Southern District of Texas
Beating Federal Money Laundering Charges
CJA Panel Training
Live Zoom Presentation
Tuesday, June 11, 2024


The Criminal Justice Act (“CJA”) provides for the appointment of counsel in criminal cases to persons who are financially unable to obtain adequate representation. 18 U.S.C. § 3006A(a). In the Southern District of Texas, in cases where the Federal Public Defender has not been appointed to represent a defendant who is entitled to the assistance of appointed counsel, individual defense attorneys are chosen from a federal panel. The Federal Public Defender is charged with assuring that members of the CJA panel are familiar with federal criminal practice.


Federal money laundering charges come in a few varieties, and the evidence often looks overwhelming. But there is a surprising amount of good law available, even in the Fifth Circuit. This presentation will focus on effective strategies for defending against, and beating, money laundering charges



    CLE Hrs.

Beating Federal Money Laundering Charges
Joshua B. Lake, Khalil & Lake, Houston, TX
Presentation Slides



This seminar is pending approval from the State Bar of Texas MCLE Department for 1.0 hrs. of CLE credit (Course No. 174240298). There is no cost for participants or for those attorneys wishing to apply for the CLE credit. If you have any questions, contact Dora Madrigal at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Registration is required to attend this CLE. To register, Click Here


This seminar is for attorneys eligible or seeking to become eligible to take CJA appointments.