Section Meeting - Criminal Law

  • 31 Jul 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (PDT)
  • Atrium Bldg., 19200 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 400, Irvine, CA 92612
  • 6


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"Criminal Jury Trials - From A-Z"

Breaking down all the steps that go into pre-trial litigation and stages up and through conviction 

Presented by: Mark Swensson

Speaker Bio:  Mark Swensson is Deputy District Attorney for the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and has been in that position since 2016. Mr. Swensson grew up in Anaheim before going to the University of California-Irvine to earn his bachelor’s in political science cum laude, and earned his jurisdoctorate degree from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law. His area of practice is focused on driving under the influence of drug cases as well as other serious and violent crimes including attempted murders, assaults with deadly weapons, and other complex felony matters. 


Location: Atrium Bldg., 19200 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 400, Irvine, CA 92612

Parking: Free after 6:30 p.m.  Attendees will take a parking ticket upon entrance to the structure, and no fees are due after 6:30 p.m.

Google Maps: Atrium Bldg, Irvine, California

Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Please note the building doors and elevators lock at 6 pm.  Please arrive on time.  


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Event Fee: $10.00 for OCPA members, $20.00 for non-members and $20.00 for all walk-ins who have not pre-registered online (both members and non-members) IF SPACE IS AVAILABLE. Walk-ins are on a first come first serve basis.

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