Competency, Criminal Responsibility and the Juvenile Client

Published by Oakland County Bar Association


Our speakers will provide an analysis of the competency evaluation process, including an overview of evaluation requests, how they are handled by the court, and defense strategies.

Cecilia Quirindongo-Baunsoe, Esq.
Cecilia-Quirindongo-Baunsoe has been in practice for nearly 20 years. She is the Q in K and Q Law Firm with Melissa Krasukopf. She has been a frequent lecturer here at the OCBA and the go-to person on rules of evidence in the criminal and juvenile...More
Nichole Smithson
Nichole Smithson is the principal at N.L. Smithson and Associates PLLC in Berkley. She concentrates her practice in the areas of Children´s Law, Criminal Law, and Family Law. She is a member of the Michigan State Bar Children’s Law Section.

Originally Published

September 17, 2020

Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Video Presentation
  • Handout 1
  • Handout 2
  • Handout 3
  • Handout 4
  • Handout 5

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