EVIDENCE: The Latest in How to Find It, Use It and Admit It
Friday, August 25, 2017
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
2142 Telshor Court
6.2 General CLE Credits

Thank you to our Seminar Sponsor:
Smart Start, Inc.

8:30-9:00          REGISTRATION

Moderator:        Amanda Skinner, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Las Cruces

9:00-10:15        Creating Demonstrative Evidence Yourself and Getting It Admitted   Daniel Berg, Paralegal, Federal Public Defender Office, Albuquerque; Amanda Skinner

10:15-10:30      BREAK

10:30-11:45      Rules of Evidence: Differences Between Federal and State Practice Learn important distinctions between federal and state rules of evidence including common evidentiary issues in federal immigration cases. Mary Stillinger, Law Office of Mary Stillinger, El Paso, TX; Luke Ragsdale, Ragsdale Law Firm, Roswell

11:45-1:00        LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:00-2:30          Mounds of Evidence: How to Search on Your Own, Recognize the Need for an Expert and Get What You Need Admitted This session will teach you to recognize the limits of searches (of phones, computers, medical records, etc.) that you and your staff can do alone, and provide tools for getting evidence admitted. Robert Kelso, CEO, Forensic Pursuit, Denver, CO; Diego Esquibel, The Barnett Law Firm, Albuquerque

2:30-2:45          BREAK

2:45-3:45          Crawford: An Update on Hearsay and Impeachment Jeff Lahann, Lahann Law Firm, Las Cruces

3:45-5:00          Keep In What You Want and Keep Out What You Don’t: Character Evidence, Rule of Completeness, and Prior Convictions for Adverse Witnesses or Alleged Victims. Learn skills on how to challenge improper evidence and admit positive information.  Dennis Candelaria, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Las Cruces;  Jacob Streeter, Law Office of the Public Defender, Las Cruces 

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