2018 Juvenile Defender Summit

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When: Thursday, May 10 and Friday, May 11, 2018
Where: The Ohio State University Fawcett Center
2400 Olentangy River Rd.
Columbus, Ohio 43210
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This year marks the 14th year that the Office of the Ohio Public Defender has partnered with the Children's Law Center to provide the only juvenile defense summit in the state. This year, we are pleased to also partner with the Central Juvenile Defender Center. Below is a list of the sessions that will be presented, along with any materials provided for each session. Please contact us with any questions.
 

“Against all Odds: Enduring Advocacy in the Face of High Stakes Consequences”

Thursday, May 10

Beyond Ordinary: Defense for Long-Haul Cases

Jill Beeler, Deputy Director of Appellate Services, Office of the Ohio Public Defender
David Singleton, Executive Director, Ohio Justice and Policy Center
Tyra Patterson
Kari Bloom, Municipal Trial Counsel, Hamilton County Public Defender
LaToya Wall, Sister of Gerald Moore
 

Big Brother is Watching: Strategies for Dealing with Police Surveillance Technology

Jennifer Kinsley, Professor of Law and Director of Experiential Learning at Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law
Alexander Shalom, Senior Supervising Attorney, ACLU New Jersey
Kristina Kersey, Assistant Deputy Defender, Office of the Public Defender, New Jersey
Stephen Goldmeier, Assistant State Public Defender, Office of the Ohio Public Defender

Debunking Bad Science: Strategies for Suppression Practice

Alexander Shalom, Senior Supervising Attorney, ACLU New Jersey
Stephen Goldmeier, Assistant State Public Defender, Office of the Ohio Public Defender

Appeals 101: Building a Record for a Perfect Appeal

Brooke Burns, Chief Counsel, Juvenile Department, Office of the Ohio Public Defender
Kristina Kersey, Assistant Deputy Defender, Office of the Public Defender, New Jersey
Julie Nessler, Juvenile Appellate and Trial Counsel, Hamilton County Public Defender
 

Stranger Things: Collaborating with Opposing Parties to Reach Best Outcomes

Laura Austen, , Deputy Director of Policy and Outreach, Office of the Ohio Public Defender
Amy Ast, Department of Justice, Consultant; Assistant Program Director, Rite of Passage

Records, Requests, and Re-Entry, Oh My!: Navigating records and processes for youth sent to the Department of Youth Services

Katherine Sato, Assistant State Public Defender, Office of the Ohio Public Defender
Matthew Trent, Assistant State Public Defender, Office of the Ohio Public Defender

What's Happening in Juvenile Justice: Case Law and Legislative Update

Victoria Bader, Assistant State Public Defender, Office of the Ohio Public Defender
Nicole Clum, Assistant State Public Defender, Office of the Ohio Public Defender
 

 

Friday, May 11

To Be or Not to Be: the Ins and Outs of Juvenile Competency

Brooke Burns, Chief Counsel, Juvenile Department, Office of the Ohio Public Defender
Charlyn Bohland, Supervising Attorney, Office of the Ohio Public Defender
Angela Chang, Juvenile Trial Counsel, Hamilton County Public Defender
Ali Hathaway, Senior Juvenile Trial Counsel, Hamilton County Public Defender
 

Out of the Box: Creative Motions Practice

Michael Deffet, Assistant Public Defender, Montgomery County Public Defender
Jeremy Gatta,
Becky Steele, Juvenile Unit Chief, Franklin County Public Defender
Victoria Bader, Assistant State Public Defender, Office of the Ohio Public Defender

Competency: Experts, Reports, and More

Angela Chang, Hamilton County Public Defender
Rachel Lagunas, Indiana Public Defender Council
Charlyn Bohland, Supervising Attorney, Office of the Ohio Public Defender
Antoinette Kavanaugh, Board Certified Forensic Psychologist
 
Small Group JTip Leaders:
  • Angela Chang
  • Brooke Burns
  • Jeff Liston
  • Rachael Iaguanas
  • Charlyn Bohland
  • Katherine Sato
  • Alison Hatheway

At our Writs End: Using Nontraditional Litigation to Impact Systemic Reform

Charlyn Bohland, Supervising Attorney, Office of the Ohio Public Defender
Julie Nessler, Juvenile Appellate and Trial Counsel, Hamilton County Public Defender
Rickell Howard, Ohio Policy and Litigation Director, Children’s Law Center
 

Competency in Action: Forensic Group Work

Small Group JTip Leaders:
  • Angela Chang
  • Brooke Burns
  • Jeff Liston
  • Rachael Iaguanas
  • Charlyn Bohland
  • Katherine Sato
  • Alison Hatheway

Spotlights

Kim Welter, Equality Ohio
John Rush, Clean Turn

A Wrinkle in Time: Resilience and the Adolescent Brain’s Ability to Change

Katherine Sato, Assistant State Public Defender, Office of the Ohio Public Defender
Antoinette Kavanaugh, Board Certified Forensic Psychologist

Not so Serious: How to Litigate SYO Cases on the Front End

Katherine Sato, Assistant State Public Defender, Office of the Ohio Public Defender
Dr. Robert Stinson, Board Certified Forensic Psychologist and Attorney at Law, Stinson and Associates

Presumed Amenable: Why Retention Must be the Norm in Transfer Proceedings

Charlyn Bohland, Supervising Attorney, Office of the Ohio Public Defender
Antoinette Kavanaugh, Board Certified Forensic Psychologist