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Clark Hill Attorney Lisa B. Kirsch Satawa to Present at the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Summer Seminar – July 12

July 11, 2013


Attorney Lisa B. Kirsch Satawa will present “Carefully Cross-Examining Children” at the “Blues, Bar-B-Que, and Bar C-L-E” Summer Seminar of the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Kirsch Satawa will discuss how to develop effective cross-examination using cognitive and age based principles to cater towards cross-examining a child witness between the ages of 3 and 16. She will also cover how suggestibility and external influence can impact the memory and recall of events. The seminar will be held on Friday, July 12 at the Arts Center at the Federal Building in Greenwood, South Carolina. For more information, please visit:

Kirsch Satawa is an experienced defense attorney whose practice focuses on criminal defense, child protection and the defense of juveniles charged with crimes. Kirsch Satawa has developed an excellent reputation for her work in this area, and is a national speaker/ instructor on relevant issues in these cases, especially in cases involving child witnesses and child protective services. She is the past recipient of the Kimberly Cahill Leadership Award from the State Bar of Michigan for her role in the creation and implementation of CDAM’s “A is for Attorney” program. Kirsch Satawa belongs to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Child Abuse Defense Resource Center, Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, and the Oakland County Bar Association. She is currently assisting in drafting a protocol for law enforcement response to victims of sexual assault for the State of Michigan.

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