Entries by Amanda Sampaio

CFACDL Annual Meeting & Election

CFACDL ANNUAL MEETING Pizza, Pints & Polls Please join us Wednesday, June 13th, 2018, starting at 5:00 p.m. at the Winter Park Farmers Market. Once the ballots are tallied we will swear in our new executive board for the 2018/2019 term.  This is a “business casual” social event and great for networking with your peers.  Pizza […]

2018 Judicial Poll Results

On behalf of CFACDL, I would like to thank everyone who took the time to take our annual judicial poll.  The poll results have also been emailed to members and to the judiciary.  Here are the results of the poll: 2018 CFACDL judicial Poll Results Sincerely, Amanda S. Bova President, CFACDL

Federal Practice Seminar April 20th

2018 Middle District of Florida Federal Criminal Practice Seminar Friday, April 20, 2018 Embassy Suites Hotel Downtown Orlando 191 East Pine Street, Orlando, Florida 32801 407-841-1000 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. – San Juan I, II, & III FDO Staff, CFACDL Members, and Other Guests The Federal Defender for the Middle District of Florida, with CFACDL, […]

February 28th Luncheon: Best Practices in Federal Court

Practicing With Professionalism A Discussion of Federal Best Practices with the Honorable John Antoon, United States District Judge and the Honorable Daniel Irick, United States Magistrate Judge. Judges Antoon and Irick will discuss the criminal practice in federal court and will answer general questions about federal court practice in the Orlando courthouse.  We have applied […]

November 15th Luncheon: Bill Ponall on Writs and Post Conviction Relief

Our speaker this month will be Board Certified Criminal Appellate Lawyer William “Bill” Ponall.  Bill has over 13 years of experience arguing State and Federal criminal appeals and post-conviction matters throughout the State of Florida. He has a proven record of success in cases involving homicides, sexual offenses, DUI Manslaughter, and other serious offenses. In […]

October 25 th Luncheon – Do’s and Don’ts of Voir Dire

This luncheon will be a panel discussion on the Do’s and don’ts of Voir Dire.  Our panel will consist of local judges and attorneys experienced in criminal trials.  They will take questions from the membership and offer insight into what works and what doesn’t for criminal attorneys conducting voir dire. Cost is $10 for Members who […]

September 27th Luncheon: Cross Examination Techniques

Our luncheon topic this month will be Techniques on Cross Examination with speaker Jo Ann Palchak.  Don’t miss this dynamic “Hamilton- style” presentation by top rated Tampa criminal defense attorney Jo Ann Palchak. Cost is $10 for Members who RSVP via Eventbrite, $15 for non-members and member walk-ins. Location: Sorosis club of Orlando,  501 E. […]