FDAP Upcoming Events

April 26, 2024 – FDAP’s Annual In-Person Seminar – Registration Now Closed

Join us on Friday April 26, 2024 at beautiful Preservation Park in Oakland for our in-person training event. We will have criminal and dependency breakout sessions, a keynote speaker, lunch, and the opportunity to connect with your colleagues. Approximately 5 hours of MCLE credit, including appellate and criminal specialization, will be provided. The seminar syllabus provides the complete schedule and lineup of speakers. 

This year’s criminal breakout session are: Recent Legal Developments in Criminal, Juvenile, and Civil Commitment Law; Turning Murder Into Manslaughter: The Six Pillars of the Manslaughter Defense and Other Rousing Stories; Current Issues in Sentencing and Resentencing Appeals. 

The dependency breakout sessions are: A Guide to Dependency Practice in the First District; Emerging and Recurring Issues in Dependency Appeals; and Mootness: It Will Never Be Moot for This Family.  

The group sessions will include a panel on Oral Argument – Showing Up and Standing Up For Our Clients and and a presentation on Summoning the Genie: How Legislative Action Can Benefit Our Clients.