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March 2015
BADC Annual Convention to the Netherlands
Friday, March 6, 2015 12:00 AM - Sunday, March 15, 2015 12:00 AM
Amsterdam, The Hague, Brussels

 

Please join the Bar Association of the District of Columbia on our Annual Convention to the Netherlands.

 

March 6, 2015 - Arrival
Arrival transfer from airport Schipol to hotel in Amsterdam

 

March 7-9, 2015 - Amsterdam
Stay at four-star hotels in the heart of Amsterdam, near both the Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. A full-day coach and guide services will be available to visit attractions in and surrounding Amsterdam.

 

March 9-11, 2015 - The Hague
Choose from an option of four-star hotels near the city center of the Hague. A full-day coach and guide services will be available for trips to the Hague and surrounding areas.

 

March 11-15, 2015 - Brussels
Stay in a four-star hotel near the historic city center of Brussels. A full-day coach and guide services will be available for trips to Brussels and the surrounding area.

 

March 15, 2015 - Depature
Departure transfer from the hotel in Brussels to the airport.

 

*Please note that this event is still developing and all details are subject to change. For more information on being a part of this event, please contact the BADC at info@badc.org or (202) 223-6600.

 

To reserve a spot on this trip, a $500 deposit is required. The final payment may increase or decrease based on the final count of attendees.

 

To make a deposit or pay for the trip, please follow the link here. Please note that these prices DO NOT include the cost of the flight.

2015 Neglect and Delinquency Practice Institute  
Monday, March 9, 2015 12:00 AM - Tuesday, March 10, 2015 12:00 AM
University of the District of Columbia, The David A. Clarke School of Law

Online Registration Closes on Friday, March 6 at 2:00 p.m.

Date: Monday, March 9 through Tuesday, March 10, 2015

 

Time: Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Reception to Follow

 

Location: The David A. Clarke School of Law
University of the District of Columbia
4340 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Building 52
Washington, DC 20008

 

Metro: Van Ness - UDC (Red Line)

 

Schedule of Events

Monday, March 9, 2015

8:30am

Registration & Continental Breakfast


9:15am - 11:45am

Session #1:  Adolescent Development and Understanding the Law

Eduardo R. Ferrer, Esq., D.C. Lawyers for Youth

Cynthia Nordone, Esq.

 

11:45 am – 1:15 pm

Luncheon

Welcome Remarks by The Honorable Hiram E. Puig-Lugo, D.C. Superior Court, Presiding Judge of Family Court

Luncheon Speaker:  R. Daniel Okonkwo, Esq., D.C. Lawyers for Youth

 

1:15pm – 2:45pm

Session #2: DSM 5

Harry Goldwater, Esq., LICSW

Dr. Michael Gilliard, Gilliard & Associates Psychological Services, LLC

 

Session #3:  Hot Topics in Special Education

Kimberly S. Glassman, Esq.

 

1:15pm - 3:45pm

Session #4:  J.D.B. and the Reasonable Child Standard (Lecture and Forensic Exercises)

Eduardo R. Ferrer, Esq., D.C. Lawyers for Youth, Esq.

 

2:45pm - 3:00pm

Break

 

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Session #5: Nuts & Bolts of Handling a PINS Case

The Honorable Judith Smith, D.C. Superior Court

Jack S. Gilmore, Esq.

Yvonne Davis Smith, Esq.

Geno Donney, Esq.

 

Session #6: CCAN Discovery

Matthew I. Fraidin, Esq., UDC David A. Clarke School of Law

 

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Session #7: Impeaching Witnesses with Prior Statements

Hannah McElhinny, Esq., D.C. Public Defender Service

 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

8:30 am

Registration & Continental Breakfast                

 

9:00am – 10:45am 

Session #1:  Evidence in Family Court

The Honorable Danya Dayson, D.C. Superior Court

The Honorable William W. Nooter, D.C. Superior Court

The Honorable Sean C. Staples, D.C. Superior Court

 

10:45am - 11:00am.

Break

 

11:00am - 12:15pm

Session #2:  Effective Special Education Advocacy

Kimberly S. Glassman, Esq.

Maria E. Blaeuer, Esq.

Elizabeth Jester, Esq.

 

Session #3:  Review of Magistrate Judge Decisions

Joyce Aceves-Amaya, Esq.

Kate Gould, Esq.

 

Session #4:  Confronting Medical Evidence

Katerina Semyonova, Esq.

 

12:15pm - 1:30pm

Lunch - On Your Own

 

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Session #5: Ethics, Part I

Hope C. Todd, Esq., District of Columbia Bar

Erika L. Stillabower, Esq., District of Columbia Bar

 

Session #6: Investigation

Matthew Hanna, D.C. Public Defender Service

Michael Rucker, D.C. Public Defender Service

 

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Session #7: Ethics, Part II

Hope C. Todd, Esq., District of Columbia Bar

Erika L. Stillabower, Esq., District of Columbia Bar

 

Session #8: Parallel Neglect & Criminal Proceedings

Angela Kennedy, Esq., D.C. Public Defender Service

R. Michael LaBelle, Esq.

Glen Duncan, Esq.

 

Session #9: Drugs, The Brain & The Body

Dr. Felix Adatsi, Pretrial Services Agency for the District of Columbia

 

3:30pm - 3:40pm

Break

 

3:40pm - 5:00pm

Session #10: Trial Preparation

The Honorable Michael O’Keefe, D.C. Superior Court

Philip Skillman, Esq.

 

5:00pm

Reception - By Acacia Bistro & Wine Bar

 

REGISTRATION
(Includes sessions, continental breakfast, breaks, Monday luncheon and conference materials in electronic or paper form.)

 

BADC Members: $195
Non-BADC Members: $225

 

Registration at the Door:
BADC Members: $225
Non-BADC Members: $250

 

Monday Luncheon Only: $40

 

All registrants must indicate their choice of conference materials in either electronic (jump drive) or paper form when registering. If an indication is not made, the electronic form will be provided.

 

Click here to download a form to mail/fax in.

Click here to register online. 

 

 


 

 
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