“Serious Science for Serious Lawyers:  Advanced Training in Blood Drug Analysis and Trial Advocacy” is the nation’s most comprehensive and advanced training on blood testing and trial skills related to blood testing.  This program will be held June 8-13, in Arlington, TX.  This graduate level course is for those ready to take their practice to the highest level.

Agenda Day 1 – June 8, 2018
Time
Title
Description
7:00pm Attendees Dinner and Course Scenarios This is a MANDATORY Session.
Agenda Day 2 – June 9, 2018
Time
Title
Description
6:00am Hike For those that wish to participate.
8:00am Continental Breakfast and Registration 8:00am-9:00am
9:00am Basic Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics Steven Oakes, PhD
10:30am Morning Coffee Break 10:30am-10:45am
10:45am Key Measurement Concepts-Basic Metrology Janine Arvizu, QCA
12:15pm Lunch 12:15pm-1:00pm
1:00pm Transport to UT-Arlington and Shamadzu laboratory 1:00pm-1:30pm
1:30pm Introduction to Blood Drug Analysis Kevin Schug, PhD & Andreas Stolz, PhD
3:00pm Break 3:00pm-3:15pm
3:15pm Introduction to Blood Drug Analysis Continued Kevin Schug, PhD & Andreas Stolz, PhD
4:30pm Break 4:30pm-4:45pm
4:45pm Review, Question and Answer All Science Faculty
5:45pm Adjourn for the day Adjourn for day 1.
Agenda Day 3 – June 10, 2018
Time
Title
Description
6:00am Hike For those that wish to participate.
8:00am Continental Breakfast 8:00am-8:45am
8:45am Bus ot Lab 8:45am-9:00am
9:00am Sample Preparation Kevin Schug, PhD & Andreas Stolz, PhD
10:30am Coffee Break 10:30am-10:45am
10:45am Hardware Demo Kevin Schug, PhD & Andreas Stolz, PhD
12:15pm Lunch/Sample Loading 12:15pm-1:15pm
1:15pm Hands-On in the Laboratory Kevin Schug, PhD & Andreas Stolz, PhD
4:00pm Coffee Break/Compile Data 4:00pm-4:30pm
4:30pm Discussion/Compare Results 4:30pm-5:00pm
5:00pm Adjourn for the day Adjourn for day 2.
Agenda Day 4 – June 11, 2018
Time
Title
Description
6:00am Hike For those that wish to participate.
8:00am Continental Breakfast 8:00am-9:00am
9:00am Discovering the Story Francisco Duarte assisted by Joseph P. St. Louis, Virginia Landry, Andrew Mishlove & Kimberly Benjamin
10:30am Morning Coffee Break 10:30am-10:45am
10:45am Opening Statements Francisco Duarte assisted by Joseph P. St. Louis, Virginia Landry, Andrew Mishlove & Kimberly Benjamin
11:30am Connecting to Jurors Francisco Duarte assisted by Joseph P. St. Louis, Virginia Landry, Andrew Mishlove & Kimberly Benjamin
12:15pm Lunch 12:15pm-1:00pm
1:00pm Breakouts: Discovering the Story and Opening Statements Francisco Duarte assisted by Joseph P. St. Louis, Virginia Landry, Andrew Mishlove & Kimberly Benjamin
5:00pm Dinner Break 5:00pm-7:00pm
7:00pm Connecting to Jurors Francisco Duarte assisted by Joseph P. St. Louis, Virginia Landry, Andrew Mishlove & Kimberly Benjamin
9:00pm Adjourn for the day Adjourn for day 3.
Agenda Day 5 – June 12, 2018
Time
Title
Description
6:00am Hike For those that wish to participate.
8:30am Continental Breakfast 8:30am-9:00am
9:00am Cross Examination Basics Kimberly Benjamin assisted by Francisco Duarte, Andrew Mishlove, Virginia Landry and Joesph P. St. Louis
10:30am Break 10:30am-10:45am
10:45am Direct Examination Kimberly Benjamin assisted by Francisco Duarte, Andrew Mishlove, Virginia Landry and Joesph P. St. Louis
12:15pm Lunch 12:15pm-1:30pm
1:30pm Breakouts: Cross Examination ans Direct Examination Practice Kimberly Benjamin assisted by Francisco Duarte, Andrew Mishlove, Virginia Landry and Joesph P. St. Louis
5:15pm Break for Dinner 5:15pm-6:30pm
6:30pm Review of Forensic Science Material UT-Arlington Science Faculty
8:00pm Adjourn for the day Adjourn for day 4.
Agenda Day 6 – June 13, 2018
Time
Title
Description
6:00am Hike For those that wish to participate.
8:00am Continental Breakfast 8:00am-9:00am
9:00am Beginning the Trial of a Blood Drug Case-Voir Dire Andrew Mishlove assisted by Francisco Duarte, Kimberly Benjamin, Joseph P. St. Louis and Virginia Landry
10:30am Break 10:30am-10:45am
10:45am Breakouts: Voir Dire Andrew Mishlove assisted by Francisco Duarte, Kimberly Benjamin, Joseph P. St. Louis and Virginia Landry
12:15pm Lunch 12:15pm-1:15pm
1:15pm Breakouts: Voir Dire Andrew Mishlove assisted by Francisco Duarte, Kimberly Benjamin, Joseph P. St. Louis and Virginia Landry
3:00pm Break 3:00pm-3:15pm
3:15pm Putting it all Together: Weaving Forensic Science into your Narrative Andrew Mishlove
3:45pm Closing Ceremony and Presentation of Awards Seminar adjourns