NPAP CLE Seminar: Representing Victims of Law Enforcement Misconduct on the Street and in the Cell Block

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NPAP and the Human Rights Defense Center are offering a two-day CLE seminar at the Marriott Hotel in West Palm Beach, Florida, with a full seminar day on Thursday, March 2 and a half day on Friday, March 3.

CIVIL RIGHTS LITIGATION:
Representing Victims of Law Enforcement Misconduct on the Street and in the Cell Block

A National Police Accountability Project / Human Rights Defense Center CLE Seminar

Generously sponsored by the Southern Poverty Law Center

West Palm Beach Marriott (Gallery Room)
1001 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

 March 2nd and 3rd, 2017

Moderation:      Paul Wright, Executive Director, Human Rights Defense Center, Lake Worth, FL
                         Brigitt Keller, Executive Director, NPAP, New York, NY                                      


Day One: Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

8:15 – 9:00:       REGISTRATION

9:00 – 9:15:       WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS
                        Brigitt Keller, Executive Director, NPAP, New York, NY

9:15 – 10:15:      HOW TO CUT LITIGATION COSTS USING TECHNOLOGY
                        James Cook, Law Office of James Cook, Tallahassee, FL

10:15 – 11:00:    LITIGATING SECTION 1983 WRONGFUL CONVICTION CASES
                        Anna Benvenutti Hoffmann, Neufeld Scheck & Brustin, New York, NY
                        David Owens, Loevy & Loevy, Chicago, IL

11:00 – 11:15:    BREAK

11:15 – 12:00:    (Continued) LITIGATING SECTION 1983 WRONGFUL CONVICTION CASES
                        Anna Benvenutti Hoffmann, Neufeld Scheck & Brustin, New York, NY
                        David Owens, Loevy & Loevy, Chicago, IL

12:00 – 1:30:     LUNCH

1:30 – 2:30:       RECONSTRUCTING A POLICE SHOOTING:
                        Using Models to Prove the Plaintiff's Case
                        Robert Phillips, McGowan Hood and Felder, Rock Hill, SC

2:30 – 3:30:      SECTION 1988 ATTORNEYS' FEES
                        Randall Berg, Jr., Florida Justice Institute, Inc., Miami, FL

3:30 – 3:45:       BREAK

3:45 – 4:45:       ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS in Section 1983 Litigation
                        James K. Green, James K. Green, P.A., West Palm Beach, FL

A NETWORKING HAPPY HOUR (no-host) will follow the seminar at The Wine Dive
(319 Clematis Street, Suite 100, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401).


Day Two: Friday, March 3nd, 2017

9:00 – 10:00:      PRISON AND JAIL PRELIMINARY INJUNCTIONS:
                         Roadmaps to Victory
                         Sabarish Neelakanta, Human Rights Defense Center, Lake Worth, FL

10:00 – 11:00:     GETTING, VETTING, AND SETTLING PRISONER CASES:
                          Earning a Living as a Solo Doing Prisoner Cases
                          Lynn Walsh, Attorney at Law, Portland, OR

11:00 – 11:15:      BREAK   

11:15 – 12:15:      THE USE OF FOCUS GROUPS TO IDENTIFY PERCEIVED
                          DILEMMAS AND STREAMLINE YOUR CASE
                          Corey B. Friedman, Romano Law Group, Lake Worth, FL

12:15 – 12:30:      FINAL REMARKS


Accreditation

NPAP has applied to the Florida MCLE Board for accreditation of 10 CLE credit hours.

Financial Aid and Cancellation Policy

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March 2nd, 2017 8:00 AM   through   March 3rd, 2017 12:30 PM
Phone: (561) 833-1234
NPAP/NLG Attorney; Non-Profit Attorney $ 250.00
Non-Affiliated Attorney $ 300.00
NPAP/NLG Legal Worker; New Attorney (Less than 4 Years Experience) $ 100.00
Non-Affiliated Legal Worker; New Attorney (Less than 4 Years Experience) $ 140.00
Law Student $ 50.00

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