AM – Law Enforcement, Stats, Laws, and Prosecution
8:00 – 8:30 Registration and Coffee Meet and Greet
8:30 – 10:30 Human Trafficking 101 Tom Acker, Colorado Counsel Representative. Program Certified by State of Colorado Human Trafficking Counsel
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45- 12:00 Investigations, Evidence and Prosecutions – Round Table discussion of the A to Z of investigation to conviction. Denver DA Lara Mullen, Investigators Chris Stadler and Shana Michael, Innocence Lost Task Force
Lunch 12:00 – 1:00
PM – Resources, Civil Law, and Survivor Perspectives
1:00 – 1:30 An Overview of the Eastern Slope Collaboration and Resources for Prevention, Prosecution, and Restoration Elise Reifschneider, Program Director. Denver Anti-Trafficking Alliance (DATA)
1:30 Civil Side Lawyer Responses.
Jennifer Smith, J.D. Immigration and Visas
Marianna Kosharovsky, J.D. ALIGHT Legal Needs Matching
Beth Klein, J.D. Civil lawsuits for damages and restitution, and the IRS – Federal and State Solutions.
Marc Bern, J.D. Opioid Litigation – the Billion dollar opioid commercial drug industry
2:45 – 3:00 Break
3:00 – 3:45 Angela Clark, Child Trafficking Victim – On Healing and Recovery
3:45 – 4:00 Jackie Long – How Denver Developed a Task Force.
4:00 – 4:45 Western Slope Resources – Katia Curbelo ( HAP –Hispanic Affairs Project–organizer), Marketa Zubkova, Jennifer Allen and Denise Rodriguez ( Hilltop and members of Western Slope Against Trafficking).
4:45- 5:00 Future Plans and Community Action and Close the Session