FACDL

    Death is Different XXV

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    2019 Death is Different Seminar XXV

    FACDL'S Twenty-Fifth Death Penalty Seminar

    February 21-22, 2019

    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) is limited to criminal defense attorneys, mitigation specialists, defense investigators and other staff involved in providing criminal defense. 

    • Registration for this event grants FACDL permission to use photographs and/or video of the registered attendees in publications, news releases, website pages, social media and in any other FACDL communications related to the mission of FACDL.

    Registration Information

    Register For Live Seminar

    Be sure that you are logged in for the FACDL member price!!

    FACDL Members ....... $320
    Public Defenders ...... $220
    Non-Members ........... $350

    *ONLINE/FAX/MAIL REGISTRATION ENDS ON 02/11/2019
    *AFTER 02/11/2019 ONLY ONSITE REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE THE DAY OF THE SEMINAR FOR AN ADDITIONAL $50.

    THIS COURSE IS EXPECTED TO BE APPROVED BY THE FLORIDA BAR FOR AT LEAST 12 HOURS OF CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION CREDIT


    Hotel Accommodations

    Price:  $ 139.00 plus taxes per single/double

    Parking: Free

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    Lake Mary Marriott

    1501 International Parkway
    Lake Mary, Florida 32746

    Room reservations must be made by January 30, 2019 After that date, rooms are on a space available basis at the prevailing hotel rate

    Call 800-380-7724 to make hotel reservation. (You must say you’re with FACDL Death is Different Program to get the group rate)

    Seminar Agenda 

    Thursday, February 21, 2019 

    7:30-8:30    Continental Breakfast provided

    8:30- 8:45   Opening Remarks- Tania Alavi

    8:45-10:15  DNA for Dummies- Deborah A. Goins

    10:15-10:30 Networking Break

    10:30-11:30 Effectively Working with Experts- Kate O’Shea & Dr. Heather Holmes

    11:30-12:30 Case Law Update- Peter N. Mills

    12:30-1:30  Lunch on your own

    1:30-2:30    National Trends- Emily Olson-Gault

    2:30-3:45    Preservation Capital Record- Valerie Linnen     

    3:45-4:00    Networking Break

    4:00-5:00    The Art of Storytelling: What modern Story Theory reveals about structuring our clients' narratives in ways that inspire understanding and empathy in jurors- Melissa Fay Greene  Keynote Speaker

    Friday, February 22, 2019

    8:00-9:00    Continental Breakfast provided 

    9:00-9:15    Opening Remarks- Tania Alavi

    9:15-10:45  Latest developments in Neuroimaging- Dr. James R. Merikangas

    10:45-11:00 Networking Break

    11:00-12:00 Roper Extension- Karen M. Gottlieb and Dr. Neena Malik

    12:00-1:00  Lunch on your own

    1:00-2:00    Death Penalty Practice from a Prosecutor’s Point of View- Brian Cavanagh and Catherine Vogel

    2:00-3:30    Jury Selection- Matt Rubenstein 

    3:30-3:45    Closing Remarks

    Speaker Biographies

    To read speaker biographies click here

    Refund Policy

    Tuition refund less a $35 administrative fee will be made for cancellation received in writing/email by 4 pm January 30, 2019. No refunds will be made after that time.
    For more information call  the FACDL office at (850) 385-5080 • E-mail: facdl@facdl.org
    No telephone registrations, please.