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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Webinar: Witness Prep: Ethics, Exploration, and Excitement

Start Date: 9/27/2018 12:00 PM EDT
End Date: 9/27/2018 1:00 PM EDT

Organization Name: National Association for Public Defense

Heather H. Hall
Email: heather@publicdefenders.us
Phone: N/A

Witness Prep:Ethics, Exploration, and Excitement

September 27, 2018, 12:00 p.m. Eastern, 60 minutes

Webinar Faculty:  La Mer Kyle-Griffiths, Deputy Director of Workforce, Development, and Growth

About the Webinar:  In this webinar, we will explore various ethical consideration and techniques for preparing witnesses to testify. We will discuss our clients as witnesses, experts, and other lay witnesses. At the end of this session, you will have several ideas and practical tips around how to prepare witnesses, why it is important and how it can help you work with your client's to make key decisions while staying squarely in the bounds of our ethical obligations.

About the Faculty: coming soon!

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Closed: 9/27/2018 12:15 PM

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