Early Bird Registration — Until November 21
Lawyers $275 | NonLawyers $190
Lawyers $435 | NonLawyers $295
Students — $25, includes $10 membership
Judges — $270
Standard Registration — After November 21
Lawyers $300 | NonLawyers $215
Lawyers $460 | NonLawyers $315
Students — $50, includes $10 membership
Judges — $295
Who may attend?
This program is open to defense lawyers and those professionals and law students directly involved in the defense function.
What’s included in the fee?
• Seminar admission (Fri–Sat)
• Written material in advance via download link
• CLE credit
• Hot breakfast on Saturday
• Refreshments during breaks
Members contact OCDLA by November 21 about scholarships, payment plans or creative payment arrangements.
Seminar cancellations made before November 27 will receive a refund less a $25 cancellation fee. Seminar cancellations made after November 27 will receive a refund less a $100 cancellation/written material fee. No-show policy: Written materials are emailed in advance to all participants. Audio materials in the form of MP3 recordings will be sent to OCDLA members only; nonmembers who do not attend are ineligible to receive audio recordings or a refund.
Written materials are sent in advance to all participants. Audio materials in the form of MP3 recordings well be sent to OCDLA members only; nonmembers who do not attend are ineligible to receive the recordings or a refund.
Credit will be applied for in Oregon and Washington. Oregon is an approved jurisdiction in California. For other state accreditation questions, call OCDLA at 541-686-8716.
Social Event Only Attendees
This option is for retired members or those not currently practicing law who do not want to attend the CLE but would like to attend the social events — coffee, snacks at breaks, one breakfast, and the Ken Morrow Award dinner.
Theme: Life of the Brain
Join us for a look at brain science: adolescent development, impairment (TBI, addiction, intellectual disability), and more!
Friday, December 1
Moderated by Laura Graser, Portland
1:00 Brain Development Through Adolescence and Yound Adulthood: A Period of Profound Opportunity
Dr. Kathryn Mills, University of Oregon, Eugene
2:00 Prosecutorial Elections and You: Notice, Concurrence, and Prejudice
Matthew Blythe, Office of Public Defense Services, Salem
3:00 Break / Door Prizes
3:15 Representing Neurodiverse Clients and Clients with Developmental Disabilities
Speakers: Jo Perini-Abbott, Angeli Law Group LLC, Portland
Kristen Tranetzki, Angeli Law Group LLC, Portland
4:00 Adjourn for the day.
6:00 Holiday Dinner and Ken Morrow Award
Honoring David T. McDonald plus a live auction. More information, and purchase tickets here.
Saturday, December 3
Moderated by Alex Spinks, Marion County PD, Salem
8:00a Hot Breakfast (included)
8:30 The Impaired Brain (TBI)
Dave Kracke, Portland
9:30 Sleep, Sex, and Crime - When Sleep Goes Awry
Dr. Michel Bornemann, Sleep Forensics Associates, Minnesota
10:15 Break / Door Prizes & Refreshments
10:30 The Neurobiology of Addiction (mental health credit)
Dr. Marvin Seppala, Willsonville
11:30 Intellectual Disability
Dr. Michelle Guyton, Northwest Forensic Institute, Portland
Program, speakers, topics and times subject to change.
The Benson Hotel, Portland, OR
Lodging at the Benson
Call 503-228-2000 / 1-800-774-1500 and identify yourself as part of the 2023 Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (OCDLA).
Reservations must be made by November 8, 2023.