FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER
Southern District of Texas

 

Defending a White Collar Case
Criminal Justice Act Panel Training
Jury Assembly Room - 1st Floor
United States Courthouse, Houston, TX
Thursday, September 27, 2018

 

AGENDA

7:45 - 8:15 Registration (CLE HRS)
8:15 - 8:30 Welcome and Introductory Remarks
The Hon. Alfred H. Bennett, United States District Judge, Houston, TX
Marjorie A. Meyers, Federal Public Defender, Houston, TX
David Adler, Criminal Justice Act Panel Representative, Houston, TX
 
8:30 - 9:15 The Guidelines and Economic Loss
Marjorie A. Meyers, Federal Public Defender, Houston, TX
(.75)
9:15 - 10:00 Defending a Health Care Fraud Case
Richard Kuniansky, Houston, TX
(.75)
10:00 - 10:15 Break  
10:15 - 11:15 Documents Don’t Lie. Or Do They?
Dick Deguerin, Deguerin & Dickson, Houston, TX
(1.0)
11:15 - 12:00 Now What Has the Fifth Circuit Done? Caselaw Update
Philip Gallagher, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Houston, TX
(.75)
12:00 - 1:15 Lunch (on your own)  
1:15 - 2:15 Resources for Panel Attorneys
David Adler, Criminal Justice Act Panel Representative, Houston, TX
Meg Alverson, Circuit Case Budgeting Attorney, New Orleans, LA
(1.0)
2:15 - 2:45 Restitution & Forfeiture
Joshua Lake, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Houston, TX
(.50)
2:45 - 3:00 Break  
3:00 - 4:00 When the Wolves Are At the Door: First Steps With a New Case
David Gerger, Gerger, Khalil & Hennessy, Houston, TX
(1.0)
4:00 - 5:00 Ethics in White Collar Defense
H. Michael Sokolow, First Assistant Federal Public Defender, Houston, TX
(1.0
Ethics)

 

The State Bar of Texas MCLE Department has approved this seminar for 6.75 hours of CLE credit (including 1.0 hour of legal ethics) (Course No. 174024960).