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    • 10 Aug 2015
    • 4:00 PM
    • 15 Aug 2015
    • 1:00 PM
    • Lansing, MI
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    Criminal Defense Trial Practice College

    August 10-15, 2015 Lansing, MI

    2015 Trial College Brochure 1.pdf
    2015 Trial College Registration Form 1.pdf

    Tuition:  The tuition fee is $1,000-double occupancy accommodations at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Lansing, Michigan; or $1,250 -single occupancy. The fee includes course materials, hotel accommodations and all meals except dinners. See brochure for complete details.

    The entire tuition is required in advance due to space limitations.  For cancellations post-marked on or before July 10, 2015, CDAM will refund your tuition fee, less $150.  After July 10, 2015, there is no refund. See registration form for complete details.

    Questions? Call CDAM at 517-579-0533
    • 26 Aug 2015
    • 5:00 PM
    • Conference Call

    CDAM Executive Committee Meeting

    Conference Call

    • 28 Aug 2015
    • 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Tanglewood Golf Course, South Lyon, MI


    Friday, August 28, 2015

    Noon Shotgun Start

    Tanglewood Golf Course

    South Lyon, MI

    CDAM Golf Flyer.pdf

    For information, including advertising opportunities, call CDAM at 517-579-0533.

    • 19 Sep 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • State Bar of Michigan, Lansing

    CDAM Trial College

    Train the Trainer 

    For CURRENT Trial College Faculty and Grand Rapids Trainees*

    State Bar of Michigan, Lansing

    Saturday, September 19, 2015

    9:00am-1:00pm Training

    *If you have not attended a "Train the Trainer" session yet, there will be another training date set that will be a full day of training for the beginning faculty member.  Please watch the CDAM website for notice when that date has been set.

    Thank you for your interest in learning to be a trainer for CDAM.

    Our members are the foundation of our organization and CDAM could not accomplish all that we do without the time and contributions of our faculty.  We really do appreciate the commitment and effort of our many contributing members.

    If you have any questions, please contact:

          Jill Leslie Price, Deputy Defender

          Federal Defender Office

          Legal Aid & Defender Association, Inc.

          613 Abbott St., Fifth Floor

          Detroit, MI  48226

          PH:    (313) 967-5838

          FAX:  (313) 962-0685


    • 24 Oct 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Legal Aid & Federal Defender Office
    • 11

    Evidence Boot Camp 2

    Hands-on evidence practice immersion program

    Saturday, October 24, 2015


    $139 CDAM Member

    $159 Non Member

    This hands-on class is limited to 16 registrants. No Walk-ins will be accepted.

    ~ Continental Breakfast and Lunch Included ~

    Evidence Boot Camp May.pdf


    Legal Aid & Federal Defender Office

    613 Abbott Street

    Detroit, MI


       Tom Cranmer, Troy           Frank Eaman, Detroit     

                                              and witnesses

       Keeley Heath, Stanton        Joshua Blanchard, Stanton

       ●Harry Mihas, Detroit

    Registrants should bring a copy of their state or federal Rules of Evidence book.

    6.5 CLE HOURS


    • 28 Oct 2015
    • 5:00 PM
    • Conference Call

    CDAM Executive Committee Meeting

    Conference Call

    • 12 Nov 2015
    • 8:30 AM
    • 14 Nov 2015
    • 12:30 PM
    • Park Place Hotel, Traverse City, Michigan
    Advanced Criminal Defense Practice Conference

    Thursday, November 12-14, 2015
    Park Place Hotel
    300 E. State Street Traverse City, MI  49684
    1-231-946-5000 (hotel)

    • 12 Nov 2015
    • 9:00 AM
    • 14 Nov 2015
    • 12:30 PM
    • Park Place Hotel Traverse City, MI


    • Premiere Sponsor
    • Justice Sponsor
    • Premier Vendor
    • Conference Vendor
    About CDAM
    The Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan is a membership organization made up of criminal defense attorneys throughout Michigan.Members range from solo practitioners to large law firms and includes both new and well-seasoned attorneys. CDAM provides education, resources, and support to criminal defense attorneys through its spring and fall conferences and its annual trial college. CDAM also publishes a quarterly newsletter, Right to Counsel, and an annual Member Directory. In addition, CDAM provides information and support to the criminal defense community and members of all three branches of state government in Michigan. CDAM’s services and publications reach over 2,500 individuals and organizations statewide.

    Reaching Your Audience
    CDAM provides many options to showcase your products and services to a targeted market group. If your product or service is something that would be of benefit to the criminal defense community, CDAM will provide the most targeted, affordable, and flexible marketing opportunities that you will find. While other organizations can boast tens of thousands of members, your target market is broadened and may not provide you with the rate of return you are seeking.

    Cover Letter.pdf

    Sponsor and Vendor Benefits.pdf

    Exhibit Terms and Conditions.pdf

    Vendor Registration Form FALL.pdf

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