Annual Criminal Law Seminar


Seminar Agenda

8:30 a.m. - Registration & Breakfast

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

  • Marilyn Philpot, Mississippi Department of Corrections

10:00 a.m. - Voir Dire and The Golden Rule: It Goes Without Saying

  • Vicki Gilliam, Esq., The Gilliam Firm, PLLC

11:00 a.m. – Break

11:15 a.m. - The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist

  • Tucker Carrington, Esq., The Innocence Project

12:15 p.m. – Lunch

1:30 p.m. - Recent Criminal Decisions from on High (High STREET, That Is)

  • Justice David Ishee, Mississippi Supreme Court

2:30 p.m. - Legislative Review and Preview

  • Andre de Gruy, Esq., Office of the State Public Defender

3:30 p.m.Break

3:45 p.m. - Judicial Panel on Ethics and Professionalism

  • Justice Jim Kitchens, Mississippi Supreme Court
  • Judge Latrice Westbrooks, Mississippi Court of Appeals
  • Judge Lamar Pickard, Circuit Judge, 22nd Circuit Court District

5:00 p.m. – Crawfish Boil at the Kitchens Law Firm


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

Cancellation Policy:

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