Capital & Non-Capital Training

For The Prosecution

- in Plano, Texas, USA

The Center for American and International Law
5201 Democracy Drive
Plano, Texas 75024

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Credits:MCLE and TCOLE Credit will be available


Join Lee Hon (Polk Co. Criminal District Attorney), Kevin Petroff (Galveston Co. District Attorney’s Office), Judge Michael Snipes (Dallas Co. District Attorney’s Office), Sunshine Stanek (Lubbock Co. District Attorney’s Office), Jennifer Tharp (Comal Co. District Attorney), and Bill Wirskye (Collin Co. District Attorney’s Office) for this three-day program. It will include training on capital and non-capital trial prosecution, emerging trends in capital trial prosecution, mental health issues, and a CCA update.

This course is funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.

Who Should Attend?

With the exception of invited faculty, attendance is limited to prosecuting attorneys and their personnel.


“Excellent conference, such quality speakers”

“Very organized & well-thought out agenda…I enjoyed it very much & learned some new things”

“Highly recommend this course.”

-- from last year’s Participants at this program

Schedule and Faculty

More information coming soon! Anticipated times for the program’s start/recess:

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

8:30 am Check-in & Registration – 5:15 pm Recess, followed by a Reception

Thursday, August 23, 2018

8:30 am Lecture – 5:00 pm Recess

Friday, August 24, 2018

8:30 am Lecture – 3:15 pm Recess

Lunch will be provided.

Overnight Accommodations

Hyatt Place Plano welcomes our guests attending Capital and Non-Capital, For the Prosecution, at The Center for American and International Law. We have set aside a block of rooms with a group rate of $100/night, plus applicable fees/taxes for 8/22/2018-8/24/2018.

Please make your reservations by 8/8/2018. As long as the reservation is made by this date, and the group block has availability, you will receive the group rate. Any reservations not received on or before this cut-off date are subject to hotel availability at the best available prevailing rate.

Booking Instructions

Book online

Type in Arrival/Departure Dates
Enter Group/Corporate #: G-CW14
Call 888-HYATT-HP (888.492.8847) or 972.378.3997

Dates available: 8/22/2018-8/24/2018
Mention the group name: CAILAW / Capital And Non-Capital

  • A valid credit card is required to make reservations
  • Tax Exemption Certificates and Credit Card Authorization Forms may be faxed to the hotel directly at 972.608.4427 prior to your arrival.

Other Information

Cancellation Policy

Written cancellation must be received 5 business days prior to a program to receive a refund (Email: After this date, no refunds, but substitution of attendees for this program will be permitted with prior approval. Registrants not entitled to a refund will receive the course materials. Waiver recipients must attend the program to receive the materials.

Nondiscriminatory Policy

The Center for American and International Law does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status in educational activities, scholarship programs or admissions.

Registrar: +1.972.244.3404
Fax: +1.972.244.3401