Friday, October 23 – Summit 2015

OPENING SESSION

INTRODUCTION
Bridgett Ortega | President, National Juvenile Defender Center Board of Directors

WELCOME
Kim Dvorchak | Executive Director, National Juvenile Defender Center

SPECIAL GUESTS
Pamela Vickrey | Executive Director, Utah Juvenile Defender Attorneys
The Honorable Aaron Osmond | Utah State Senate

KEYNOTE
Patrick McCarthy | President & CEO, Annie E. Casey Foundation


MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Litigating Probable Cause in Delinquency Court
Randy Hertz

Defending the iGeneration: Social Media Investigations
Angela Chang, Kasie Lee

Litigating Taped Juvenile Confessions: Lawyering with a Scalpel
Ann Roan

Strategic Leadership: Building the Next Generation of Juvenile Defense Leaders 
Kim Dvorchak, Jody Owens, Liane Rozzell

Making the Most of Data that Already Exists 
Melissa Sickmund, Andrew Wachter 

Electronic GPS Monitoring & House Arrest: The Hidden Costs of “Alternatives to Detention”
Ji Seon Song, Kate Weisburd

Respecting and Supporting Transgender Youth
Christina Gilbert, Shannan Wilber

Lay Advocates and Defense Mentors: Expanding the Defense Team for a Creative Approach to Holistic Representation
Penelope Spain, Ariel Test

Competence Remediation Working Group
Tim Curry, Antoinette Kavanaugh

Coordinating a State and National Juvenile Court Appellate Strategy
Charlyn Bohland, Richard Braucher, Steven Drizin 


MORNING GENERAL SESSION

SPECIAL GUEST
Vanita Gupta | Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice

PLENARY
Beyond the Front Lines: Litigating Systemic Injustices in Juvenile Court 
Kim Tandy, Moderator | Executive Director, Children’s Law Center, Inc., KY
Sheila Bedi | Clinical Associate Professor of Law, Northwestern School of Law
Atteyah Hollie | Staff Attorney, Southern Center for Human Rights
Jody Owens | Managing Attorney, Southern Poverty Law Center – Mississippi
Randee Waldman | Director, Barton Juvenile Defender Clinic, Emory University School of Law


AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS

A Working Group on Litigation Strategies for Juvenile Reform
Sheila Bedi, Kim Tandy

Nickeled and Dimed: Why Defenders Should Be Concerned About Juvenile Court Fees
Stephanie Campos-Bui, Kate Weisburd 

Decriminalizing Sexual Encounters Between Consenting Minors
Whitney Untiedt, Randee Waldman

Update on Identification Suppression Law
Randy Hertz

Special Litigation and Appellate Strategies for Youth in Adult Court
Richard Braucher, Marsha Levick

Incorporating Developmental Research into Client Advocacy
Antoinette Kavanaugh, Mary Ann Scali

Defenders as Civil Rights Attorneys: Engaging Communities Organizing for Police Reform
Tshaka Barrows, Ji Seon Song, Jim St. Germain

Not So Fast: Aggressively Challenging Transfer
Gar Blume, Elise Logemann

Ethical Dilemmas in Juvenile Defense
Laura Cohen, Kris Henning, Ellen Marrus

Say What? Communication Strategies for Juvenile Defense Reform
Elizabeth McCabe Deal, Kim Dvorchak, Josh Perry, Colleen Shaddox 


AFTERNOON GENERAL SESSION

PLENARY
Turn Up The Volume: The Collective Fight for Police Accountability 
Tshaka Barrows, Moderator | Deputy Director, W. Haywood Burns Institute
Andrea Ritchie | Senior Policy Counsel, Streetwise & Safe
Ji Seon Song | Deputy Public Defender, Contra Costa County, CA
Jim St. Germain | Co-Founder, Preparing Leaders of Tomorrow, Inc.