The 2019 Summer Session is back at Austin Hall at Harvard Law School and will once again focus exclusively on trial skills.  “From Voir Dire to Verdict” will take a DUI trial from beginning to end, giving the attendee countless tools to sharpen their trial skills, more effectively communicate your case and most importantly achieving Justice Through Knowledge.  This 3-day hands on intensive course will not only feature lectures from some of this nations’ top DUI trial lawyers,  but will give the attendee a chance to hone their skills in intensive, hands-on breakout groups.  If you want to win your next DUI trial, then our 2019 Summer Session is for you.

Registration fee is $1500 one-time payment or $500 deposit

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NCDD 2019 Summer Session
“The DUI Trial from Voir Dire to Verdict”
Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Time Event Description Location
3:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M. Registration Charles Hotel Lobby
6:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. Attendees Reception Charles Ballroom Foyer
7:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M. Attendees Dinner Charles Ballroom
SEMINAR DAY ONE – Thursday, July 18, 2019
Time Event Description Guest Speaker
8:00 A.M.-8:45 A.M. Registration/Continental Breakfast (Austin Hall) N/A
8:45 A.M.-9:00 A.M. Introduction Dean William K. Kirk
9:00 A.M.-10:00 A.M. Doing Your Best to Find the Worst: The Art of Jury De-Selection Briteney A. Mercer
10:00 A.M.-10:15 A.M. Morning Break
10:15 A.M.-11:00 A.M. Starting the Story: Opening Statements in a DUI Case Andrew Mishlove
11:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M. Opening Statement Workshops Workshop Leaders
12:30 P.M.-1:30 P.M. Lunch (provided)
1:30 P.M.-2:00 P.M. Opening Statement Demonstrations Bruce Edge
J. Lynn Gorelick
2:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M. Zen and the Art of Cross Examination: Cross of the Arresting Officer James Nesci
3:00 P.M.-3:15 P.M. Afternoon Break
3:15 P.M.-4:45 P.M. Cross of Cop Workshops Workshop Leaders
4:45 P.M.-5:30 P.M. Cross of Cop Demonstrations Kathleen N. Carey
Leonard R. Stamm
5:30 P.M.-7:00 P.M. Cocktail Reception at Noir Bar
SEMINAR DAY TWO – Friday, July 19, 2019
Time Event Description Guest Speaker
8:00 A.M.-8:30A.M. Continental Breakfast (Austin Hall) N/A
8:30 A.M.-8:45 A.M. Introduction Dean William K. Kirk
8:45 A.M.-9:45 A.M. Crossing the State’s BAC Witness into Your Expert Doug Murphy
9:45 A.M.-10:00 A.M. Morning Break
10:00 A.M.-11:30 A.M. Cross of the BAC Expert Workshops Workshop Leaders
11:30 A.M.-12:15 P.M. Cross of the BAC Expert Demonstrations Joseph P. St. Louis,
Mimi Coffey
12:15 P.M.-12:30 P.M. Presentation
12:30 P.M.-1:30 P.M. Lunch (provided)
1:30 P.M.-2:30 P.M. Closing Arguments and Hero-Centric Messaging Donald J. Ramsell
2:30 P.M.-2:45 P.M. Afternoon Break
2:45 P.M.-4:15 P.M. Closing Argument Workshops Workshop Leaders
4:15 P.M.-5:00 P.M. Closing Argument Demonstrations Bell T. Island,
Sonja R. Porter
5:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. Cocktail Reception at Noir Bar
SEMINAR DAY THREE – Saturday, July 20, 2019
Time Event Description Guest Speaker
8:00 A.M.-8:30 A.M. Continental Breakfast/Announcements (Austin Hall) N/A
8:30 A.M.-9:30 A.M. Legal Ethics in the Modern World of Legal Advertising Erin H. Gerstenzang
9:30 A.M.-10:30 A.M. The 5 Best Arguments Against Breath Testing Michael M. Hawkins
10:30 A.M.-10:45 A.M. Morning Break
10:45 A.M.-11:45 A.M. The 5 Best Arguments Against Blood Testing Francisco A. Duarte
11:45 A.M.-12:15 P.M. The Eyes Have It: The Robustness of HGN Thomas S. Hudson
12:15 P.M.-1:15 P.M. Lunch (provided)
1:15 P.M.-1:30 P.M. Afternoon Announcements and Awards
1:30 P.M.-2:00 P.M. Dean’s Address Paul R. Burglin
2:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M. Keynote Speaker Russell “Rusty” Hardin, Jr.
3:00 P.M.-3:30 P.M. Graduation

CLE:
17 hours for 60 min. states which includes 1 hour of ethics.
20.4 hours for 50 min. states which includes 1.2 hours of ethics.

Registration fee is $1500 one-time payment or $500 deposit

Members must log in to register for the 2019 Summer Session

Go to Registration Form

Click here to apply for a scholarship