Sessions and Seminars


Metrology 3.0: Science as Your Best Defense

San Diego, California

NCDD is proud to announce that Metrology 3.0, Science as Your Best Defense, will be held November 4 and 5 at the Renaissance San Diego Downtown.  This advanced level training will cover all aspects of metrology and its application to the courtroom.  

Serious Science: Advanced Course in Blood Drug Analysis and Trial Advocacy

Arlington, Texas

NCDD is proud to announce Serious Science: The Advanced Course in Blood Drug Analysis and Trial Advocacy.  This 5 day, intense seminar will be held Arlington Hilton, Arlington, Texas.  This is the nation’s most advanced course on forensic blood testing and trial advocacy.  

This itinerary is subject to change. The science curriculum occupies the first two days; and the trial advocacy curriculum occupies the last three days. There will be a morning walk, every morning at 6:00 a.m., for those who are interested. Breakfast will be served every morning at 8:00 a.m. Lunches will also be provided, as well as the Attendees Dinner. Transfers will be provided to and from the Shimadzu Laboratory, as well as any other events. Sessions will start every morning at 9:00 a.m., including sessions at the University of Texas-Arlington and the Shimadzu Laboratory. There will be a mid-morning break, a lunch break, and a mid-afternoon break. There will be an evening session on Monday evening, and a social event on Tuesday evening.

Science Faculty:

Kevin Schug, PhD, Analytic Chemistry

Janine Arvizu, QCA, Laboratory Quality Control, Metrology

Steven Oakes, PhD, Pharmacology

Andreas Stolz, PhD, Physics, Instrumental Analysis

Anthony Palacios, Drug Recognition Evaluation.

Trial Advocacy Faculty:

Andrew Mishlove, NCDD Regent, Course Director,

Betsy Greene, Instructor, Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College

Kimberly Benjamin, Instructor, Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, NCDD member 

Joshua Karton, Instructor, Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College.

2017 NCDD Winter Session

Tucson, Arizona

The 2017 NCDD Winter Session will be held at the University Park Marriott in Tucson, Arizona.  This location is across the street from the University of Arizona and in the heart of beautiful downtown Tucson.  

2017 Mastering Scientific Evidence. Co-Sponsored by TCDLA

New Orleans, Lousiana

SAVE THE DATE:  The nation’s premier seminar, dealing with the forensic evidence used in impaired driving cases, will once again be held at the Royal Sonesta, Bourbon Street on March 23 and 24, 2017.  

Mississippi College School of Law and NCDD Present: Mastering DUI Trial Skills

Jackson, Mississippi

NCDD is proud to announce our partnership with the Mississippi College School of Law for a course that has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 18 CLE Hours (2 Credit Hours in LL. M. Trial Advocacy Program at MC Law Upon Admission).