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MACDL 2019 Annual Conference

  • June 13, 2019
  • 8:30 AM
  • June 14, 2019
  • 4:00 PM
  • Harraseeket Inn


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June 13 & 14 in Freeport!

MACDL 2019 Annual Conference

Thursday, June 13, 2019 

“Maine Day”

8:00         Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30          President’s WelcomeHunter Tzovarras

8:45           2018-2019 Legislative and Rule Changes and Law Court Case

                    Law, Walter F. McKee

10:00         Break & Snacks

10:15         Worth Preserving: Interesting Issues Percolating Around the

                    CountryJamesa Drake

11:30         Preventing Harassment, Discrimination, and Bullying in the Maine

                    Bar, Aria Eee & Roberta de Araujo

12:30         Lunch

1:30           Annual Meeting and President’s & Unsung Hero Awards

1:45           Beyond OUI: Maine Driving-Related Crimes and Consequences, 

                   Ed Folsom

2:45           Break                          

3:00          “He Had It Comin’”: Affirmative Defenses in PracticeLuke Rioux &

                     Mark Peltier

4:00          MACDL Defender Reception     

CLE CREDITS (Day 1):  General Hours 5.5; 1 Harassment Ethics.

Friday, June 14, 2019

“National Day”

8:30          Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00           Using Storytelling to Develop Winning Themes and Theory of the

                    Case, Keith Belzer

10:30         Break

10:45         Countering the Confession: Police Interrogation and False

                    Confessions, Megan Crane

12:15          Lunch                         

1:15            Litigating Scientific Evidence, Chris Fabricant

2:30           Break

2:45           What's Interrogation Got to Do With It?: Cross in Confession

                    Cases, Deja Vishny

4:00           Closing RemarksTina H. Nadeau

4:15           Adjourn                       

CLE CREDITS (Day 2): 5.50 General Hours.

Total for both days: 11 CLE Credit Hours, including 1 hour of Sexual Harassment/Discrimination Ethics credit.

The cost to attend both days is $400 for non-MACDL members; $350 for MACDL members.

To attend for one day only, the cost is $225 for members and $275 for non-MACDL members.

Written materials alone may be purchased for $75 for MACDL members and $100 for non-MACDL members.

Registrations are absolutely non-refundable after June 3rd. 

Please contact Tina at with any questions or concerns.

Can't wait to see you!



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