MSCJ: Blood, Bernard, and Beyond!

Posted On June 08, 2016 by Jay Adkins

The Minnesota Society of Criminal Justice will be hosting their 31st annual DWI Seminar on Friday June 17th at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest. The title of this year's seminar is "Blood, Bernard and Beyond.|

For anyone who has not attended any of the previous seminars, this is the preeminent DWI seminar for DWI defenders, put on by some of the biggest names in the fieldâ?? Chuck Ramsay, Jeff Sheridan, just to name a few. This event is only offered for defense counsel!

Below is the schedule of events:

8:30 - 9:00: Registration

9:00 - 9:05: Opening Rant by Paul Ahern

9:05 - 10:05: National Speaker: Gas Chromatography in Blood and Urine Testing by Josh Lee, Attorney, Grand Lake, Oklahoma

10:05 - 10:45: Metrology and Reliability of Breath Testing by Chuck Ramsay and Dan Koewler

10:45 - 11am: MORNING BREAK

11:00 - 12pm: Ethics Panel: They Can't Do That! Unethical Things Prosecutors Do, and Shouldn't!! by Jeff Ring, Rory Durkin, Jim Ventura, Charles Segal and David Reyes


1:00 - 1:45: Bernard and Beyond by Jeff Sheridan

1:45 - 2:30: Legislative and Case Law Update by Doug Hazelton

2:30 - 2:45: AFTERNOON BREAK

2:45 - 3:15: A New Way to Attack Minnesota's Forfeiture Law by Faison Sessoms

3:15 - 3:35: Forfeiture Reform in the Legislature by Defense Attorney and State Senator Ron Latz

3:35 - 3:55: Representing the Celebrity DWI Client by David Valentini

3:55 -4:10: When the Prosecutor Tries Your Client in the Press by Cean Shands

4:10 - 4:30: Court Rules & Policies on Release and Bail in DWI Cases by Jill Oleisky

4:30 - Social Hour: Bring Your Guitar for songs about this area of law

If you would like to attend, the Enrollment Form with instructions can be found here.