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Contact:

Tel: 214.220.9000

email: mc@marlocadeddu.com

Location:

Law Office of Marlo P. Cadeddu, P.C.
3131 McKinney Avenue, Ste. 600
Dallas, Texas 75204

 

APPEARANCES

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Appearances

2019

 

May 6, 2019. Invited participant at the Federal Rules Committee, Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 16 Sub-Committee mini-conference in Washington, D.C.

2018

November 8, 2018. Served as a panelist at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2018 White Collar Seminar "Defending the White Collar Case: In & Out of Court" in Washington, D.C. on the topic "Discovery Trends: E-data, Privacy, Searches, and Subpoenas."

November 1, 2018. Spoke at the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Texas on the topic "Strategies and Discovery Software Tools Used in the Gas Pipe Trial."

July 22, 2018. Spoke at the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 31st Annual Rusty Duncan Advanced Criminal Law seminar on the topic "Warriors Managing Massive Digital Data."

April 3, 2018. Served as a guest speaker at the Southern Methodist University course on Criminal Procedure in the Digital Age on the subject of e-discovery in criminal cases.

2017

December 11-12, 2017. Served as faculty at the annual Cross-Examination and Impeachment course hosted by the Center for American and International Law in Plano, Texas on the topic of cross-examination of an expert witness.

November 3, 2017. Served as a panelist at the Fall ABA White Collar Crime North Texas Regional Meeting on the subjects of navigating the Bureau of Prisons and white collar sentencing.

September 14, 2017.  Served as a panelist at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers' 13th Annual White Collar Seminar in Washington, D.C. on the topic "Deal or No Deal? A Practical Guide to Plea Bargaining."

July 26, 2017. Served as a panelist at the Northern District of Texas's Annual Federal Criminal Practice Seminar on the topic "Managing Electronic Discovery in the John Wiley Price Case with the Help of the Northern District of Texas’ Discovery Server."

2016

December 5-6, 2016.  Served as faculty at the Cross-Examination and Impeachment course featuring Terence McCarthy hosted by the Center for American and International Law in Plano, Texas.

2015

December 10-11, 2015. Served as faculty at the Cross-Examination and Impeachment course featuring Terence McCarthy hosted by the Center for American and International Law in Plano, Texas.

October 22, 2015.  Served as panel speaker on the topic "What Line? Reining in Prosecutorial Excesses: The Ethics and Strategy of Negotiations" at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers' 11th Annual White Collar Seminar and Fall Board Meeting, Defending the White Collar Case In and Out of Court Seminar.

August 11, 2015.  Served as faculty at the Military Defense Counsel Trial Litigation seminar hosted by the Center for American and International Law in Plano, Texas.

 

July 31, 2015.  Spoke at a Criminal Justice Act training seminar held in Dallas, Texas sponsored by the Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Texas on the topic "Pretrial Motions Practice: Strategic Positioning for Trial and Preserving Error."

 

 

2014

December 18-19, 2014. Served as faculty at the Cross-Examination and Impeachment course featuring Terence McCarthy hosted by the Center for American and International Law in Plano, Texas.

 

March 28, 2014.  Member of planning committee and invited speaker at the Texas Bar CLE Electronic Discovery Course held in Austin, Texas.

 

January 15-16, 2014. Served as faculty at the Cross-Examination and Impeachment course featuring Terence McCarthy hosted by the Center for American and International Law in Plano, Texas.

 

2013

August 14, 2013.  Served as faculty at the Military Defense Counsel Trial Litigation seminar hosted by the Center for American and International Law in Plano, Texas.

 

June 27, 2013.  Spoke at a Criminal Justice Act training seminar sponsored by the Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Texas regarding electronic discovery and budgeting.  Seminar held in San Antonio, Texas.​

 

April 19, 2013.  Spoke at the Annual Federal Criminal Law Seminar sponsored by the Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Texas, the Dallas Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas on the topic “The ESI Protocol.”

 

January 2-5, 2013.  Served as faculty at the Office of Defender Services’ 2013 Law and Technology Series:  Techniques in Electronic Case Management Workshop held in San Diego, California.

2012

October, 25, 2012. Spoke at the Eastern District of Texas Bench-Bar Conference held in Plano, Texas on the topic “eDiscovery and ESI.”

 

August 8, 2012.  Participated as a panel speaker at the Electronically Stored Information (ESI) Discovery Protocol training seminar for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas held at the Belo Mansion.

 

May 10, 2012.  Participated as a panel speaker at the Workshop for Judges of the Fifth Circuit held in Santa Fe, New Mexico on the topic “Setting Budgets and Paying Vouchers in Complex Cases, Including Capital Habeas Cases.”

 

April 20, 2012. Spoke at the Annual Federal Criminal Law Seminar Sponsored by the Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Texas, the Dallas Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas on the topic “Mega Cases: Budgeting and Discovery.

 

March 8, 2012. Spoke at Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association’s seminar in New Orleans, Louisiana entitled “Federal Law at the French Quarter” on the topic “The Federal Criminal Mega Case.

2011

​August, 2011.  Served as faculty at the Military Defense Counsel Trial Litigation seminar hosted by the Center for American and International Law in Plano, Texas.

 

April 15, 2011.  Spoke at the Annual Federal Criminal Law Seminar Sponsored by the Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Texas, the Dallas Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas on the topic “Handling the Mega Case on a CJA Budget.”

2010
September, 2010.  Served as faculty at the Military Defense Counsel Trial Litigation seminar hosted by the Center for American and International Law in Plano, Texas.

 

April 23, 2010.  Spoke at the Annual Federal Criminal Law Seminar Sponsored by the Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Texas, the Dallas Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas on the topic, “Sentencing 101:  Introduction to Federal Sentencing.


2009

July 22, 2009.  Spoke at the Military Defense Counsel Trial Litigation seminar hosted by the Center for American and International Law in Plano, Texas on the topic “Direct Examination.”

 

Spring, 2009.   Served as Adjunct Professor at Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law teaching Trial Advocacy.

 

2008

​March 7, 2008.  Spoke at the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Federal Law at the French Quarter seminar on the topic “The Sentencing Memorandum – The Advocate’s Hammer.”

 

2007

 

May 11, 2007.  Spoke at the Federal Bar Association, Dallas Chapter’s Federal Criminal Practice Seminar on the topic “The Federal Sentencing Memorandum.”

 

2006

Fall, 2006.  Served as Adjunct Professor at Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law teaching Trial Advocacy.

 

2005​​​​​​​​​​

Fall, 2005.  Served as Adjunct Professor at Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law teaching Trial Advocacy.

 

June 10, 2005.  Spoke at the Dallas Bar Association, Criminal Law Section's summer seminar on the topic “Federal Criminal Practice After Booker: An Update.

 

June 11, 2005 through June 18, 2005.  Taught, taught trial skills to practicing attorneys at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy's Southern Regional Program held in Dallas, Texas.

 

March 4, 2005.  Spoke at the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division Criminal Justice Act Panel Training Seminar on the topic “Evidence and the Effective Use of the Electronic Courtroom: A Hands-On Demonstration." In addition, Ms. Cadeddu was one of three panelists discussing "Plea Bargaining Under the Booker/Fanfan Decisions."

 

February 25, 2005.  Addressed the Dallas Bar Association, Criminal Law Section on the topic "Federal Criminal Practice after Booker."

 

​​2004

December 2, 2004.  In Dallas, Texas, Ms. Cadeddu spoke at a Lorman Education Services Seminar, "Real Evidence for the Trial Practitioner in Texas" on the topic "Evidentiary Considerations in Federal Criminal Practice."

October 2003.  Ms. Cadeddu co-authored a paper entitled "Happy Hunting Grounds: A Guide to Defense of Federal Firearms Cases" for a State Bar of Texas Continuing Legal Education Program held in October 2003 and again in October 2004 on the subject "Lawyers, Guns and Money -- What Every Texas Lawyer Needs to Know About Firearms Law."

 

Fall of 2004.  Served Adjunct Professor at Southern Methodist University's Dedman School of Law teaching Trial Advocacy.

 

June 11, 2004.  Spoke at a Lorman Education Services Seminar, "Trial Techniques for the Criminal Case in Texas", on the topic "Federal Criminal Defense Practice" in Dallas, Texas.

 

​​2003

May, 2003. Spoke at the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division Criminal Justice Act Panel Training Seminar on the topic "Obtaining the Best Result at Sentencing: Presentence Report Objections and Departures under the Sentencing Guidelines."

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