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The mission of Utah Prosecution Council is to provide quality training for state and local prosecutors as well as law enforcement officers through an exchange of information and experience to ensure the administration of justice reflecting the highest ethical and professional standards.

2020 Fall Conference

This conference is the annual CLE training and idea sharing event for all Utah prosecutors.

CLE Credits: 9.5 total with 7.5 General (rounded down to nearest 0.5), 1 Civility and 1 Ethics. In addition, if you attend the Juvenile Track there are 3 General CLE Credits. The total credits available if you attend all classes including the Juvenile Track is 12.5.

Date/Time: 
September 24-25, 2020

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Thursday, September 24th
Our Implicit Bias and How to Effectively Manage and Overcome It CLE: 1.25 General Scott Wyatt - President SUU Bias: Friend or Foe - Especially When Disabilities and Mental Health Concerns are Present CLE: 1 General Dean Anderson - Program Manager, Westpark Family Clinic, Westpark Mental Health Prosecutor Messaging and the Media: Overcoming Perceived Bias' on Both Sides of the Message CLE: 1 General Richard Piatt - Public Information Officer, Utah Attorney General's Office HB 206: Bail Reform. A Conversation with its Sponsor and the Court. CLE: 1 General Ability to Pay Matrix Memo to Criminal Justice Stakeholders Pre-trial Decision Guide Unsecured Bond Sample Sample Templates (zip file) Representative Stephanie Pitcher - Utah House of Representatives, Deputy Davis County Attorney Keisa Williams - Associate General Counsel Clear as Mud: Navigating the Confusing Protective Order Waters CLE: 0.25 General Clear as Mud HB403 Distribution List by County Marlesse Jones - Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Resource Prosecutor, UPC ETHICS: Helping Our Officers be the Best. CLE: 1 Ethics Steve Garside - Assistant Layton City Attorney
Friday, September 25th
Active Shooter Issues: What You Need to Know CLE: 1 General Lt. Nicholas Bricker - Utah Highway Patrol Affinity Fraud - It's not Just an Old Person Issue CLE: 1 General Tim Taylor - Deputy Utah County Attorney What are the Inherent Bias' When Prosecuting DV and Sexual Assault Cases? A Victim Centered Approach CLE: 1 General Marlesse Jones - Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Resource Prosecutor, UPC CIVILITY: Replacing Your Bias Against Defense Counsel with Civility and Professionalism CLE: 1 Civility 77-37-4 Additional Rights Privileged Communications Act Rule 16 Discovery Rule 512 Victim Communications State v Lopez URCrP 16 Redline Reed Richards - Deputy Weber County Attorney
Juvenile Track
Juvenile Justice Services: What Do Juvenile Prosecutors Need to Know CLE: 1 General Brett Peterson - Juvenile Justice Services, Department of Human Services Problematic Sexual Behaviors CLE: 1 General Handout Dr. Marina Money - Utah Psychological Services Survey of Core Juvenile Practices: A Roundtable Discussion CLE: 1 General Trish Cassel - Deputy Summit County Attorney - Moderator Michelle Jeffs - Deputy Weber County Attorney Jeffrey Stott - Deputy Kane County Attorney Chris Yannelli - Deputy Utah County Attorney