VACDL's Fall 2018 Annual Meeting and CLE will be held on Friday, October 26, 2018 at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel, at 425 Water Street, Portsmouth VA 23704.
On Thursday, October 25, 2018 the VACDL Board of Directors will meet from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Jefferson room of the Renaissance Hotel. Immediately following, VACDL will host a cocktail and awards reception from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Admiral Room/Terrace, also at the Renaissance Hotel.
VACDL's Annual Meeting will begin at 8:45 a.m. on Friday, October 26, 2018. Our seminar will begin immediately after the conclusion of the Annual Meeting. VACDL's Fall CLE is partially sponsored by the Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company and by Smart Start, Inc.
This year's seminar lineup includes presentations on pretrial investigations, probation violations, discovery and preliminary hearings in General District Court from the Judicial perspective, CCAP and DOC programs, ethical considerations in your daily criminal defense practice, and the application of Starrs v. Commonwealth.
Professor Robert E. Shepherd, Jr. Scholarships: We are pleased to offer seminar scholarships to deserving applicants for our Fall 2018 program. For scholarship application forms, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. You do not need to be a VACDL member to apply. Submissions are due by September 7, 2018 and winners will be notified by September 14, 2018.
ROOM BLOCK: *VACDL has reserved a block of rooms at the Renaissance Portsmouth for Thursday, October 25, 2018 at a special rate of $129.00 (plus tax) for a standard guest room. Please be sure to book your room through the designated VACDL page:VACDL Fall CLE Room Block-Portsmouth
If you'd prefer to make a reservation by phone, please dial 1-888-839-1775 (the Renaissance is a Marriott hotel). You must reference group "Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers" in order to receive our room rate. The room block will close on September 25, 2018. There will be a discounted overnight parking rate for VACDL Fall seminar attendees.