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Charleston 2020 Mini-Seminar

 Seminar Date: Friday, January 31, 2020 at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, SC

All FACDL seminars, apart from the annual Criminal Law Certification Review seminar, are intended to: promote the excellence of, disseminate knowledge to, and provide education to, the criminal defense community.  In that regard, attendance at all seminars (apart from the certification review seminar (Booster Shot)) is limited to criminal defense attorneys, mitigation specialists, defense investigators and other staff involved in providing criminal defense.  

This mini-seminar is 2 hours long with speaker Andy Savage at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, SC.

Seminar contents and materials are solely for educational purposes. Any opinions expressed by presenters may not necessarily reflect the views and/or policies of FACDL. 

Registration Information

Prices until 01/24/20 = $40.00 for FACDL members and $50 for non-members

Registration will be open until January 24, 2020 at 5pm. 

THIS COURSE IS APPROVED BY THE FLORIDA BAR FOR 2.5 ETHICS HOURS OF CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION CREDITS.

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Location

Francis Marion Hotel

387 King St

Charleston, SC 29403

(ROOM BLOCK MAY BE FULL- CONTACT BECKY BARLOW - BECKY@FACDL.ORG FOR ASSISTANCE) Get your hotel room reserved now because when the block is full, there is no guarantee the hotel will extend the block for you to get the contract rate. If the block doesn’t sell out early, reservations can be made until January 1, 2020. Call 843-722-0600 or 877-756-2121 and identify yourself as a party to the FACDL board meeting to get a room in the block. 

The rooms are the Deluxe King or Deluxe two Queen for $199 plus $2 marketing fee and tax per night. The Deluxe rooms are larger than the regular rooms. You can get a room with a view (above the 6th floor) for an additional $30 per night. There are also suites available. Parking is at least $20 for self at city lot (paid to city) or $25 valet (paid to hotel).

Speakers & Topics

2:30 - 4:30 ... Ethics and Mental/Physical Health while Representing High Profile Clients- "The Juggling of Life when Trying to Save the Life of Another" -- Andy Savage

Speaker Bio

Andy J. Savage, III

Notable achievements

Prior to entering private practice in 1981, Andy was a prosecutor for the State of South Carolina, serving as Chief Trial Counsel of the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office, Criminal Division. He was elected to two four- year terms as a member of the Charleston County Council, from 1986 to 1994, and he is a retired Lt. Colonel, Judge Advocate General, with the United States Air Force Reserve. Andy was the first South Carolina criminal defense attorney to be board Certified as a Criminal Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Andy has held an “AV” rating in Martindale-Hubbell since 1990, has been named yearly in the “Best Lawyers in America” since 1991 in the practice area of Criminal Defense – both white- collar and non-white collar areas. He is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, a Fellow in the American Board of Criminal Lawyers, and has been named yearly as a SuperLawyer since 2008. Andy was the recipient of the 2013 Leadership in Law Award presented by South Carolina Lawyers Weekly. A former legal analyst for the Charleston CBS affiliate,he also was the host of the Emmy award winning The Savage Report, a weekly public affairs which broadcast on Comcast cable television. He is a frequent lecturer at South Carolina law schools and professional education programs.

Associations & Memberships

Andy is a member of the Charleston County Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and he is a charter member of the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is also a member of the Advisory Board for the National Child Abuse Defense and Resource Center and a permanent member of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference. Andy has been appointed to a number of Supreme Court committees during his career including appointments to the Chief Justice’s Commission on the Profession and a task force to revise the South Carolina Rules of Criminal Procedure. He is a former Commissioner on the South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense and is the past Chairman of the Charleston County Aviation Authority.

Education & Background

Andy received an undergraduate degree from Forham University and his law degree from the University of South Carolina. Prior to entering private practice in 1981, Andy was a prosecutor for State of South Carolina, serving as Chief Trial Counsel of the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office, Criminal Division.

He was elected to two four-year terms as a member of the Charleston County Council, from 1986 to 1994, and he is a retired Lt. Colonel, Judge Advocate General, with the United States Air Force Reserve.

A former legal analyst for the Charleston CBS affiliate, and the host of the Emmy award winning Savage Report, a weekly public affairs broadcast on Comcast cable television. He is a frequent lecturer at South Carolina law schools and professional education programs.