Saturday, October 24 – Summit 2015

MORNING GENERAL SESSION

PLENARY
Militarization of Schools
Bridgett Ortega, Moderator | Assistant Dean of Experiential Learning, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School
Emily Chiang | Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Washington State
Hector Linares | Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Juvenile Defense Clinic, LSU Law Center
Hannah Proff | Staff Attorney for Juvenile Defense and Policy, Colorado Juvenile Defender Center


MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Did My Age Make Me Do It? Using Adolescent Development to Attack Mens Rea as an Element of the Crime
Jenny Carroll, Wendy Wolf

Using Personal Narratives & Political Momentum to Roll Back Youth Sex Offender Registration 
Monika Germono, Lisa Minutola, Nicole Pittman

Litigating a Bench Trial 
Randy Hertz

Breaking the Chains: Defender Tactics for Combatting Shackling 
Christopher Northrop, David Shapiro 

Immaturity, Trauma & Disabilities: A Developmental Framework
Marty Beyer

Breaking Into Prisons: Effective Advocacy for Youth in Out-of-Home Placements
Sandra Simkins, Jason Szanyi

Municipal Courts: The Next Frontier for Gault?
Elise Logemann, Mae Quinn

Effectively Working with Social Workers as Part of the Defense Team
Ahsley Ratliff, Ariel Test, Karen Yazmajian 

Managing the Media in Your Juvenile Delinquency Cases 
Colleen Shaddox, Tamara Steckler

Mitigating School Threat Assessments and Challenging SRO Actions 
Hector Linares, Hannah Proff, Nadia Seeratan


AFTERNOON GENERAL SESSION

SPECIAL GUEST
Robert L. Listenbee | Administrator, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice

SPOTLIGHTS ON THE FIELD
Silicon Valley De-Bug
Charisse Domingo | Associate Director, Silicon Valley De-Bug

Montgomery v. Louisiana
Marsha Levick | Deputy Director and Chief Counsel, Juvenile Law Center

National Campaign to Reform State Juvenile Justice Systems
Donald Ross | Founder, M+R Strategic Services
John Hildreth | Principal, IssueLink
Susan Roske | Assistant Public Defender, Clark County Public Defender Office, NV

U.S SUPREME COURT UPDATE
Angela Vigil | Director of Pro Bono & Community Service, Baker & McKenzie

PLENARY
Building Acceptance: LGBT Youth, Culture, and Families
Shannan Wilber, Moderator | Youth Policy Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights
Rev. Marian Edmonds-Allen | Executive Director, Utah Pride Center
Kris Henning | Professor of Law and Director, Juvenile Justice Clinic, Georgetown Law Center
Caitlin Ryan | Director, Family Acceptance Project


AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Dealing with Difficult Judges 
Sandra Simkins

Update on the Confrontation Clause 
Randy Hertz

Risk Assessment Tools: What’s a Juvenile Defender To Do?
Jaime Michel, Mary Ann Scali

Raising Race: The Defender’s Role in Challenging Disparities in Defense of Juvenile Clients 
Kris Henning, Ellen Marrus 

Easier Than You Think: Collecting and Using Data to Affect Change for Clients 
Megan Annitto, Stephanie Campos-Bui, Anne Lee

Reentry & Collateral Consequences: Minimizing the Damage of Juvenile Court Involvement 
Serena Holthe, Pamela Jones

Effective Campaigning: Lessons Learned from Key Policy Movements  
Nicole Pittman, David Shapiro, Jason Szanyi 

Effective Advocacy for LGBT Youth   
Rourke Stacy, Shannan Wilber  

Litigating Taped Juvenile Confessions: Lawyering with a Scalpel  
Ann Roan 

Taking Care of Your Brain: Vicarious Trauma & Compassion Fatigue 
Patricia Kerig, Ashley Ratliff, Nadia Seeratan