Lucas and Shipp - Presenters at OSBA Criminal Advocacy Seminar

Weston Hurd partners, Walter “Scott” Lucas and Paul Shipp, were presenters at the Ohio State Bar Association seminar on Criminal Advocacy that was held on September 24 in Cleveland. Their presentation titled, “Considerations in Preparing for Sentencing in Federal Cases,” focused on topics including:

  • Facts & Statistics on Federal Sentencing
  • Overview of Federal Sentencing Guidelines
  • Sentencing Considerations When Negotiating the Plea Agreement
  • Counseling the Client Through the Presentence Interview Process
  • The Sentencing Memorandum
  • Obtaining and Presenting Mitigating Evidence
  • Considerations After Sentencing