Washington, DC (February 25, 2015) – Rock Hill, S.C., attorney Christopher Wellborn was installed as treasurer of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) at the Association's Midwinter meeting in New Orleans earlier this month.
Wellborn joined NACDL in 1994 and is now a Life Member. He has previously served on NACDL's Board of Directors and in 2010 was one of two designees to the Board from NACDL's Council of Affiliates. He currently chairs NACDL's Budget Committee and has served on the Association's Corrections, Long Range Planning, Mental Health, and Membership Committees. He is also a member of NACDL's Task Force on Restoration of Rights and Status After Conviction.
Wellborn is a Past President of the York County Bar Association and the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, an NACDL affiliate that he helped found. He has also served as Chair of the Criminal Law Section of the South Carolina Bar Association.
Wellborn began his career as a York County prosecutor and has practiced criminal defense since 1990. Since 1997, he has led his own practice, Christopher A. Wellborn, P.A. A graduate of Bates College, the University of San Diego School of Law and the National Criminal Defense College, Wellborn is licensed to practice in South Carolina and admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for South Carolina as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Cross-Examination Trial Pack
NACDL’s new Cross-Examination Trial Pack includes three of our best-selling Cross-Examination resources: “Damage Control: Situational Cross-Examination Techniques Trial Guide”, "Ultimate Cross 2.0: Audio Recordings & Written Materials" and "Sample Cross-Examination Questions."
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Death Investigation: Forensic Pathology in the Courtroom and Cause & Manner of Death (2022)
This unique program provides criminal defense lawyers with an accurate and clear overview of forensic pathology and the countless factors to consider in a death investigation and will methodically explain what happens during an autopsy to determine cause and manner of death.
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The Psychology of Persuasion & Storytelling for Criminal Defense Lawyers
This Trial Resource Guide is a masterful collection of practical tips, techniques and strategies focused solely on using the arts and sciences of persuasion to improve your storytelling skills at trial.
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Zealous Advocacy in Sexual Assault & Child Victims Cases (2022)
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Every year, NACDL identifies the hottest topics and most pressing issues when defending these cases, and brings-in nationally-renowned lawyers and experts to help you prepare for battle. This year’s 13th Annual Defending Sex Cases training program is our best yet; packed with topics and speakers you won’t want to miss!
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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 many thousands of 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 legal system.