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Webinar: Working With Experts

Webinar Date
Tuesday, August 6, 2024

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (PT)

Working With Experts

Presentation Description
This presentation will focus on the selection of appropriate experts and ideas to retain experts on a limited budget. Upon completion of the webinar, participants will be able to identify legal considerations when hiring experts on criminal cases.

Meet the Speaker
Dr. Emily Reeder Abili, Mitigation Specialist, Ph.D., LMSW
Clark County Public Defender

Emily Reeder Abili, PhD, LMSW is a Mitigation Specialist at the Clark County Public Defender in Las Vegas, Nevada.  In that capacity, she has been responsible for the investigation of mitigation evidence in capital and non-capital murder cases since 2003.  During her tenure at the Public Defender, Dr. Reeder Abili has been responsible for uncovering mitigation evidence in death penalty cases and has extensive experience investigating Atkins claims, assisting with the presentation of mitigation in jury trials, and working with nationally renowned experts as a part of the criminal defense team.  She earned her BSW, MSW, and PhD (Public Affairs) from the University of Nevada Las Vegas and previously taught undergraduate courses in quantitative methods and criminology.  Professional honors have included Excellence in Legal Defense (Clark County Public Defender), Legal Advocate Award (Nevada Disability Advocacy and Law Center), and Value in Performance Award (Clark County).

Webinar Zoom Registration Link
Once you register through the CALI website, you will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom registration link. Please register in advance in Zoom to receive information about joining this webinar.

Zoom registration is required to ensure an accurate attendance record.

Please contact the CALI office if you do not receive the Webinar Zoom registration link the day you register.

Certificate of Attendance
Those who register and participate in this Webinar will receive one CPI experience or continuing education credit. To obtain a certificate of attendance, please email

Cancelation Policy
No registration refunds will be given for cancelations or no-shows.

Contact the CALI office at or call 949-715-5401.

Tuesday, August 6, 2024, 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) (UTC-08:00)
Videoconference information will be provided in an email once payment is received.
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
CALI Office
949-715-5401 (p)
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee