‘Making a Murderer’ lawyer Jerry Buting to speak at Lawyers BD CLUB in DUBLIN

‘Making a Murderer’ Defence Attorney to be our Guest Speaker at the Lawyers BD CLUB in Dublin 

Thursday 16 November, 12.30 PM to 2.00 PM 


Byrne Wallace, Dublin, Ireland

RSVP: colin@lawyersbdc.com

I am very excited to announce our FINAL TALK of 2017 in Dublin.

Jerry Buting, American Defence Attorney and star of the hit Netflix documentary series “Making a Murderer” will be our guest speaker at the Lawyers’ BD CLUB.  Jerry has very kindly agreed to give us a Talk about  “Making a Murderer“, his new book “Illusion of Justice” and the criminal justice system in the United States.

My thanks to our sponsor and host, Catherine Guy, Managing Partner, of Byrne Wallace (one of the leading corporate law firms in Dublin).

Next Thursday, 16 November 2017
12.30 PM to 2.00 PM 

At the stunning offices of our Lawyers’ BD CLUB sponsor – Byrne Wallace
Colin Carroll – Email – colin@lawyersbdc.com

This promises to be a fascinating Talk.  It would be great if you would be interested in joining us. If you would like me to keep you a place, please drop me a line.  Places will be a offered on a first-come-first-served basis.


Jerry Buting

Jerome F. Buting has worked for more than 35 years as a criminal defense lawyer in the state of Wisconsin. He was a founding member of the law firm Buting, Williams & Stilling, S.C. Since 1993, his criminal defense law practice focuses on the defense of serious and complex criminal offenses, both state and federal, trial and appeal. Throughout his career, most of his cases have dealt with criminal law, including homicides and violent crimes, sex and drug offenses and internet sex crimes.

Over the course of his career, Jerry has worked on many high profile cases while also serving as a frequent lecturer on DNA, computer crimes and other forensic evidence. His reputation as a tenacious, talented defense attorney preceded his role as the co-defense attorney in the State v. Steven Avery murder trial in 2007. His performance throughout the trial and his efforts toward exposing both the shaky integrity of law enforcement and inherent flaws in the justice system came to national attention following Netflix’s popular documentary Making a Murderer.

Jerry has embraced this new platform to start a worldwide and direct conversation with the general public, to educate, engage, exchange ideas and offer solutions for comprehensive reforms to reinstate the integrity and trust our Justice System should embody. His interactive forums provide additional impetus and material to enrich his personal and professional experience. It is this collective knowledge, which he has written about in his book “Illusion of Justice: Inside Making a Murderer and America’s Broken System” (Harper 2017), where he enlightens his readers about the dysfunction found in the criminal justice system and proposes ways in which we can perpetuate change.

Next Lawyers BD CLUB event in LONDON

Siobhan Moriarty in conversation with Colin Carroll

Siobhan Moriarty the General Counsel of Diageo plc (the FTSE 100 company) will join me for a conversation about her personal career journey and leadership. It will all be very informal and relaxed so I am sure you would enjoy the evening.


Wednesday 22 November 2017

Time: 6.00 PM to 8.00 PM

Venue:  Hosted at the law firm – Forsters in Mayfair 

31 Hill Street, Mayfair, London

RSVP: colin@lawyersbdc.com


General Counsel, Diageo plc

Siobhán is a graduate of University College Dublin and is admitted as a solicitor in Ireland and in the UK.  She held various positions in law firm private practice in Dublin and London, principally 7 years as a corporate lawyer with Clifford Chance, before joining Diageo’s in-house legal team in 1997.  Siobhán has done a variety of roles in Diageo, including Corporate M&A Counsel, Regional Counsel Ireland and General Counsel Europe, before taking on responsibility for leadership of the global legal team as General Counsel in 2013.  She has been a member of the Executive Committee of Diageo plc since 2013.  Siobhán is also the joint Executive Committee sponsor of Diageo’s diversity and inclusion agenda, which has set itself the goal of achieving 35% female leadership in Diageo by 2020 and 40% by 2025.  Siobhán has previously served for two years as a Diageo nominated non-executive director on East African Breweries Limited, one of the largest listed companies on the Nairobi Stock exchange.  As part of the FT Innovative Lawyers series, Siobhán was recognised for breaking boundaries in the law in the Financial Times list of top 20 global general counsel as part of the 2017 FT Global GC 20 list.  In addition, Siobhán was named as one of the top 50 female champions in the inaugural 2017 FT and HERoes Champions of Women in Business list, recognised for helping to address the gender imbalance in business, “celebrating not just those who have achieved significant success in their own careers, but also those elevating others during their rise through the ranks.  Real change makers, who can be looked up to as pioneers of equality and inclusion”.

Diageo is a FTSE10 company, listed on both the London Stock Exchange (DGE) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEO).  It is a global leader in beverage alcohol with an outstanding collection of brands, including Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Buchanan’s and Windsor whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray and Guinness.  Diageo’s products are sold in more than 180 countries around the world.  For more information about Diageo, its people, brands, and performance, visit www.diageo.com. Please also visit Diageo’s global responsible drinking resource, www.DRINKiQ.com, for information, initiatives, and ways to share best practice.

Some of our previous guest speakers


The Lawyers’ BD CLUB

Colin Carroll

Email:  colin@lawyersbdc.com

Website:  www.lawyersbdc.com 


Arianna Huffington

Co-founder, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, one of the world’s most influential news and information brands.


Please click here for our interview with Arianna Huffington

 Linda Rottenberg

CEO of Endeavor


Linda was named one of “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News and one of TIME’s 100 “Innovators for the 21st century”.

Please click here for our interview with Linda Rottenberg, CEO


Managing Partner of US Visa Solutions  |  London

What I’ve learned is that fear is not something that should hold you back from what you want to do.

Janice A. Flynn, Managing Partner, US Visa Solutions 

Please click here for our interview with Janice A. Flynn

Peter King

Corporate Partner at Weil  |  London

Don’t lose touch with people you enjoy working with and aim to build long term working relationships.  They are likely to become important to you later in your career.  [Peter King, Partner at Weil]

Please click here for our interview with Peter King

Previous Laywers BD Club Event

Fireside Chat in PARIS

with Bjarne Tellmann

Venue:  Hogan Lovells, Paris

More details are on this link

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