Presentations & Trainings
Invited Participant, United States Sentencing Commission, “Symposium on Alternatives to Incarceration,” Washington, D.C., July 14-15, 2008.
Lecturer, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, “Defending the White Collar Case –Federal Sentencing,” with David Debold, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Georgetown University School of Law, Washington, DC, September 27, 2007.
Lecturer, National Legal Aid & Defender Association, National Alliance of Sentencing Advocates & Mitigation Specialists, 2006 Death Penalty Mitigation Institute and Summer Conference, “Nuts & Bolts of Federal Prison Placements,” Baltimore, Maryland, August 2, 2006.
Faculty, Criminal Justice Act Panel Training Program, “How to Navigate the Bureau of Prisons,” United States Courthouse, Greenbelt, Maryland, December 16, 2005.
Invited Speaker, New York Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, “Preparing Your Client for the Federal Bureau of Prisons,” Annual CLE Seminar, New York, New York, December 6, 2001.
Moderator, National Association of Sentencing Advocates, “Working with the Press” and “Creative Writing Skills,” Seventh Annual Conference, San Diego, California, April 12-15, 2000.
Faculty, Death Penalty Mitigation Institute, National Association of Sentencing Advocates, a grant project of the Bureau of Justice Assistance, San Diego, California, April 12-15, 2000.
Faculty, Death Penalty Mitigation Institute, National Association of Sentencing Advocates, a grant project of the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Miami, Florida, April 14-15, 1999.
Invited Speaker, National Association of Sentencing Advocates, “Back to Basics, Alternative Sentencing Planning,” and “Advanced Report Writing,” Sixth Annual Conference, Arlington, Virginia, April 16-18, 1998.
Trainer, Maryland HotSpot Communities Initiative, Governor Parris N. Glendening, Cabinet Council on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, “Application of Client Specific Planning,” Hagerstown, October 27, 1997; Salisbury, October 29, 1997; and Baltimore, Maryland, November 5, 1997.
Invited Speaker, National Association of Sentencing Advocates, “Making the Case with Writing Skills,” and “Meeting the Federal Court Challenge, New Angles on the Guidelines,” 5th Annual Conference, San Francisco, California, May 1, 1997.
Invited Speaker, Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey, “How to Get Your Client an Alternative Sentence,” 8th Annual Seminar, East Brunswick, New Jersey, November 2, 1996.
Trainer, National Legal Aid and Defender Association, Washington, D.C. Trained public defender attorneys and social workers in sentencing advocacy, West Palm Beach, Florida; Fayetteville, North Carolina, 1981-1982.