Criminal and Immigration Lawyers Working Together @ Beus Center for Law and Society
Sep 14 all-day

 Criminal and Immigration Lawyers Working Together

Date: September 14, 2018

Location: Sandra Day O’Connor Collage of Law, 1st Floor Room 150

8:00-8:30 Registration

8:30 – 10:00        The Ethics of criminal procedure for immigration lawyers and immigration procedure for criminal lawyers

Topics and Coverage: 

  • Criminal procedure for immigration lawyers (McWhirter)
  • Immigration Procedure for criminal lawyers
  • Ethics of subsequent representation
  • Ethics of the new collateral consequence doctrine (McWhirter)
  • Ethics of Competency
  • Ethics of clients criminal vs immigration interests

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15-11:00 – Of Human Bondage! – Bonds in Criminal court and bond in Immigration court

Topics and Coverage:

  • Bonds in Federal Criminal Court (McWhirter)
  • Bonds in Arizona State (Public Defender and/or McWhirter)
  • Bonds in Immigration Court
  • Ethics of Bond Issues

11:00-11:15 Break

11:15-12:00  The “Little” convictions that still screw the client – non-Aggravated felonies that still cause problems with status adjustment and citizenship applications, etc.

Topics and Coverage:

  • Requirements of Adjustment of Status and Naturalization
  • Effect of CIMTs  and other convictions

12:00-1:30 Lunch

1:30-2:45 10 Rules of Evidence from Criminal Court still useful in Immigration Court (McWhirter with Immigration lawyer support).

Topics and Coverage:

  • Why the Rules of Evidence still matter in Immigration Court (Immigration Lawyer)
  • 10 useful Rules of Evidence (McWhirter)

2:45-3:00 Break

3:00-4:00 Juveniles in criminal and Immigration court

Topics and Coverage:

  • Juveniles in Delinquency (Pubic Defender of Criminal Juvenile Lawyer)
  • Transfer to adult status
  •  Juveniles in Immigration Court
  •  Ethics of representing juveniles

What we decided not to cover:

  • Citizenship and DACA issues – McWhirter and Immigration Lawyer
  • The T, U, and S visas in criminal  and immigration courts – Criminal and Immigration Lawyer
  • Panel Discussion – Trial Practice pointers from Criminal and Immigration Lawyers you can use in Immigration court – Criminal and Immigration Lawyers
  • Co-Presentation – Cross examination techniques for trials and hearings – McWhirter and Immigration Lawyer.

The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement.  This activity may qualify for up to 6.00 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 1.50 hour(s) of professional responsibility.