Effective Lawyering Under the Trump Administration - Recording (.MP3)

Effective Lawyering Under the Trump Administration - Recording (.MP3)

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Late-Breaking Seminar Recording
Recorded 2/8/2017
CLE Eligible No
Length 90 min.
Format MP3
SKU AS2017-02-08-DL

If the Trump Administration follows through on its campaign promises, the practice of immigration law could change significantly in the years ahead. Panelists discuss strategies and best practices for improving your lawyering skills and increasing your clients’ likelihood of success in this uncertain climate. This discussion is followed by an open Q&A forum to address participants' pressing questions.


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Mary E. Kramer (DL), AILA Author, Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity, 6th Ed., Miami, FL
Mary E. Kramer is the author of Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity: A Guide to Representing Foreign-Born Defendants, now in its sixth edition, and available at agora.aila.org. She is the 2015 recipient of the Edith Lowenstein Award, an AILA award for excellence in advancing the practice of immigration law. Ms. Kramer is past chair of the AILA South Florida Chapter, and a past chair of the AILA ICE Liaison Committee. Last year, she served on the AILA DOS Liaison Committee, and this year, is a member of the AILA EOIR Liaison Committee. Locally, she serves as ERO co-chair. Ms. Kramer is president of the board of directors of Catholic Legal Services, the largest immigration legal services provider in Florida. She is a former trainer of federal public defenders, and taught immigration law at Florida International University.

Sui Chung, AILA Author of forthcoming Winning on Paper: AILA’s Guide to Written Advocacy, Miami, FL
Sui Chung specializes in removal defense with the Immigration Law & Litigation Group. AILA awarded her the Michael Maggio Award after she established the Krome Mental Incompetency Project. She was co-counsel in Hernandez v. State, the lead case in Florida addressing an immigrant’s right to effective representation of counsel, and counsel for Enrique, from the award-winning novel, Enrique’s Journey. Ms. Chung also serves on the boards of the AILA South Florida Chapter, Catholic Legal Services, and Immigrants’ List. She began her career at the BIA with the Attorney General Honors Program. She received a J.D. from Georgetown Law, and B.A. and B.M. degrees from Oberlin College.

Michael S. Vastine, AILA Author of forthcoming Winning on Paper: AILA’s Guide to Written Advocacy/AILA Federal Court Litigation Section Steering Committee, Miami Gardens, FL
Michael S. Vastine joined the faculty of St. Thomas University School of Law in 2004. Since 2011, he has served on the AILA South Florida Chapter Board of Directors, presently as second vice president. He is a co-chair of AILA’s South Florida Chapter Litigation Committee and a member of the AILA Amicus Committee. A frequent presenter at conferences of immigration practitioners and legal educators, he has also authored amicus briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court, Eleventh Circuit, state supreme courts, and the BIA. His own litigation includes the lead case construing Padilla v. Kentucky in Florida (Hernandez v. State), and application of the categorical approach to Florida drug convictions (Donawa v. U.S.A.G.).

The speaker's views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided in the written materials are based on the speaker's experiences and current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and the speaker's experiences may differ from your own.

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