NACDL - 2020 DWI Means Defend With Ingenuity Seminar

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2020 DWI Means Defend With Ingenuity Seminar

Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV

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Program Summary:

NACDL & NCDD'S 24th Annual "DWI Means Defend With Ingenuity®" Seminar, "Getting the 'Not Guilty' Vote" will be held on October 14-17, 2020 at the Planet Hollywood Hotel, Las Vegas, NV.

If you are serious about being an effective DUI defense advocate, or if you're considering adding DUI defenses to your firms portfolio, you need to know the latest scientific and legal strategies to optimize your success at trial. Join your nationwide colleagues in Las Vegas to learn from the best-of-the-best, and take advantage of the unique opportunity to network, mingle, and establish a reciprocal referral base with over 600 of your colleagues from around the country. There is no better opportunity to confer and learn from your peers! This one-of-a-kind CLE program is held in the mornings only, and consists of two days of general session presentations, and one day with your choice of multiple workshops for small group, intense, and focused learning in the areas you need the most help. Whether you are a seasoned criminal defense practitioner, or just getting started and needing to learn the ropes, THIS IS THE NATIONAL GATHERING YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO MISS!

IMPORTANT NOTE: This DUI Seminar is held jointly in conjunction with the Defending Modern Drug Cases Seminar, on the same dates, at the same location. While the DUI Seminar is held in the mornings only, the Drug seminar is held in the afternoons only. If you are interested in attending both seminars, click the register for both seminars button below and receive up to a 20% discount on your total combined registration fees.

Agenda

The program agenda and faculty are subject to change.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
3:00-6:00 pm Early Registration & Exhibit Hall Open
Thursday, October 15, 2020
7:30 am Registration, Exhibits & Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Welcome, Introductions, Announcements – DUI Program Chair Steve Oberman (Knoxville, TN), NCDD Dean Doug Murphy (Houston, TX) and NACDL President Christopher Adams (Charleston, SC)
8:50 am The Disconnect: Defending Cases Where the Defendant Looks Good, But the BLAT is High – Denis DeVlaming (Clearwater, FL)
9:50 am Trial Techniques for Combatting the Breath Test – Steven Epstein (Garden City, NY)
10:50 am Refreshment, Exhibitor, and Networking Break
11:10 am Challenging the Variables in Retrograde Extrapolation – Dr. Nikolas Lemos (San Francisco, CA)
12:10 pm Defending the Brain: The Art of Improving Your Memory – Paul Mellor (Richmond, VA)
1:10 pm DUI Seminar Adjourns for the Day
1:10-1:30 pm Transition to Drug Seminar and Exhibitor Break
6:30 pm

Opening Reception – Planet Hollywood Hotel

Friday, October 16, 2020
7:30 am Registration, Exhibits & Continental Breakfast
8:00 am Networking Tables - Network with other DUI lawyers on issues of interest over coffee and breakfast
9:00 am Remarks & Reminders - Steve Oberman (Knoxville, TN)
9:05 am

SELECT A TRACK:

OPTION A: Blood Testing From Test Tube to Print-Out – Dr. Nikolas Lemos (San Francisco, CA)

OPTION B: Defending the DUI Client With Storytelling – Christopher Adams (Charleston, SC)

10:05 am

SELECT A TRACK:

OPTION A: Acceptable Medical Practices When Drawing Blood – Ron Lopez, RN, CPI 

OPTION B: Defeating the DRE With Their Own Studies – Doug Murphy (Houston, TX)

11:05 am Refreshment, Exhibitor, and Networking Break
11:25 am

SELECT A TRACK:

OPTION A: Lung Physiology for Breath Tests – Joe Anderson 

OPTION B: Memory Improvement Techniques for Use at Trial – Paul Mellor (Richmond, VA)

12:25 pm

SELECT A TRACK:

OPTION A: DUI Trials: Tricks of the Trade – Denis DeVlaming (Clearwater, FL

OPTION B: Memory Improvement Techniques for Use at Trial – Paul Mellor (Richmond, VA)

1:25 pm DUI Seminar Adjourns for the Day
1:25-1:45 pm Transition to Drug Seminar and Exhibitor Break
Saturday, October 17, 2020
7:30 am Registration, Exhibits & Continental Breakfast
8:10 am

WORKSHOPS (Select from Options Below)

  1. Trying Your First DUI Case (Less than 5 Years Experience)
  2. FST Cross (1-5 years experience)
  3. Challenging Drug Testing
  4. Handling Serious Injury and Death Cases
  5. DUI Case Law Update
  6. Oral Fluid Drug Testing Devices
  7. Crossing Breath Test Operator
  8. Blood Draw Workshop
  9. Memory Power Workshop
9:30 am Refreshment, Exhibitor, and Networking Break
9:50 am

WORKSHOPS (Select from Options Below)

  1. Trying Your First DUI Case (Less than 5 Years Experience)
  2. FST Cross (1-5 years experience)
  3. Challenging Drug Testing
  4. Handling Serious Injury and Death Cases
  5. DUI Case Law Update
  6. Oral Fluid Drug Testing Devices
  7. Crossing Breath Test Operator
  8. Blood Draw Workshop
  9. Memory Power Workshop
11:10 am DUI Seminar Adjourns - See you Ocotber 13-16, 2021!
11:10 - 12:00 pm Transition to Drug Seminar and Exhibitor Break

Hotel

Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino 
3667 Las Vegas Blvd South 
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Reservations: (866) 317-1829
Group rate: $151 + $29 resort fee + tax  (Expires September 22, 2020)
Rooms/discounted group rates are not guaranteed if the block has been filled prior to the cut-off date.

Code of Conduct

NACDL endeavors to foster a working, learning, and social environment free of harassment, discrimination, intimidation, and insult. To that end, NACDL has adopted a Code of Conduct for Affiliated Persons that applies to all attendees and participants of any kind at all NACDL sponsored events.

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