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CLE: Before, During and After-Obtaining the Best Results for Your Client
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When: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
12:00 to 4:00 PM
Where: St. Petersburg Yacht Club
11 Central Ave.
Regatta Room
St. Petersburg, Florida  33701
United States
Contact: St. Pete Bar Association

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information 727-823-7474.

Before, During and After ~ Obtaining the
Best Results for Your Client

Presented by the Criminal Law Section
Chair: David E. Little ~ Vice-Chair: Scott W. Vieth

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Noon to 4:00 PM

St. Petersburg Yacht Club

11 Central Ave., Regatta Room

Join us for an in depth CLE featuring strategies to use before, during, and after a trial or plea. Learn more about the changes to Florida's Stand Your Ground law, and how you can use the law to benefit your client. You will also learn how criminal charges may give rise to immigration issues. Finally, learn about alternative options to incarceration.


Approved for 3 hrs. General CLE Credit
Certification: 3.0 Criminal Appellate Law;
3.0 Criminal Trial Law


11:45-12:00 Registration ~ 12:00-12:50 Lunch

12:50-1:00 Introductions

1:00-1:50 "But I Don't Want to go to Jail!" ~ Tim Cashman, Licensed Mental Health Counselor; Melissa M. Devaux, Esq.; and Hayden Potter, Certified Addiction Professional "Will I Be Deported if I am Convicted?" ~

1:50-2:40  Standing Your Ground or Breaking the Law?" ~ Brian E. Gnage, Esq., Assistant State Attorney, Sixth Judicial Circuit; Richard N. Watts, Esq., Criminal Defense Attorney; and James D. Beach, Criminal Defense Attorney

2:40-3:00 Networking Break

3:00-3:50  "Will I Be Deported if I am Convicted?" ~ J. Andrew Crawford, Esq., Criminal Defense Attorney; and Ahmad M. Yakzan, Esq., Immigration Defense Attorney


  • $85  - St. Pete & Clearwater Bar, PACDL & PCTLA Members/Staff
  • $75  - Government Attorneys/Public Defenders/State Attorneys
  • $115  - Non-Members
  • $25  -  Student Members

CLICK HERE to download a flyer or register on the link above.

You do not need to be a member of the section to attend. For more information on the Criminal Law Section contact Chair: David E. Little 727-299-0099 or or Vice-Chair: Scott W. Vieth 727-821-8752 or To be added to the section members can login to their profile and edit their committee and section selections or contact the St. Pete Bar at 727-823-7474 or