News Release ~ 02/03/2014

Noted defense attorneys John Keker and Jan Nielsen Little to receive White Collar Criminal Defense Award from NACDL, Stetson Law, in March

Washington, DC (Feb. 3, 2014) — The winners of the 2014 White Collar Criminal Defense Award will be presented in March at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Fla. Notable litigators John Keker and Jan Nielsen Little, whose high-profile clients include former Enron CFO Andrew Fastow, Mississippi plantiffs’ attorney Dickie Scruggs, and investment banker Frank Quattrone, will receive the award during the NACDL White Collar Criminal Defense College at Stetson on March 22.

WHAT: The award is presented to individuals who have made a profound impact on the field of white collar criminal defense advocacy.

WHEN: Saturday, March 22, 6 p.m.

WHERE: Great Hall, Stetson University College of Law, 1401 61st St. S., Gulfport, Fla.

WHO: Noted defense attorneys John Keker and Jan Nielsen Little are partners at the San Francisco, Calif., law firm of Keker & Van Nest LLP.

The NACDL White Collar Criminal Defense College at Stetson, March 19-22, 2014, is a legal education “boot-camp” program for practitioners from across the country wishing to gain key advocacy skills and learn substantive white collar law from masters in the field.

Editor’s Note: To download high-resolution images of Mr. Keker and Ms. Nielsen Little, please click here and here, respectively.

Contact Information

Ivan Dominguez, Director of Public Affairs and Communications, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (202) 465-7662 or idominguez@nacdl.org

Brandi Palmer, Manager of Media Relations, Stetson University College of Law (727) 562-7381 or palmer@law.stetson.edu

Stetson University College of Law, Florida's first law school, has prepared lawyers and leaders since 1900. Today, Stetson leads the nation in blending legal doctrine with practical training, evidenced by its top-ranked programs in advocacy and legal writing. Through our academically rigorous curriculum and commitment to social responsibility, Stetson lawyers are ethical advocates ready to succeed in the legal profession.   

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is the preeminent organization advancing the mission of the criminal defense bar to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime or wrongdoing. A professional bar association founded in 1958, NACDL's approximately 10,000 direct members in 28 countries – and 90 state, provincial and local affiliate organizations totaling up to 40,000 attorneys – include private criminal defense lawyers, public defenders, military defense counsel, law professors and judges committed to preserving fairness and promoting a rational and humane criminal justice system.

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