Under new standards set forth by the Michigan Indigent Defense Commission (MIDC), the OCBA will provide up to 12 continuing legal education credits to these attorneys free of charge.
The OCBA will offer live and videotaped training throughout 2019. We have a great lineup of topics and speakers and we will be adding to it as the year progresses. Check back here for updates.
All seminars will take place at the OCBA offices unless otherwise noted. Seating is limited for live training so register early!
2019 Brown Bag Seminars
noon - 1 p.m. at the OCBA offices
All brown bag seminars worth one CLE credit for appointed counsel
|December 7, 2018
The New Arraignment Process Under MIDC
9 a.m. - 11 a.m. (This seminar is worth two CLE credits for calendar years 2018 and 2019)
J. Randall Secontine, Esq., Law Office of J. Randall Secontine PLLC
Barbara M. Hankey, M.S.A., Manager; Oakland County
Sgt. Don Gracey, Oakland County Sheriff’s Office
A Snapshot of the Indigent Client in Oakland County
Cory Christie, Lakeshore Legal Aid
Representing the Client with Mental Illness
8:30 a.m. - noon (This seminar is worth three CLE credits for appointed counsel)
Oakland County Health Network Offices, 5505 Corporate Dr., Troy
Effective Use of a Polygraph
Christopher J. Lanfear, Lanfear Consulting
Other Acts Evidence in Criminal Cases
Michael J. McCarthy, Esq.
What Questions Should You Be Asking the Medical Examiner?
Dr. Ljubisa Dragovic MD, Oakland County Medical Examiner
The Art of Writing an Effective Sentencing Memo
Hon. Michael D. Warren Jr., Oakland County Circuit Court and
Emily E. Long, Esq., Long Law PLLC
Dealing With Difficult Clients (And Their Family)
John H. Holmes, Jr., Esq.
Which Case, Which Court: District, Circuit or Federal?
Layne A. Sakwa, Esq., Fried Saperstein Abbatt PC and
Margaret A. Scott, Esq., Secrest Wardle
PING! Use of Cell Phone Information in Criminal Cases
Jeffrey S. Hall, Esq., Fried Saperstein Abbatt PC
Jorin G. Rubin, Esq., Law Office of Jorin G. Rubin, PC
State of the Law
Robyn B. Frankel, Esq.