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Bench / Bar Conference

August 19 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm



Come join the Dallas judges and defense bars as we “CLE” and mingle at The Anatole. Event hours are 1:30-4:30 with a cocktail reception from 4:30-5:30.There will be an optional Saturday morning brunch and special room pricing is available if you would like to stay overnight. The DCDLA room block link will be included in your registration confirmation email.

Event Agenda

Friday, August 19, 2022 The Hilton Anatole
1:30 PM – 1:35 PM Welcome Remarks from DCDLA President-Elect
1:35 PM – 1:45 PM Frank Crowley Update – Hon. Tina Clinton
1:45 PM – 2:00 PM Appellate and George Allen Update – Hon. Robert Burns
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Mental Health – Lee Pierson, Kendall McKimmey, Hon. Dominique Collins, Amanda Branan, Laura Edmonds (.75 MCLE)
2:45 PM – 3:30 PM Paysheet Roundup – Hon. Angela King, Hon. Raquel “Rocky” Jones, Peter Lesser (.75 MCLE)
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Dallas District Attorney’s Office and Criminal Justice Reform –
Prof. Pam Metzger from SMU Deason Center and John Creuzot (1.0 MCLE)
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Cocktail Reception and Ethics Jeopardy (with prizes TBD)
Hon. Audrey Moorehead (0.5 Hour Ethics Credit)

Saturday, August 20, 2022 The Hilton Anatole
TIME & COST TBD. Catered Breakfast Buffet

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August 19
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Hilton Anatole Dallas
2201 N Stemmons Fwy
Dallas, TX 75207 United States
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