The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Criminal Law Section present
Advanced Federal Practice 2012

Course Classification: Advanced Level
Live Presentation and Webcast: Friday, January 13, 2012
Hyatt Regency Downtown Miami
400 South East Second Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131-2197, (305) 358-1234

Course No. 1309R

This course covers topics such as the latest Sentencing Guidelines cases from the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, Constitutional issues from the Supreme Court, trial tactics, trial strategies, ethical issues facing the federal criminal defense lawyer, and issues with government expert and lay witnesses. The program is specially designed for the attorney practicing in Federal criminal court and is taught by some of the leading defense lawyers in the field.

7:45 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. Late Registration

8:20 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks
Ken Swartz, Program Chair - Miami

8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. Hot Topics in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines - 11th Circuit Overview
Ayana N. Harris - Miami

9:20 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. Issues and Strategies regarding Opinion Testimony: Government Agents, Experts and Lay Testimony
Jane Moscowitz - Miami

10:10 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Break

10:20 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. Now What Are They Up To? More News from the Supreme Court, 2011 Term
Donald F. Samuel - Atlanta GA

11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Paying Attention to Details Without Losing Sight of the Big Picture – Turning Hidden Opportunities into Advantages for Your Client
Bruce Zimet and Michael Pasano - Miami

12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. Ethically Preparing and Advising Your Client for Trial
David O. Marcus - Miami


To register for the live Webcast, please print and complete the registration form then send with payment by mail or fax. Call The Florida Bar Order Entry Department at (800) 342-8060 ext. 5831 with any questions.

WEBCAST / WEBINAR - Registrants who participate in a live webcast will receive an email with a link and log-in credentials 2 days prior to the seminar to include access to the course materials. If The Florida Bar does not have your e-mail address, contact Order Entry Department at 850-561-5831.

Every CLE course will feature an electronic course book in lieu of a printed book for all live presentations, live webcasts, webinars, teleseminars, audio CDs and video DVDs. This searchable, downloadable, printable material will be available via e-mail several days in advance of the live course presentation or thereafter for purchased products. We strongly encourage you to purchase the book separately if you prefer your material printed but do not want to print it yourself. Effective July 1, 2010.

Print the attached PDF brochure for more detailed information.



Credit may be applied to more than one of the programs above but cannot exceed the maximum for any given program. Please keep a record of credit hours earned. RETURN YOUR COMPLETED CLER AFFIDAVIT PRIOR TO CLER REPORTING DATE (see Bar News label). (Rule Regulating The Florida Bar 6-10.5).

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