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What to Do When Your Client Gets Arrested for a Criminal Matter

May 8, 2014
Audio Seminar

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What to Do When Your Client Gets Arrested for a Criminal Matter

This 90 minute audio seminar was presented live on May 8, 2014, from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time.

Your client has just been arrested and you get a frantic call from a family member. What can an attorney do, by acting quickly, to help secure the release of the individual? Should you advise the family to pay the state bail quickly to try for a release before an ICE detainer? What considerations should be made in dealing with a detention issue? Learn the practical skills of how to get that client out of custody.

  • The Immigration Detainer and What It Means to Your Client
  • "To Pay or Not to Pay" That State Bail When a Detainer Is Lodged: Controlling the Entry of Your Client Into ICE Custody
  • 48 Hours --When Does the Clock Start and What Do You Do When Your Client Is STILL Not Released and ICE Hasn't Taken Custody?
  • G-28 Issues and Contacting ICE About Your Client
  • Discovering and Analyzing the State Charges and Possible Immigration Relief
  • The Immigration Bond Process


Mark A. Davis (dl), Pasadena, CA
Mark Davis graduated from Stanford University with a BA in economics. He received his JD from the University of San Diego. He worked as a prosecutor for the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office for four years. In 2003, he began his own criminal defense practice. He primarily represents noncitizen defendants in criminal court. He has been recognized as a Southern California “Super Lawyer” by Los Angeles Magazine and a “Top Attorney” by Pasadena Magazine. He is frequent panelist at the American Immigration Lawyers Association annual national conferences. Mr. Davis lives and works in Pasadena, California.

Philip Eichorn, AILA Board of Governors, Cleveland, OH
Philip Eichorn is a solo practitioner in Ohio and practices deportation defense throughout the country. He currently chairs the AILA Ohio Chapter. Philip also teaches immigration law Cleveland State University Cleveland Marshall School of Law. Mr. Eichorn received his J.D. from the University Of Akron School Of Law (2004) and prior to beginning his practice in immigration law he was an assistant county prosecutor in Medina, Ohio.

Helena Tetzeli, Miami, FL
Helena Tetzeli graduated with honors (cum laude) from Florida International University B.A. in International Relations. She obtained her J.D. at the University of California, Hastings College of Law. Ms. Tetzeli is a partner with the law firm of KURZBAN KURZBAN WEINGER TETZELI AND PRATT, P.A. practicing in the areas of Immigration and Commercial Law. She has lectured and written articles on immigration law for the Florida Bar. She is recognized by the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, and Who's Who in American Law. She is listed as one of the country's best lawyers in the publication "The Best Lawyers in America" in the field of Immigration Law. She has been named by Miami Metro Magazine's South Florida Legal Guide as one of South Florida's top attorneys and is also on in the Florida "Super Lawyers" List. Ms. Tetzeli is “AV” rated by her peers in Martindale Hubbell.

Seminar Recording

Included with registration, participants in the live seminar will receive a free downloadable recording of the seminar. It will be available in participant's Agora Digital Library approximately 4-7 business days from the seminar date.

Registration & Pricing

  Registration Price
AILA Member/International Associates $129.00
AILA Members’ Paralegals $129.00
AILA Nonprofit Members $129.00
AILA Law Student Members $129.00
Nonmember Attorneys $199.00
Other Nonmembers $199.00
Nonprofit Nonmembers $199.00
Nonmember Law Students $199.00

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The "What to Do When Your Client Gets Arrested for a Criminal Matter" audio seminar takes place Thursday, May 8, 2014, at the times noted below:

  • 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time
  • 1:00 pm-2:30 pm central time
  • 12:00 pm-1:30 pm mountain time
  • 11:00 am-12:30 pm pacific time

The registration deadline for this seminar is 11:59 pm ET on 05/07/2014.

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