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Defending Your First Misdemeanor 2023

Product ID: CA3579W
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Endorsed by the Criminal Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

A misdemeanor manuscript

Defending your first criminal case can be a nerve-wracking experience, and that’s understandable. There may be serious consequences for your client if things go wrong, and misdemeanor cases are no exception. But when you get your first misdemeanor case, where do you even start? 

Enter Defending Your First Misdemeanor, with step-by-step guidance on handling your first case. Assistant State Public Defender Steven Hughes will walk you through every stage of a misdemeanor case, so you know what to expect and can advise your client through each part of the proceedings.

Attorney Hughes will give you the confidence to approach:

  • Client interviews
  • Initial appearances
  • Client mental health issues
  • Discovery
  • Pretrial motions
  • Negotiations and plea offers
  • Trial 
  • Plea and sentencing
  • Appellate considerations
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OnDemand seminar

Pricing

Member $99.00

Non-Member $149.00

Credits

1 CLE

Date and Time

Thursday, December 14, 202312:00 PM - 12:50 PM CT

Add to Calendar 12/14/2023 12:00:00 PM 12/14/2023 12:50:00 PM America/Chicago Defending Your First Misdemeanor 2023

Endorsed by the Criminal Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

A misdemeanor manuscript

Defending your first criminal case can be a nerve-wracking experience, and that’s understandable. There may be serious consequences for your client if things go wrong, and misdemeanor cases are no exception. But when you get your first misdemeanor case, where do you even start? 

Enter Defending Your First Misdemeanor, with step-by-step guidance on handling your first case. Assistant State Public Defender Steven Hughes will walk you through every stage of a misdemeanor case, so you know what to expect and can advise your client through each part of the proceedings.

Attorney Hughes will give you the confidence to approach:

  • Client interviews
  • Initial appearances
  • Client mental health issues
  • Discovery
  • Pretrial motions
  • Negotiations and plea offers
  • Trial 
  • Plea and sentencing
  • Appellate considerations
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Endorsed by the Criminal Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

A misdemeanor manuscript

Defending your first criminal case can be a nerve-wracking experience, and that’s understandable. There may be serious consequences for your client if things go wrong, and misdemeanor cases are no exception. But when you get your first misdemeanor case, where do you even start? 

Enter Defending Your First Misdemeanor, with step-by-step guidance on handling your first case. Assistant State Public Defender Steven Hughes will walk you through every stage of a misdemeanor case, so you know what to expect and can advise your client through each part of the proceedings.

Attorney Hughes will give you the confidence to approach:

  • Client interviews
  • Initial appearances
  • Client mental health issues
  • Discovery
  • Pretrial motions
  • Negotiations and plea offers
  • Trial 
  • Plea and sentencing
  • Appellate considerations
Read More ↓

Steven Hughes is an Assistant State Public Defender in the Waukesha Office working in the State Public Defender’s Trial Division. Steve has been an Assistant State Public Defender for the last eight years and has handled thousands of cases representing a plethora of different types of cases. He has won multiple awards for his litigation skills including the Kuchler-Nicholson-Stilling Sensitive Crimes Award for winning a felony sexual assault trial. 

Steve has extensive experience working on local committees, serving on Criminal Justice Coordinating Committees, and treatment courts. He also helped with the founding of a local pretrial release program to reduce pretrial confinement. Steve is involved in his local community, both through pro bono work and other volunteering. 

He graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2015 and has an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In his free time, Steve participates in endurance racing, having completed five Ironman triathlons and 16 marathons.

  • Discover a step-by-step approach to handling your first misdemeanor
  • Know what to expect at each hearing and how to explain the process to your client
  • Receive practical guidance on pre-trial motions and discovery requests
  • Understand trial basics including motions in limine and jury instructions
  • Get tips on negotiating with prosecutors and preparing for sentencing 
  • Learn how to preserve issues for appeal
  • New lawyers
  • Lawyers looking to add criminal defense to their practice
  • Criminal defense lawyers
  • Prosecutors
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