Judge to discuss post conviction motions

The Michigan Judicial Institute is offering a webinar on “Effectively Handling Post Conviction Motions: Appellate Proof Tips & Practices” on Thursday, March 3, from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.

This 75-minute webinar for all judicial officers who handle a felony docket assignment takes a look at effective bench practices in handling post conviction motions.

Post conviction motions are a standard part of the caseload for all judges with a felony docket assignment.

Judges in small and large courts can find these motions challenging and time consuming whether they are handled with staff assistance or independent of staff.  

Speakers Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Phyllis McMillen and Cheboygan County Circuit Court Judge Aaron Gauthier will consider the six most common issues arising in post conviction motions and discuss bench practices to effectively handle those issues and appellate proof a ruling.

To register for the webinar, visit https://mjieducation.mi.gov and click on “events.”