Back in the Saddle 2022 Fall Seminar Austin

  • September 8 - 10, 2022
  • Austin, TX
  • Westin Downtown
    310 East 5th Street, Austin, Texas 78701 | (512) 391-2333
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We are offering two ways to register for this Seminar – In-Person and Live Stream. You can change your registration to In-Person or Live Stream up until September 1, 2022. To make a registration change, contact us at execdirector@duidla.org

 

Course Directors

Douglas Huff Dallas, TX

Mark R. Thiessen Houston, TX

Seminar Agenda


Thursday: [225 minutes – 3.75 hrs (60 min), 4.50 (50 min)]
9:00 am – 12:00 pm DUIDLA BOARD CERTIFICATION EXAM]
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Committee Meetings
11:00 am – 11:45 am Registration
11:45 am – 12:00 pm Welcome Remarks (Mark Thiessen, Course Director, Tim Huey, CLE Chair)
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm DWI Tool Kit (AnneMarie Rizzo, JD – FL)
12:45 pm – 1:30 pm Nullifying SFST’s without an Expert (Mark Thiessen, JD – TX)
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Winning the Unwinnable Case (Michael Kessler, JD – FL)
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm BREAK (snacks!)
2:15 pm – 3:30 pm Blood Testing: What Lawyers Must Know (Justin McShane, JD – PA & Josh Lee, JD, MS, NREMT – OK)
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist Award Ceremony/BREAK
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm Unforgettable War Stories & Trial Tactics (Rusty Hardin, JD – TX)
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm DUIDLA Welcome Reception

Friday: [285 minutes – 4.75 hrs (60 min), 5.7 (50 min)]
8:15 am – 8:45 am Light Breakfast
8:45 am – 9:00 am Announcements (Mark Thiessen, Course Director)
9:00 am – 10:00 am Medical Defenses for DWI Cases (Andy Alpert, JD – MD)
10:00 am – 10:45 am Spotting Common Breath & Blood Errors (Amanda Culbertson, JD – TX)
10:45 am – 11:00 am BREAK (snacks!)
11:00 am – 11:45 am Canadian Travel After a DWI (Marisa Feil, JD – Canada)
11:45 am – 12:30 pm Top 10 Trial Analogies for Every Trial (Thomas Grajek, JD – FL)
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch Presentation: Advanced Marketing Techniques (Brian Blades, Scorpion Internet Marketing) & DUIDLA Prize Wheel & Awards
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm DUIDLA Talks – Dealer’s Choice (Douglas Huff, JD – TX, Paul Doroshenko, QC, LLB – British Columbia, Sanjay Biswas, JD – TX)
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm ABC: Always Be Closing (Shaun Kent, JD – SC)
3:00 pm PHOTOS – DUIDLA Board, Officers, District Reps, State Ambassadors
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm DUIDLA BOARD MEETING (all DUIDLA members welcome to attend)
Saturday: [225 minutes – 3.75 hrs (60 min), 4.50 (50 min), Ethics – 3 hours]
8:15 am – 8:45 am Light Breakfast
8:45 am – 9:00 am Announcements (Doug Huff, Course Director)
9:00 am – 10:00 am A Systemized Firm is an Ethical Firm (Jay Ruane – CT)
10:00 am – 10:45 am A View from the Bench (Audrey Moorehead, Judge Dallas CCC3)
10:45 am – 11:00 am BREAK (Heavy snacks!)
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Dis is Da Bidness of Law: Ethical Client Intake (Paul Doroshenko, QC, LLB– British Columbia, Jay Ruane, JD – CT, Douglas Huff, JD – TX)
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Dis is Da Bidness of Law: Ethical Marketing & Law Office Management (Kyla Lee, JD – British Columbia, Deandra Grant, JD, GC, MS – TX, Paul Doroshenko, QC, LLB – British Columbia, Kim Keheley Frye, JD – GA, Jay Ruane, JD – CT)
1:00 pm Final Wrap up (Course Directors)
Total CLE hours – 735 60 min states = 12.25
50 min states = 14.70
Ethics = 3 hours

**Vendor presentations not included in calculation