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Defense of Drinking Drivers Institute


CLE Hours: 12 including 12 General, 1 Ethics, 1 Professionalism, 4 Trial Practice

Course Levels:
Normal CLE Studies
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia
Dates:


Description

 

Presiding:

 

George A. Stein, Program Co-Chair, Law Offices of Stein & Ward LLP, Atlanta, GA

 

T. Kevin Mooney, Program Co-Chair, Law Offices of Stein & Ward LLP, Atlanta, GA

 

 

 

THURSDAY,

DECEMBER 8, 2022

 

 

8:00

REGISTRATION (All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)

 

 

8:25

GREETING

 

Julia Neighbors, ICLE Director, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta, GA

 

 

8:30

WELCOME AND PROGRAM OVERVIEW

 

George A. Stein, Stein & Ward LLP, Atlanta, GA

 

 

8:45

Field Sobriety Testing: Law Enforcement & Expert Viewpoint

 

Josh Ott, CaseLock, Inc., Woodstock, GA

 

 

9:40

DUI Jury Selection (Trial Practice) 

 

Ben Sessions, The Sessions Law Firm, LLC, Atlanta, GA

 

 

10:40

BREAK

 

 

10:55

Immigration Issues in DUI and Criminal Cases

 

Carlos E. Solomiany, Ross & Pines, LLC, Atlanta, GA

 

 

12:00

LUNCH (Included in registration fee.) 

 

Ethics presentation (Ethics)   

 

Christine Koehler, The Koehler Firm, Lawrenceville, GA

 

 

1:00

Daubert – What It Means for DUI’s and Police “Science” (Trial Practice)   

 

Greg Willis, Willis Law Firm, Atlanta, GA

 

 

2:00

BREAK

 

 

2:15

Boating Under the Influence

 

Evan A. Watson, Zeliff Watson, Cumming, GA

 

 

3:05

Persuasive Closing Argument (Trial Practice)   

 

Mike Hawkins, Spizman Hawkins, Dunwoody, GA

 

 

4:05

RECESS

 

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY,

DECEMBER 9, 2022

 

 

8:30

WELCOME BACK AND OVERVIEW

 

George A. Stein, Stein & Ward LLP, Atlanta, GA

 

 

8:40

Hot Topics on Appeal in DUI, Drugs and Constitutional Law

 

Hunter Rodgers, Paulding Judicial Circuit Office of Public Defender, Dallas, GA

 

 

9:25

Early Defense Investigation to Gain an Advantage in DUI Cases

 

Justin Spizman, Hawkins Spizman, Dunwoody, GA

 

 

10:20

BREAK

 

 

10:35

Calculating Jail/Prison Time and Parole/Post-Conviction Relief (Trial Practice)   

 

Abbi Taylor, Abbi S. Taylor, LLC, Tucker, GA

 

 

11:45

LUNCH (Included in registration fee.)

 

Professionalism PRESENTATION (Professionalism)  

 

Hon. Robert F. Mumford, Chief Judge, Rockdale Judicial Circuit, Conyers, GA

 

 

12:45

How to Score a Win for Your Client Before Trial

 

Erin Gerstenzang, EHG Law Firm, Atlanta, GA 

 

Juanita Kimble, EHG Law Firm, Atlanta, GA

 

 

1:30

BREAK

 

 

1:45

Administrative License Suspension Issues – Panel Discussion

 

Various Attorneys will field questions and discuss issues

 

 

2:30

Recent Georgia Case Law and Legislative Developments & Proposals

 

Kevin Mooney, Stein & Ward LLP, Atlanta, GA

 

 

3:15

ADJOURN

 

 

 

 

 

Program Coordinator:

 

Alista Hubbard, Programs Manager

 

 

 

 

 

The listed times are conditional, not absolute. We strive to meet the listed times, but the challenges that come with live events may cause delays.

 

 

 

 

Location

Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

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7 Concourse Parkway NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30328, United States
(770) 395-3900
www.marriott.com

Important Information

Please be advised that your credit will not be reported to the State Bar of Georgia CLE Regulation Department until after you have completed the steps necessary to earn credit for that program. 

Self reporting is required for all other jurisdictions.

The information presented is solely for educational purposes. The opinions expressed by the faculty in their materials and presentations are their own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the State Bar of Georgia, its officers, directors and/or employees. The faculty is not engaged in rendering legal or other professional advice and these presentations and publications are not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. All publications and presentations were created to serve the continuing legal education needs of practicing attorneys.

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