Juvenile Waivers To Adult Courts: A Practitioner's Perspective


This is the slideshow portion of the presentation on Juvenile Waivers at the National Conference on Juvenile Justice, held by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, March 13, 2009.

"Patrick Hoover is a practicing attorney with close to three decades in a practice focused on child and youth advocacy. Whether in the community, the school or in the courts, in thousands of cases, Pat Hoover has defended children and youth in both juvenile and adult criminal court . As our lawyer panelist, Hoover will speak to his experience litigating juvenile waiver and the very specialized issues that are brought to the case when defending kids charged as adults. Mr. Hoover shares his observations and insider's perspective dealing often found in the arena of juvenile waiver, yet filed in many states.

Mr. Hoover will relate his experiences found when kids are charged, inappropriately, as adults. Pat shares his views and strategies in successful cases of juvenile waiver practice. He offers tactics and strategies, available to to all parties - judges, counsel, and juvenile justice professionals - when confronted with the question of juveniles in an adult criminal prosecution."

For more information, please visit the specially created website for the conference at http://sites.google.com/a/hooverlaw.com/juvenile-waivers/pictures-from-ncjfcj-conference/Home. You may also learn more about HooverLaw at our website, www.hooverlaw.com.

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