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Sept-Oct 2013 , Page 13 

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By Gerald Lippert

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WACDL Annual Honors Announced

The Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (WACDL) recently announced the recipients of its annual honors.Tacoma attorney Mary Kay High  received the William O. Douglas Award — WACDL’s most esteemed award, which is given to recognize “a pattern of extraordinary achievement, courage, and dedication in the practice of criminal law.” Robert Leen and George Bianchi each received the President’s Award in recognition of achievement in a particular case or series of related cases, or long-time service to the criminal defense bar. Brendan Kiley, a journalist, received the WACDL Champion of Justice Award in recognition of his articles in The Stranger that highlighted injustices in the criminal justice system. For additional information, contact WACDL Program Assistant Theresa Vu at 206-623-1302 or email theresa.vu@wacdl.org  n

2013 — 2014 NACDL & Affiliate CLE Calendar

November 21-22
NACDL’s 6th Annual ‘Defending Modern Drug Cases’ Seminar
Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
Contact: NACDL’s Education Manager Akvile Athanason at 202-465-7630 or email aathanason@nacdl.org. For more details, visit our meetings website at www.nacdl.org/meetings 

December 5-6
Texas: Defending Clients Accused of Sexual Assault
Wyndham Hotel, Austin, Texas
Contact: TCDLA Executive Director Joseph Martinez at 512-478-2514 or email jmartinez@tcdla.com

December 6
Washington: Hot Topics in Criminal Defense
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle Washington
Contact: WACDL Program Assistant Theresa Vu at 206-623-1302 or email theresa.vu@wacdl.org

December 13
New Mexico: NMCDLA’s End of Year Ethics, Etc. Seminar
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Contact: NMCDLA Executive Director Cathy Ansheles at 505-986-8774 or email cathy@nmcdla.org

December 14
California: CACJ’s Annual Fall Criminal Defense Seminar & 40th Anniversary Celebration
San Francisco Nikko Hotel, San Francisco, California
Contact: CACJ Administrative Director Gail Jones at 916-643-1800 or email gjones@cacj.org

January 12-17
NACDL’s 34th Annual Advanced Criminal Law Seminar
St. Regis Hotel, Aspen, Colorado
Contact: NACDL’s Education Manager Akvile Athanason at 202-465-7630 or email aathanason@nacdl.org. For more details, visit our meetings website at www.nacdl.org/meetings 

January 17-18
Arizona: AACJ’s Annual Winter Seminar
Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino, Chandler, Arizona
Contact: AACJ Executive Director Ellen Salvesen at 480-812-1700 or email defense@aacj.org

January 24-25
Georgia: GACDL’s Winter Seminar
State Bar of Georgia in Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia
Contact: GACDL Executive Director Jennifer Mackall at 404-248-1777 or email jennkmac@att.net

March 5-8
NACDL’s Collateral Consequences Conference & Midwinter Meeting
InterContinental Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana
Contact: NACDL’s Education Manager Akvile Athanason at 202-465-7630 or email aathanason@nacdl.org. For more details, visit our meetings website at www.nacdl.org/meetings 

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