Continuing Legal Education

Continuing Legal Education

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To be an effective advocate Mr. Freeman believes it is important to stay up to date with current legal trends and changes in the law. As a result, Mr. Freeman regularly attends and presents at Continuing Legal Education seminars and classes on a wide range of criminal law topics.

During his 14 years as a prosecutor with the New York County District Attorney’s Office and the United States Department of Justice, Mr. Freeman attended numerous in-house seminars including:

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  • Trial Techniques and Advocacy
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Law of Evidence Courtroom Presentations
  • Homicide
  • Computer Crime
  • Immigration and Cross-Border Crime
  • Wiretapping
  • Forensic Science, including Time Since Death, Trace Evidence, Fingerprints, Serology, and DNA Evidence

Mr. Freeman has also attended the following criminal defense seminars as an attendee and/or presenter:

Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, annual spring conference, 2008 – 2017

United States concealed carry expo., ft. worth, tx, Spring 2017

Sex Offender Registration Issues, Oakland County Bar Association, Pontiac, MI, August 16, 2011

  • Recent changes to the Sex Offender Registration Act
  • Issues that arise with Registration
  • “Romeo and Juliet” cases
  • Change of circumstances – 3 day rule

National Firearms Law Seminar, Spring 2010, 2016, 2017

Insider Trading, ABA Teleconference, Washington, D.C., April 29, 2009

  • Insights from the SROs, SEC, and DOJ
  • Key Compliance Steps to Avoid Liability

Oakland County Bench Bar Conference, Oakland Co., MI, March 27, 2009

  • Sentence Alternatives for Felony Offenders
  • Prison Reform and Parole Board Initiatives
  • Understanding Drug Test Results

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Milwaukee, WI, July 31 – August 1, 2008

  • Cross-Examination