Event Calendar

Friday, October 9, 2020

Pretrial Release Webinar, Presented and Facilitated by B. Scott West $25 Member/$50 Non Member

Start Date: 10/9/2020 1:00 PM EDT
End Date: 10/9/2020 2:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Via Zoom

Organization Name: KACDL Education

B. Scott West
Email: education@kacdl.net
Phone: (502) 594-1375

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Pretrial Release 1.0 Total HR including Q&A
Presented and Fascillitated by B. Scott West, Department of Public Advocacy Deputy Chief and KACDL 2019 President and Education Committee Chair

The first half of this hour-long presentation will be a quick review of the rules and cases necessary to prepare any case for a bail hearing; the second half will focus on advocacy particular to Covid-19 times, including the sharing of data which shows the rate at which rates of non-money bail increased while rates of committing new offenses while on bail remained static.


B. Scott West is the Deputy Public Advocate for the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy in Frankfort, Kentucky; prior to that, Scott was the General Counsel for the agency from 2011 through October 2017.  He has been the Bluegrass Regional Manager in the Richmond Field Office, Directing Attorney for the Murray Field Office, and a staff attorney in the Hazard Field Office.  For the last 10 years, he has taught search and seizure law, as well as Miranda law, in DPA’s Public Defender College.  He is the recipient of the 2017 Kentucky Bar Association’s Thomas B. Spain CLE Award, the 2015 KBA Bruce K. Davis Bar Service Award, the 2014 Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Frank E. Haddad, Jr. Award, and 2011 DPA Gideon Award, 2011.  He is a member of the KBA Ethics Committee and was the 2019 President of the KACDL.  Prior to coming to DPA in 1999, Scott was an attorney and then senior attorney at Texaco Inc. in Houston, Texas, from 1988 through 1998, where he involved in both corporate litigation and general corporate work.  He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky Law School (1988), and Vanderbilt University (1985).  He is married to Beverley (a social worker) and father to Hannah (a sophomore at the University of Kentucky).  They live in Richmond.

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1.0 TECH CLE Credits pending by KBA for 2020/2021 reporting year.