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Upcoming events

    • 11 Jul 2015
    • 9:00 AM
    • Otsego Club, Gaylord

    CDAM Board of Directors

    Board Meeting

    Otsego Club, Gaylord, MI


    All CDAM members are welcome to attend the board meeting.

    Note: Pursuant to CDAM bylaws, those interested in running for a board seat must attend a board meeting during the prior year.

    • 11 Jul 2015
    • 10:30 AM - 4:15 PM
    • Ostego Club, Gaylord, MI


    Search & Seizure A Two-Sided Coin

    How to Fight Back When Used Against You
    How to Wield it Effectively to Help Your Client

    2015 Summer Training Flyer.pdf

    SATURDAY, JULY 11, 2015


    $40.00 Members

    $65.00 Non-Members

    ~Deli Lunch Included~5 CLE CREDITS

    10:30-11:00am Search and Seizure — 4th Amendment Basics, An Overview:

    Jonathan Sacks

    11:00-12:15 Search and Seizure — Residence:

    John R. Minock

    1:00-2:15 Search and Seizure — Motor Vehicles:

    Jason Elmore

    2:30-3:45 Search and Seizure — Cell Phones and Text:

    Joshua Blanchard

    3:45-4:15 Q&A -- All Faculty

    • 16 Jul 2015
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Conference Call



    Open to CDAM Golf Committee members. Please contact CDAM at 517-579-0533 for the conference call-in telephone number.

    • 10 Aug 2015
    • 4:00 PM
    • 15 Aug 2015
    • 1:00 PM
    • Lansing, MI
    • 0
    Registration is closed
    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.

    • 24 Oct 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Legal Aid & Federal Defender Office
    • 13

    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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