|The FIU College of Law Direct File and Youthful Offender Project along with the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is happy to present a free webinar on the Ethical Duties and Standards for Lawyers Representing Children in Adult Criminal Court with Michelle Yard.|
This course will review the ethical rules regarding the representation of minors, the standards of representation when a juvenile client has been charged with a serious felony in adult court, special considerations related to competence, and the challenges in communicating with child clients.
An application for 1.5 CLE credits in Ethics.
Michelle Yard, a board-certified criminal trial attorney, works at the Federal Defender’s Office in Orlando, Florida. She previously worked as a state Assistant Public Defender, where she was a trailblazer in the representation of indigent children who had been sentenced to life without parole following the USSC decisions in Graham and Miller. In 2016, she received the “Foot Soldier of the Constitution” award from CFACDL. She serves as Vice President of CFACDL. She received her J.D. cum laude from the University of Florida.
The presentation was recorded, so if you missed it, you may access the audio and course materials in the dropbox link in the members only section of our website
Topic: Ethical Duties and Standards for Lawyers Representing Children in Adult Criminal Court
Time: May 6, 2021 12:00 Eastern Time (US and Canada)