There will be a two-day capital/JLWOP seminar on July 24th and July 25 at the Orange County Regional History Center, 65 East Central Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32801, for the low cost of $75.00! The seminar is for lawyers and mitigation specialists! CLE application is pending.


Monday, July 24th

9:30-10:45 What Capital Lawyers Have Learned from JLWOP Lawyers, and Vice Versa – Marc Bookman

10:45-11:45 Intellectual Disabilities: IQ Testing and WAIS-IV – Dr. Gordon Taub

11:45-12:45 LUNCH

12:45-1:45 Trauma and PTSD – Speaker TBA

1:45-2:45 Using Adolescent Brain Science to Inform Reliable Sentencing Outcomes – Roseanne Eckert

2:45-3:45 Your Client Doesn’t Have a Personality Disorder, But You Might – Speaker TBA

3:45-4:45 Proving Adaptive Functioning After Hall, Brumfield, and Moore – Mark Olive

Tuesday, July 25th

9:00-10:00 Mitigation: The Duty to Investigate – Michelle Yard

10:00-12:00 The Intersect Between Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Paraphilias: Ramifications in the Criminal Justice System – Dr. Kim Spence and Dr. Eric Imhof

12:00-1:00 LUNCH

1:00-2:00 Jury Selection After Hurst: Introduction to the Colorado Method – Eric Carpenter

2:00-4:00 Litigation and Motion Practice for Section 921.1401/921.1402 Hearings: A Workshop – Roseanne Eckert


This training is sponsored by the Office of the Public Defender of the Ninth Judicial Circuit.

Please email for a list of nearby hotels and to register for the seminar.