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Criminal Mitigation: Humanizing the Client Toward a Better Outcome

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  • Description
    This riveting and timely CLE course discusses the impact of psychological analysis on factual analysis, and how criminal lawyers can utilize the humanizing process to gain better outcomes for their clients in criminal cases. Presented by attorney and forensic expert Dr. mark Silver, the course is designed for seasoned as well as starting attorneys, and offers insight into the various criteria and strategies to employ, particularly during the pre-sentence and pre-plea stage of representation, to mitigate a defendant’s case. The course will offer best practices regarding applicability of mitigation, its various uses and primary benefits to clients.
  • Instructor Bio

    Mark Silver

    Mark S. Silver is a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Mark has a Combined Specialist Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science from the University of Toronto and a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario. Mark also completed a Master of Social Work at the University of Toronto, a post-graduate Certificate Program in Family Therapy at Smith College, and a Doctor of Psychology at the Southern California University for Professional Studies. In addition, Mark holds a Juris Doctor from the City University of New York, Queens College, and is admitted to practice law in New York.

    Mark is the author of "Handbook of Mitigation in Criminal and Immigration Forensics: Humanizing the Client Towards a Better Legal Outcome." SIXTH Edition. (2017). Since 2002, Mark has worked as a consultant for law firms throughout the United States conducting psychosocial evaluations and writing formal reports in forensic and mitigation immigration and criminal cases. Mark has worked with clients from about forty countries throughout the world on various individual, family, and mental health issues related to criminal conduct and deportation. Mark has also provided expert testimony in several dozen of these cases.