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Upcoming events

    • 10 Nov 2016
    • 9:00 AM
    • 12 Nov 2016
    • 1:15 PM
    • Park Place Hotel, Traverse City, Michigan

    Advanced Criminal Defense Practice Conference

    Thursday, November 10-12, 2016
    Park Place Hotel
    300 E. State Street Traverse City, MI  49684
    1-231-946-5000 (hotel)

    2016 Fall Conference Brochure FINAL.pdf

    Dean A. Strang

    Keynote Speaker


    Dean A. Strang is a lawyer in Madison, Wisconsin. He is best known for his work as one of Steven Avery's trial lawyers, as well as for his first book, "WORSE THAN THE DEVIL: ANARCHISTS, CLARENCE DARROW, AND JUSTICE IN A TIME OF TERROR." His work includes five years as Wisconsin’s first Federal Defender; shareholder in three of the state’s leading criminal defense firms (Hurley, Burish & Stanton, S.C., Fitzgerald & Strang, S.C., and Shellow, Shellow & Glynn, S.C.); and co-founder of StrangBradley, LLC. He is an adjunct professor at Marquette University Law School, the University of Wisconsin Law School, and University of Wisconsin's Division of Continuing Studies. Mr. Strang is a member of the American Law Institute and serves on several charity boards, including the Wisconsin Innocence Project. His second book will be published in early 2018.

    • 10 Nov 2016
    • 6:30 PM
    • 10 Nov 2017
    • 8:00 PM
    • CDAM Board

    CDAM Board of Directors Meeting

    Park Place Hotel, Traverse City

    Minerva's Board Room



    CDAM members are invited to attend CDAM's board meeting.

    NOTE: Pursuant to CDAM bylaws, those interested in running for a CDAM board seat (at-large or regional representative) must attend one board meeting in the previous year in order to be eligible to run for office.

    • 11 Nov 2016
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • State Theatre, Traverse City, MI
    • 49


    $125 Per Person

    • Exclusive Seating at the State Theatre
    • Post-event Cocktail Reception with Dean Strang at Red Ginger from 7:30-9:00pm.
    • A signed copy of Dean's book, "Worse Than the Devil: Anarchist, Clarence Darrow, and Justice in a Time of Terror"Event limited to 70 attendees
    • Tickets are non-refundable.
    •  Call CDAM at 517-579-0533 for more information.

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