The Webinar will take place on-line Monday, June 28, 2021 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. (Please register two hours before start time.)
The panel discussion will explain the mechanics and process utilized by the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Office of International Affairs in pursuing extradition in federal criminal cases. It will also include the many challenges faced by defense attorneys defending individuals involved in extradition proceedings. The panel will also include a prosecutor’s perspective in discussing the recent case of U.S. v. Taylor, related to the Carlos Ghosn/Japanese extradition matter.
Vikas S. Dhar will act as a Moderator on the panel.
Vikas S. Dhar – Moderator Dhar Law, LLP
Stephen W. Hassink – U.S. Attorney’s Office
Paul V. Kelly – Jackson Lewis P.C.
Linda M. Ricci – Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Attorney Vikas S. Dhar is a Boston Criminal Defense & Civil Rights Attorney who heads up the firm Dhar Law, LLP. Attorney Dhar is widely recognized as a leader in the New England legal community. An accomplished business litigator and a “Top 40 Under 40” criminal defense attorney, he has also been honored as a New England Super Lawyer/Rising Star in the area of White-Collar Criminal Defense for each of the past six years by Boston Magazine.
He was recently tapped by the U.S. District Court to sit on a Merit Selection Panel to recommend a new Magistrate Judge and to advise on the reappointment of a sitting Magistrate Judge. Vikas has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Organization as a Top 100 Massachusetts Defense Attorney and, in 2012, alongside a U.S. Congressman and other honorees, he was presented with an “Excellence in the Law: Up & Coming Attorney” award by the Massachusetts Bar Association and Lawyers Weekly.