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Criminal Law Update 2019

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The CLE Conference Center
Wanamaker Building, 10th Floor, Suite 1010, Philadelphia PA, 19107
STARTTue., Dec. 17, 2019
12:00 PM
ENDTue., Dec. 17, 2019
4:15 PM
CLE 3 sub/1 eth PRICE Regular: $249.00
New Attorney: $125.00


Hear from the judges

Join judges from your region and hear their “insights from the bench” on what’s happening in the criminal courts. Pick up tips on how you can improve your practice before the court.

Catch up on what’s new

Learn about the latest state and federal cases, new rules and recent statutory changes that are impacting those in criminal practice such as • sentencing • drug cases • gun cases • search and seizure • DUI • new expungement laws • PA risk assessment laws • federal criminal practice.

Get an ethics credit!

Knowing what ethical landmines to avoid is a crucial part of your practice. Learn about decisions, ethical issues and Rules of Professional Conduct that impact criminal practice.


  • 12:00-12:45
    • Federal Law Update
  • 12:45-1:25
    • State Law Update
  • 1:25-1:55
    • DUI Update
  • 1:55-2:10
    • Break
  • 2:10-2:40
    • Sentencing Update
  • 2:40-3:40
    • Ethics
  • 3:40-4:15
    • Insights from the Bench

All attendees will receive the course materials as a digital book. A printed copy of the course book is available, at a discount to attendees, for $40. Additional copies are available at full price. If you wish to purchase the printed version of the course book, please call PBI Customer Service at 800-932-4637. Printed versions of the course book will not be distributed at the course; please allow up to two weeks after the program for the printed versions of the course book to be shipped.

Practice Areas


Mark H. Bergstrom Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing
Ellen C. Brotman Esq. Brotman Law
Hon. Patrick F. Dugan Philadelphia Municipal Court
Joseph K. Kelly Esq. Law Offices of Joseph Kelly
George H. Newman Esq. Newman & Associates PC
Jacob Schuman Esq. Federal Community Defender Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Andrea N. Tate-Phillips Esq. Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP (Phila)
Hon. Leon W. Tucker First Judicial District of Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas
Troy H. Wilson Esq. Wilson Law Office
Faculty may vary by location.
PBI reserves the right to substitute speakers at all programs.