Douglas N. Peters - Speaking Engagements

  • Organizer, Moderator, and Keynote Speaker for the Annual Seminar on the Defense of a Child Molestation Case in Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia. Sponsors have included State Bar of Georgia Criminal Law Section, Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Georgia Indigent Defense Counsel. Examples of topics covered: Investigation, Trial Preparation, Opening Statuent, Medical Expert Testimony, Psychological Expert Testimony, Cross Examination of the Alleged Victim, Closing Argument.
  • October 25-26, 2012, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Sleepwalking, Brown-Outs, and Prescription Sleep Aids
  • May 30, 2012, National Conference of Federal Defenders; The One Percent: Why We Do What We Do
  • October 2011, Georgia Innocence Project, The Shaken Baby Syndrome: A Juror’s Guide to the Truth, Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • March 2011, Idaho Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Trial of the Child Molestation Case: The Final 60 Days, Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho.
  • October 2010, Criminal Defense Seminar sponsored by Lister & Holt, Preparation and Presentation of the Defendant’s Testimony, Jonesboro, Georgia.
  • August 2010, National Child Abuse Defense and Resource Center, Shaken Baby Syndrome: The Biomechanical Issues, Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • June 2010, Georgia State Bar, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Mentor for Attendees, Gary Christy Memorial Trial Skills Clinic, Athens, Georgia.
  • April 2010, The Innocence Project and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Child Abuse Case: Post Conviction Preparation and presentation of Expert Testimony, Conference on Litigating Non-DNA Post-Conviction Innocence Cases, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • March 2010, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, On Trial: A War of Many Battles, Conference at Stone Mountain, Georgia.
  • August 2009, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Jury Selection in the Child Victim Case, Conference on Voir Dire in Criminal Cases, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • March 2009, Fulton County, Georgia, Public Defender’s Office, Child Abuse Cases: Current Case Law, Workshop at Atlanta, Georgia.
  • March 2009, Indiana Public Defender Council, Investigation, Discovery, Motions in Limine, and Similar Transactions in the Child Abuse Case, Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • January 2009, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, So the Confession is Coming In, So What: Building a Defense When Your Client has Admitted the Crime (The Issue of False Confession Evidence), Winter Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • November 2008, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Fall Suinar, Shaken Baby Syndrome and the Pre-trial Harper Challenge, Young Harris, Georgia.
  • September 2008, National Child Abuse Defense & Resource Center, Shaken Baby Syndrome and the Pre-trial Daubert Challenge, Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • September 2007, Alabama Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Defending a Child Molestation Case, Conference in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
  • November 2006, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Fall Seminar, Locating, Preparing & Presenting the Expert Witness, Helen, Georgia.
  • September 2006, National Child Abuse Defense & Resource Center, The Winning Edge/The Right Ethics, Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • April 2003, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Spring Seminar, Preparation and Presentation of the Defendant’s Testimony, St. Simons, Georgia.
  • June 2002, Georgia Trial Skills Clinic, Cross Examination of the Case Worker or Child Advocate, Athens, Georgia.
  • July 2001, Georgia Superior Court Judges Conference, Defense of the Child Abuse Case: The Defense Perspective, St. Simons, Georgia.
  • March 2001, Georgia Indigent Defense Council, Keeping Out the Bad and Getting in the Good: Motions in Limine and Pitfalls Regarding Character Evidence, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • July 2000, Georgia Indigent Defense Counsel Seminar, Keeping Out the Bad Getting in the Good: Motions in Limine and Pitfalls Regarding Character Evidence, Mableton, Georgia.
  • June 2000, Alabama Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Seminar, Impeaching the Alleged Child Victim Through Expert Testimony, Gulf Shores, Alabama.
  • May 2000, Georgia Indigent Defense Counsel Seminar, The Behavior of the Alleged Victim: Investigation, Preparation and Presentation of Expert Testimony, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • May 2000, Georgia Indigent Defense Counsel Bring Your Files Workshop, Child Molestation Cases, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • October 1999, National Child Abuse Defense and Resource Center, Seminar Host and Instructor for Workshops, “Defending Against Allegations of Child Molestation by Pre-School Age Victims”, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • May 1999, Georgia Indigent Defense Counsel Seminar, Recent Developments in the Defense of Child Abuse Cases in Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • November 1998, Alabama Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Seminar, Jury Selection in Child Sex Abuse Cases, Huntsville, Alabama.
  • November 1998, Alabama Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Seminar, Cross Examination of the Case Worker or Child Advocate, Huntsville, Alabama.
  • October 1998, Georgia Indigent Defense Counsel Seminar, Character Evidence of the Defendant and the Complainant in a Rape Case, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • August 1998, Georgia Indigent Defense Counsel Seminar, Keeping out the Bad and Letting in the Good: Motion in Limine and Pitfalls Regarding Character Evidence, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • April 1998, Georgia Indigent Defense Counsel Bring Your Files Workshop, Child Molestation Cases, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • May 1997, Institute of Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Pre-Trial Preparation: Preparing the Client, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • March 1997, Georgia Indigent Defense Counsel Seminar, The Use of Experts in the Defense of the Child Molestation Cases, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • October, 1996, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Fall Seminar, Taking the Offense in Defending Alleged Crimes Against Children, Helen, Georgia.
  • April 1994, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Spring Seminar, Preparation and Presentation of the Defendant’s Testimony, St. Simons, Georgia.
  • May 1993, Georgia Indigent Defense Counsel Seminar, How To Try a Child Molestation Case, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • April 1991, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Spring Seminar, Use of Experts in the Defense of Child Molestation Cases, St. Simons, Georgia.

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