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Yasmin Cader

Attorney, Cader / Adams Trial Lawyers

As a former federal defender, Yasmin Cader has tried more than thirty criminal cases to resolution before juries and judges in state and federal courts in Los Angeles, New York and Washington D.C. At the Offices of the Federal Public Defender in the Southern District of New York and Los Angeles, Yasmin represented witnesses and individuals facing a variety of federal criminal charges, including complex white-collar criminal and regulatory matters.…Read More
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As a former federal defender, Yasmin Cader has tried more than thirty criminal cases to resolution before juries and judges in state and federal courts in Los Angeles, New York and Washington D.C. At the Offices of the Federal Public Defender in the Southern District of New York and Los Angeles, Yasmin represented witnesses and individuals facing a variety of federal criminal charges, including complex white-collar criminal and regulatory matters. Yasmin also served as the Chief of Training in Los Angeles, a position in which she developed and executed substantive legal and trial skills training programs for attorneys in Los Angeles and across the country. While representing individuals in Washington D.C. with the Public Defender Service, she defended juveniles and adults facing the most serious felony charges in Superior Court.

Yasmin is also an experienced civil litigator. She began her career as an Honors Program Trial Lawyer with the Employment Litigation Section of the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, where she litigated individual and class-action claims of sexual and racial harassment and discrimination. Prior to that, she served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Damon J. Keith of the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

In private practice, Yasmin continues to teach trial skills to practicing lawyers and law students alike. She is a member of the faculty at Harvard Law School’s Trial Advocacy Workshop and the National Criminal Defense College. She has served as a guest lecturer at local and national bar associations across the country, as well as at Yale Law School, Harvard Law School, New York University School of Law, UCLA School of Law and Loyola Law School. She currently serves on the Yale Law School Executive Committee and is also on the board of a national non-profit dedicated to effective messaging for social justice issues.

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Guy Cardamone

Assistant Public Defender, Wisconsin State Public Defender

Guy Cardamone is a dedicated Public Defender and trainer with the Wisconsin State Public Defender. Over his career in both Wisconsin and Miami, Florida, he has defended the indigent accused of all levels of crimes, from homicide to simple battery. Guy has also taught criminal defense and trial skills nationwide as a faculty member of the Wisconsin, Kentucky, and New Jersey Trial Skills programs, and has presented for NACDL, OACDL, and the Wisconsin Public Defender.…Read More
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Guy Cardamone is a dedicated Public Defender and trainer with the Wisconsin State Public Defender. Over his career in both Wisconsin and Miami, Florida, he has defended the indigent accused of all levels of crimes, from homicide to simple battery. Guy has also taught criminal defense and trial skills nationwide as a faculty member of the Wisconsin, Kentucky, and New Jersey Trial Skills programs, and has presented for NACDL, OACDL, and the Wisconsin Public Defender. His multidisciplinary approach to criminal defense practice includes education, sales, psychology, and literary and film studies.

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Jeff Chapdelaine

Chapdelaine Consulting and Training, Law Office of Jeffrey R. Chapdelaine

Jeff Chapdelaine, JD, LICSW is an Attorney, Forensic Social Worker, and Forensic Drama Therapist based in Boston Massachusetts.  He represents clients in both criminal and plaintiff’s civil cases. He consults nationally on plaintiff’s civil cases and on cases where people are accused of committing crime, working with lawyers and on trial strategy, jury selection and trauma informed client focused case preparation.  …Read More
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Jeff Chapdelaine, JD, LICSW is an Attorney, Forensic Social Worker, and Forensic Drama Therapist based in Boston Massachusetts.  He represents clients in both criminal and plaintiff’s civil cases. He consults nationally on plaintiff’s civil cases and on cases where people are accused of committing crime, working with lawyers and on trial strategy, jury selection and trauma informed client focused case preparation.  His consulting company trains both lawyers and mental health professionals on areas where legal systems and mental health systems intersect.

He serves on the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Criminal Curriculum Advisory Committee and as faculty locally for MCLE and Committee for Public Counsel Service, and nationally for the National Criminal Defense College in Macon Georgia, the Trial Lawyers College in Dubois Wyoming, several state systems and at other training programs.

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Recent Teaching History

2020 Online Cross (June Session)
2019 Cross in Washington, DC (November)
2019 Trial Practice Institute (June Session)
2018 Trial Practice institute (June Session)

2017 Trial Practice Institute (June Session)
2016 Trial Practice Institute (June Session)
2015 Trial Practice Institute (June Session)
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Kelli Childress

Chief Public Defender of El Paso County, Texas

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El Paso County Public Defender Home 500 E. San Antonio, Suite 501 El Paso TX 79901
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Recent Teaching History

2022 NCDC Trial Practice Institute (July Session)
2020 Online Cross (June Session)
2019 Trial Practice Institute in Bristol (July Session)

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Dale Cobb

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Byron Conway

Director – Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Office of Respondent Parent Counsel

Byron L. Conway Jr. is the current Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion for the Office of Respondent Parent Counsel in Denver, CO. Prior to his current position, Byron was a trial attorney with the Federal Defender Program, Inc. in Atlanta, GA. Byron started his legal career as a staff attorney in the trial division of the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, where he tried complex felonies before the D.C.…Read More
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Byron L. Conway Jr. is the current Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion for the Office of Respondent Parent Counsel in Denver, CO. Prior to his current position, Byron was a trial attorney with the Federal Defender Program, Inc. in Atlanta, GA. Byron started his legal career as a staff attorney in the trial division of the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, where he tried complex felonies before the D.C. Superior Court. Byron is a proud alumnus of the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, and Boston University School of Law.

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2021 NCDC Trial Practice Institute (June Session)
2021 Online Cross (February/​March 2021)
2020 Online Cross (June Session)
2020 Online Cross (July Session)

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Hershella Conyers

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University of Chicago Work 6020 S. University Avenue Chicago IL 60637
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Candace Crouse

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Anthony Cueto

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Work 2573 Bittersweet Drive Durham NC 27705 TPI Attendance: July, 1975