|Getting Appointed to a Criminal Justice Act Panel for the Second Circuit and Southern and Eastern Districts of New York|
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
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Pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act (“CJA”), the Second Circuit and Southern and Eastern Districts of New York have established panels of federally financed attorneys appointed to represent indigent defendants during federal criminal proceedings. This program will include current CJA panelists who will discuss the application process and mentorship programs developed to enhance diversity on these CJA panels. Moderator:
ERIKA McDANIEL EDWARDS, Donaldson, Chilliest & McDaniel LLP Speakers:
ANTHONY RICCO, Member, Board of Directors of the Federal Defenders of the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York; JESSE SIEGEL, Law Office of Jesse M. Siegel; CESAR DE CASTRO, Associate, Lankler & Carragher, LLP
Committee on Minorities in the Courts, Juan Arteaga, Chair