California Criminal Defense of Immigrants Seminar - April 28, 2012



April 28, 2012 

9AM- 5PM 

6.5 CLE credits*

San Francisco Public Defender's Office

555 Seventh St, San Francisco, California 94103


Registration- Private Attorney



Registration- Legal Worker/ Nonprofit/ Student



2012 Seminar Topics


I. Padilla: Why We Need to Protect Immigrant Clients Against Immigration and Criminal Disaster, and How To Do It


II.          Investigation


III.        Plea


IV.        Sentence


V.         Safe Havens


VI.        Post-Conviction Relief


Materials Include: N. Tooby, Tooby’s Guide to Criminal Immigration Law  -- 230 pp


Top Faculty


Norton Tooby, one of the foremost national experts on post-conviction relief for immigrants. Harvard University; Stanford Law School; President, STANFORD LAW REVIEW; listed in BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA; author of POST-CONVICTION RELIEF FOR IMMIGRANTS (National Edition 2004); CALIFORNIA POST-CONVICTION RELIEF FOR IMMIGRANTS (2009); CRIMINAL DEFENSE OF IMMIGRANTS (2007)(with J.J. Rollin). Recipient of  the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Jack Wasserman Memorial Award for Excellence in Litigation in the field of Immigration Law as a member of the legal team that successfully litigated Padilla v. Kentucky, 130 S.Ct. 1473 (2010).


Rose Cahn, Associate Attorney, Law Offices of Norton Tooby, Update Editor of CALIFORNIA POST-CONVICTION RELIEF FOR IMMIGRANTS (2d ed. 2009), and author of various articles on criminal and immigration law.





"The best and most interesting seminar I have ever attended!"

- Carolyn Chapman


"Great presentation--well-prepared and well-delivered."

- Fred Hansen


"This is a must for criminal defense attorneys."

- Karen Hill



*The Law Offices of Norton Tooby is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider and certifies that these activities conform to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing education.  Check with your state to see if reciprocal credits are available, or submit our materials to your state bar to seek credit.