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New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - NYSACDL

New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - NYSACDL
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“Everyone has a plan until they get hit.”

— Mike Tyson 

Superstar Trial Seminar, Buffalo



7.5 Skills Credits

Friday, November 15, 2013

9:00am – 5:00pm

U.S. Courthouse,

Buffalo, NY 14202


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Faculty & Topics

Preparing and Trying a Sexual Assault Case

Pamela R. Mackey, Esq., Denver, Colorado

Pamela Mackey is nationally known for her successful defense and the dismissal of all charges against Kobe Bryant. Her practice includes high profile cases throughout the West, sophisticated white collar defense, and defending homicide and sexual offense cases, as well as complex civil litigation. She will discuss how to defend a sexual assault case from start to finish.

Advanced Criminal Jury Selection

Mary F. Moriarty, Esq., Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mary F. Moriarty is an expert on criminal jury selection, and has lectured across the country on that and a variety of criminal defense topics. A trial lawyer and supervisor in the Hennepin County Public Defender’s Office, she will provide an advanced primer on jury selection issues, problems, techniques and strategies applicable to all types of criminal trials.

Preparing and Trying a Drug Case

Herbert L. Greenman, Buffalo, New York

An elite member of the Buffalo criminal defense bar, Herb Greenman will discuss defending a drug case from start to finish, with attention to pre-trial investigation, motion practice, and trial issues and techniques.

Preparing and Trying a Complex White Collar Case

Rodney O. Personius, Buffalo, New York

Rod Personius’s sophisticated criminal defense practice spans three decades, and he is one of the most sought after attorneys in western New York. He is a veteran of both defending and prosecuting complex fraud, tax, and environmental cases. He will discuss working up and trying complex white collar cases, with specific attention to cross examination issues and working with impeachment materials.


Trying a Homicide Case, Dealing with Prosecution Experts and

Junk Science, and Lessons from the Casey Anthony Case

Jose Baez, Coral Gables and Orlando, Florida

Casey Anthony was acquitted of murder because of the work of her lawyer, Jose Baez, whose tireless pretrial preparation, case theme development and courtroom execution dismantled what all the “experts” thought was a slam dunk case. A nationally known trial lawyer, lecturer, and an expert in media relations, he will discuss trying a homicide case, with particular focus on dealing with junk science experts, and the Anthony defense itself.

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This transitional program is approved for new lawyers. NYSACDL is accredited by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board and by the New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education as an approved provider.


NYSACDL provides tuition assistance to attorneys showing hardship.


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