NCDD Sessions and Seminars

2021 Summer Session: DUI Talks: Defense Ideas Worth Spreading

NCDD Seminars and Sessions


July 15, 2021 - July 16, 2021

The National College for DUI Defense presents its 2021 Summer Session: DUI Talks: Defense Ideas Worth Spreading. This virtual seminar is the “super spreader” of DUI defense ideas featuring 22 nationally renowned speakers presenting on a wide array of DUI topics that run the gamut for the serious and focused DUI practitioners. These ideas are designed to help lawyers combat and quarantine faulty government “science” and prevent an outbreak of wrongful DUI convictions. This completely new format allows us to adapt to the circumstances while continuing our mission of achieving Justice Through Knowledge. Join us as we come together in a safe way to share DUI Defense Ideas Worth Spreading.

CLE Credit Hours:

60min States-9 CLE Hours including 1 hour ethics

50min States-10.8 CLE Hours Including 1.2 hour ethics


$225 - NCDD Member

$300 - Non-Member

$150 - Public Defenders

NCDD 2021 Summer Session: DUI Talks: Defense Ideas Worth Spreading

Times listed for the Summer Session are Central Daylight Time

SEMINAR DAY ONE – Thursday, July 15, 2021

Time (CDT)Event DescriptionGuest Speaker
9:55a.m. – 10:00a.m.Introductory RemarksDoug Murphy
10:00a.m. – 10:30a.m.Reframing Defensive Theories in Voir DireW. Troy McKinney
10:30a.m. – 11:00a.m.Debunking and Defeating Field Sobriety TestsMichelle L. Behan
11:00a.m. – 11:30a.m.Psychology of Cross-ExaminationPeter Gerstenzang
11:30a.m. – 12:00p.m.Myth Busting: Therapeutic Blood Drug Levels and The D.R.E. PupilStefan Rose, M.D.
12:00p.m. – 12:30p.m.Lunch Break and Awards Presentation
12:30p.m. – 12:50p.m.Boating While Intoxicated: Squashing Seated Sobriety ExercisesGlen W. Neeley
12:50p.m. – 1:10p.m.Blood Testing: Exposing Pre-Analytical ErrorLawrence Koplow
1:10p.m. – 1:30p.m.Implied Consent: Confronting a Legal FictionR. Michael Vang
1:30p.m. – 2:00p.m.37 Years of DUI Tactics and Tips in 30 MinutesDonald J. Bartell
2:00p.m. – 2:30p.m.The Art of PersuasionLetitia Quinones
2:30p.m. – 3:00p.m.The Ethical Use of Electronic Technology: Protecting You and Your Clients (ETHICS)Steven Oberman

SEMINAR DAY TWO – Friday, July 16, 2021

Time (CDT)Event DescriptionGuest Speaker
9:55a.m. – 10:00a.m.Introductory RemarksDoug Murphy
10:00a.m. – 10:20a.m.Most Effective Breath & Blood DefensesJames Nesci
10:20a.m. – 10:40a.m.DWI Checkpoints and Legal DefensesSteven W. Hernandez
10:40a.m. – 11:00a.m.How to Translate Expert Testimony for a JuryBriteney A. Mercer
11:00a.m. – 11:20a.m.Persuasive Themes and Techniques in Cross Examination and Closing ArgumentMichael S. Bowser
11:20a.m. – 11:40a.m.Do's and Don'ts for Preserving AppealDonald J. Ramsell
11:40a.m. – 12:00p.m.Considerations for Dealing with Military Client's Offpost DUIKevin O'Grady
12:00p.m. – 12:30p.m.Lunch Break and Awards
12:30p.m. – 1:00p.m.DUI E.R.-Managing Your Client's Trauma (ETHICS)William K. Kirk
1:00p.m. – 1:20p.m.0.05 Per Se Bac: The New Frontier PropagandaJason Schatz
1:20p.m. – 1:40p.m.Don't believe DUI convictions cause permanent inadmissibility to Canada? It's Trudeau.Marisa Feil
1:40p.m. – 2:00p.m.Case Investigation: Winning Starts the Moment You First Speak with Your ClientMichael J. Nichols
2:00p.m. – 2:20p.m.DRE Scientific Basis? Doesn't Really ExistJohn Menzel
2:20p.m. – 2:40p.m.Sleep Driving: Actus Reus + AutomatismLloyd L. Boyer
2:40p.m. – 3:00p.m.Dean's Address and Closing RemarksDonald J. Ramsell


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