The Public Defenders Association of Iowa 

Public Defender Criminal Law Seminar

  The Public Defenders Association of Iowa   

2016 Seminar Materials

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Adam Gregg, Iowa State Public Defender & Kurt Swaim, First Assistant State Public Defender:  Legislative Update

Justice Darryl Hecht, Iowa Supreme Court Justice:  View from the Bench

Judge Jeffrey Neary, Iowa District Court Judge, Third Judicial District:  Practical Trial Tips

Steven Drahozal, Asst. Public Defender:  How to Avoid Ineffective Assistant of Counsel

Juvenile Track Outlines

Eric Strovers, Asst. Pottawattamie County Attorney:  Indian Child Welfare Act Update

April Palma, Justice of Our Neighbors:  Representation of Unaccompanied Minors

THURSDAY, June 16, 2016

Audrey McGinn: Wrongful Conviction Division

Aaron Hawbaker: Defending Child Sex Abuse Cases

Robert Rehkemper: Defending an OWI Test Refusal Case

Jerry Foxhoven: Ethics

Richard McWilliams, Asst. Federal Defender: Interplay of Federal and State Criminal Cases

Darrel Mullins, Asst. Attorney General: Litigating Issues under the Iowa Constitution 

Andy Falco: K-9 & Dog Sniff Searches

Friday, June 17, 2016

Ernst Nino-Murcia, Standards for Court Interpreters

B. John Burns, Asst. Federal Public Defender: Criminal Case Law Update

Theresa Wilson and Shellie Knipfer-McClellan, Asst. Appellate Defenders: Error Preservation

Judge Greg Steensland, Iowa District Court, Fourth Judicial District:  Ethics