Criminal Defense in Mississippi Circuit Courts:
The Nuts & Bolts

Jackson Downtown Marriott Hotel
Friday, October 28, 2005
6 Hours of CLE

Agenda

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.  Special Considerations When Representing the Indigent Defendant and the Interplay Between State and Federal Prosecutions
 Kathy Nester, Esq.
 George Lucas, Esq.
  Federal Public Defender's Office
10:00 - 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:15 - 11:15 a.m. Pre-Indictment Practice
 Lisa Ross, Esq., Madison County Public Defender
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Indictment to Trial:
 Robert Schuler Smith, Esq., Former Hinds County Assistant Public Defender
12:15 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Plea Negotiations & Sentencing Options
Irene Mikell Buckley, Esq., Assistant District Attorney, 22nd Circuit Court District
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Jury Selection
 Jim Kitchens, Esq., Former District Attorney,14th Circuit Court District
3:30 - 3:45 p.m. Cookie and Coffee Break
3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Trial Practice
 Rob McDuff, Esq., Criminal Defense Lawyer

You are cordially invited to join us at the law firm of Kitchens and Ellis, 610 North State Street, Jackson, for the traditional Halloween Party beginning at 5:00 p.m.

MTLA members - Stick around for the Board Meeting on Saturday morning at the Hilton on Countyline Road..