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Sentencing Considerations in Wisconsin 2021

Product ID: CA3126R6
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Refresh your approach

When representing people charged with a criminal offense, it’s your job as a defense attorney to show the defendant in the best possible light. How you tell a defendant’s story can mean the difference between a favorable plea bargain or your client receiving the maximum sentence allowed. The stakes are high, but Sentencing Considerations in Wisconsin will share approaches and techniques that can help you better advocate for clients facing life-altering outcomes.

You’ll discuss:

  • Rhetorical tools that can help humanize your client
  • Strategies for overcoming bias in risk assessments
  • Tips for representing high-profile clients
  • And more!
  • Read More ↓

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OnDemand seminar

Pricing

Member $259.00

Non-Member $339.00

Credits

6 CLE, 1 EPR

Date and Time

Monday, March 08, 20218:30 AM - 2:45 PM CT

Add to Calendar 3/8/2021 8:30:00 AM 3/8/2021 2:45:00 PM America/Chicago Sentencing Considerations in Wisconsin 2021

Refresh your approach

When representing people charged with a criminal offense, it’s your job as a defense attorney to show the defendant in the best possible light. How you tell a defendant’s story can mean the difference between a favorable plea bargain or your client receiving the maximum sentence allowed. The stakes are high, but Sentencing Considerations in Wisconsin will share approaches and techniques that can help you better advocate for clients facing life-altering outcomes.

You’ll discuss:

  • Rhetorical tools that can help humanize your client
  • Strategies for overcoming bias in risk assessments
  • Tips for representing high-profile clients
  • And more!
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Refresh your approach

When representing people charged with a criminal offense, it’s your job as a defense attorney to show the defendant in the best possible light. How you tell a defendant’s story can mean the difference between a favorable plea bargain or your client receiving the maximum sentence allowed. The stakes are high, but Sentencing Considerations in Wisconsin will share approaches and techniques that can help you better advocate for clients facing life-altering outcomes.

You’ll discuss:

  • Rhetorical tools that can help humanize your client
  • Strategies for overcoming bias in risk assessments
  • Tips for representing high-profile clients
  • And more!
  • Read More ↓

Program Chair:

Adam P. Nero
Nelson Defense Group LLC
Hudson Presenters:

Lisa Andreas MSW, LCSW
Andreas Associates
Madison

Guy J. Cardamone
State Public Defenders Office
Madison

Jessa Nicholson Goetz
Nicholson, Gansner & Otis, S.C.
Madison

Aviva Meridian Kaiser
State Bar of Wisconsin
Madison

Cecelia M. Klingele
University of Wisconsin Law School
Madison

Liesl E. Nelson
State Public Defenders Office
Hudson

8:30 a.m. : Sentencing Advocacy - As if Their Lives Depended on It

  • When to consider using an independent sentencing consultant
  • Actuary and storytelling tools
  • Importance of record review and inclusion at sentencing

Lisa Andreas

9:20 a.m. : Writing a Better Sentence

  • Fundamental components of storytelling
  • How to better humanize the client
  • The power of rhetorical tools for giving words greater impact in the courtroom

Guy J. Cardamone

10:10 a.m. : Break

10:25 a.m. : COMPAS Issues

Cecelia M. Klingele

11:15 a.m. : Treatment Courts and Evidence-Based Decision-Making

Liesl E. Nelson

12:05 p.m. : Lunch

1:05 p.m. : Representing High Profile Clients

Jessa Nicholson Goetz

1:55 p.m. : Ethics

Aviva Meridian Kaiser

2:45 p.m. : Program Concludes

 

  • Use storytelling to achieve a more favorable sentence
  • Implement new approaches and techniques in your defense practice
  • Review the latest critiques of COMPAS
  • Learn how to humanize the client in contrast to narratives advanced by the press
  • Discuss ethical situations unique to criminal defense attorneys
  • Criminal law practitioners
  • General practitioners

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