Pre-AILA Crimes & Immigration Seminar

Wednesday June 13

  • By: Norton Tobby, ILRC
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Central Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Nashville, TN

If you are attending the 2012 AILA Annual Conference, just come a day early to join us for this day-long seminar. This seminar is for both criminal and immigration attorneys. Please note that you do not have to be attending the AILA Annual Conference to attend this seminar.
Topics include:

  • Padilla Claims of Ineffective Assistance of Counsel: Overcoming Procedural Obstacles to Success in Vacating Convictions for Counsel's Failure to Give Accurate Immigration Advice at Plea. Practical suggestions and legal arguments.
  • Mandatory Immigration Detention for Crimes: What convictions will trigger mandatory detention during removal proceedings, and how to obtain respondents' release.
  • Working with Criminal Counsel to Obtain Client's Release From Criminal and Immigration Custody: When criminal counsel should try to obtain client's release from criminal custody, and how to help criminal counsel arrange a disposition that will allow the client to avoid mandatory immigration detention, so the client can be released from an immigration hold to serve a noncustodial criminal disposition.
  • Case Winning Tips: Favorite criminal dispositions that should not trigger mandatory immigration detention or removal, including recent developments.

Top Faculty:

  • Norton Tooby, author of Tooby's Crimes of Moral Turpitude (2008), Tooby's Guide to Criminal Immigration Law (2008), Criminal Defense of Immigrants (2007), Aggravated Felonies (2006), and Safe Havens: How to Identify and Construct Non-Deportable Convictions (2005).
  • Dan Kesselbrenner, Director, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild, author of Immigration Law and Crimes (2010)
  • Kathy Brady, Senior Staff Attorney, Immigrant Legal Resource Center. Author of Defending Immigrants in the Ninth Circuit (2010).

To register, click here.

The cost is $295 for private attorneys and $150 for legal workers, nonprofits, and student.

  • CLE Credit Comments: 6.5 MCLE credits. 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.