The Florida Bar Criminal Law Section is proud to present this FREE  Zoom CLE on the changing federal criminal justice landscape in the wake of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19.  Our expert moderator and panel will engage in a wide-ranging discussion on a variety of COVID-19-related topics including:  Challenges in grand jury investigations and how the indictment process will proceed once grand juries are reconvened; the handling of in-custody and out-of-custody initial appearances, pleas, and sentencing; the Bureau of Prisons and jail issues, generally; compassionate release; and maintaining client relationships and a law office during a pandemic.  Our experts will also take questions on issues of particular concern to you.

Moderator:
Henry P. Bell
  +BIO
Partner, Bell Rosquete Reyes Esteban, PLLC, Miami, FL
CJA Panel Attorney Representative, Southern District of Florida

Panel:
Michael Caruso

Federal Public Defender
Southern District of Florida

Tony Gonzalez  +BIO
First Assistant United States Attorney
United States Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Florida

The Honorable Robert N. Scola, Jr.  +BIO
United States District Court Judge
Southern District of Florida

C3961 Accreditation Certificate

CLE Credits:
General – 1.5 Hours

Certification Credits – 1.5 Hours towards:
Appellate Practice
Criminal Appellate Law
Criminal Trial Law
Juvenile Law