The 24th Annual Criminal Justice Institute [18816BUR]

The 24th Annual Criminal Justice Institute [18816BUR]

Seminar Date: October 19, 2017 - October 20, 2017
Seminar Time: 7:50 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission
19010 1st Ave S
Burien, WA 98148-2055 ( View Map )
CLE Credits: Ethics: 2.00, Law & Legal Procedure: 12.00

List Price:$299.00
Number of Registrants:  

$299 - Standard Tuition
$189 - New Member Tuition*

*Members who have been admitted to practice in Washington for fewer than five years are eligible to receive the new member tuition. Note: The store will automatically discount your registration when you login and proceed to checkout.


Presented in partnership with the WSBA Criminal Law Section

This comprehensive institute brings together prosecutors, defense counsel, forensics experts, judges, law professors, and law enforcement professionals to share insights, expertise, and best practices across the criminal justice system.

This year’s topics include:

  • Inside the Balkan Oil Fields Murder Trial
  • Police Handling and Training in Hazardous Situations
  • Firearm Possession, Purchases, and Transfers -- How Does This Work?
  • Human Factors in Accident Reconstruction
  • The Future of Juvenile Law and New Resources for the Practitioner
  • Mental Health Court
  • Closing Arguments
  • New Lawyer Panel on Courtroom Etiquette

Plus, updates on:

  • Legislation
  • Evidence
  • Search and Seizure
  • Ethics


Noah Purcell
- Solicitor General, Washington Attorney General's Office, Olympia


Hugh K. Birgenheier - Pierce County Prosecutors Office, Tacoma
Kim E. Hunter - Law Offices of Kim E. Hunter PLLC, Covington


Day One
7:00 a.m. Registration Opens
7:50 a.m. Seminar Begins
5:00 p.m. Adjourn


Day Two
7:30 a.m. Registration Opens
7:50 a.m. Seminar Begins
4:30 p.m. Adjourn


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The WSBA Criminal Law Section is awarding 10 scholarships for this Institute. Application deadline is September 30th. Details are on the Section's website at 


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We would like to acknowledge Behind The Gavel LLC for sponsoring this institute.


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