Program Chairs
Kimberly BenjaminBenjamin Law Firm and Denise A. KirbyThe Law Offices of Denise Kirby


OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION – THURSDAY, JULY 20!
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. – Join us at the Opening Night Networking Reception to mingle with your colleagues! Each registrant will receive two complimentary drink tickets.

FRIDAY - JULY 21, 2017

7:30 a.m. REGISTRATION OPENS

8:50 a.m. OPENING REMARKS
Kimberly Benjamin and Denise A. Kirby

9:00 – 10:30 a.m. PLENARY: CRIMINAL & ADMINISTRATIVE CASE LAW & LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
Speakers: Matthew D. FryRosenblum Fry, PC and Charles L. GoochMissouri Department of Revenue

10:30 – 10:45 a.m. BREAK – VISIT EXHIBITORS

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 noon PLENARY: PROBABLE CAUSE TO ARREST
Speakers: Carl M. WardWard & Associates and Jeffrey S. EastmanLaw Office of Keleher & Eastman

12:00 noon – 1:15 p.m. LUNCH (included with seminar)

12:15 – 1:05 p.m. LUNCH PRESENTATION: PERSPECTIVES FROM AN ENGLISH BARRISTER - ETHICS AT HOME AND ABROAD
Speaker: J. Denise CarterCarter & Putnam, LLC

1:15 – 2:15 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSION (Choose one)
COURT OF APPEALS: LIVE ARGUMENTS

HOW TO WIN AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING WITH JUST THE RECORDS
Speaker: Denise A. Kirby

2:15 – 3:15 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSION (Choose one)
COURT OF APPEALS: LIVE ARGUMENTS (continued)

PERSPECTIVES FROM FORMER DOR ATTORNEYS
Speakers: Tory D. BernsenMuhlenkamp & Bernsen and Daniel J. KennedyKennedy Law Firm, LLC

3:15 – 3:30 p.m. BREAK – VISIT EXHIBITORS

3:30 – 4:15 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSION (Choose one)
UNDERSTANDING INTOXICATION-RELATED LICENSE ACTIONS, LIMITED PRIVILEGES, AND REINSTATEMENT
Speaker: Charles L. Gooch

DISCOVERY AND RULES OF EVIDENCE IN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS, TRIALS DE NOVO, AND REFUSALS
Speakers: Kimberly Benjamin and Todd JohnsonVotava Nantz & Johnson, LLC

4:15 – 4:30 p.m. BREAK – VISIT EXHIBITORS

4:30 – 5:30 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSION (Choose one)
AUTO STOPS, SEARCH & SEIZURE
Scott B. PiersonLaw Offices of Wampler and Passanise

DISCOVERY AND RULES OF EVIDENCE IN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS, TRIALS DE NOVO, AND REFUSALS (continued)
Speakers: Kimberly Benjamin and Todd Johnson

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. NETWORKING RECEPTION – Each registrant will receive two
complimentary drink tickets and hors d’oeurves will be served.

SATURDAY - JULY 22, 2017

7:00 – 8:30 a.m. BREAKFAST BUFFET (included with seminar)

9:00 – 11:00 a.m. PLENARY: BLOOD TESTING SCIENCE EVEN A LAWYER CAN UNDERSTAND - FROM THE “MAKING A MURDERER” CHEMIST
Speaker: Janine Arvizu, Tijeras, New Mexico - Janine Arvizu is an ASQ Certified Quality Auditor. She established and managed an analytical laboratory for the Department of Energy, managed
US Navy’s nationwide laboratory audit program, and has audited dozens of government and commercial laboratories. She conducts independent quality assessments of forensic results, helps lawyers understand laboratory testing, and testifies as a laboratory quality expert about the reliability of forensic results including toxicology, controlled substances, DNA, gunshot residue, trace, firearms and fingerprints in state, federal, and international courts.

11:00 – 11:15 a.m. BREAK – VISIT EXHIBITORS

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 noon BREAKOUT SESSION (Choose one)
NUTS & BOLTS OF HANDLING ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS & REFUSALS
Speaker: Denise L. ChildressWard & Associates

DISCOVERY IN BLOOD CASES: WHAT TO ASK FOR, WHAT TO LOOK FOR
Speaker: Benjamin S. FaberBukowsky Law Firm

12:00 noon – 1:15 p.m. LUNCH (included with seminar)

12:15 – 1:05 p.m. LUNCH PRESENTATION: ETHICS OF CHARGING AND COLLECTING ATTORNEY FEES BY AN ATTORNEY WHO KNOWS HOW TO GET PAID
Speaker: Travis L. NobleTravis Noble, PC

1:15 – 2:15 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSION (Choose one)
DWI INTAKE, INVESTIGATION & NEGOTIATIONS
Speaker: Bogdan A. SusanHolder Susan Slusher, LLC

HOW TO KEEP OUT BLOOD EVIDENCE – CON LAW, STATUTES, REGULATIONS, SEARCH WARRANTS
Speaker: John M. LynchThe Law Offices of John M. Lynch, LLC

2:15 – 3:00 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSION (Choose one)
EVIDENCE & OBJECTIONS IN THE CRIMINAL CASE
Speaker: Matthew D. Fry

HOW TO KEEP OUT THE BREATH TEST
Speaker: Scott B. Pierson

3:00 – 3:15 p.m. BREAK – VISIT EXHIBITORS

3:15 – 4:15 p.m. PLENARY:
A DEBATE – THE HEAD OF MISSOURI’S BREATH TESTING PROGRAM AND AN EXPERIENCED DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY DEBATE THE SCIENCE, THE MACHINES, AND THE REGULATIONS

Speakers: Brian M. LutmerMissouri State Public Health Laboratory, BreathAlcohol Program and Michael E. ReidM. Reid Legal Solutions

4:15 – 5:15 p.m.
PLENARY: ASK QUESTIONS OF THE BEST DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEYS IN MISSOURI

Speakers: Jeffrey S. EastmanTravis L. Noble and Carl M. Ward

5:15 p.m. ADJOURN

 

Item Information
Item Date:
July 20, 2017
Registration Time:
7:30 a.m.
Seminar City:
Lake Ozark
Seminar Duration:
July 20 - 22
Seminar Location:
The Lodge of Four Seasons - State Road HH - 573-365-3000
2017 Bernard Edelman DWI Law and Science Seminar - Lake Ozark - July 20

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A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at The Lodge of Four Seasons. To make reservations call 1-888-265-5500 no later than June 17, 2017. Guest room – Seasons Bay: $129, Guest room – Main Building - $159, Guest room – Main Building Lakeview or Poolside Lanai - $189. Be sure to mention that you are attending The Missouri Bar Criminal Defense Conference.

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