1 The Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and The Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar Association proudly present The Twenty-Second Annual National Seminar on the FEDERAL SENTENCING GUIDELINES Criminal Justice Section May 22-24, 2013 Wednesday - Friday Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Orlando, Florida
2 The Twenty-Second Annual National Seminar on the FEDERAL SENTENCING GUIDELINES Wednesday Friday May 22-24, 2013 WEDNESDAY MAY 22, 2013 Loews Portofino Bay Hotel Orlando, FL 2:00-5:00 p.m. UNITED STATES SENTENCING GUIDELINES BASIC TRAINING PLENARY SESSION Cathy A. Battistelli Retired Deputy Chief United States Probation Officer District of New Hampshire L. Russell Burress Principal Training Advisor United States Sentencing Commission Washington, DC Pamela G. Montgomery, Esq. Director and Chief Counsel for Training Office of Education and Sentencing Practice United States Sentencing Commission Washington, DC
3 THURSDAY MAY 23, :30-8:15 a.m. CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION (Breakfast sponsored by Miller & Chevalier Chartered 8:15 a.m. WELCOMING REMARKS Mark P. Rankin, Esq. Shutts & Bowen LLP Steven D. Benjamin, Esq. NACDL President Benjamin & DesPortes, P.C. Richmond, VA 8:30-10:00 a.m. FEDERAL SENTENCING: VIEW FROM THE BENCH PLENARY SESSION Honorable Mark W. Bennett Northern District of Iowa Honorable Nancy Gertner ( ) District of Massachusetts Professor of Practice, Harvard Law School Honorable John Gleeson Eastern District of New York James E. Felman, Esq. Kynes, Markman & Felman
4 THURSDAY (continued) MAY 23, :15-11:45 a.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS A. FIREARMS OFFENSES Joseph McNally, Esq. Central District of California Tess Lopez Sentencing Mitigation Specialist Fmr. U.S. Probation Officer San Francisco, CA John Rhodes, Esq. Assistant Federal Defender District of Montana Michael Metz, Esq. Ft. Lauderdale, FL San Diego, CA B. FRAUD/THEFT OFFENSES I A. Brian Albritton, Esq. Phelps Dunbar LLP Robert S. Griscti, Esq. The Law Firm of Robert S. Griscti Gainesville, FL Robert E. O Neill, Esq. United States Attorney Roscoe Howard, Esq. Andrews Kurth, LLP 12:00-1:45 p.m. LUNCH ON YOUR OWN 1:45-3:15 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS A. MITIGATION AT SENTENCING Amy Baron-Evans, Esq. Sentencing Resource Counsel, Federal Public and Community Defenders Boston, MA Robin Kaplan, Esq. Markus & Markus PLLC Miami, FL Megan Rowland Investigator/Mitigation Specialist Federal Public Defender s Office Lisa M. Wayne, Esq. Law Office of Lisa Wayne Denver, CO B. MORTGAGE FRAUD Brian Bieber, Esq. Hirschhorn & Bieber, P.A. Miami, FL Donna Elm, Esq. Federal Public Defender Christopher Tuite, Esq. Drew Findling, Esq. The Findling Law Firm Atlanta, GA C. IMMIGRATION OFFENSES AND CULTURAL ISSUES Irish Anderson U.S. Probation Officer United States Probation Office Donald Hansen, Esq. Rene L. Valladares Federal Defender District of Nevada Elizabeth Kelley, Esq. Law Office of Elizabeth Kelley Spokane, WA
5 THURSDAY (continued) MAY 23, :15-3:30 p.m. COFFEE BREAK (Sponsored by Shutts & Bowen LLP 3:30-5:00 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS A. RELEVANT CONDUCT AND CRIMINAL HISTORY Jennifer N. Coffin, Esq. Sentencing Recourse Counsel Nashville, TN Janet Zuk Sentencing Guidelines Specialist United States Probation Office Michael Maddux, Esq. Law Offices of Michael Maddux Jerry J. Cox, Esq. Jerry J. Cox, PSC Mount Vernon, KY B. CORPORATE SENTENCING AND PLEA NEGOTIATIONS Sara Bloom, Esq. District of Massachusetts Brian S. Cromwell, Esq. Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein, LLP Charlotte, NC Robert S. Griscti, Esq. The Law Firm of Robert S. Griscti Gainesville, FL Professor Ellen S. Podgor Stetson University College of Law Gulfport, FL C. NARCOTICS OFFENSES I Honorable Mark W. Bennett Northern District of Iowa Shereen Charlick, Esq. Chief Trial Attorney Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc. Matthew Jackson, Esq. A.J. Kramer, Esq. Federal Public Defender District of Columbia 5:30-7:00 p.m. COCKTAIL RECEPTION (Sponsored by Navigant Consulting, Inc.
6 FRIDAY MAY 24, :30-8:15 a.m. CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 8:30-10:00 a.m. FEDERAL SENTENCING: A YEAR IN REVIEW PLENARY SESSION Honorable Charlene E. Honeywell Honorable Robert Scola Southern District of Florida Honorable Mary S. Scriven Professor Sonja Starr University of Michigan School of Law Ann Arbor, MI 10:15-11:45 a.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS A. BUREAU OF PRISONS ISSUES B. FRAUD/THEFT OFFENSES II C. PLEA BARGAINING Todd A. Bussert, Esq. Frost / Bussert LLC New Haven, CT Terry Collins, Esq. Senior Counsel Bureau of Prisons Atlanta, GA Robin Kaplan, Esq. Markus & Markus PLLC Miami, FL Alicia Vasquez, Esq. Assistant General Counsel Bureau of Prisons Grand Prairie, TX Christopher C. Fialko, Esq. Rudolf Widenhouse & Fialko Charlotte, NC L.T. Lafferty, Esq. Fowler White Boggs, P.A. Lisa A. Mathewson, Esq. The Law Offices of Lisa A. Mathewson Philadelphia, PA Ed Suarez, Esq. Law Offices of Ed Suarez, P.A. A.J. Kramer, Esq. Federal Public Defender District of Columbia Joe Mancano, Esq. Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP Philadelphia, PA Sonja B. Starr Assistant Professor of Law University of Michigan School of Law Blair Brown, Esq. Zuckerman Spaeder LLP John L. Badalamenti, Esq. Assistant Federal Public Defender
7 FRIDAY (continued) MAY 24, :00-1:30 p.m. UPDATE ON FEDERAL SENTENCING LAW: SUPREME COURT, APPELLATE AND LEGISLATION PLENARY SESSION (Lunch sponsored by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP Amy Baron-Evans, Esq. Sentencing Resource Counsel, Federal Public and Community Defenders Boston, MA Robert Vassar, Esq. Chief Counsel to the U.S. House Crime Subcommittee Minority Shana-Tara Regon, Esq. Director, White Collar Crime Policy National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Lisa A. Rich, Esq. Associate Professor Texas Wesleyan School of Law Former Director, Ofc. of Legislative & Public Affairs United States Sentencing Commission Andrew Wise, Esq. Miller Chevalier Chartered
8 FRIDAY (continued) MAY 24, :45-3:15 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS A. CHILD PORN/ADAM WALSH ACT B. NARCOTICS OFFENSES II C. HEALTH CARE FRAUD Shereen Charlick, Esq. Chief Trial Attorney Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc. San Diego, CA Karen Gable, Esq. Deputy Chief, Criminal Division Project Safe Childhood Coordinator Lisa M. Wayne, Esq. Law Office of Lisa Wayne Denver, CO Mark H. Allenbaugh, Esq. Law Offices of Mark H. Allenbaugh Wickliffe, OH Howard Anderson, Esq. Assistant Federal Public Defender W. Stephen Muldrow, Esq. Chief, General Crimes Gail Stafford U.S. Probation Officer United States Probation Office P. Matthew Luka, Esq. Trombley & Hanes Meredith Auten, Esq. Morgan Lewis& Bockius LLP Philadelphia, PA Ronald Friedman, Esq. Lane Powell PC Seattle, WA Saul Helman, M.D. Managing Director Navigant Consulting, Inc. Indianapolis, IN Benjamin D. Singer. Esq. Assistant Chief U.S. Department of Justice Criminal Division, Fraud Section Riley H. Ross III, Esq. Tucker Law Group, LLC Philadelphia, PA
9 REGISTRATION TWENTY-SECOND ANNUAL NATIONAL SEMINAR ON THE FEDERAL SENTENCING GUIDELINES May 22-24, 2013 Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Orlando, FL Hotel Reservations: (866) ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW AVAILABLE You may register online at or complete and mail the registration form below. Online registrations will be subject to the same date restrictions as mail-in registrations. CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS ARE ACCEPTED WITH ONLINE REGISTRATIONS ONLY. Tuition for all GOVERNMENT attendees is $349 if postmarked on or before April 6th, 2013; $389 if postmarked on April 7th, 2013, or later. Tuition for all NON-GOVERNMENT attendees is $449 if postmarked on or before April 6th, 2013; $489 if postmarked on April 7th, 2013, or later. PROBATION OFFICER FEDERAL DEFENDER US ATTORNEY OTHER I will attend the optional INTRODUCTORY SESSION on May 22, 2013, at no additional charge. NAME: DISTRICT/TITLE: COMPANY: ADDRESS: PHONE: PLEASE CHECK HERE IF YOU ARE A MEMBER OF THE NACDL (Members receive a $50 discount) If registering by mail, please complete and mail this registration form with your check and/or purchase order to REGISTER for the seminar. CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS ARE NOT ACCEPTED WITH MAIL-IN REGISTRATIONS. If paying with a purchase order, please fax the purchase order and registration form to: Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, c/o Mark Rankin, Shutts & Bowen LLP, 4301 W. Boy Scout Boulevard, Suite 300, 33607, fax (813) If paying with check, please mail the registration form and check to: Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, c/o Mark Rankin, Shutts & Bowen LLP, 4301 W. Boy Scout Boulevard, Suite 300, Please make checks payable to the TAMPA BAY CHAPTER OF THE FEDERAL BAR ASSOCIATION.
10 TWENTY-SECOND ANNUAL NATIONAL FEDERAL SENTENCING GUIDELINES SEMINAR SEMINAR CANCELLATION POLICY In the event you need to cancel your registration, there will be a full refund if a written request is received prior to April 9, There will be a $100 service charge if the written request is received between April 9 - April 30, THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS AFTER April 30, Substitutions may be made at any time and must be received in writing. Please send your written request for cancellation or substitution to Mark Rankin, c/o Shutts & Bowen LLP, 4301 W. Boy Scout Boulevard, Suite 300, CLE INFORMATION Application for pre-approval of CLE credit has been made to all state Bar Associations. Additional information will be made available closer to the date of the seminar.
11 TO ORDER COURSE MATERIALS ONLY Check here to order Course Materials ONLY. Please complete the form below and mail to the address below with your check or purchase order in the amount of $75. NAME: DISTRICT/TITLE: COMPANY: ADDRESS: PHONE: Whether you are registering to attend the seminar or purchasing course materials, please detach and complete the appropriate form. Mail the completed form along with check or purchase order to: Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, c/o Mark Rankin, Shutts & Bowen LLP, 4301 W. Boy Scout Boulevard, Suite 300, All registrations and orders for course materials must be accompanied by a check or purchase order. WE DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS. Please make checks payable to the TAMPA BAY CHAPTER OF THE FEDERAL BAR ASSOCIATION. If you require additional information, please contact Ms. Lori Eller, c/o Shutts & Bowen LLP, 4301 W. Boy Scout Boulevard, Suite 300, 33607, (813) or by at
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