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James Nesci

  • Profile
  • Credentials
  • Notable Work
  • Community Involvement
Bio

James Nesci, retired, is the Fellow of the National College for DUI Defense. He served as the College’s Dean during the 2016-2017 academic year and was a regent of the College from 2006 to 2017. Board-certified in 2001, Mr. Nesci has been board-certified longer than anyone in the State of Arizona. James has been such an incredible part of our team, but he has recently retired. We wish him the best as he continues to receive accolades for his life's work, and as he continues to speak at legal seminars and write books on DUI defense.

Mr. Nesci often defended cases well into the .30 blood-alcohol range. He has caught more than one police officer lying during cross-examination and some police officers even refused to grant pretrial interviews to him without a prosecutor or their own counsel present. He was one of the lead attorneys on the Intoximeters® RBT-IV breath-testing issue in Southern Arizona which resulted in the suppression of breath tests in over 7,000 cases and the removal of the RBT-IV from the streets of Arizona. He also spearheaded the effort to obtain the manufacturer’s source code and software for the CMI Intoxilyzer 8000. Although the source code was never obtained, he almost single-handedly ground 90% of all DUI prosecutions within the City of Tucson to a halt for nearly three years and obtained breath test suppressions and dismissals in hundreds of DUI cases.

In addition to “traditional” DUI cases involving alcohol, Mr. Nesci is a recognized expert on the defense of DUI/Drugs cases. Whether they are legal-over-the-counter-medications, prescription medications, or illicit drugs, such DUI cases are far more complex and present cutting-edge issues for the courts.

Mr. Nesci was always a team-player within the Southern Arizona DUI Defense Community. He was often involved in large-scale challenges to DUI investigative methods and chemical testing. His opinion is still sought by DUI Attorneys across the nation on various issues.

He is one of only a handful of attorneys in the country who has ever held a DOT-Compliant Permit to operate an Intoxilyzer® 8000. He owns both an Intoxilyzer® 8000 & 8000 which are used for in-court demonstrations and for research purposes. He is qualified to administer Standardized Field Sobriety Tests under the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration & International Association of Chiefs of Police Guidelines.

He has taught seminars on the subjects of:

  • Ethics
  • 4th Amendment Law,
  • Drug Recognition Evaluations (DUI-Drugs/DRE)
  • Cross-Examination
  • Trial Tactics
  • Jury Selection
  • Field Sobriety Testing
  • Driving Behavior
  • Blood Alcohol Calculations
  • Opening & Closing Arguments
  • Source Code Litigation
  • Frye & Daubert Challenges
  • Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator’s Course
  • Headspace Gas Chromatography
  • Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
  • Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays
  • Blood and Breath Testing

He was a frequent guest of the John C. Scott radio program in Tucson. The Tucson Weekly named Mr. Nesci the "King of the DUI Defense" (December 19, 2002). He has appeared on CNN, Inside Edition, Celebrity Justice, Fox News, Access Hollywood, Court TV, and National Public Radio.

Mr. Nesci lives in Tucson with his wife and twin daughters. He is an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Navy where he spent much of his time working as an electrician in the Philadelphia Naval Shipyards. His interests are traveling, fine wines, vintage port, and fast cars. He is an amateur race-car driver, an accomplished mechanic, and a Corvette fanatic.

Accolades
  • Board Certified, National College for DUI Defense, 2001-2006. Re-certified 2006-2011. Re-certified 2011 to present. (Certification Recognized by the American Bar Association).
  • Martindale-Hubbell: AV Preeminent-Rated since 2008
  • The Best Lawyers in America: Specialty Area: DUI/DWI Defense since 2010
  • Top Lawyers in Tucson - DUI: Tucson Lifestyles Magazine since 2010
  • AVVO 10.0-Rated (www.AVVO.com)
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Test Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2007.
  • Intoxilyzer 8000 Breath Alcohol Technician, U.S. Department of Transportation (Permit Valid: 1/22/2005-1/22/2010)
  • Medicolegal Death Investigation, Pima Community College, Corporate & Community Education, July, 1995.
Education
  • Juris Doctor, University of Arizona College of Law, 1994 University
  • BA, cum laude, University of Arizona, 1991 College
Admissions
  • United States District Court for the District of Arizona 1994
  • State of Arizona 1994
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 1995
  • Supreme Court of the United States 2010
Published Decisions
  • Colorado DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice 2nd Edition Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2017 Authors: Jay Tiftickjian & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com 2017
  • Ohio OVI Defense: The Law & The Practice Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2017 Authors: G. Timothy Huey, Steven Adams & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com 2017
  • Drinking/Driving Litigation Chapter 20, Intoxilyzer 8000. Thompson/West ©2007 Authors: Nichols & Whited 2017
  • Nebrska DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2016 Authors: Bell Island & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com 2016
  • North Carolina DWI Defense: The Law & The Practice Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2016 Authors: J. Scott Smith & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com 2016
  • Alabama DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice, 4th Edition Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2016. Authors: John “Tommy” Kirk, Patrick Mahaney, Whitney Polson & James Nesci www.lawyersandjudges.com 2016
  • Nesci’s Arizona DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice, 4th Edition Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2015.Author: James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com 2015
  • Garriott’s MedicoLegal Aspects of Alcohol, 6th Edition Chapter 22: Defense of Driving Under the Influence Cases. Editors: Dr. Yale H. Caplan & Dr. Bruce A. Goldberger. Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2015 2015
  • Utah DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice, 2nd Edition Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2014 Authors: Glen W. Neeley, Jason Schatz & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com 2014
  • Iowa DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2014 Authors: Colin Murphy & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com 2014
  • Wisconsin OWI Defense: The Law & The Practice Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2013 Authors: Andrew Mishlove & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com 2013
  • Colorado DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2013 Authors: Jay Tiftickjian & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com 2013
  • P.3d—, 667 Ariz.Adv.Rep 33 (Ariz. Supreme Ct.) 2013
  • 230 Ariz. 245, 282 P.3d 446 (Ariz. Ct. Appeals Div. 2) 2012
  • Arizona DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice, 3rd Edition Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2012. Author: James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com 2012
  • Florida DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2012 Authors: Alan S. Bernstein & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com 2012
  • Virginia DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2011 Authors: Robert Battle & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com 2011
  • West Virginia DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2010 Authors: Harley Wagner & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com 2010
  • Utah DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2010 Authors: Glen W. Neeley, Jason Schatz & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com 2010
  • Texas DWI Defense: The Law & The Practice Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2009. Author: Mimi Coffey & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com 2009
  • Arizona DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice, 2nd Edition Arizona DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice, 3rd Edition Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2012. Author: James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com Nesci’s Arizona DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice, 4th Edition Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2015.Author: James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com Colorado DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2013 Authors: Jay Tiftickjian & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com Colorado DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice 2nd Edition Lawyers & Judge 2009
  • 220 Ariz. 536, 207 P.3d 789 (Ariz. Ct. Appeals Div. 2) 2009
  • 222 Ariz. 607, 218 P.3d 1064 (Ariz. Ct. Appeals Div. 2) 2009
  • Anti-Drunk Driving Group Wants New Prohibition Era At Issue: Drunk Driving. Editor: Tamara Thompson. Publisher: Greenhaven Press & Thomson/Gale 2008
  • How to Beat a DUI Authentic Anatomical Publishing 2008
  • Oklahoma DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2008 Authors: Bruce Edge, John Hunsucker & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com 2008
  • Oklahoma DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice, 2nd Edition Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2008 Authors: Bruce Edge, John Hunsucker & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com 2008
  • Garriott’s MedicoLegal Aspects of Alcohol, 5th Edition Chapter 15: Defense of Driving Under the Influence Cases. Editor: Dr. James C. Garriott. Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2008 2008
  • Arizona DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2006. Author: James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com 2006
  • State v. Joseph Cooperman
  • State v. Bernini Erica Lea Daughters-White, et al Real Parties in Interest, (Bernini II)
  • State v. Bernini Erica Lea Daughters-White, et al Real Parties in Interest, (Bernini I)
  • “The Slope Detector Does Not Always Detect the Presence of Mouth Vol. XXX, No. 2, March 2006 (with Michael P. Hlastala and Wayne J. Lamm). Publisher: NACDL
Seminars, Lectures & CLE Taught
  • Arizona Attorney's For Criminal Justice (AACJ) 11th Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI May 3rd, 1997, Tucson, Arizona
    • Intoximeters RBT-IV Breath Tester: Panel Discussion
    • Cross-Examination of Police Witnesses
  • City of Phoenix & Maricopa County Public Defender's Offices DUI Breakout 1999February 26th, 1999, Phoenix, Arizona
    • Blood Alcohol Calculations for the Trial Lawyer
    • Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer
  • Arizona State University College of Law DUI XIV September 25th, 1999, Tempe, Arizona
    • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Materials
  • Arizona Attorney's For Criminal Justice (AACJ) 13th Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI April 29th, 2001, Ahwatukee, Arizona
    • NHTSA Materials & Cross-Examination
  • Maricopa County Bar Association DUI Extravaganza June 22nd, 2001, Phoenix, Arizona
    • NHTSA Materials & Cross-Examination
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) 2001 Summer Trial College July 26-28, 2001, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • Trial Tactics & Strategy: Mock Trial
  • Pima County Bar Association Young Lawyer's Division (PCBA-YLD) PCBA Young Lawyers CLE Breakfast Meeting September 13th, 2001, Tucson, Arizona
    • New DUI Laws Update
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) DWI Means: Defend With Ingenuity© October 4-6, 2001, New York, New York Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • Slaying the Dragon: Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer
  • Maricopa County Bar Association DUI Trial Skills; A Multi-Media Presentation December 14th, 2001, Phoenix, Arizona
    • Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer
  • New York State Bar Association DWI On Trial, The Big Apple II Seminar April 25-26, 2002, New York City, New York
    • Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ) Rules of the Road V: Jury Trial of a .17 Blood DUI September 28-29, 2002, Palm Springs, California
    • Trial Tactics: Mock Trial
    • Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer
  • Las Vegas Bar Association Killer Cross October 18th, 2002, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • Criminal Defense: Advanced Cross-Examination Skills
  • New York State Bar Association DWI On Trial, The Big Apple III Seminar June 5-6, 2003, New York City, New York
    • Opening Arguments: 3 Creative Approaches
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) 2003 Summer Trial College July 23-26, 2003, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Beginning-to-Intermediate Cross-Examination. Non-verbal Communication. Cross-Examination (Demonstration). Jury Voir Dire.
  • Arizona Attorney's For Criminal Justice (AACJ) 17th Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI 2004, Chandler, ArizonaPretrial Motions Practice: Winning the Trial Before it Starts
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law DUI: The Law & The Practice March 25th, 2004, Tucson, Arizona. DUI: The Law & Practice (6 Hour Course)
  • Lorman Education Services Traffic Law Practices in Arizona/ October 6th, 2004, Phoenix, Arizona. The Pretrial Interview. Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer. Final Argument
  • Pima County Public Defender's Seminar Public Defender's Brown Bag CLE. January 31st, 2005, Tucson, Arizona. Cross-Examination: Field Sobriety Testing
  • Tucson City Public Defender's Office. Intoxilyzer 8000: The New Enemy. February 23rd, 2005, Tucson, Arizona. Intoxilyzer 8000: Legal & Practical Aspects
  • Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A.Mississippi Intoxilyzer 8000 Course. April 8th, 2005, Jackson, Mississippi. Machine Qualification: Arizona, Mississippi & Tennessee
  • Arizona Attorney's For Criminal Justice (AACJ). 18th Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI. May 20-21, 2005, Tucson, Arizona. Breath Testing. Blood Testing
  • Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A.
    • Arizona Intoxilyzer 8000 Course
    • May 21, 2005, Tucson, Arizona
    • Intox 8000 Machine Qualification: The Frye Standard
  • Pima County Public Defender & Office of Court-Appointed Counsel
    • Misdemeanor Practice in the Pima County Justice Courts
    • July 8th, 2005, Tucson, Arizona
    • Breath Testing: Intoxilyzer 8000 & Intoxilyzer 8000
    • Field Sobriety Testing
  • Pima County Bar Association (PCBA)
    • Ethical Issues for the Civil Attorney with the Criminal Client
    • August 31st, 2005, Tucson, Arizona
    • Ethical Missteps at Trial
    • Victim's Rights: How to Avoid a Bar Complaint
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL)
    • The Intoxilyzer 8000: Building a Better Mousetrap?
    • September 22, 2005, Orlando, Florida
    • Intox 8000 Machine Qualification: The Frye Standard
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
    • DWI Means: Defend With Ingenuity©
    • Under the Microscope: Beating DUIs With Science
    • September 29th - October 1st, 2005, Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • DRE: Digging up the Dirt
    • Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer Breakout Session
    • DRE Breakout: Practical Considerations in the DRE Case
  • University of Mississippi
    • Ol' Miss DUI Practice Seminar
    • October 28th, 2005, Jackson, Mississippi
    • Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer
  • Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A.
    • Department of Transportation Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator's Certification Course
    • December 16-17, 2005, Tunica, Mississippi
    • Machine Qualification & D.O.T. Regulations
    • Blood Alcohol Calculations
    • NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Test Guidelines
  • Arizona Attorney's For Criminal Justice (AACJ)
    • 19th Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI
    • April 28-29, 2006, Tucson, Arizona
    • Intoxilyzer 8000: New Test, New Problems
    • Voir Dire Panel Discussion
  • New York State Bar Association
    • DWI On Trial, The Big Apple VI Seminar
    • May 4-5, 2006, New York City, New York
    • Blood Testing: From the Vein to the Lab
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
    • 2006 Summer Trial College
    • July 19-21, 2006, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • Blood Testing: From the Vein to the Lab
    • Student Workshops
  • Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A.
    • Department of Transportation Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator's Certification Course
    • September 14-16, 2006, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Machine Qualification & D.O.T. Regulations
    • Blood Alcohol Calculations
    • NHTSA SFST Guidelines
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL)
    • The Intoxilyzer 8000
    • October 5, 2006, Orlando, Florida
    • Intox 8000 Machine Qualifications & The Frye Standard
  • Lorman Education Services
    • Nuts & Bolts of DUI Practice
    • November 17th, 2006, Tucson, Arizona
    • NHTSA Driving Studies
    • NHTSA SFST Studies
    • Ethics: Prosecutorial Misconduct
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
    • 2007 Winter Session
    • January 18-19, 2007, Tucson, Arizona
    • DRE: Entering the Twilight Zone
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
    • Arizona DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice
    • February 2nd, 2007, Tucson, Arizona (5 Hour Course)
    • DUI Laws & MVD Consequences
    • DUI Defense: Pretrial Motions Practice & 4th Amendment Concerns
    • DUI Investigation: NHTSA Driving Cues & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
    • It's a Matter of Bad Blood (From the Vein to the Lab)
  • Defender's Education, Inc.
    • New Mexico & Colorado DUI Defense Seminar
    • February 15-16th, 2007 Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • The Fourth Amendment
    • DRE: Digging Up The DiRT
  • Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A.
    • Department of Transportation Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator's Certification Course
    • February 22-24, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
    • It's a Matter of Bad Blood (From the Vein to the Lab)
    • Intox 8000 Practical Demonstration
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Ohio Advanced DUI Seminar
    • March 8-9, 2007, Columbus, Ohio
    • Bad Blood--The Smackdown--Ohio vs. the World
  • National College for DUI Defense & California Defense Lawyer’s Association
    • We The Jury (The Jury Insight Project)
    • March 24th, 2007, Los Angeles, California
    • Indoctrinating Jurors' Brains During Voir Dire
    • Indoctrinating Jurors' Brains During Opening
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association & The National College for DUI Defense
    • 14th Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence
    • April 19-21, 2007, Dallas Texas
    • Blood Testing: What You Need to Know, But Never Really Wanted to Know
    • Intoxilyzer 8000 vs. Intoxilyzer 8000
    • The Scientific Approach to Jury Selection
  • New York State Bar Association
    • DWI On Trial, The Big Apple VII Seminar
    • May 3-4, 2007, New York City, New York
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association
    • 4th Annual Advanced DUI Defense Seminar
    • May 11, 2007, Maryland
    • Attacking Blood Tests: Shattering the Myth
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
  • Arizona Attorney's For Criminal Justice (AACJ)
    • 20th Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI
    • May 18-19, 2007, Tucson, Arizona
    • New Developments in the Breath Test Wars
  • South Texas College of Law CLE Department
    • Forensic & Criminal Law Conference
    • May 22-23 2007, Houston, Texas
    • Headspace Gas Chromatography Blood Testing
    • Panel Discussion: Differing Toxicology Results
  • The Mexican American Bar Association & Law Offices of Felipe Plascencia
    • 4th Annual DUI Seminar: Attacking & Defending DUI Cases
    • June 2nd, 2007, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • It’s Just a Matter of Bad Blood . . . From the Vein to the Lab
  • Arizona Public Defender’s Association (APDA)
    • 5th Annual Arizona Public Defender Association Conference
    • June 20-22, 2007, Tempe, Arizona
    • The Jury Insight Project: Voir Dire & Jury Selection
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
    • 2007 Summer Trial College
    • July 18-21, 2007, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
    • Student Workshops
    • Regents & Fellows Panel Discussion
  • Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (LACDL)
    • Advanced DWI Defense
    • September 13, 2007, Baton Rouge
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
  • Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A.
    • Department of Transportation Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator's Certification Course
    • September 13-15, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
    • It's a Matter of Bad Blood (From the Vein to the Lab)
    • Intox 8000 Practical Demonstration
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ)
    • Rules of the Road X
    • September 29, 2007, Rancho Mirage, California
    • Blood Testing: From the Vein to the Lab
  • University of Mississippi
    • DUI Defenders’ 2007 CLE Seminar
    • October 19th, 2007, Jackson, Mississippi
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
  • NCDD & NACDL
    • DWI Means: Defend With Ingenuity©
    • October 25-27, 2007, Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • Lies, Damn Lies & Statistics: Driving and Field Sobriety Testing
    • The Jury Insight Project
    • It's Just a Matter of Bad Blood . . . From the Vein to the Lab
    • DRE: Digging Up the DiRT
  • Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan (CDAM)
    • Advanced Criminal Defense Practice Conference
    • November 2nd, 2007, Traverse City, Michigan
    • It's Just a Matter of Bad Blood . . . From the Vein to the Lab
  • Washington Foundation for Criminal Justice
    • Defending DUIs Seminar
    • December 14th, 2007, Seattle, Washington
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
  • Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A.
    • Department of Transportation Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator's Certification Course
    • February 28-March 1, 2008, Orlando, Florida
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
    • Intox 8000 Source Code, Frye & Daubert Standards
    • Intox 8000 Practical Demonstration
  • Indiana Public Defender Council
    • OVWI Defense
    • March 7th, 2008, Indianapolis, Indiana
    • It's Just a Matter of Bad Blood . . . From the Vein to the Lab
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
    • Panel Discussion (Open Topics)
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
    • Arizona DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice
    • March 14th, 2008, Tucson, Arizona
    • DUI Laws & MVD Consequences
    • DUI Defense: Pretrial Motions Practice & 4th Amendment Concerns
    • DUI Investigation: NHTSA Driving Cues & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
    • It's a Matter of Bad Blood (From the Vein to the Lab)
  • Arizona Attorney's For Criminal Justice (AACJ)
    • 21st Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI
    • May 2-3, 2008, Tucson, Arizona
    • Intoxilyzer 8000: The New Breath Test Crisis
  • Arkansas Criminal Defense Attorneys Association
    • Betting on Justice VIII
    • May 16, 2008, Tunica, Mississippi
    • DRE: Digging Up the DiRT
  • Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association (NCDAA)
    • 2008 DWI Seminar
    • June 6th, 2008, Mahoney State Park, Ashland, Nebraska
    • It's Just a Matter of Bad Blood . . . From the Vein to the Lab
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
  • Arizona Public Defender’s Association (APDA)
    • 6th Annual Arizona Public Defender Association Conference
    • June 16th-18th, 2007, Tempe, Arizona
    • DRE: Digging Up the DiRT
    • Prosecutorial Misconduct, PowerPoint & Ethics
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    • 21st Annual Rusty Duncan Advanced Criminal Law Short-Course
    • June 26th, 2008, San Antonio, Texas
    • Headspace Gas Chromatography
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
    • 2008 Summer Trial College
    • July 16-19, 2008, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • Curriculum Committee Chair
    • Reasonable Doubt: The Ethics of Persuasion
    • Student Workshops
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    • Stuart Kinard Memorial Advanced DWI Cross-Examination Seminar
    • October 2-3, 2008, San Antonio, Texas
    • There’s Fire Water in that Blood
  • State Bar of Arizona
    • DUI Seminar
    • October 30th, 2008, Tucson, Arizona
    • Intoxilyzer 8000 Source Code
  • Washington Foundation for Criminal Justice
    • Defending DUIs Seminar
    • December 12th, 2008, Seattle, Washington
    • It's Just a Matter of Bad Blood . . . From the Vein to the Lab
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
    • 2009 Winter Session
    • January 15th-16th, 2009, Paradise Island, Bahamas
    • Curriculum Committee Chair
  • Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A.
    • Department of Transportation Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator's Certification Course
    • Date: February 26-28, 2009, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
    • Source Code Update
    • Intox 8000 Practical Demonstration
  • Arizona Attorney's For Criminal Justice (AACJ)
    • 22nd Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI
    • May 7-8, 2009, Tucson, Arizona
    • The Source Code War: Why We Need It & Why They Won’t Give It Up
    • The Other Tests, Theirs & Ours: Creating a Disconnect
  • Headlines Marketing Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia
    • Forensic Blood & Urine Testing Seminar
    • May 14-17, 2009, San Diego, California
    • It’s Just a Matter of Bad Blood (Part One)
    • It’s Just a Matter of Bad Blood (Part Two)
    • My Three Favorite Cases (Roundtable/Panel Discussion)
  • Law Office of David M. Cantor, Tempe, Arizona
    • In-House CLE
    • May 30, 2009, Tempe, Arizona
    • It’s Just a Matter of Bad Blood (Part One)
    • It’s Just a Matter of Bad Blood (Part Two)
  • Arizona Public Defender’s Association (APDA)
    • 7th Annual Arizona Public Defender Association Conference
    • June 17th-19th, 2009, Tempe, Arizona
    • Bad Blood: From the Vein to the Lab
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
    • 2009 Summer Trial College
    • July 15-18, 2009, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • Curriculum Committee Chair
    • DRE: Diggin’ Up the DiRT
    • Student Workshops
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
    • Program in Criminal Law & Policy, Fall 2009
    • September 2nd, 2009, Tucson, Arizona (1 Hour Course)
    • Source Code & The Constitutional Right to Discovery in Arizona
  • Pima County Legal Defender’s Office
    • New Attorney Training Program
    • September 15-16, 2009, Tucson, Arizona
    • The Cure for Bad Breath (1 hour)
    • Bad Blood: From the Vein to the Lab (2 hours)
  • NCDD & NACDL
    • DWI Means: Defend With Ingenuity©
    • Date: October 8-10, 2009, Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • Lecture:
      • The Art of Obfuscation: Cross-Examining the Arresting Officer
    • Workshops:
      • Turning Bad Breath Into Good Breath Through Cross-Examination (2 Sessions)
      • Putting the Freedom of Information Act to Use In Your DUI Practice (1 Session)
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    • Stuart Kinard Memorial Advanced DWI Cross-Examination Seminar
    • November 12-13, 2009, San Antonio, Texas
    • Shootin’ Down the DRE
  • Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A.
    • Department of Transportation Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator's Certification Course
    • Date: February 18-20, 2010, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
    • Intox 8000 Source Code, Frye & Daubert Standards
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Ohio Advanced DUI Seminar
    • March 11-12, 2010, Columbus, Ohio
    • The Intoxilyzer 8000--New Test, New Problems
    • Direct, Cross & Re-Direct of the Expert in Breath Test Cases
    • (With Chester Flaxmayer, Jan Semenoff & Bruce Kapsack)
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association & The National College for DUI Defense
    • 17th Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence
    • April 8-10, 2010, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Putting the Cure for Bad Breath to Practical Use--Mock Jury Trial
  • Arizona Attorney's For Criminal Justice (AACJ)
    • 23rd Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI
    • May 7 & 8, 2010, Tucson, Arizona
    • The Art of Obfuscation: Cross-Examining the Arresting Officer
  • Pima County Legal Defender’s Office
    • Attorney Training Program
    • June 2, 2010, Tucson, Arizona
    • DRE: Diggin Up the DiRT
  • Arizona Public Defender’s Association (APDA)
    • 8th Annual Arizona Public Defender Association Conference
    • June 9th-11th, 2010, Tempe, Arizona
    • The Ethics of Persuasion
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
    • 2010 Summer Trial College
    • July 28-30, 2010, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • Opening Statement Workshop
    • Cross-Examination Workshop
    • Closing Argument Workshop
  • Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • KACDL Gets Mad
    • August 27-28, 2010, Kansas City, Kansas
    • The Intoxilyzer 8000--New Test, New Problems
    • Bad Blood: From the Vein to the Lab
  • State Bar of Arizona
    • DUI Seminar
    • September 30th, 2010, Tucson, Arizona
    • DRE for Judges
  • Lyons & Lyons Law Firm, Cincinnati Ohio
    • Diving Into a DUI Case
    • February 24-25, 2011, Key West, Florida
    • Cross-Examination: The Art of Obfuscation
  • Tulare County (California) Public Defender’s Office
    • 11th Annual Public Defender Retreat
    • April 1-3, 2011, Tuscany Hotel & Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • Cross-Examination: Find the Spot Where the Prosecution is Vulnerable
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association & The National College for DUI Defense
    • 18th Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence
    • April 14-16, 2011, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • ? Bad Blood: From the Vein to the Lab
    • The Cure for Bad Breath: Walk it Down
  • Arizona Attorney's For Criminal Justice (AACJ)
    • 24th Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI
    • Turning Hope Into Reality
    • May 6 & 7, 2011, Tucson, Arizona
    • Juror Rejection: Preventing the case from being over before it begins.
  • Pima County Legal Defender’s Office
    • Attorney Training Program
    • June 27, 2011, Tucson, Arizona
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
    • 2011 Summer Trial College
    • July 28-30, 2011, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • Opening Statement Workshop
    • Cross-Examination Workshop
  • Pima County Legal Defender’s Office
    • Attorney Training Program
    • August 18, 2011, Tucson, Arizona
    • Bad Blood: From the Vein to the Lab
  • NCDD & NACDL
    • DWI Means: Defend With Ingenuity©
    • September 15-17, 2011, Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • Lecture:
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
    • Understanding Gas Chromatography
    • Workshops:
      • BLAT: Cross of the Blood Alcohol Technician
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    • Stuart Kinard Memorial Advanced DWI Seminar
    • October 13-14, 2011, San Antonio, Texas
    • Walking the Breath Test Score Below the Legal Limit
  • New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    • There’s a Bullcoming; Are You Ready?
    • October 21, 2011, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • Bad Blood: From the Vein to the Lab (2 Hour Presentation)
  • Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University Alumni Association
    • DUI XXVI “Speed DUI” Seminar
    • January 13th, 2012, Phoenix, Arizona
    • Overview of the New DUI Law
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association & The National College for DUI Defense
    • 19th Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence
    • March 22-24, 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Mock Trial Defense Team
  • Arizona Attorney's For Criminal Justice (AACJ)
    • 25th Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI
    • May 4 & 5, 2012, Tucson, Arizona
    • What You Cannot Do & How Not to Do It (1 Hour Ethics)
  • Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A.
    • Department of Transportation Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator's Certification Course
    • May 10-12, 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Intoxilyzer 8000 Calibration Checks (Practical Workshop)
    • Frye/Daubert Source Code Hearings
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
    • Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (Practical Workshop)
    • Expert Testimony: Mock Examination from the Defense
  • Utah Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    • May 8th, 2012, Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Dismantling a DUI Case
    • The Art of Obfuscation: Cross-Examining the Arresting Officer
  • Arizona Public Defender’s Association (APDA)
    • 10th Annual Arizona Public Defender Association Conference
    • June 20-22, 2012, Tempe, Arizona
    • Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
    • 2012 Summer Trial College
    • July 26-28, 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • Closing Argument Workshop
  • The University of Arizona, Student Alumni Ambassadors
    • Careers in Law & Public Policy
    • October 11, 2012, James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona
    • Alumni Panel: Careers in Law
  • NCDD & NACDL
    • DWI Means: Defend With Ingenuity©
    • October 18-20, 2012, Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • Workshop:
      • Crossing the Breath Test Technician (2 workshops)
      • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Stuart Kinard Memorial Advanced DWI Seminar
    • November 13-14, 2012, San Antonio, Texas
    • The Gas is Quicker than the Eye
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
    • 2013 Winter Session
    • January 25-27, 2013, Scottsdale, Arizona
    • Blood Cross Demonstration
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
    • 38d Clinical Prosecution Program
    • February 12th, 2013, James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona (1 Hour Course)
    • DUI Prosecution Overview
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association & The National College for DUI Defense
    • 20th Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence
    • March 20-23, 2013, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Real Case Issues in GC Blood Testing–Theory Meets Reality
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
    • Annual DUI Summit
    • April 4-5, 2013, Breckenridge, Colorado
    • The Gas is Quicker than the Eye
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
    • 38d Clinical Prosecution Program
    • March 26th, 2013, James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona (1 Hour Course)
    • Cross-Examination (Defense Experts & Defense Witnesses)
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
    • 2013 Summer Trial College
    • July 25-27, 2013, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer (Lecture & Demonstration)
    • Cross-Examination Workshops
    • Closing Argument Workshops
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
    • 38d Clinical Prosecution Program
    • DUI Prosecution Overview
  • NCDD & NACDL
    • DWI Means: Defend With Ingenuity©
    • October 3-5, 2013, Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • Ethics Bowl, Moderated by Hon. Joseph D. Johnson
    • Crossing the Gas Chromatography Technician Workshop
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
    • 38d Clinical Prosecution Program
    • October 15th, 2013, James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona (1 Hour Course)
    • Cross-Examination of Defense Witnesses
  • Pima County Office of Court-Appointed Counsel (OCAC)
    • DUI Defense Attorney Training Program (6.25 Hours CLE, Including 1 Hour Ethics)
    • November 22nd, 2013, Tucson, Arizona
    • Introduction to DUI Law
    • DUI Investigations: Driving, FSTs & NHTSA
    • The Cure for Bad Breath
    • DRE: Diggin’ Up the DiRT
    • Bad Blood: From the Vein to the Lab
    • Motion Practice & Case Review: Ethical & Effective Representation
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Ohio Advanced DUI Seminar
    • March 8-9, 2014, Columbus, Ohio
    • What You Need to Know About Breath Testing
    • Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer SFST/DRE
    • Panel Discussion for Judges: Breath Testing/Intoxilyzer 8000
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association & The National College for DUI Defense
    • 21st Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence
    • March 20-22, 2014, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • The New NHTSA Manual: Now You See It, Now You Don’t
  • New York State Bar Association
    • DWI On Trial, The Big Apple XIV Seminar
    • May 8, 2014, New York City, New York
    • DRE: Diggin’ Up the DiRT (New York Version)
  • Arizona Public Defender’s Association (APDA)
    • 13th Annual Arizona Public Defender Association Conference
    • June 25th-27th, 2014, Tempe, Arizona
    • Cross-Examination
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
    • 2014 Summer Trial College
    • July 24-26, 2014, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • 2013 NHTSA SFST Manual--New Manual: New Opportunities
    • Workshop: Opening Statements
    • Workshop: Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA)
    • TCDLA Top Gun DWI Seminar 2014
    • August 22, 2014, Houston, Texas
    • Bad Blood: From the Vein to the Lab--
    • Step-by-Step Guide to DUI/DWI Blood Testing &
    • How to Win Blood Trials (2 - Hour Presentation)
  • NCDD & NACDL
    • DWI Means: Defend With Ingenuity©
    • September 11-13, 2014, Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • “If You Can’t Dazzle ‘em with Brilliance . . .” (Closing Arguments)
    • Ethics Bowl II
  • Defense of Drinking Drivers Institute
    • ICLE Seminar
    • December 4-5, 2014, The Westin Buckhead, Atlanta Georgia
    • True Blood? Identifying Issues in Blood Alcohol Testing & Communicating Those Issues to Juries
  • Arizona Attorney's For Criminal Justice (AACJ)
    • 28th Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI
    • May 1 & 3, 2015, Tucson, Arizona
    • ELISA & LC-QQQ-MAS
  • Missouri Bar Association (MOBar CLE & MACDL)
    • 2015 Bernard Edelman DWI Law & Science Seminar
    • July 16-18, 2015, Osage Beach, Tan-Tar-A Resort, Missouri
    • Bad Blood: From the Vein to the Lab (2 Hour Presentation)
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
    • 2015 Summer Trial College
    • July 2014, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • Bad Blood: From the Vein to the Lab (2 Hour Presentation)
    • Opening Statement & Cross-Examination Workshops
  • Tulare County (California) Public Defender’s Office
    • Public Defender Retreat
    • September 11-13, 2015, Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Bad Blood: From the Vein to the Lab (2 - Hour Presentation)
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
    • 38d Clinical Prosecution Program
    • January 26, 2016, James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona (1 Hour Course)
    • DUI Prosecution Overview
  • Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A.
    • Department of Transportation Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator's Certification Course
    • March 3-5, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Intoxilyzer 8000 Calibration Checks (Practical Workshop)
    • The Cure for Bad Breath (Canadian Version)
    • Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (Practical Workshop)
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association & The National College for DUI Defense
    • 23rd Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence
    • March 31-April 2, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • ELISA & LC-QQQ-MS
    • Mock Trial Prosecution Witness
  • Florida Bar Association (FBA)
    • Florida Bar Association Annual Masters of DUI Seminar
    • April 8, 2016, Tampa, Florida
    • The Cure for Bad Breath 2.0
  • Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association (NCDAA)
    • June 2016 DWI Seminar
    • June 17, 2016, Omaha, Nebraska
    • DRE
    • The Cure for Bad Breath 2.0
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
    • 2016 Summer Trial College
    • July 20-23, 2017, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • The Cure for Bad Breath 2.0
    • Writing Winning Motions
  • California DUI Lawyers Association (CDLA)
    • Title: Fast Eddie Kuwatch Seminar & Annual Meeting of the California DUI Lawyers Association
    • August 13-14, 2016, San Diego, California
    • The Cure for Bad Breath 2.0
  • NCDD & NACDL
    • DWI Means: Defend With Ingenuity©
    • September 22-24, 2016, Bellagio, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • Perfecting Your Cross to Get to Victory Lane: It takes more than just a bunch of left turns
    • The Hollywood Squares Ethics Challenge
    • The Cure for Bad Breath 2.0 (Two Sessions)
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
    • 38d Clinical Prosecution Program
    • September 27th, 2016, James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona (1 Hour Course)
    • Arizona DUI Law Overview
  • National College for DUI Defense Public Defender Education
    • Public Defender Defense of Drinking/Drugged Driver Seminar
    • January 18, 2017, Pima County Administration Building, Tucson, Arizona
    • Crossing the DRE Officer
    • Jury Selection
  • National College for DUI Defense Winter Session
    • DUI in the Desert
    • January 18-20, 2017, Tucson, Arizona
    • Seminar Chair (Dean’s Address & Introductions)
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
    • 38d Clinical Prosecution Program
    • February 28th, 2017, James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona (1 Hour Course)
    • Arizona DUI Law Overview
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association & The National College for DUI Defense
    • 21st Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence
    • March 20-22, 2014, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • The Cure for Bad Breath 3.0
    • Dean’s Ethics Address
  • National College for DUI Defense Public Defender Education
    • Ontario County Public Defender Seminar, Master Class in DWI Trial Defense
    • April 14, 2017, Canandaigua, New York
    • Closing Arguments
    • Jury Selection
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association
    • 14th Annual Advanced DUI Defense Seminar
    • May 11, 2007, Baltimore, Maryland
    • Cross-Examining to Win!
    • (Almost) Everything You Wanted to Know About Blood Testing
  • Mississippi College School of Law & The National College for DUI Defense
    • Mastering DUI Trial Skills
    • May 31- June 2, 2017, Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson Mississippi
    • Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer
    • Breath Test Science: The Cure for Bad Breath 3.0
  • Arizona Public Defender’s Association (APDA)
    • 15th Annual Arizona Public Defender Association Conference
    • June 22, 2017, Tempe, Arizona
    • Advanced Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer in a DUI Case (1.5 hours)
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
    • 2017 Summer Trial College
    • July 20-23, 2017, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • Seminar Chair

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