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Animal Neglect & Cruelty: Navigating the Maze

February 10, 2014 – February 10, 2014 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Madison Crowne Plaza Hotel

4402 E Washington Ave
United States

For many legal professionals the thought of being involved in an animal abuse or neglect case is perplexing, or even frightening. If you are looking for more information and guidance on what is expected of the legal professional and what you can expect from the process in these situations, this seminar is for you.

Topics include:

  • Navigating Wisconsin Criminal Law: Search Warrants, DA Discretion and Other Mysteries of the Criminal Justice System by Diane Balkin, ALDF
  • Seizure Law in Wisconsin: Navigating the Civil Action and its Multiple Constituencies by Joe Goode, Pia Anderson Dorius Reynard & Moss
  • Veterinary Forensics: A Primer by Dr. Yvonne Bellay, Wisconsin DATCP
  • Critically Evaluating Livestock Welfare by Dr. Jan Shearer, Iowa State University Extension
  • Why Animal Cruelty/Neglect Prosecutions Matter by Megan Senatori, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C.
  • Importance of Veterinary Forensics Evidence in Court (panel discussion)

Cost to attend is only $85 and includes a delicious lunch and
6 hours of CLE credit (pending approval).


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