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2024 DWI Means Defend With Ingenuity Seminar

Planet Hollywood Hotel, Las Vegas, NV - 10.5 Credits/1.0 Ethics Credits

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Program Details:

NACDL & NCDD's 28th Annual "DWI Means Defend With Ingenuity" Seminar "Successful Strategies from the Masters of DUI Defense" will be held on September 18-21, 2024, at Planet Hollywood Hotel in 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 one day of general plenary session presentations, one day of split tracks for you to choose from, 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 to register for both seminars button below and receive up to a 20% discount on your total combined registration fees.

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Agenda

The program agenda and faculty are subject to change.

Wednesday, September 18, 2024
3:00-6:00 pm Early Registration & Exhibit Hall Open
Thursday, September 19, 2024
7:30 am Registration, Exhibits & Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Welcome, Introductions, Announcements – DUI Program Chair Steve Oberman (Knoxville, TN), NCDD Dean Mimi Coffey (Fort Worth, TX) and NACDL President Christopher A. Wellborn (Rock Hill, SC)
8:50 am Constructive Cross-Examination in a DUI CaseRoger Dodd (Park City, UT) and Patricia Kuendig (Park City, UT)
10:50 am Refreshment, Exhibitor, and Networking Break
11:10 am Using the Confrontation Clause in Trial Joseph P. St. Louis (Tucson, AZ)
12:10 pm 2023 SFST Manual: Common Practice Errors Anthony Palacios (Alpharetta, GA)
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, September 20, 2024
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 Plenary Session Begins: Remarks & Reminders – Steve Oberman (Knoxville, TN)
9:05 am

SELECT A TRACK:

OPTION A: Closing to Win—The Keys to Delivering a Powerful Summation Jonathan Cohn (Albany, NY)

OPTION B: Neanderthal Law—Dragging Your Practice into the Future – Bruce Edge (Tulsa, OK)
10:05 am

SELECT A TRACK:

OPTION A: NHTSA’s ARIDE v. DRE: The Truths, the Myths, and Everything In Between Anthony Palacios (Alpharetta, GA)

OPTION B: Breath Testing Bell Island (Gering, NE)
11:05 am Refreshment, Exhibitor, and Networking Break
11:25 am

SELECT A TRACK:

OPTION A: Shot Across the Bow — Using the Administrative License Suspension Hearing to Change the Course of Your Case John Webb (Saco, ME)

OPTION B: Judges Gone Wild!! Judicial Ethics, Refusals & Disqualification John Hunsucker (Oklahoma City, OK)
12:25 pm

SELECT A TRACK:

OPTION A: The “Hollywood Squares” Style Ethical Experience Mimi Coffey (Fort Worth, TX)

OPTION B: Your Guide to All Things Appeal Michelle Behan (Tucson, AZ)
1:25 pm DUI Seminar Adjourns for the Day
1:25-1:45 pm Transition to Drug Seminar and Exhibitor Break
Saturday, September 21, 2024
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) – John Webb
  2. Winning With the Law: DUI Case Law Update – Don Ramsell
  3. Crossing the FST Officer: Learn to Control, Confront, and Contradict – Steve Oberman & Tony Palacios
  4. The NHTSA SFSTs: Learning the Basics – Michelle Behan
  5. Crossing the Blood Tech – Virginia Landry
  6. Summations Workshop – Jonathan Cohn
  7. Crossing the Breath Test Operator – Bell Island
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) – John Webb
  2. Winning With the Law: DUI Case Law Update – Don Ramsell
  3. Crossing the FST Officer: Learn to Control, Confront, and Contradict – Steve Oberman & Tony Palacios
  4. The NHTSA SFSTs: Learning the Basics – Michelle Behan
  5. Crossing the Blood Tech – Virginia Landry
  6. Summations Workshop – Jonathan Cohn
  7. Crossing the Breath Test Operator – Bell Island
11:10 am DUI Seminar Adjourns Until October 22-25, 2025, at our NEW LOCATION: Sahara Las Vegas!

Faculty

CLE Information

NACDL is an accredited provider of CLE in all states requiring mandatory CLE Training. NACDL will apply for at least 10.50 credit hours in every state requiring pre-approval. Approved hours for each state will be identified at the seminar. Some states, IL, GA, NC, NE, NM, PA, SC, TN and UT require additional fees by the attendee in order to receive credit.

Hotel

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

Phone Reservations: 1-866-317-1829
Online Reservations: HTTPS://BOOK.PASSKEY.COM/GO/SMNAD4
Group rate: $151 + $29 resort fee + tax  (Expires August 26, 2024). Please mention group code SMNAD4 to receive applicable discount rate. 
Rooms/discounted group rates are not guaranteed if the block has been filled prior to the cut-off date.

Sponsorship and Exhibits

For information on exhibiting or sponsorships, please contact NACDL's Sales and Marketing Manager Jason Petty at jpetty@nacdl.org or call (202) 465-7637.

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Exhibitors:

California Behavioral Health
LawPay and MyCase

Scholarships

NACDL offers a variety of scholarships for this event ranging from partially discounted to fully funded. Each type of scholarship has different application requirements. To apply for any of the following scholarships, please follow the instructions for that specific scholarship.

OPTION 1: Needs Based Scholarships

Based on need, scholarships are available to NACDL members for up to 50% off the standard seminar fee of $609. Approved recipients are responsible for the remainder of the tuition fee, which is $305 (all other expenses are not included). The reduced scholarship fee includes seminar tuition, admission to all evening social events, and downloadable seminar materials. Travel, hotel, and other costs are not included.

To Apply: Prepare and e-mail a letter of no more than two pages explaining the reason why you believe you should receive the grant to: NACDL Senior Director of Events Akvile Athanason, at aathanason@nacdl.org.
All applications must be submitted before registering for the seminar and received by August 19, 2024.

NACDL MEMBERSHIP AND RESERVATION AT THE HOST HOTEL ARE REQUIRED TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR NEEDS-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS.

OPTION 2: Public Defense Scholarships

As a result of generous grant funding, NACDL is able to offer scholarship assistance to public defense providers to attend this NACDL training program. Scholarships will be awarded in the form of full or partial reimbursement of the registration costs of the program. Limited travel reimbursement stipends may also be awarded to qualifying individuals to help defray the costs of travel and lodging.
Completed public defense scholarship applications should be emailed to: PDTScholarship@nacdl.org 

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Pricing

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Members of NACDL enjoy exclusive registration rates for our seminars along with all the benefits from joining.

Registration Fees DUI Only BOTH Drug/DUI
NACDL Members: Regular, Life, and Sustaining  $609 $809
NCDD Members $609 $809
NACDL Members: Public Defender, Associate, Professor, "New Lawyer", International, and Military $399 $544
Non-Members of NACDL: Public Defenders $419 $578
Non-Members on NACDL: Private Practice (Includes a 1-Year Membership)  $819 $1129
Regional Affiliate Lawyers: All Nevada, Arizona, Idaho, Oregon, and Utah Lawyers (Residents Only) $409 $729
Groups of 4 or more Public Defenders from the same office (must register at the same time; 1 payment; no changes or cancellations allowed). To register a group, please visit: http://www.nacdl.org/PDGroups $369 $499
Non-Attendee Materials / Recordings
Audio Recording (Pre-sale) $225
Video DVD Recording (Pre-sale) $299

CANCELLATIONS: There is a $75 cancellation fee. Cancellations must be received in writing via e-mail to cancel@nacdl.org by 5:30 pm E.T. Friday, September 13, 2024, to receive a refund, less the cancellation fee. No refunds can be issued after the cancellation deadline.

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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