NCDD Sessions and Seminars

2020 Winter Session

NCDD Seminars and Sessions


January 17, 2020 - January 18, 2020

National College for DUI Defense 2020 Winter Session

Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia

Scottsdale, AZ

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CLE Credit Hours:

60min States-11 Hours including 0.5 hour ethics

50min States-13.2 Hours Including 0.6 hour ethics

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SEMINAR DAY ONE-Friday January 17, 2020

8:00 a.m. – 8:20 a.m.Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:20 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.Opening RemarksPaul R. Burglin, Dean
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.Breakdown & Introduction to Advanced Roadside Impairment Driving Enforcement (A.R.I.D.E.)Anthony D. Palacios
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.A.R.I.D.E. Pre & Post Arrest Procedures & Interpretation Part 1Anthony D. Palacios
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.Morning Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.A.R.I.D.E. Pre & Post Arrest Procedures & Interpretation Part 2Anthony D. Palacios
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Signs & Symptoms of 7 A.R.I.D.E Drug Categories Part 1Anthony D. Palacios
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.Lunch
1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Signs & Symptoms of 7 A.R.I.D.E Drug Categories Part 2Anthony D. Palacios
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Drug Combinations & Poly Drug UsageAnthony D. Palacios
3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.Afternoon Break
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.SFSTs for Drugs: Probable Cause or Probably Not?Steven Oberman
4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.Seeing HGN from a New Angle of OnsetCraig J. Rosenstein
4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.Portable Breath Testing for Marijuana/THCDonald J. Ramsell
5:15 p.m.Attendees Cocktail Reception

SEMINAR DAY TWO-Saturday January 18, 2020

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.Drug Testing: ELISA & LCQQQMS (& Other Stuff You’ve Probably Never Heard of)James Nesci
9:30 a.m.– 10:30 a.m.DRE Trial TacticsLawrence Koplow
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.Break
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Unpacking the Drug Analysis, Report, and Opinion of the State’s ExpertJeremy C. Brehmer
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.EthicsKathleen N. Carey
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.Top 10 Challenges to Breath & Blood TestingJoseph P. St. Louis & Chester Flaxmayer
12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.Giveaways and Conclude

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$575 - NCDD Member
$750 - Non-Member
$250 - Individual Public Defender
$150 - Multiple Public Defenders (from same office) per person


$525 - NCDD Member
$700 - Non-Member
$500 - Public Defender Agency

*Dropbox Link of materials included in Registration fee

$75 - for a hard copy of materials



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