Become a Leader

Become a Leader

NCDD is constantly striving to provide the highest caliber educational experience to our members. In order to continue this all important obligation, we need help from you.

Our College is always looking for innovative ideas, unique presentations, new speakers and future leaders. To this end, if you are interested in joining NCDD's leadership or becoming a member of our Faculty, please take the time to introduce yourself and your work to our College.

Please be advised that once your application is submitted, NCDD may contact you for further information. NCDD is only as strong as our membership and your continued involvement to our College is the lifeblood of this organization.

We look forward to hearing from you.

NCDD Leadership Application

First Name *

Last Name *


Address 1 *

Address 2

City *



Phone *


Email Address *


State(s) licensed to practice law. List all

Years in practice

Years of practice engaged in DUI Defense?

Current % of practice dedicated to DUI Defense?

Are You Currently in Good Standing With Your State's Bar Association?

Have you ever been the subject of a State Bar disciplinary hearing or proceeding?

If yes, please explain with dates and findings. Additional information may be requested.

Member of NCDD since (Year)

Current NCDD Membership Status

Have you previously served in other NCDD leadership positions? (Check all that apply)

State Delegate
Faculty - Speaker
Faculty - Breakout Group Co-Leader
Committee Member

Are you currently Involved in any leadership positions in other organizations?

DUI Defense Related Legal Organizations
General Defense Related Legal Organizations
Bar Associations or Subcommittees
Community Related Leadership Positions
Past Leadership Positions

If yes, please explain.

Please list all other legal or defense organizations where you are a member.

Position(s) Interested In. Choose All that Apply

Speaker / Faculty
State Delegate
Committee Member

Are you Board Certified by NCDD?

If YES what year you were Board Certified?

Are you interested in becoming Board Certified by NCDD?

If No, please explain

How many NCDD Summer Sessions have you attended?

How many NCDD Winter Sessions have you attended?

How many Mastering Scientific Evidence Seminars have you attended?

How many NCDD/NACDL Las Vegas Seminars have you attended?

Have you attended NCDD's Serious Science for Serious Lawyers Course?

Have you attended NCDD's Metrology seminar?

Have you attended a NCDD SFST Student Course?

Have you attended any of the following courses? Check all that apply.

SFST Student Course
SFST Instructor Course
ARIDE or Equivalent Course
DRE Overview Course
DRE Training
Specialized Breath Test Training
Specialized Blood Test Training
Advanced Trial Skills Training
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Are you published in the area of DUI defense? If Yes, please provide a description of the publication as well as links or publisher information relevant to the publications.


Online Publications




Are you counsel of record in any published appellate case involving issues related to impaired driving and/or criminal defense?

If Yes, please provide any citation to any published opinion

Have you previously presented, as a speaker at NCDD or other DUI-defense related seminars? If Yes, please provide details.

NCDD Seminars

NACDL Seminars

Other National DUI Defense Related Seminars

State Seminars

Local Seminars

Bar Association Seminars

Do you possess other unique skills or talents that would benefit NCDD and its members? Please explain.

Tell us, in your own words, about the leadership opportunities you are interested in and the skills / talents you possess to help the College.


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