NCDD is proud to announce that our Winter Session will be dedicated exclusively to defending the prescription medication DUI.  This event will be held at Loews Midtown Atlanta right in the heart of the city. The room block rate is $185 per night.

Registration fee is $425 for NCDD members and $495 for non-members.

Agenda Day 1 – January 18, 2018
6:00pm Attendees’ Cocktail Reception Overlook West


Agenda Day 2 – January 19, 2018
7:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:30 am-8:30am
8:30am Announcements and Overview Michael M. Hawkins, Dean
8:45am Learn What the Cops are Taught: Drugs That Impair Driving & ARIDE Overview for Lawyers Anthony D. Palacios & Ron Lloyd
10:45am Morning Break Break
11:00am What if it Becomes Legal in My State? Navigating Through the Haze of Prescription and Legalized Marijuana Jay Tiftickjian
12:00pm Not Your Father’s DUI: Unusual Aspects of Defending DUI Drug Cases Michael J. Nichols
1:00pm Lunch  

Box Lunch Provided


1:45pm An Expert’s Opinion: The 3 Most Important Things Lawyers Need to Know About Prescription Drug Cases Dr. Fran Gengo
2:45pm Ethically Avoiding the Personal & Professional Disaster: Client Management Before, During and After Court Erin H. Gerstenzang
3:45pm Afternoon Break Break
4:00pm How to Investigate and Prepare to Challenge the State’s Expert in a DUI Drug Case Dr. James T. O’Donnell
5:00pm Day 1 Adjourns Adjourn


Agenda Day 3 – January 20, 2018
8:00am Continental Breakfast 8:00am-8:30am
8:30am The Opioid Crisis in America Dr. Randall Tackett
9:30am Waking Up to Disaster: Defending the Ambien Case and other Sleep Driving Issues William C. Head
10:30am Morning Break Break
10:45am Challenging Drug Recognition Experts Doug Murphy
11:45am Dr. Whited’s Rx to Win a DUI Drug Case Flem K. Whited III
12:45pm Giveaways and Conclude Seminar Adjourns