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Friday, April 05
Violence Prevention and the Legal Profession
Virtual/In Person
02:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Location: Keller Hall, Room 103
Cost: Free (unless requesting CLE)

Members of the University of Dayton community are welcome to come and participate in this program sponsored by the Dayton Bar Association, the University of Dayton Human Rights Center and the University of Dayton School of Law on the topic, "Violence Prevention And The Legal Profession." The program is scheduled for Friday, April 5 from 2:00 - 4:30 p.m. in Keller Hall Room 103. The program is also available to access online as a webinar.

Admission is free for both in-person or online participation. (If you are wanting CLE credits, you must register through the Dayton Bar Association and pay a fee).

To register for (free) attendance online please visit (After registering, you should receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.)

For more information about the program and to register for in-person attendance, please contact: Prof. Adam Todd (

To register and pay for CLE credit, please contact:


The past decade has seen rising threats and acts of violence against judges, lawyers, and other members of the judiciary. Threats against federal judges, for example, have spiked 400% in the past six years. This program seeks to educate lawyers, law students, and other members of the Bar about the recent rise in radicalization and mobilization to violence in the U.S., and about the important part members of the legal profession can play in violence prevention.


2:00pm - 2:10pm Introduction & Welcome by Sponsors:

• Chris Roederer, Associate Dean, UDSL
• Bonnie Rice (Ret. Mag.), OBA Social Justice Initiative Chair
• Jeffrey Froelich (Ret. Judge)

2:10pm - 2:55pm Session One Moderated by Ashton Hood: Lawyers' Obligations When Dealing with Clients Who Threaten or Have Engaged in Acts of Violence

Speakers: Allan Asbury & Prof. Andrea Seielstad

3:00pm - 3:45pm Session Two Moderated by Prof. Adam Todd: Lawyers' Obligations to Refrain From Participating in or a Betting Threats or Acts of Violence

Speakers: Kelly Heile & Prof. Jeffrey Schmitt

3:50pm - 4:30pm Session Three Moderated by Dr. Paul Morrow: Roles for Lawyers in a Whole-of-Society Approach to Violence Prevention

Speakers: Senior Inspector Jeremy Rose & Dr. Jamie Small