to discuss tips for establishing your new private practice, or for making improvements to your existing one. The discussion will include the tools and services available to you through Practice 2.0, the State Bar’s free, confidential practice management advice program, as well as prioritizing expenses, virtual vs. home vs. bricks and mortar offices, making wise technology choices, marketing, networking, client development, developing or improving processes and procedures, and getting paid.
Sex Cross Examining a Kid in a Child Sexual Abuse Case Kyle Ipson, Walter Palser 1.25 CLE 0.00 Ethics