Back to School: The ABC's of DWI 2024 Fall Seminar Austin

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Course Directors

Michael Kessler Ft. Pierce, FL

Makenzie Zarate Dallas, TX

James Butler Houston, TX

Seminar Agenda

 

 

Thursday Session: Sept 5, 2024 [285 minutes]

9:00 am – 12:00 pm DUIDLA BOARD CERTIFICATION EXAM
10:30 am – 12:00 pm DUIDLA Committee Meetings
11:00 – 11:45 am Registration
11:45 am – 12:00 pm Homeroom: Announcements (Michael Kessler, Course Director & Tim Huey, CLE Chair)
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm In School Suspension: Suppression & Motions Practice (Amber Vazquez, JD – TX)
12:45 pm – 12:50 pm Commercial Break
12:50 pm – 1:35 pm Foreign Language Class: DWI Lingo to Know (Makenzie Zarate, JD – TX)
1:35 pm – 1:40 pm Commercial Break
1:40 pm – 2:25 pm Extracurricular Activities: DWI Ramifications (Sorsha Huff, JD – TX)
2:25 pm – 2:40 pm BREAK (snacks!)
2:40 pm – 3:40 pm School Mixer: Mixed Drug DWI Cases (Heather Harris, MFS, JD, ABC-CC, ABC-DA – PA)
3:40 pm – 3:45 pm Commercial Break
3:45 pm – 4:30 pm Class Reunion: If Only I Had Known… (Deandra Grant, JD, GC, MS – TX)
4:30 pm – 4:35 pm Commercial Break
4:35 pm – 5:20 pm Principal’s Office: When Cops Behave Badly (Sarah Schielke, JD – CO)
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm DUIDLA Homecoming Party!
Friday Session: Sept 6, 2024 [315 minutes]
8:15 am – 9:00 am Light Breakfast
8:45 am – 9:00 am Homeroom: Announcements (Makenzie Zarate, Course Director)
9:00 am – 9:45 am Study Hall: Preparing Your Case for Trial (Jim Butler, JD – TX)
9:45 am – 9:50 am Commercial Break
9:50 am – 10:35 am Game Time Huddle: Preparing Your Client to Testify (Richard Middlebrook, JD – TX)
10:35 am – 10:55 am BREAK (Bloody Mary/Mimosa Bar & snacks!)
10:55 am – 11:25 am Story Time: Brand Building & Learning How to Tell Your Firm’s Story (Brian Blades, Scorpion, Platinum Sponsor)
11:25 am – 11:45 am ACS-CHAL Lawyer-Scientist Recognition, DUIDLA Prize Wheel & Terry Wapner Award Ceremony
11:45 am – 12:10 pm Grab Lunch (provided)
12:10 pm – 12:40 pm Chemistry 101: Understanding Blood Alcohol Analysis (Dr. Lee Polite, PhD, MS, NREMT – Axion Labs)
12:40 pm – 1:25 pm Math 101: Understanding Measurement Principles (Alli Cannon, JD – TX)
1:25 pm – 1:30 pm Commercial Break
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm Cliffs Notes on Autopsies: Analyzing Death Cases with a M.E. (Dr. Evan Stern, MD – FL)
2:15 pm – 2:20 pm Commercial Break
2:20 pm – 3:20 pm PE: Mechanics of SFST’s (Dr. Lance Platt, PhD – TX)
3:20 pm – 4:00 pm PHOTOS – DUIDLA Board, Officers, District Reps, State Ambassadors
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm DUIDLA BOARD MEETING (all DUIDLA members welcome to attend)
Saturday Session – Sept 7, 2024 [250 minutes]
8:15 am – 8:45 am Light Breakfast
8:30 am – 9:00 am New AAFS Guidelines on Retrograde (Jan Semenoff)
9:00 am – 9:45 am Test Prep: Every Question You Should Have Asked the DRE (Don Egdorf, retired HPD – TX)
9:45 am – 9:50 am Commercial Break
9:50 am – 10:35 am Music 101: Ethical Legal Marketing (Paul Doroshenko, QC, BA, LLB – Canada)
10:35 am – 10:40 am Commercial Break
10:40 am – 11:25 am Philosophy 101: Knowing Your Limits (Michael Kessler, JD – FL)
11:25 am – 11:40 am BREAK (Heavy Snacks!)
11:40 am – 12:00 pm Intoxalock – Diamond Sponsor
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm School Board Meeting: Ethical Marketing and Business Practices (Kim Keheley Frye, JD – GA)
12:45 pm – 12:50 pm Commercial Break
12:50 pm – 1:45 pm The “Rule Out Method” of Criminal Defense (David Ball)
1:45 pm Final Wrap Up (Course Directors)
Total CLE Hours  

850 minutes
60 min states = 14.17 hours
50 min states = 17 hours
Ethics = 1.30 hours
**Vendor presentations not included in calculation