Capital Defense College

A Program For The Defense

- in Plano, Texas, USA

The Center for American and International Law
5201 Democracy Drive
Plano, Texas 75024

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Credits:MCLE Credit available


This program features a combination of lectures and demonstrations designed to give capital defense attorneys the practical skills necessary to represent their clients every step of the way, from appointment to plea, and if necessary, to trial.  Sessions will address motion practice and mental health and trauma.  Day 1 is designed especially for those new to capital litigation. The program is co-chaired by Carlos Garcia (Attorney At Law), Keri Mallon (RPDO), Robbie McClung (McClung & Franklin), and John Wright (RPDO).

This course is funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.

Who Should Attend?

With the exception of invited faculty, attendance is limited to defense attorneys and those who directly assist them in Criminal Defense Litigation.

Schedule and Faculty

More information coming soon! Anticipated times for the program’s start/recess:

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
12:45 p.m. Check-in & Registration, followed by Lectures
5:15 p.m. Recess, followed by a Reception

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Recess

Thursday, April 11, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Recess

Friday, April 12, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Adjourn

Lunch will be provided on Days 2, 3 & 4.

Other Information

Cancellation Policy

Written cancellation must be received 5 business days prior to a program to receive a refund (Email: After this date, no refunds, but substitution of attendees for this program will be permitted with prior approval. Registrants not entitled to a refund will receive the course materials.

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