Defiant Immigration Lawyering: Empathy, Audacity, and Skill

Admission

  • Free  -  Faculty
  • $175.00  -  Students/Legal Workers/Nonprofit Early Bird Admission
  • $200.00  -  Students/Legal Workers/Nonprofit Regular Admission
  • $250.00  -  Members of NIPNLG, NLG, or Minority Bar Association Early Bird Admission
  • $275.00  -  Members of NIPNLG, NLG, or Minority Bar Association Regular Admission
  • $300.00  -  Private Attorney Early Bird Admission
  • $325.00  -  Private Attorney Regular Admission

Summary

Learn how to defiantly represent your clients in immigration court, the BIA, the Courts of Appeals, federal district court, and administrative advocacy with DHS.

Topics for this CLE, hosted by NIPNLG, include:
- Defending noncitizens with criminal records
- Appellate advocacy
- Ethics in immigration law
- Res judicata
- Defiant immigration lawyering
- Challenging illegal reentry prosecutions

This CLE is perfect for:
- Immigration Law Practitioners
- Local/Regional Immigration Bar Members
- Pro bono Firm Lawyers
- Civil Rights Attorneys
- Community Organization Members

Detailed AGENDA below:

Description

Defiant Immigration Lawyering: Empathy, Audacity, and Skill


Friday, March 29, 2019

San Antonio Food Bank, San Antonio, TX



Join us for this day-long Continuing Legal Education course (CLE)



Approved for 6.5 CLE credit hours, including 1.0 credit hours of Ethics


Last Chance to Learn from Dan Kesselbrenner before he retires later this Spring!

 

AGENDA

 

8:30 – 9:00am:            Registration (coffee/tea)

 

9:00 – 10:30am:          Crim-Imm Updates: Defending Your Clients with Criminal Records (1.5 hours)

 

Faculty: Jordan Pollock, Dallas Public Defender Office

              Stephanie Rodriguez Taylor, Hansen & Taylor, PLLC

                Dan Kesselbrenner, Executive Director, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild


 

10:30 – 11:30 am:       Tips on Appellate Advocacy: at the BIA and in the Courts of Appeals (1.0 hours)

                                     

                                       Faculty: Nina Perales, Vice President for Litigation, MALDEF

                         Javier Maldonado, The Law Office of Javier N. Maldonado
 

11:30 – 11:40 am:       Break


 

11:40 – 12:40 pm:       Ethics in Immigration Law: Remaining True to Your Clients While Upholding Your Ethical Duties (1.0 hours)

 

                                     Faculty: Barbara Hines, University of Texas at Austin School of Law

                   Erica B. Schommer, St. Mary's University School of Law
 

12:40 – 1:40 pm:         Lunch (on your own)
 

1:40 – 2:10 pm:           Res Judicata: Holding DHS to One Bite at the Apple (0.5 hour)

                                   

                                     Faculty: Khaled Alrabe, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
 

           

2:10 – 3:10 pm:           Defiant Immigration Lawyering: Creative Tips for Practitioners (1.0 hour)

 

      Faculty: Alicia Perez, Esq., Of Counsel, Walter, Gates, Vela 

                     Matthew L. Hoppock, Hoppock Law Firm  

3:10 – 3:20 pm:         Break
 

3:20 – 4:50 pm:         Challenging Illegal Re-entry: Prosecutions, Legislative Advocacy, Bail, and Community Response (1.5 hours)

                                    Faculty: Julie Mao, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild

               Carlos Moctezuma GarcíaGarcía & García Attorneys at Law, P.L.L.C.

                Claudia Munoz, Grassroots Leadership



 

 

Registration Fees (Early Bird Rates in effect prior to March 15, 2019).

Private Attorney:

$300 before March 15th - $325 on or after March 15th

Current Members of NIPNLG, NLG, or Minority Bar Associations:

$250 before March 15th - $275 on or after March 15th

Legal Worker/Non-Profit/Student:

$175 before March 15th - $200 on or after March 15th

NOTE
When registering online, please do NOT close out of the Login box ("Login with an existing account"). Instead, check to see if you already have a record in our system by typing in your email address. Otherwise, you will create a duplicate record in our system. Thank you!

 

CLE Sponsored By:

National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild

Questions:

Please send any questions regarding this event to: Events@NIPNLG.org

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