Defending White Collar Crime Cases

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Course Description

This program was recorded on February 27th, 2019

White collar cases typically involve non violent financial crimes that are assigned to special prosecution units from State Attorneys Offices or the Attorney General’s Office Statewide Prosecutors Office in state court or by experienced prosecutors from United States Attorneys Offices or the Department of Justice in federal court. That said, the likelihood that they will be subject to the appropriate amount of attention to detail is strong. That said, there is less chance of mistakes in both the government’s investigation and the prosecutors decisions. However, no case is prefect so there will be information and evidence can be discovered to support a defense. As such defense attorneys must devote the appropriate attention to the case in order to find the evidence that provides support of any potential defenses that exist. This seminar focuses on developing defense strategies in white collar cases. From the initial client interview to the coordination of a voluntary surrender to the trial or plea and sentencing this seminar will provide an outline of how to approach white collar cases from the defense side.



  • Mitchell Stone
    Mitchell A. Stone, P.A., is an AV-rated preeminent law firm* Mitch Stone is a Florida board-certified criminal trial lawyer*, a former state prosecutor and a frequent lecturer and serves on the faculty of many DUI and criminal defense seminars where he teaches other lawyers how to defend clients. He has successfully represented businessmen and women, doctors, lawyers, politicians, airline pilots, professional athletes and police officers in a wide variety of cases, including those involving murder, gambling, RICO, federal drug conspiracy charges, white-collar crimes, violent crimes, DUI, vehicular homicide and sexual offenses. In addition to these professional credentials, attorney Mitch Stone has three decades of experience in the specific arena of criminal law, providing insight into the criminal justice system. He is a criminal defense lawyer respected by both federal and Florida courts, prosecutors and law enforcement officers.

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      • 1.5 General Credits
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    1. Intake
      1. Client intake form
      2. Initial consultation
      3. Homework assignments for Attorney and client
    2. Initial contact
      1. Letter to prosecutor
      2. Letter to agent/investigator/detective
    3. Grand Jury Proceedings
      1. Instructions to Client
      2. Invoking The 5th
      3. Invoking Privilege
      4. Confidential Proceedings
    4. Charging Documents
      1. Information
      2. Indictment
    5. Discovery
      1. Police Reports
      2. 302 FBI reports
      3. Forensic Accounting
      4. Bank Records
      5. Recordings
      6. Videos
      7. Grand Jury Transcripts
    6. Motions
      1. Motions to Dismiss
      2. Motions to Suppress
      3. Motions in Limine
      4. Motions for Judgement of Acquittal
    7. Plea Negotiations
      1. Charges
      2. Loss Amounts
      3. Roles
      4. Sentences
    8. Trials
      1. Strategy
      2. Defenses
      3. Presentation
      4. Judge or Jury
    9. Sentencing
      1. Guidelines
      2. Loss Amount
      3. Variances
      4. Downward Departures
      5. Mitigation
      6. Aggravation
      7. Victim Negligence
      8. Law Enforcement Actions

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