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James Nesci Publications

Articles

  • “The Slope Detector Does Not Always Detect the Presence of Mouth Alcohol,” The Champion, Vol. XXX, No. 2, March 2006 (with Michael P. Hlastala and Wayne J. Lamm). Publisher: NACDL
  • “Anti-Drunk Driving Group Wants New Prohibition Era,” At Issue: Drunk Driving. Editor: Tamara Thompson. Publisher: Greenhaven Press & Thomson/Gale, 2008

Consumer Books

Legal Treatises

  • 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
  • Arizona DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice
    Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2006. Author: James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com
  • Arizona DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice, 2nd Edition
    Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2009. Author: James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com
  • 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 & Judges Publishing Co. ©2017
    Authors: Jay Tiftickjian & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com
  • Iowa DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice
    Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2014
    Authors: Colin Murphy & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com
  • Florida DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice
    Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2012
    Authors: Alan S. Bernstein & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com
  • Nebrska DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice
    Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2016
    Authors: Bell Island & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com
  • New Hampshire DWI Defense: The Law & The Practice
    Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2010
    Authors: Ryan Russman & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com
  • North Carolina DWI Defense: The Law & The Practice
    Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2016
    Authors: J. Scott Smith & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com
  • Ohio OVI Defense: The Law & The Practice
    Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2017
    Authors: G. Timothy Huey, Steven Adams & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com
  • Oklahoma DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice
    Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2008
    Authors: Bruce Edge, John Hunsucker & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com
  • Oklahoma DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice, 2nd Edition
    Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2008
    Authors: Bruce Edge, John Hunsucker & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com
  • Texas DWI Defense: The Law & The Practice
    Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2009.
    Author: Mimi Coffey & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com
  • Utah DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice
    Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2010
    Authors: Glen W. Neeley, Jason Schatz & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com
  • 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
  • Virginia DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice
    Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2011
    Authors: Robert Battle & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com
  • West Virginia DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice
    Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2010
    Authors: Harley Wagner & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com
  • Wisconsin OWI Defense: The Law & The Practice
    Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. ©2013
    Authors: Andrew Mishlove & James Nesci. www.lawyersandjudges.com

Contributing Author

  • Defense of Driving Under the Influence Cases,” Garriott’s Medico Legal Aspects of Alcohol, 5th Edition, Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co., 2008. Editor: Dr. James C. Garriott
  • Intoxilyzer 8000,” Drinking/Driving Litigation, Thomson/West, 2007. Authors: Nichols & Whited
  • 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
  • Drinking/Driving Litigation
    Chapter 20, Intoxilyzer 8000. Thompson/West ©2007 Authors: Nichols & Whited

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 1999 February 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, Power Point & 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
  • Seminars, lectures and CLE courses taught
  • “Intoximeters RBT-IV Breath Tester: Panel Discussion,” “Cross-Examination of Police Witnesses,” 11th Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ), Tucson, Arizona, May 3, 1997
  • “Blood Alcohol Calculations for the Trial Lawyer,” “Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer,” DUI Breakout 1999, City of Phoenix & Maricopa County Public Defender's Offices, Phoenix, Arizona, February 26, 1999
  • “National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Materials,” DUI XIV, Arizona State University College of Law, Tempe, Arizona, September 25, 1999
  • “NHTSA Materials & Cross Examination.” 13th Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI, Arizona Attorneys For Criminal Justice (AACJ), Ahwatukee, Arizona, April 29, 2001
  • “NHTSA Materials & Cross Examination,” DUI Extravaganza, Maricopa County Bar Association, Phoenix, Arizona, June 22, 2001
  • “Trial Tactics & Strategy: Mock Trial,” 2001 Summer Trial College, National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 26-28, 2001
  • “New DUI Laws Update,” PCBA Young Lawyers CLE Breakfast Meeting, Pima County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (PCBA – YLD)
  • “Slaying the Dragon: Cross Examination of the Arresting Officer,” DWI Means: Defend With Ingenuity©, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), Las Vegas, Nevada, October 4-6, 2001
  • “Cross Examination of the Arresting Officer,” DUI Trial Skills; A Multi-Media Presentation, Maricopa County Bar Association, Phoenix, Arizona, December 14, 2001
  • “Cross Examination of the Arresting Officer,” DUI on Trial, The Big Apple II Seminar, New York State Bar Association, New York, New York, April 25-26, 2002
  • “Trial Tactics: Mock Trial,” “Cross Examination of the Arresting Officer,” Rules of the Road V: Jury Trial of a .17 Blood DUI, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ), Palm Springs, California, September 28-29, 2002
  • “Criminal Defense: Advanced Cross Examination Skills,” Killer Cross, Las Vegas Bar Association, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 18th, 2002
  • “Opening Arguments: 3 Creative Approaches,” DWI On Trial, The Big Apple III Seminar, New York State Bar Association, New York, New York, June 5-6, 2003
  • “Beginning-to-Intermediate Cross Examination,” “Non-verbal Communication,” “Cross Examination (Demonstration),” “Jury Voir Dire,” National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 23-26, 2003
  • “Pretrial Motions Practice: Winning the Trial Before It Starts,” 17th Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ), Chandler, Arizona, 2004
  • “DUI: The Law & The Practice” (six-hour course), University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona, March 25, 2004
  • “The Pretrial Interview,” “Cross Examination of the Arresting Officer,” Final Argument,” Traffic Law Practices in Arizona, Lorman Education Services, Phoenix, Arizona, October 6, 2004
  • “Cross Examination: Field Sobriety Testing,” Public Defender's Brown Bag CLE, Pima County Public Defender’s Office, Tucson, Arizona, January 31, 2005
  • “Intoxilyzer 8000: The New Enemy," Tucson City Public Defender's Office
  • “Machine Qualification: Arizona, Mississippi & Tennessee,” Mississippi Intoxilyzer 8000 Course, Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A., Jackson, Mississippi, April 8, 2005
  • “Breath Testing,” “Blood Testing,” 18th Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ), Tucson, Arizona, May 20-21, 2005
  • “Intox 8000 Machine Qualification: The Frye Standard,” Arizona Intoxilyzer 8000 Course, Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A., Tucson, Arizona, May 21, 2005
  • “Breath Testing: Intoxilyzer 5000 & Intoxilyzer 8000,” “Field Sobriety Testing,” Misdemeanor Practice in the Pima County Justice Courts, Pima County Public Defender & Office of Court-Appointed Counsel, Tucson, Arizona, July 8th, 2005
  • “Ethical Missteps at Trial,” “Victim's Rights: How to Avoid a Bar Complaint,” Ethical Issues for the Civil Attorney with the Criminal Client, Pima County Bar Association (PCBA), Tucson, Arizona, August 31, 2005
  • “Intox 8000 Machine Qualification: The Frye Standard,” The Intoxilyzer 8000: Building a Better Mousetrap?", Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL), Orlando, Florida, September 22, 2005
  • “DRE: Digging up the DiRT,” “Cross Examination of the Arresting Officer Breakout Session,” “DRE Breakout: Practical Considerations in the DRE Case,” DWI Means: Defend With Ingenuity© Under the Microscope: Beating DUIs With Science, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 29-October 1, 2005
  • “Cross Examination of the Arresting Officer,” Ol' Miss DUI Practice Seminar, University of Mississippi, Jackson, Mississippi, October 28, 2005
  • “Machine Qualification & D.O.T. Regulations,” “Blood Alcohol Calculations,” “NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Test Guidelines,” Department of Transportation Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator's Certification Course, Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A., Tunica, Mississippi, December 16-17, 2005
  • “Intoxilyzer 8000: New Test, New Problems,” “Voir Dire” Panel Discussion, 19th Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ), Tucson, Arizona, April 28-29, 2006
  • “Blood Testing: From the Vein to the Lab,” New York State Bar Association, New York, New York, May 4-5, 2006
  • “Blood Testing: From the Vein to the Lab,” Student Workshops, 2006 Summer Trial College, National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 19-21, 2006
  • “Machine Qualification & D.O.T. Regulations,” “Blood Alcohol Calculations,” “NHTSA SFST Guidelines,” Department of Transportation Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator's Certification Course, Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A., New Orleans, Louisiana, September 14-16, 2006
  • “Florida Intox 8000 Machine Qualifications & The Frye Standard,” The Intoxilyzer 8000, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL), Orlando, Florida, 8000October 5, 2006
  • “NHTSA Driving Studies,” “NHTSA SFST Studies,” “Ethics: Prosecutorial Misconduct,” Nuts & Bolts of DUI Practice, Lorman Education Services, Tucson, Arizona, November 17, 2006
  • “DRE: Entering the Twilight Zone,” 2007 Winter Session, National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), Tucson, Arizona, January 18-19, 2007
  • “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 DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice (five-hour course), University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona, February 2, 2007
  • “The Fourth Amendment,” “DRE: Digging up the DiRT,” New Mexico & Colorado DUI Defense Seminar, Defender's Education, Inc., Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 15-16th, 2007
  • “The Cure for Bad Breath, “It's a Matter of Bad Blood (From the Vein to the Lab),” “Intox 8000 Practical Demonstration,” Department of Transportation Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator's Certification Course, Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A., New Orleans, Louisiana, February 22-24, 2007
  • “Bad Blood - The Smackdown - Ohio vs. the World,” Ohio Advanced DUI Seminar, Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • “Indoctrinating Jurors' Brains During Voir Dire,” “Indoctrinating Jurors' Brains During Opening,” We The Jury (The Jury Insight Project), National College for DUI Defense & California Defense Lawyer's Association, Los Angeles, California, March 24th, 2007
  • “Mastering Scientific Evidence,” “Blood Testing: What You Need to Know, But Never Really Wanted to Know,” “Intoxilyzer 8000 vs. Intoxilyzer 5000,” “The Scientific Approach to Jury Selection,” Mastering Scientific Evidence, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association & The National College for DUI Defense
  • “The Cure for Bad Breath,” DWI On Trial, The Big Apple VII Seminar, New York State Bar Association, New York, New York, May 3-4, 2007
  • “Attacking Blood Tests: Shattering the Myth,” “The Cure for Bad Breath,” 4th Annual Advanced DUI Defense Seminar, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, May 11, 2007
  • “New Developments in the Breath Test Wars,” 20th Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ), Tucson, Arizona, May 18-19, 2007
  • “Headspace Gas Chromatography Blood Testing,” Panel Discussion: “Differing Toxicology Results,” Forensic & Criminal Law Conference, South Texas College of Law CLE Department, Houston, Texas, May 22-23 2007
  • “It's Just a Matter of Bad Blood . . . From the Vein to the Lab,” 4th Annual DUI Seminar: Attacking & Defending DUI Cases, The Mexican American Bar Association & Law Offices of Felipe Plascencia, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, June 2, 2007
  • “The Jury Insight Project: Voir Dire & Jury Selection,” 5th Annual Arizona Public Defender Association Conference, Arizona Public Defender's Association (APDA), Tempe, Arizona, June 20-22, 2007
  • “The Cure for Bad Breath,” Student Workshops, Regents & Fellows Panel Discussion, 2007 Summer Trial College, National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 18-21, 2007
  • “The Cure for Bad Breath,” Advanced DWI Defense, Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (LACDL), Baton Rouge, Louisiana, September 13, 2007
  • “The Cure for Bad Breath,” “It's a Matter of Bad Blood (From the Vein to the Lab),” “Intox 8000 Practical Demonstration,” Department of Transportation Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator's Certification Course, Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A., New Orleans, Louisiana, September 13-15, 2007
  • “Blood Testing: From the Vein to the Lab,” Rules of the Road X, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ), Rancho Mirage, California, September 29, 2007
  • “The Cure for Bad Breath,” DUI Defenders' 2007 CLE Seminar, University of Mississippi, Jackson, Mississippi, October 19th, 2007
  • “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,” DWI Means: Defend With Ingenuity, NCDD & NACDL, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 25-27, 2007
  • “It’s Just a Matter of Bad Blood . . . From the Vein to the Lab,” Advanced Criminal Defense Practice Conference, Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan (CDAM), Traverse City, Michigan, November 2, 2007
  • “The Cure for Bad Breath,” Defending DUIs Seminar, Washington Foundation for Criminal Justice, Seattle, Washington, December 14, 2007
  • “The Cure for Bad Breath,” “Intox 8000 Source Code, Frye & Daubert Standards,” Intox 8000 Practical Demonstration, Department of Transportation Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator's Certification Course, Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A., Orlando, Florida, February 28-March 1, 2008
  • “It's Just a Matter of Bad Blood . . . From the Vein to the Lab,” “The Cure for Bad Breath,” panel discussion (open topics), OVWI Defense, Indiana Public Defender Council, Indianapolis, Indiana, March 7, 2008
  • “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 DUI Defense: The Law & The Practice, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona, March 14, 2008
  • “Intoxilyzer 8000: The New Breath Test Crisis,” 21st Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ), Tucson, Arizona, May 2-3, 2008
  • “DRE: Digging Up the DiRT,” Betting on Justice VIII, Arkansas Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, Tunica, Mississippi, May 16, 2008
  • “It's Just a Matter of Bad Blood . . . From the Vein to the Lab,” “The Cure for Bad Breath,” 2008 DWI Seminar, Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association (NCDAA), Ashland, Nebraska, June 6, 2008
  • “DRE: Digging Up the DiRT,” “Prosecutorial Misconduct, Power Point & Ethics,” 6th Annual Arizona Public Defender Association Conference, Arizona Public Defender's Association (APDA), Tempe, Arizona, June 16-18, 2007
  • “Headspace Gas Chromatography,” 21st Annual Rusty Duncan Advanced Criminal Law Short Course, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, San Antonio, June 26, 2008
  • “Reasonable Doubt: The Ethics of Persuasion,” Curriculum Committee Chair, Student Workshops, 2008 Summer Trial College, National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 16-19, 2008
  • “There's Fire Water in That Blood,” Stuart Kinard Memorial Advanced DWI Cross Examination Seminar, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, San Antonio, Texas, October 2-3, 2008
  • “Intoxilyzer 8000 Source Code,” DUI Seminar, State Bar of Arizona
  • “It's Just a Matter of Bad Blood . . . From the Vein to the Lab,” Defending DUIs Seminar, Washington Foundation for Criminal Justice, Seattle, Washington, December 12, 2008
  • Curriculum Committee Chair, 2009 Winter Session, National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), Paradise Island, Bahamas, January 15-16, 2009
  • “The Cure for Bad Breath,” “Source Code Update” “Intox 8000 Practical Demonstration,” Department of Transportation Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator's Certification Course, Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A., New Orleans, Louisiana, February 26-28, 2009
  • “The Source Code War: Why We Need It & Why They Won't Give It Up,” “The Other Tests, Theirs & Ours: Creating a Disconnect,” 22nd Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ), Tucson, Arizona, May 7-8, 2009
  • “It's Just a Matter of Bad Blood (Parts One and Two),” “My Three Favorite Cases” (roundtable/panel discussion), Forensic Blood & Urine Testing Seminar, Headlines Marketing Corporation, San Diego, California, May 14-17, 2009
  • “It's Just a Matter of Bad Blood (Parts One and Two),” In-house CLE, Law Office of David M. Cantor, Tempe, Arizona, May 30, 2009
  • “Bad Blood: From the Vein to the Lab,”, 7th Annual Arizona Public Defender Association Conference, Arizona Public Defender's Association (APDA), Tempe, Arizona, June 17-19, 2009
  • Curriculum Committee Chair, “DRE: Diggin' up the DiRT,” Student Workshops, 2009 Summer Trial College, National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 15-18, 2009
  • “Source Code & The Constitutional Right to Discovery in Arizona,” one-hour course, Program in Criminal Law & Policy, Fall 2009, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona, September 2, 2009
  • “The Cure for Bad Breath,” “Bad Blood: From the Vein to the Lab,” New Attorney Training Program, Pima County Legal Defender's Office, Tucson, Arizona, September 15-16, 2009
  • “The Art of Obfuscation: Cross Examining the Arresting Officer,” “Turning Bad Breath into Good Breath Through Cross Examination,” “Putting the Freedom of Information Act to Use in Your DUI Practice,” DWI Means: Defend With Ingenuity, NCDD & NACDL, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 8-10, 2009
  • “Shootin' Down the DRE,”Stuart Kinard Memorial Advanced DWI Cross Examination Seminar, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, San Antonio, Texas, November 12-13, 2009
  • “The Cure for Bad Breath,” “Intox 8000 Source Code, Frye & Daubert Standards,” Department of Transportation Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator's Certification Course, Mad Dog Marketing, Inc. & Victor Carmody, Jr. P.A., New Orleans, Louisiana, February 18-20, 2010
  • “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), Ohio Advanced DUI Seminar, Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • “Putting the Cure for Bad Breath to Practical Use—Mock Jury Trial,” Defense17th Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association & The National College for DUI Defense, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 8-10, 2010
  • “The Art of Obfuscation: Cross Examining the Arresting Officer,” 23rd Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ), Tucson, Arizona, May 7-8, 2010
  • “DRE: Diggin up the DiRT,” Attorney Training Program, Pima County Legal Defender's Office, Tucson, Arizona, June 2, 2010
  • “The Ethics of Persuasion,” 8th Annual Arizona Public Defender Association Conference, Arizona Public Defender's Association (APDA) , Tempe, Arizona, June 9-11, 2010
  • Opening Statement Workshop, Cross Examination Workshop, Closing Argument Workshop, 2010 Summer Trial College, National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 28-29, 2010
  • “The Intoxilyzer 8000—New Test, New Problems,” “Bad Blood: From the Vein to the Lab,” KACDL Gets Mad, Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Kansas City, Kansas, August 27-28, 2010
  • “Arizona DRE for Judges,” DUI Seminar, State Bar of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, September 30, 2010
  • “Cross Examination: The Art of Obfuscation,” Diving into a DUI Case, Lyons & Lyons Law Firm, Key West, Florida, February 24-25,2011
  • “Cross Examination: Find the Spot Where the Prosecution is Vulnerable,” 11th Annual Public Defender Retreat, Tulare County (California) Public Defender's Office, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 1-3, 2011
  • “Bad Blood: From the Vein to the Lab,” “The Cure for Bad Breath: Walk It Down,” 18th Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association & The National College for DUI Defense
  • “Juror Rejection: Preventing the Case from Being Over Before It Begins, 24th Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI, Turning Hope Into Reality, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ), Tucson, Arizona, May 6-7, 2011
  • “The Cure for Bad Breath,” Attorney Training Program, Pima County Legal Defender's Office, Tucson, Arizona, June 27, 2011
  • Opening Statement Workshop, Cross Examination Workshop, 2011 Summer Trial College, National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 28-30, 2011
  • “Bad Blood: From the Vein to the Lab,” Attorney Training Program, Pima County Legal Defender's Office, Tucson, Arizona, August 18, 2011
  • “The Cure for Bad Breath,” “Understanding Gas Chromatography,” “BLAT: Cross of the Blood Alcohol Technician,” DWI Means: Defend With Ingenuity©, NCDD & NACDL, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 15-17, 2011
  • “Walking the Breath Test Score Below the Legal Limit,” Stuart Kinard Memorial Advanced DWI Seminar, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, San Antonio, Texas, October 13-14, 2011
  • “Bad Blood: From the Vein to the Lab,” There's a Bull Coming; Are You Ready?, New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 21, 2011
  • “New DUI Law Update,” Speed DUI Seminar, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University Alumni Association, Phoenix, Arizona, January 13, 2012
  • 19th Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association & The National College for DUI Defense, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 22-24, 2012
  • “What You Cannot Do & How Not to Do It,” 25th Annual Aggressive Defense of DUI, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ), Tucson, Arizona, May 4-5, 2012

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