Friday, October 20 – Summit 2017

OPENING SESSION

INTRODUCTION
Philip Inglima | President, National Juvenile Defender Center Board of Directors

WELCOME
Hon. Barbara Vigil | Justice, New Mexico Supreme Court

OPENING REMARKS
Mary Ann Scali | Executive Director, National Juvenile Defender Center

SPECIAL GUEST
Aniyah Smith | Spoken Word Artist, Split This Rock

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Raha Jorjani | Public Defender, Immigration Representation Project, Office of the Alameda County Public Defender


MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Reducing Racial Disparities in School Pushout: Creating Student Expulsion Preventation Projects
Matthew Giesfeldt, Richard Jones, Diane Rondini-Harness

Communities First: Youth Charged with Serious Offenses Should Go Home Too
Brooke Burns, Jason Ziedenberg

Connecting the Unconnected: Building a Rural Juvenile Defender Network
Julia Alanen, Gary Blume, Lauren Dollar, Kisha Petticolas

Defending the Defenders: Skills for Defender Resilience Against Secondary Trauma
Patricia Kerig

Eliminating Solitary Confinement: Unique Approaches for Juvenile Defenders
Jessica Feierman, Jennifer Lutz

Breaking Down the Walls: Lessons Learned from Successful Youth
Decarceration Campaigns
Sheila Bedi, Sue Burrell, Carmen Daugherty, Will Harrell

Probation Is Not a Win: What Is Your Role?
Meredith Desautels, Robert Schwartz, Ji Seon Song

Leaning into the Chaos
Patricia Lee, Susan Mangold, Liz Ryan, Mary Ann Scali

Kids Talk: Suppressing Youth Admissions, “Confessions,” and Other
Statements
Randy Hertz


MORNING GENERAL SESSION

PLENARY
Defending Youth Experiencing Homelessness: Advocating for Clients who
Lack Stable Housing

Angela Vigil, Moderator | Partner and Executive Director of the Pro Bono Practice, Baker McKenzie
Brian Blalock | Director of Law and Policy, Tipping Point Community
Sabrina Forte | Staff Attorney, Youth Justice Project, Bay Area Legal Aid
Megan Gibbard Kline | Director, A Way Home America
Robert Listenbee | Visiting Fellow, Stoneleigh Foundation


AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Inherently Unreliable: Challenging Identifications at Suppression and Trial
Elana Roffman, Heather Squatriglia

You Put What Online?! Social Media and the Juvenile Defense Case
Anna Carlozzi, Breanna Kantor, Randee Waldman

Defending Childhood: Miller Cases Need Juvenile Defenders
Pamela Jones, Antoinette Kavanaugh, Shobha Mahadev

Monitoring the Monitor: Challenging the Use of Electronic Monitoring in
Juvenile Court
Catherine Crump, Kate Weisburd

Defending Against Homelessness: Skills for Frontline Attorneys
Sabrina Forte, Leola Hardy, Erin Palacios

A Trial Attorney’s Framework for Litigating Decarceration
Meredith Desautels, Tiffany Sizemore-Thompson, Ji Seon Song

I Must Attest, Don’t Arrest! The Civil Citation Alternative
Rob Mason, Donna Pugh, Theda Roberts

There Ought to Be a Law: A Policy Primer for Defenders
Amy Borror, Eduardo Ferrer, Christina Gilbert

The Ball Is in Your Court: Planning and Presenting the Case for the Defense
Randy Hertz


AFTERNOON GENERAL SESSION

PLENARY
The Immigration Crisis: What Juvenile Defenders Need to Know

gladys carrión, Moderator | Juvenile Justice Reform Advocate, National Juvenile Defender Center Board of Directors
Angie Junck | Supervising Attorney, Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Jennifer Podkul | Director of Policy, Kids in Need of Defense
Pamela Vickrey | Utah Juvenile Defender Attorneys