7:30 AM - 8:15 AM
September 11 - Hot Breakfast at the NJC Dining Hall
NJC Dining Hall
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Conference Registration
National Judicial College, Outside of Room 103
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
Conference Welcome and Orientation
NJC, Room 103
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
2A Writing Decisions for Complex Hearings
NJC, Room 103
2B Credibility Assessment Factors in Administrative Hearings
NJC, Room 101
2C Steps in Conducting a Fair & Equitable Disciplinary Hearing
NJC, Room 105
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
3A Pride and Pronouns: Practical Tools to Address Gender Identity and Expression in the Hearing Room and Beyond
NJC, Room 101
3B Evidence: Presumptions, Inferences, and Shifting Burdens of Proof
NJC, Room 103
3C Nursing Facility Discharge Hearings
NJC, Room 105
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4A Preserving Your Mental Health: Stress Management and Wellness
NJC, Room 101
4B Ethics: Maintaining Neutrality Despite Feelings of Hostility or Aversion
NJC, Room 103
4C What Student Discipline Hearing Officials Should Know About Special Education
NJC, Room 105
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
September 11 - Hot Lunch at the NJC Dining Hall
NJC Dining Hall
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5A Mock Administrative Hearings: Facing Uncommon But Challenging Issues
Courtroom, 2nd Floor
5B Handling Video Evidence
NJC, Room 103
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
6A Security Precautions Every Hearing Official Should Know
NJC, Room 103
6B Presiding Pointers for Non-Attorney Adjudicators
NJC, Room 101
6C Prehearing Matters: Prehearing Motions & Discovery
NJC, Room 105
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
September 12 - Hot Breakfast at the NJC Dining Hall
NJC Dining Hall
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
NAHO's Annual Membership Meeting
NJC, Room 103
9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
7A Boundaries of Adjudication: The Ethics of “Staying in Your Lane”
NJC, Room 103
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
September 12 - Hot Lunch at the NJC Dining Hall
NJC Dining Hall
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
8A De-Escalation Techniques for Administrative Hearings
NJC, Room 103
8B Ethics: Ex Parte Communications & Maintaining Neutrality
NJC, Room 105
8C Best Practices for Handling Remands
NJC, Room 101
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
9A Evidence Basics for Hearing Officials
NJC, Room 103
9B Taking the First Door Out: Identifying Dispositive Issues
NJC, Room 101
9C What ALJs Should Know About Providing a Meaningful Education to Disabled Students
NJC, Room 105
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
September 12 - Social Hour Appreciation Dinner
Whitney Peak Ballroom
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
September 13 - Hot Breakfast at the NJC Dining Hall
NJC Dining Hall
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
10A Best Practices for Hearings Involving Self-Represented Litigants
NJC, Room 103
10B Managing Complex Administrative Hearings
NJC, Room 101
10C Issues & Dilemmas in School Disciplinary Hearings
NJC, Room 105
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
11A Finding the Answers: Legal Research for Non-Lawyers
NJC, Room 101
11B Ethics: Social Media Use, Recusal & Taking Judicial Notice
NJC, Room 103
11C SNAP Benefit Hearings
NJC, Room 105
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
12A Reacting to the Unthinkable: What to Do in An Active Shooter Situation
NJC, Room 105
12B Admit or Exclude? Evidence Challenges in Administrative Hearings
NJC, Room 103
12C Opinion Evidence: Lay and Expert Testimony
NJC, Room 101
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
September 13 - Hot Lunch at the NJC Dining Hall
NJC Dining Hall
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
13A Mock Administrative Appeal: A Gambler Wants to Win
Courtroom, 2nd Floor
13B Administrative Law Hits the Big Time: Case Updates
NJC, Room 103
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
14A The Adjudicator’s Writing Desk
NJC, Room 103
14B Beating the Clock: Time Management for Adjudicators
NJC, Room 101
14C Emoticons & Emojis as Evidence: Interpreting Digital Wordless Communication
NJC, Room 105