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    FACDL Lunch and Learn Webinar Series

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    All FACDL webinars/seminars are intended to: promote the excellence of, disseminate knowledge to, and provide education to, the criminal defense community.  In that regard, attendance at all FACDL webinars/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.  

    FACDL CLE Chair, Sabrina Puglisi, introduces our new complimentary “Lunch and Learn” webinar series, FREE for FACDL members.  This series is expected to occur monthly from noon to 1pm and cover a variety of topics helpful to FACDL members.  If you have an idea for a topic, contact Sabrina at sabrina@puglisilaw.com


    UPCOMING LUNCH AND LEARN WEBINARS



    Click box below to register for Live Autopsy of a Crime Lab L & L Webinar!
    • May 13, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 1 p.m. - Lunch and Learn Webinar: "Autopsy of a Crime Lab: How Forensic Science can go Wrong"
    • Speakers: Brandon Garrett and Adam Tebrugge
    • Brandon Garret: teaches law at the Duke University School of Law, where he has been the L. Neil Williams, Jr. Professor of Law since 2018.  Previously, he was the Justice Thurgood Marshall Distinguished Professor of Law and White Burkett Miller Professor of Law and Public Affairs at the University of Virginia School of Law, where he taught beginning in 2005. His research on our criminal justice system has ranged from the lessons to be learned from cases where innocent people were exonerated by DNA tests, to research on false confessions, forensics, and eyewitness memory. Garrett directs the Center for Science and Justice at Duke Law, which conducts empirical criminal justice research. Garrett's new book, Autopsy of a Crime Lab, will be published by University of California Press in Spring 2021. 
    • Adam Tebrugge: is a longtime of the Florida Bar and FACDL. He was Board Certified as a criminal trial attorney from 1999 - 2019. Tebrugge has taught legal seminars throughout the State of Florida and served as an adjunct Professor at Stetson College of Law and the Thomas Cooley Law School.

    • Approved by the Florida Bar for 1 Criminal Appellate Law/Criminal Trial Law

    • Description: "That's not my fingerprint, your honor," said the defendant, after FBI experts reported a "100-percent identification." They were wrong. It is shocking how often they are. Autopsy of a Crime Lab is the first book to catalog the sources of error and the faulty science behind a range of well-known forensic evidence, from fingerprints and firearms to forensic algorithms. Law professor Brandon L. Garrett poses the questions that should be asked in courtrooms every day: Where are the studies that validate the basic premises of widely accepted techniques such as fingerprinting? How can experts testify with 100 percent certainty about a fingerprint, when there is no such thing as a 100 percent match? Where is the quality control in the laboratories and at the crime scenes? Should we so readily adopt powerful new technologies like facial recognition software and rapid DNA machines? And why have judges been so reluctant to consider the weaknesses of so many long-accepted methods?  Taking us into the lives of the wrongfully convicted or nearly convicted, into crime labs rocked by scandal, and onto the front lines of promising reform efforts driven by professionals and researchers alike, Autopsy of a Crime Lab illustrates the persistence and perniciousness of shaky science and its well-meaning practitioners. 

    • Be sure to log in if you are a FACDL member in order to register for FREE! Join FACDL using this link (https://www.facdl.org/p/cm/ld/fid=13) or renew your membership by calling our office at (850) 385-5080.
    • Registration closes on May 12 at 12:00 p.m.

    PAST LUNCH AND LEARN WEBINARS


    Click box below to register for RECORDED Sealing and Expunging Lunch & Learn Webinar!
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    • Lunch and Learn RECORDED Webinar- All You Should Know about Sealing and Expunging

    • Speakers: Diana Johnson and Sabrina Puglisi

    • CLE:  Approved by the FL Bar for 1 hour CLE credit (including certification credit)

    • Description: The speakers will discuss all that an attorney should know about sealing and expunging a client's record: what charges qualify and what charges are excluded, according to the statute; the process from start to finish, including filling out the application to filing the petition in Court; and, negotiating alternative charges that would permit the client to seal or expunge in the future.

    • Be sure to log in if you are a FACDL member in order to register for FREE! Join FACDL using this link (https://www.facdl.org/p/cm/ld/fid=13) or renew your membership by calling our office at (850) 385-5080

    • Registration has closed for the live version of this Webinar.  You can now purchase the recorded version which includes access to the materials, and CLE information through the FACDL member community feature found towards the bottom of the member profile.



    Click box below to register for RECORDED Injunction Defense Lunch & Learn Webinar!
    • Lunch and Learn RECORDED Webinar- Injunction Defense

    • Speaker: Matthew I. Lufrano

    • CLE: Approved by the Florida Bar for 1 hour CLE credit of Criminal Appellate Law/Criminal Trial Law

    • Be sure to log in if you are a FACDL member in order to register for FREE! Join FACDL using this link (https://www.facdl.org/p/cm/ld/fid=13) or renew your membership by calling our office at (850) 385-5080.

    • Registration has closed for the live version of this Webinar.  You can now purchase the recorded version which includes access to the materials, and CLE information through the FACDL member community feature found towards the bottom of the member profile.



    Click box below to register for RECORDED "From Defendant to Defender" L&L Webinar!
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    • Lunch and Learn RECORDED Webinar- "From Defendant to Defender": Overcoming a Wrongful Conviction

    • Speaker: Jarrett Adams

    • CLE: Approved by the Florida Bar for 1 hour CLE credit for Criminal Appellate Law/Criminal Trial Law/Juvenile Law

    • Be sure to log in if you are a FACDL member in order to register for FREE! Join FACDL using this link (https://www.facdl.org/p/cm/ld/fid=13) or renew your membership by calling our office at (850) 385-5080.

    • Registration has closed for the live version of this Webinar.  You can now purchase the recorded version which includes access to the materials, and CLE information through the FACDL member community feature found towards the bottom of the member profile.



    Click box below to register for REC. "Brady: A Defense Lawyer's Best Friend" Webinar!
    • Lunch and Learn RECORDED Webinar- "Brady: A Defense Lawyer's Best Friend"

    • Speaker: Denis DeVlaming 

      "If you are arguing a Brady motion in court and a fellow criminal defense lawyer who is not a member of FACDL asks you for a copy of your motion (and/or memorandum), please tell them you would be happy to so long as they join FACDL.  If they agree, applications are printed in any edition of the Florida Defender magazine. And when they join, give them copies.  Let's try and boost membership!"

    • Speaker Bio: Denis deVlaming is a Board-Certified criminal trial lawyer from Clearwater, Florida with 48 years of trial experience.  He has an active criminal law practice and is the senior partner in the law firm "deVlaming & Rivellini, P.A.".  He is also an adjunct law professor at Stetson University college of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida teaching Advanced Criminal Trial Advocacy. He has authored over 70 published articles and has lectured in DUI seminars at the "Masters of DUI" seminar, Miami, Florida (2006), the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), Harvard campus (2005, 2009 and 2014), the Georgia State Bar Association (2015) and the New York State Bar Association, Manhattan (2012 and 2017).  His lecture in Las Vegas on "Voir Dire to Opening" in DUI cases was rated among the highest in 2011 of "all NACDL seminars throughout the year."  He last spoke in Las Vegas in 2017 for the NACDL/NCDD on the topics “Using Brady v. Maryland in DUI cases” and “DUI: The Tricks of the Trade.”

    • Approved by the FL Bar for 1.5 hours CLE credit (including certification credit)

    • Be sure to log in if you are a FACDL member in order to register for FREE! Join FACDL using this link (https://www.facdl.org/p/cm/ld/fid=13) or renew your membership by calling our office at (850) 385-5080.

    • Registration has closed for the live version of this Webinar.  You can now purchase the recorded version which includes access to the materials, and CLE information through the FACDL member community feature found towards the bottom of the member profile.



    Click box below to register for RECORDED Mental Health L & L Webinar!
    • Lunch and Learn RECORDED Webinar- "Lets Talk About Health Baby, Lets Talk About Mentally" SPONSORED BY CARON

    • Speaker: Michelle D. Lambo

    • Speaker Bio: Michelle D. Lambo is a criminal defense attorney with her office located in Tampa, Florida. She was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida. She graduated from the University of Florida with her bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History. Ms. Lambo received her Juris Doctorate from Stetson University College of Law.  Ms. Lambo started her career as an Assistant Public Defender in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit.  While employed as an Assistant Public Defender, she tried and won her first felony jury trial 5 months after she was licensed to practice law.  It was during her tenue as an Assistant Public Defender, that Ms. Lambo honed her trial skills and developed a passion for representing the underdog.  Ms. Lambo has tried cases ranging from Resisting Arrest without Violence to RICO and Federal Conspiracy matters.  Ms. Lambo has an uncanny ability to gain valuable insight into her cases using Chapter 119 and public record’s requests.  This ability has led her to uncovering police misconduct and creating a statewide law enforcement list, named the LEO List.  Ms. Lambo is the President of the Hillsborough County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and currently serves on the Florida Bar’s Media and Communications Law Committee.

    • Approved by the FL Bar for 1 hour CLE credit (Mental Illness credit)

    • Description: Attorneys suffer from depression, anxiety, suicide and substance abuse at rates higher than the general population.  This course is designed to educate attorneys on how to cope with these issues and where to turn when they need help. We will explore some of the issues facing attorneys today that lead to stressful lives and what attorneys can do when life becomes overwhelming. This course will also examine how ADHD affects those in the legal profession and offer insight into programs, apps and resources to help attorneys who live with ADHD. This is a course you don’t want to miss.  This course is filled with insight to recognize when you are not ok and resources on where to turn when life turns into too much.

    • Be sure to log in if you are a FACDL member in order to register for FREE! Join FACDL using this link (https://www.facdl.org/p/cm/ld/fid=13) or renew your membership by calling our office at (850) 385-5080.

    • Registration has closed for the live version of this Webinar.  You can now purchase the recorded version which includes access to the materials, and CLE information through the FACDL member community feature found towards the bottom of the member profile.



    Click box below to register for REC Cellphone Forensics L & L Webinar!
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    • Lunch and Learn RECORDED Webinar - "Cellphone Forensics: Application in Criminal Discovery and Investigations" SPONSORED BY ARCHERHALL

    • Speaker: Brian Chase

    • Speaker Bio: Brian Chase is a Director of Digital Forensics at ArcherHall, an expert witness, and an adjunct professor of law. Before joining ArcherHall, he was a practicing attorney and the owner of Chase Technology Consulting, a legal technology consulting firm providing digital forensics and e-discovery expertise.  Mr. Chase has a diverse education and work background. He spent years working as a network administrator for the University of Arizona. He has a Management and Information Systems degree from the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona, a top ranked program in the country. Mr. Chase went on to earn a law degree, also from the University of Arizona. He has worked with various sized law firms both in an IT and legal capacity. He has consulted with firms on their use of technology within the office, and has provided expert testimony in criminal and civil matters ranging from misdemeanors to murder to medical malpractice.  Mr. Chase has published and spoken on various technology related issues impacting law firms as well as parties in the civil and criminal justice system. He teaches various topics regarding law and technology, and digital forensics and evidence, at a variety of legal and technical conferences. He was honored by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Arizona Daily Star with a “Tucson’s 40 Under 40 Award”, which recognizes young leaders who are making an impact in the community with their professional and charitable work.

    • Approved by the Florida Bar for 1 General/Technology CLE credit

    • Description: Cellphones represent one of the fastest-changing areas of legal practice. Mobile device evidence is more important than ever, thanks to the rapid evolution of the technology and the way this evidence is treated by the courts. Touching on important recent cases, technology developments, and ArcherHall’s direct experience advising attorneys, this presentation provides up-to-date guidance on the application of cellphone forensics in criminal litigation and investigations, and other criminal legal matters.

    • Be sure to log in if you are a FACDL member in order to register for FREE! Join FACDL using this link (https://www.facdl.org/p/cm/ld/fid=13) or renew your membership by calling our office at (850) 385-5080.
    • Registration has closed for the live version of this Webinar.  You can now purchase the recorded version which includes access to the materials, and CLE information through the FACDL member community feature found towards the bottom of the member profile.



    Click box below to register for Recorded Resiliency Under Stress L & L Webinar!
    • April 22, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 1 p.m. - Lunch and Learn RECORDED Webinar: "Resiliency Under Stress: A Lawyer's Guide to Successfully and Ethically Navigating the Practice of Law in 2021"

    • Speakers: Eric Webber and Rabin Correy

    • Eric Webber is the Senior Clinical Advisor for the Caron Executive Program and the Legal Professionals Program at Caron.  He provides direct care through specialty lectures and counseling sessions focused on relapse, Addiction Interaction Disorders, work/professional related issues, and other targeted needs. He conducts the Executive/Professional Group, as well as the Legal Professionals Program.  Mr. Webber is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Certified Clinical Supervisor, and holds a Certificate of Competency in Problem Gambling, both through the Pennsylvania Certification Board; he is also a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist and a Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist through the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Kutztown University and a Master’s Degree from Alvernia University. 

    • Corey B. Rabin, Esq. brings extensive personal and professional knowledge to his role of clinical advisor for the Legal Professionals Program at Caron Treatment Centers. A practicing attorney for more than 35 years, Corey holds a JD from the University of Miami School of Law and has decades of experience in substance abuse recovery and interventions. He speaks and writes nationally about behavioral health subjects relating to lawyers and law firms and provides regular counseling and resources to legal professionals while they engage in the world-class services and programs at Caron.

    • CLE:  Approved by The Florida Bar for 1 ethics hour

    • Description: This presentation explores the basics of resiliency in the legal profession and the impact of a lawyer’s ability to manage through challenges (within the profession, our communities, in our personal lives) on one’s ethical requirements and competency to practice law. Resilience is a person’s capacity for stress-related growth, and lawyer personality research reveals that lawyers as a population tend to be quite low in the trait. This presentation specifically addresses (i) the specific needs and difficulties for legal professionals to develop and maintain resiliency and (ii) how increasing resiliency enhances many critical performance skills in the practice of law.

    • Be sure to log in if you are a FACDL member in order to register for FREE! Join FACDL using this link (https://www.facdl.org/p/cm/ld/fid=13) or renew your membership by calling our office at (850) 385-5080.
    • Registration has closed for the live version of this Webinar.  You can now purchase the recorded version which includes access to the materials, and CLE information through the FACDL member community feature found towards the bottom of the member profile.