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2018 Annual Public Defender Conference

09/24/2018
Monday | September 24, 2018 - Wednesday | September 26, 2018

2018 Annual

Public Defender Conference

 

 September 24 – 26, 2018

Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort at Kingston Plantation

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

 

2018 PD Conference Agenda Brochure.pdf

2018 PD Conference Registration Form.docx

 

 SPEAKERS' MATERIALS WILL BE POSTED HERE AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE

 

 

AGENDA

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2018

8:15 a.m. — 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. — 9:30 a.m.  Use Your Theme & Theory in Opening

Henry M. Hank Anderson, Jr., Esq., Anderson Law Firm, Florence, SC

9:30 a.m. — 10:30 a.m. Indicting a Ham Sandwich:  How to Challenge the Grand Jury Process   

Patrick J. McLaughlin, Esq., Wukela Law Firm, Florence, SC

Speaker Materials:  

McLaughlin_Indicting Ham Sandwiches Challenging GJ Indictments_PDCon2018.pdf

10:30 a.m. — 10:45 a.m.  Break
10:45 a.m. — 11:45 p.m. Information Processing:  How Juries Make Decisions

Mark R. Kosieradzki, Esq., Kosieradzki-Smith Law Firm,  Plymouth, MN

11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  Lunch—On Your Own
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Case Law Update

Robert M. Dudek, Esq., Chief Appellate Defender

Speaker Materials:  

Dudek_Case Law Update_PDCon2018.pdf

2:00 p.m. —2:15 p.m  Awards & Tribute

2:15 p.m.— 3:15 p.m. 

Eyewitness Identification

Dawn McQuiston, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology & Pre-Law Faculty, Wofford College

Speaker Materials:  

McQuiston_Eyewitness Identification_PDCon2018.pdf

3:15 p.m.— 3:30 p.m.

Break

3:30 p.m. — 4:30 p.m. 

Legal Duties in Representing Juveniles Facing LWOP &

Considerations for Other Young Offenders

Lindsey S. Vann, Esq., Executive Director, Justice 360, Columbia, SC

Speaker Materials:  

Vann_Representing JLWOP Clients_PDCon2018.pdf

4:30 p.m. — 5:30 p.m. 

SCDC Update

Christina C. Bigelow, Esq., S.C. Department of Corrections, Columbia, SC

Speaker Materials:  

Bigelow_Understanding Prison Sentences_PDCon2018.pdf

6:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m. 

Conference Reception

Poolside

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2018

8:30 a.m. —  9:00 a.m. 

Legislative Update

Senator Gerald Malloy

9:00 a.m. —  11:10 a.m. 

ETHICS HOURS!

Disciplinary Counsel

John S. Nichols, Esq., Disciplinary Counsel, Columbia, SC

Speaker Materials:  

Nichols_Ethics in Criminal Practice_PDCon2018.pdf

Nichols_Ethics Statistics and Case Law Update_PDCon2018.pdf

Nichols_Health and Wellness_PDCon2018.pdf

 

10:00 a.m. — 10:10 a.m. 

Break  During Ethics Hours

11:15 a.m. —  1:15 p.m. 

 CIRCUIT PD BREAK-OUT SESSION

Legislative Breakout (for Circuit Defenders Only)

Savannah Palms, Floor 1 of Royale Palms

 11:15 a.m. — 12:15 p.m.  BREAK-OUT SESSIONS  

Session A:  

Reasonable Fear:  Winning Self Defense Strategies

Rhodes Bailey, Esq.            Alicia Goode, Esq.

5th Circuit Public Defender’s Office

Speaker Materials:  

Bailey-Goode_Reasonable Fear Self-Defense_PDCon2018.pdf

 

Session B:  

DJJ Update

Freddie Pough, Director       Elizabeth Hill, J.D.

South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice

 

Session C: 

Litigating Discovery Issues

Shane Goranson, Esq.

8th Circuit Public Defender’s Office

Speaker Materials:

Goranson_Discovery (rev01)_PDCON2018.pdf
 

12:15 p.m. — 1:15 p.m. 

BREAK-OUT SESSIONS  

Session A:  

Holistic Defense

Maisie Osteen, Esq.           Constantine Pournaras, Esq.

5th Circuit Public Defender’s Office

Speaker Materials:

Sutton-Pournaras-Osteen_Holistic Defense_PDCon2018.pdf

Holistic Representation-Intake Sheet.pdf

Holistic Representation-Intake Sheet.docx

Resource Housing List.xlsx

 

Session B: 

Defending Dual Status Youths in Juvenile Delinquency Proceedings

Erik Drylie, J.D., Juvenile Justice Resource Attorney

Children’s Law Center, USC School of Law

Speaker Materials:

Drylie_Defending Dual Status Youths in Delinquency Proceedings_PDCon2018.pdf

 

Session C:  

Initial Bond Court as a Critical Stage for Our Clients:  The Need for Reform in SC

Ashley D. Pennington, Esq.           E. Fielding Pringle, Esq.

Circuit Defender                             Circuit Defender

9th Judicial Circuit                          5th Judicial Circuit

Speaker Materials:  

pennington_bond court_pdcon2018.pdf

brady_bond court_pdcon2018.pdf

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 

 

9:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m. 

Mental Health Hour

Aimee Zmroczek, Esq.                  Graham Newman, Esq.

A.J.Z. Law Firm, LLC                     Chappell Smith & Arden

Columbia, SC                               Columbia, SC

 

10:00 a.m. — 10:15 a.m.

Break

 

10:15 a.m.—11:15 a.m

A View from the Bench

Justice George C. James, Jr.

South Carolina Supreme Court, Columbia, SC

 

11:15 a.m. — 12:15 p.m. 

PPP Update

Matthew Buchanan, Esq.

Probation, Pardon & Parole, Columbia, SC

Speaker Materials:  

Buchanan_PPP Update­_PDCon2018.pdf

 
?goranson_discovery_pdcon2018(1).pdf