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FUNDAMENTALS OF FEDERAL CRIMINAL DEFENSE

    MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - July 31 - August 01, 2014
    Contact: Caryn_Pierce@ao.uscourts.gov
The Fundamentals of Federal Criminal Defense Seminar is a program specifically designed with the new federal practitioner in mind. If you are new to the world of federal criminal defense, this program will introduce you to subjects essential for effective representation of clients in federal criminal court.  Attendees will have the luxury of learning, asking questions and working with other participants who are also new to this difficult area of practice.  The program provides a rare opportunity for new CJA panel attorneys, and those seeking to join the panel, to hear a dynamic group of attorneys and legal professionals speak on a wide variety of  topics.  The Fundamentals of Federal Criminal Defense Seminar runs concurrently with the Multi-Track Criminal Defense Seminar and both programs are located in the same hotel.  Fundamentals participants are thus encouraged to attend the second and third day of the Multi-Track program on Friday and Saturday, August 1-2, 2014.  Fundamentals will take place all day on July 31, 2014 and for two additionaly hours on August 1, 2014.  At the conclusion of Fundamentals attendees are encourgaged to attend sessions at Multi-Track for the rest of August 1-2, 2014.  For more details about the Multi-Track Federal Criminal Defense Seminar, see the program's description on fd.org.  To attend both seminars, individuals must enroll separately in both Fundamentals and Multi-Track.