Annual Criminal Defense Seminar


Time Session Speaker
 8:30 a.m.

 Registration & Breakfast

 Sponsored by the Mississippi’s Toughest Kids Foundation

 9:00 a.m.  Sentence Computation:  How much time will the offender serve?

 Hon. Jeworski “Jay” Mallett

 MDOC Director of Records

 10:00 a.m.  An inside, real world perspective on correction — post-conviction  (emotional) relief — when the real work begins  Rogen Chhabra, Esq.
 11:00 a.m.   Break  
 11:15 a.m.  Legislative Update

 André de Gruy, Esq.

 Rep. Bob Evans

 12:15 p.m.   Lunch  
 1:00 p.m.  A half-hour DUI Law and Practice Update  Aaron Hommell, Esq.
 1:30 p.m.   Investigating, Litigating and Mitigating Your Case:  A Panel Discussion

 Cynthia Stewart, Esq.

 Stacy Ferraro, Esq.

 Hon. Malcolm McMillin

 2:30 p.m.  Appellate Law Update  Oliver Diaz, Esq.
 3:30 p.m.   Break  
 3:45 p.m.  Judicial Panel

 Judge Melvin Priester, Sr.

Judge Tomika Irving

Judge Mike Taylor

 5:00 p.m.

 Crawfish Boil

 Sponsored by Kitchens Law Firm






This program has been approved for credit in the following jurisdiction(s):

Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education

Credit has been approved with the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.00 Ethics credit and 5.50 General credits. MSAJ is an approved CLE provider with the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education.


Crystal Springs Tomato Museum & Visitors' Center

Crystal Springs, MS


The Crystal Springs Visitors' Center is approximately 30 minutes south of Jackson.
Take Exit 72 off I-55
At the end of the exit ramp, head east on Hwy. 27
At the first stop sign, turn right (south) on Hwy. 51
Continue approximately .6 miles
Turn right into Chautauqua Park
Take an immediate left to the Visitors Center. The Tomato Museum is located inside the Center.
Parking is available in front of the Center.

Cancellation Policy

Registration cancellation penalty 10 days prior to the seminar is $50. No registrations will be refunded withing 48 hours before the event begins.