Southern District of Texas

Working as a CJA Panel Attorney:
Best Practices, Strategies and Tips

Laredo CJA Panel attorneys must attend this seminar  
Live Zoom Presentation
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.



This presentation will provide an overview of the role of attorneys who, as members of the CJA (Criminal Justice Act) Panel Bar, accept appointments to represent indigent clients in federal criminal cases. With a focus on “best practices, strategies and tips” the discussion will include information about the duties and responsibilities involved in representing such clients, from initial appointment through resolution of the case. For attorneys who wish to join the CJA Panel Bar, information about requirements to apply for membership will also be shared. There is no cost for attendance in this training, and it is not approved for CLE credit. PLEASE NOTE THIS TRAINING IS BEING HELD AT THE REQUEST OF THE COURT, AND IS MANDATORY FOR LAREDO CJA PANEL ATTORNEYS.


                                     12:00 - 1:00  Working as a CJA Panel Attorney: Best Practices, Strategies and Tips

Marjorie Meyers, Federal Public Defender Southern District of Texas
David Adler, Attorney at Law, Houston, Texas – Criminal Justice Act Panel Representative, Southern District of Texas
Adriana Arce-Flores – Attorney at Law, Laredo, Texas – Criminal Justice Act Panel Attorney, Southern District of Texas – Laredo Division



This seminar is for attorneys who are members of the CJA Panel Bar or who are eligible or seeking to become eligible to take CJA appointments.