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VACDL's Spring Seminar 2019

  • 05 Apr 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • University of Richmond, Jepson Alumni Center, 442 Westhampton Way, Richmond, VA 23173


  • Staff must accompany a VACDL member to the seminar; may not attend the seminar on attorney's behalf
  • Join VACDL today to attend the seminar and receive 1 year's membership for cost of the non-member tuition!
  • Join VACDL today to receive a discount on your seminar fee!

    *Richmond attorneys- contact Executive Director Danielle Payne at for a special discount*
  • Must be a VACDL Virginia or Federal Public Defender member in good standing
  • Must be a VACDL member in good standing

This course is APPROVED for 6.5 CLE credits, including 1 ethics credit.

Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks are all included with the tuition fee.


All cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing only, by email to, no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 2, 2019 to receive a full refund of the tuition less a $25 administrative fee
Registration is closed

  VACDL's Spring 2019 Seminar will be held at the University of Richmond Jepson Alumni Center in Richmond on Friday, April 5, 2019.

 Speaker lineup:

 Andrew Flusche, EsqAdvanced Traffic Defense: Reckless PBTs, Bad Copies and Stops That Never End

Lisa Johnson-Firth, Esq. Trump Immigration Updates and Understanding Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions

Professor Allison Redlich Providing Discovery in the Context of Guilty Pleas

Anne Hill, Esq. and Joyvan Malbon, Esq. A Sobering Look at Lawyer Impairment (Ethics)

Corinne Magee, Esq. and Seth Shelley, Esq. Competency to Stand Trial

Doug Ramseur, Esq. The New Discovery Rules- A Defense Perspective: What They Mean and How They Help Your Client


 Board Meeting/Reception: On Thursday, April 4, 2019, the VACDL Board of Directors will meet in the Eskandarian Room of the University of Richmond Jepson Alumni Center Building from 4-6 p.m. All VACDL members in good standing are welcome to attend the Board Meeting, but please inform our Executive Director, Danielle Payne, if you plan to attend so that she can ensure sufficient seating in the meeting room. We will also host a small "happy hour" style reception in the Gallery of the Jepson Alumni Center from 6 to 8 p.m., which is open to all Spring CLE registrants and speakers.

***VACDL has booked a shuttle service to/from the Westin for the Board Meeting and reception. The shuttle will leave the Westin at 3:30 p.m. and at 5:45 p.m.; it will make return trips from the Jepson Alumni Center at 8:00 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. Please consider utilizing this shuttle service if you plan to imbibe at the reception***

Parking: For Friday's seminar, please park in the lot directly across from the Jepson Alumni Center/Bottomley House.


SEMINAR SPONSORS: Many thanks to Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance, SmartStart, Sensei Enterprises, Inc. and the VSB Risk Management Grant Committee for their support of our educational programming.


Materials will be emailed ( via Dropbox link) to attendees during the week of the seminar.

Questions? Please contact VACDL's Executive Director, Danielle Payne, at

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