NCDD Sessions and Seminars

NACDL & NCDD's 25th Annual DUI Seminar - DWI Means Defend With Ingenuity™

NCDD Seminars and Sessions


October 13, 2021 - October 16, 2021

Register today for the nation's largest DUI Defense CLE, "Top Shelf DUI Defenses." This three day program has something for everyone, regardless of your experience level.

Dates: October 13-16, 2021

Hotel Information: Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino

SEMINAR DAY ONE – Thursday, October 14, 2021

TimeEvent DescriptionGuest Speaker
7:30a.m. – 8:30p.m.Registration, Exhibits & Continental Breakfast
8:30a.m. – 8:50a.m.Welcome, Introductions, AnnouncementsDUI Program Chair Steve Oberman, NCDD Dean Don Ramsell & NACDL President Martin Sabelli
8:50a.m. – 9:50a.m.Defending the Brain: The Art of Improving Your MemoryPaul Mellor
9:50a.m. – 10:50a.m.Trial Techniques for Combating the Breath TestSteven Epstein
10:50a.m. – 11:10a.m.Refreshment, Exhibitor & Networking Break
11:10a.m. – 12:10p.m.Pulling Back the Curtain on Laboratory IssuesJoseph P. St. Louis
12:10p.m. – 1:10p.m.The Disconnect: Defending Cases Where the Defendant Looks Good, But the BLAT is HighDenis DeVlaming
1:10p.m.DUI Seminar Adjourns for the Day
6:30pm.Opening Reception

SEMINAR DAY TWO – Friday, October 15, 2021

TimeEvent DescriptionGuest Speaker
7:30a.m. – 8:00a.m.Registration, Exhibits & Continental Breakfast
8:00a.m. – 9:00a.m.Networking Tables: Network with other DUI lawyers on issues of interest over coffee and breakfast
9:00a.m. – 9:05a.m.Remarks & RemindersSteve Oberman
9:05a.m. – 10:05a.m.Select a Track
Option AChanging the Variables in Retrograde ExtrapolationDr. James O'Donnell
Option BSFST's-What You Need to KnowAnthony Palacios
10:05a.m. – 11:05a.m.Select a Track
Option AAcceptable Medical Practices When Drawing BloodRon Lopez, RN, CPI
Option BDefeating the DRE With Their Own ScienceDoug Murphy
11:05a.m. – 11:25a.m.Refreshment, Exhibitor & Networking Break
11:25a.m. – 12:25p.m.Select a Track
Option ALung Physiology for Breath TestsJoe C. Anderson, Ph.D.
Option BMemory Improvement Techniques for Use at TrialPaul Mellor
12:25p.m. – 1:25p.m.Select a TrackDo
Option ADUI Trials: Tricks of the TradeDenis DeVlaming
Option BMemory Improvement Techniques for Use at TrialPaul Mellor
1:25p.m.DUI Seminar Adjourns dor the Day

SEMINAR DAY THREE – Saturday, October 16, 2021

TimeEvent DescriptionGuest Speaker
7:30a.m. – 8:10a.m.Registration, Exhibits & Continental Breakfast
8:10a.m. – 9:30a.m.Workshops (Select from Options Below)
1Trying Your First DUI Case (Less than 5 years experience)Denis DeVlaming & John Webb
2FST Cross (1-5 years experience)Michelle Behan & Virginia Landry
3Challenging Drug TestsDe. James O'Donnell
4Blood Draw WorkshopRon Lopez, RN, CPI
5DUI Case Law UpdateDonald Ramsell
6Crossing the ARIDE OfficerAnthony Palacios & Steve Oberman
7Crossing the Breath Test OperatorSteven Epstein
9:30a.m. – 9:50a.m.Refreshment, Exhibitor and Networking Break
9:50a.m. – 11:10a.m.Workshops (Select from Options Below)
1Trying Your First DUI Case (Less than 5 years experience)Denis DeVlaming
2FST Cross (1-5 years experienceMichele Behan, John Webb & Anthony Palacios
3Challenging Drug TestingDr. James O'Donnell
4When the Stakes are High-Handling Serious Injury and Death CasesJoseph P. St. Louis
5Oral Fluid Drug Testing DevicesDonald Ramsell
6Crossing the Breath Test OperatorSteven Epstein
7Memory Power WorkshopPaul Mellor
11:10a.m.DUI Seminar Adjourns


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