NCDD Sessions and Seminars

2018 Winter Session

NCDD Seminars and Sessions


January 18, 2018 - January 20, 2018

Prescription for Disaster

NCDD is proud to announce that our Winter Session will be dedicated exclusively to defending the prescription medication DUI. This event will be held at Loews Midtown Atlanta right in the heart of the city. The room block rate is $185 per night.

Registration fee is $425 for NCDD members and $495 for non-members.

Agenda Day 1 – January 18, 2018

6:00pmAttendees' Cocktail ReceptionOverlook West

Agenda Day 2 – January 19, 2018

7:30amRegistration and Continental Breakfast7:30 am-8:30am
8:30amAnnouncements and OverviewMichael M. Hawkins, Dean
8:45amLearn What the Cops are Taught: Drugs That Impair Driving & ARIDE Overview for LawyersAnthony D. Palacios & Ron Lloyd
10:45amMorning BreakBreak
11:00amWhat if it Becomes Legal in My State? Navigating Through the Haze of Prescription and Legalized MarijuanaJay Tiftickjian
12:00pmNot Your Father's DUI: Unusual Aspects of Defending DUI Drug CasesMichael J. Nichols
1:00pmLunchBox Lunch Provided
1:45pmAn Expert's Opinion: The 3 Most Important Things Lawyers Need to Know About Prescription Drug CasesDr. Fran Gengo
2:45pmEthically Avoiding the Personal & Professional Disaster: Client Management Before, During and After CourtErin H. Gerstenzang
3:45pmAfternoon BreakBreak
4:00pmHow to Investigate and Prepare to Challenge the State's Expert in a DUI Drug CaseDr. James T. O'Donnell
5:00pmDay 1 AdjournsAdjourn

Agenda Day 3 – January 20, 2018

8:00amContinental Breakfast8:00am-8:30am
8:30amThe Opioid Crisis in AmericaDr. Randall Tackett
9:30amWaking Up to Disaster: Defending the Ambien Case and other Sleep Driving IssuesWilliam C. Head
10:30amMorning BreakBreak
10:45amChallenging Drug Recognition ExpertsDoug Murphy
11:45amDr. Whited's Rx to Win a DUI Drug CaseFlem K. Whited III
12:45pmGiveaways and ConcludeSeminar Adjourns


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