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Pre-Trial and Evidentiary Hearings in Criminal Cases

Preparation and understanding of different types of pre-trial hearings is essential in criminal cases.

Because the lion's share of criminal cases are resolved in the pre-trial phase, this unique topic takes a deep look into the importance of preparing for these hearings where many lectures fall short. This material will assist young and experienced lawyers alike in understanding the importance of adequate preparation for these hearings, as well learning about pitfalls to avoid. This information is critical for those lawyers who want the best possible results for their clients in criminal cases.

Runtime: 87 minutes
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Agenda

First Appearance and Arraignment Stage

  • How to Effectively Represent Your Client in First Appearance Court
  • Pitfalls to Avoid at First Appearance and Arraignment
  • Waivers of Arraignment and Appearance

Understanding the Different Types of Pre-Trial Hearings and How to Prepare for Each

  • Modification of Release Conditions/Bond Hearings
  • Speedy Trial Motions
  • Statute of Limitations
  • Substantive Pre-Trial Hearings Involving the Evidence
  • Motions in Limine
  • Content for Each

Evidentiary and Testimonial Considerations at Pre-Trial Hearings

  • Bond Hearings
  • Suppression Hearings
  • Motions in Limine
  • Motions to Dismiss

Effective Negotiations During the Pre-Trial Phase

  • How to Approach Opposing Counsel Prior to Each Pre-Trial Hearing
  • How to Effectively Communicate With Judge and Opposing Counsel in Between Hearings
  • Pre-Sentencing Phase and Getting to Know What the Other Side Thinks
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This course was last revised on June 21, 2018.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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L. Lee Lockett, Esq.

L. Lee Lockett, Esq.

Lockett Law, P.A.

  • Managing partner in three successful criminal defense firms with more than 20 years of experience in criminal law
  • Former Prosecutor in the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida
  • Current Board member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Wrote the DUI Notes column for the FACDL’s Defender magazine
  • Past president of Northeast Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Current Co-Chair for Florida’s biggest statewide annual DUI seminar, "Blood, Breath, & Tears"
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Product ID: 401199
Published 2018
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