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Seminar Number

9246

Registration Fee:

$95

ACCOUNTABILITY COURTS - CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM IN ACTION

RECORDED JUNE 10, 2016

Archived Webcast

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Professionalism Hour and 1 Trial Practice Hour

Co-Sponsor:
The Council of Accountability Court Judges

Presiding:
Hon. Samuel D. Ozburn, Program Co-Chair, Judge, Superior Court, Alcovy Judicial Circuit, Covington
Joshua Becker, Program Co-Chair, Chief Certification Officer, Council of Accountability Court Judges of Georgia, Atlanta
Taylor Jones, Program Co-Chair, Executive Director, Council of Accountability Court Judges of Georgia, Atlanta

Welcome and Introduction
Hon. Jason J. Deal, Judge, Superior Court, Northeastern Judicial Circuit, Gainesville

Judicial Perspectives on Accountability Courts 

  • What types of courts exist? 
  • What makes a good candidate? 
  • Experiences so far and what’s on the horizon? 
  • and More!

Moderator:
Hon. Samuel D. Ozburn

Panelists:
Hon. Verda M. Colvin, Judge, Superior Court, Macon Judicial Circuit, Macon
Hon. H. Patrick Haggard, Judge, Superior Court, Western Judicial Circuit, Athens
Hon. Juanita P. Stedman, Judge, Cobb County Juvenile Court, Marietta
Hon. Nancy N. Bills, Judge, Rockdale County State Court, Conyers
Hon. Jason J. Deal

Beyond the Adversarial System:  An In-depth Discussion of Professional Duties and How Both Prosecutors and Defense Attorneys Can Work Together to Help Defendants and their Community
Moderator:
Sherrie L. Hines, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, Athens

Panelists:
Edward H. Brumby, Jr., Western Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office, Athens
Michael D. DeTardo, Jackson County District Attorney’s Office, Jefferson
Integrating Treatment: How the Treatment Team Works to Help Clients & Change Lives
Moderator:
Amanda Lewis Day, Newton & Walton County Resource Courts, Covington

Panelists:
Dr. Priscilla Faulkner, Southeastern Psychological Associates, Inc., Covington
Dayna Solomon, Adult Drug Court Coordinator, Muscogee County Adult Felony Drug Court, Columbus
The Community Policing Model: Why It’s Different & What Clients Need to Know
Moderator:
Taylor Jones

Panelists:
Jud Smith, Sheriff, Barrow County Sheriff’s Office, Winder
Faye Spalding, Sergeant, Criminal Investigations Division, Barrow County Sheriff's Office, Winder
Tripp Powers, Department of Community Supervision, Lawrenceville
What You Can Do If Your County Doesn’t Have an Accountability Court
Moderator:
Joshua Becker

Panelists:
Hon. Samuel D. Ozburn
Amanda Lewis Day
Tracy “T.J.” BeMent, District Court Administrator, Tenth Judicial Administrative District, Athens
Taylor Jones
Final Thoughts & Burning Questions With Our Accountability Court Experts
Hon. Samuel D. Ozburn
Hon. Juanita P. Stedman
Amanda K. Lewis
Tracy “T.J.” BeMent
Taylor Jones