DEFENDING A FEDERAL CRIMINAL CASE: CJA PANEL TRAINING
By the Federal Public Defender, Southern District of Texas
Presented at the United States Courthouse, Laredo, Texas
Friday, April 24, 2020

 

AGENDA

 

7:30 - 8:00 Registration  
8:00 - 8:15 Introductory Remarks
Marjorie A. Meyers, Federal Public Defender, S.D. Tex.
Marissa Perez-Garcia, Supervisory Asst. Federal Public Defender, Laredo, Tex.
(hrs.)
8:15 - 8:45 Defending Drug Cases
Raul Guerra, Asst. Federal Public Defender, Laredo, Tex.
Ricardo Guerra, Asst. Federal Public Defender, Laredo, Tex.
(.5)
8:45 - 9:15 Defending Immigration Cases
Roberto Balli, Attorney at Law, Laredo, Tex.
(.5)
9:15 - 10:15 Sentencing Update
Marjorie, A. Meyers, Federal Public Defender, S.D. Tex.
(1.0)
10:15 - 10:30 Break  
10:30 - 11:30 404(b)
Francisco Morales, Asst. Federal Public Defender, Corpus Christi, Tex.
(1.0)
11:30 - 12:00 CJA Appointments Process and Duties
The Hon. Diana Quiroga Song, United States Magistrate Judge, Laredo, Tex.
CJA Panel Representative (TBA)
(.5)
12:00 - 1:00 A View from the Bench
The Hon. Diana Saldana, United States District Judge, Laredo, Tex.
The Hon. Marina Garcia Marmolejo, United States District Judge, Laredo, Tex.
(.5)
1:00 - 2:00 Recent Cases
Judy Madewell, Supervisory, AFPD, W.D. Tex., San Antonio, Tex.
(1.0)
2:00 - 2:45 What to Expect in Immigration Proceedings
Norberto Cardenas, Attorney at Law, Laredo, Tex.
(.75)
2:45 - 3:00 Break  
3:00 - 3:30 The Fourth Amendment in South Texas
John Paul, Asst. Federal Public Defender, Laredo, Tex.
(.5)
3:30 - 4:00 Electronic Border Searches
Teresa Keck, Asst. Federal Public Defender, Houston, Tex.
(.5)
4:00- 5:00 Ethics Panel
Moderator: Marissa Perez-Garcia, Supervisory AFPD, Laredo, TX
Panel Members: TBA
(1.0
Ethics)

 

An application for 7.75 hours of CLE credit (including 1.0 hour of legal ethics) has been submitted to the State Bar of Texas MCLE Department.