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2020 Bernard Edelman DWI Law & Science Seminar

Total Credits: 17.1 MCLE, 17.3 MCLE, 3.0 Ethics, 1.0 Elimination of Bias, 16.0 Kansas Credit, 3.0 Kansas Ethics

Practice Area:
Criminal |  Elimination of Bias |  Ethics |  Traffic, DUI/DWI
The Lodge of Four Seasons - Lake Ozark, Missouri



Join hundreds of colleagues at the 2020 Bernard Edelman DWI Law & Science Seminar!
Presented by MoBarCLE and the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

  • Conference registration includes conference meals and electronic course materials. 
  • Guest meal tickets are available for separate purchase.

Register Early and Save!
BEST VALUE:  Received by OCT 5  |  $300
EARLY:  Received by NOV 9  |  $360
REGULAR:  Received by NOV 23  |  $410
ONSITE:  Received after NOV 23  |  $470

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Tory Bernsen's Profile

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Muhlenkamp & Bernsen

Tory Bernsen is a partner at Muhlenkamp & Bernsen and focuses her practice on criminal defense and appellate advocacy. Ms. Bernsen is a Criminal Justice Act Panel Attorney for the United States District Court in the Eastern District of Missouri and the defense attorney for the DWI Court Program in St. Louis County. She sits on the Board of Directors for the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL).  

Ms. Bernsen received the Atticus Finch Award from MACDL in 2019 and is a staunch advocate for appellate review on the merits and effective representation of criminal defendants. Ms. Bernsen is a member of the National College for DUI Defense and, while serving as Special Assistant Attorney General and Legal Counsel to the Director of Revenue, she completed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) course in the administration of standardized field sobriety testing.  

Maureen Brady's Profile

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McShane & Brady, LLC

Maureen Brady is managing partner and founder of McShane & Brady, LLC. in Kansas City. Her practice focuses on personal injury cases involving auto/trucking wrecks, slip & falls, privacy law, and nursing home abuse. In addition, Maureen has been recognized nationally for her expertise in HIPAA laws and regulations.

Dave Cox's Profile

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Marisa Feil's Profile

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McGill & University of Montreal educated Marisa Feil holds a Bachelor & Master’s of Law. Marisa is the principal/founder of FWCanada, a Canadian law firm specializing in travel waivers for individuals with previous convictions. She offers her expertise at conferences and has written “Inadmissible to Canada” available on Amazon.

Matthew Fry's Profile

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Rosenblum, Schwartz, and Fry, P.C.

Matt Fry is one of Missouri’s top DWI attorneys. He has successfully defended every type of DWI case, including assault, manslaughter, and felony murder. There is no DWI fact pattern Matt has not seen. Outside of DWI offense, Matt is passionate about teaching Trial Advocacy II at SLU Law and running his non-profit, St. Louis Impact.

William Head's Profile

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William C. Head PC

Atlanta attorney Bubba Head was named “Best DUI Lawyer in Atlanta” in 2017 and 2012 by Best Lawyers in America. No DUI attorney in the State of Georgia has been named to Super Lawyers more times or maintained the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell ratings longer than Mr. Head. Plus, he has been nominated and named to Best Lawyers in America longer than any other Georgia attorney.

Jason Heany's Profile

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Dull & Heany, LLC

Jason Heany earned his Juris Doctor degree from Southern Illinois University in 2006. He practices in the counties of Johnson, Henry, Benton, Bates, and St. Clair here in Missouri. He practices in the firm of Dull & Heany, LLC with offices in Windsor, Clinton and Sedalia, Missouri.


Travis Jones's Profile

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Travis Jones has been an instructor in the law enforcement field for the last 22 years. He has taught in DWI Enforcement and traffic safety related topics. He received a bachelor’s degree and Master of Science degree from Lindenwood University.  He is a court recognized expert in the field of drug impairment, alcohol impairment, breath testing for alcohol, radar, and accident reconstruction. Travis is currently the owner of TBJ LLC which conducts training, case reviews, and expert testimony.

Gary Lowe Related seminars and products

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Gary W. Lowe retired from the University of Central Missouri in 2007, where he had been teaching Law Enforcement Training programs since 1981. Mr. Lowe has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration and a Master’s Degree in Safety. Mr. Lowe has been an SFST Instructor since 1987, and was recertified at an approved NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Test Instructor program in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 1994. 

Mr. Lowe was also certified as a Drug Abuse Recognition Expert in 1994, by the California Narcotic Officer’s Association in San Luis Obispo, California. Mr. Lowe has attended many of Missouri’s Drug Recognition Expert and DRE Instructor programs including the first ones conducted in Kansas City, MO, in 1993. 

Throughout his career, Mr. Lowe’s focus has been in the area of Detecting Impaired Drivers. Mr. Lowe has conducted numerous training seminars, written curricula and workbooks for law enforcement concerning the issue of Impaired Driving. During his career, Mr. Lowe has certified more than three thousand (3500) Law Enforcement SFST Practitioners, in the proper administration and scoring of the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, and has certified more than five hundred (500) SFST Practitioners as Standardized Field Sobriety Test Instructors. 

Mr. Lowe was responsible for the development and implementation of the initial SFST Practitioner and Instructor Recertification programs used in Missouri. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Lowe served as Chairman of the Missouri DWI Task Force Committee, and served as Missouri’s State SFST Coordinator. Mr. Lowe continues to actively train SFST Practitioners in Impairment Detection, Drugs That Impair Driving, Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, Police Driving, as well as Police Driver Instructor training at the Metropolitan Community College-Blue River Public Safety Institute, in Independence, MO.

John Lynch's Profile

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John M. Lynch is an attorney in St. Louis, who also serves as a legal commentator for a host of news/media outlets across the country. Presently, he concentrates in areas of federal law, civil litigation, criminal defense and personal injury. 

Kathleen Matthews's Profile

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Kathy Matthews graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1980 with a Bachelor of Arts in History and UMKC Law School in 1983. For the past 33 years she has represented commercial motor vehicle clients in a diverse range of CDL matters as a solo practitioner in Kansas City, Missouri.

Norman Napier's Profile

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Travis Noble's Profile

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Travis Noble concentrates in the areas of DWI, federal and state drug charges and other felonies. He served as a police officer from 1985 until 1990 and a narcotics agent from 1990 until 1995. He has instructed in the areas of Narcotics Investigations, Forensics, Criminal Investigations, Police K-9, Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and DWI Investigations. As a result of ten years in law enforcement, he brings a unique outlook and background in the defense of persons charged with crimes. In addition to trying cases throughout the State of Missouri, he has represented defendants in both federal and state courts throughout the United States.

William Sharma-Crawford's Profile

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Michael Sharma-Crawford is a principal in Sharma-Crawford Attorneys at Law. He has been defending non-citizens in removal proceedings since 2002. In 2011 he and his partner Rekha Sharma-Crawford opened The Clinic, a 501(c)(3) non-profit law clinic that provides representation to indigent non-citizens in the Kansas City Immigration Court. 

Susan Reynolds Related seminars and products

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Susan C. Sonnenberg earned a B.S. in Communications Management, cum laude, from Southwest Missouri State University in 1992. After a few years of work at a small business in her hometown of St. Louis, she enrolled at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, receiving her J.D. in 1997. After graduation from law school she clerked for the Honorable Albert A. Riederer, the Honorable Patricia Breckenridge, and the Honorable Harold L. Lowenstein, at the Missouri Court of Appeals – Western District. She then served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Jackson County, Missouri.  She returned to the Court in 2005 as Staff Counsel. She remained in that position until July of 2017, when she was named the Court’s Clerk.

Carrie R. Valentine, PhD's Profile

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Dr. Carrie R. Valentine obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Chemistry from the Honors College at the University of Oregon in 1968 and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Biochemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1975. She took post-doctoral training both at the University of Montana and the University of California-Davis. Dr. Valentine taught microbiology and molecular biology to nursing, medical, and dental students at the Oral Roberts University School of Medicine in Tulsa, Oklahoma from 1979-1990. From 1990-1992 she was a faculty member within the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas College of Medicine in Little Rock, Arkansas. In 1992 she accepted a position as a Research Microbiologist for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) in Jefferson, Arkansas, until retiring in 2008, when she received the FDA Distinguished Career Service Award. She now teaches online biology for Grand Canyon University and works with her husband, Dr. Jimmie Valentine on consultations and scientific writing. Recent chapters written with her husband concern both ante- and post-mortem fermentation of human specimens and the scientific status of alcohol testing. Dr. Valentine is also a licensed private pilot and regularly flies with her husband, also a pilot and certified flight instructor, throughout the country.


Jimmie L. Valentine, PhD's Profile

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Dr. Valentine has B.S. degrees in both Biology and Chemistry from Centenary College of Louisiana; M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from The University of Mississippi in Medicinal Chemistry. He retired in 2008 from the University of Arkansas, College of Medicine, where he served for 19-years as Professor of Pediatrics, Pharmacology, and Myeloma Research and the last 5-years as Chairman of the Institutional Review Board at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences which oversaw all the human research in the various colleges and affiliated Veterans’ Hospitals. Prior to that Dr. Valentine was a faculty member at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine (Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Lecturer in Medicine) and Oral Roberts University School of Medicine in Tulsa, Oklahoma (Associate and Full Professor and Chairman of Pharmacology). At all the academic institutions where Dr. Valentine served as a faculty member he also directed Toxicology laboratories and had active research programs in the fields of drugs of abuse, performing and developing analytical techniques for determining drugs of abuse, and correlating levels found in humans with behavioral effects.

Dr. Valentine was a pioneer in utilizing gas and liquid chromatography for analysis of human physiological fluids and tissues. Dr. Valentine has published 59 articles in peer-reviewed scientific and medical literature, 12 monographs in forensic newsletters, 14 chapters in books and is co-author of 3 books. He has presented at many scientific meetings on the correlation of drug use and behavioral effects in relationship to levels determined in physiological fluids both in living and post-mortem situations. Dr. Valentine has testified in numerous civil and criminal trials, and administrative hearings concerning drug findings and has been qualified as an expert witness in 28 different states as well as Federal courts and military court martial proceedings. Dr. Valentine now serves as a consultant in medical pharmacology and toxicology. Dr. Valentine is also a commercially rated pilot and a Certified Flight Instructor.

Conference Lodging Rates

Reserve your room early to get a special conference lodging rate. Rates end on November 2, 2020, or when the room block is filled, whichever occurs first.

TO RESERVE A GUEST ROOM call 888.265.5500 and tell the agent you are attending The Missouri Bar DWI Seminar or reserve online at

Season Bay $109
Main Building $139
Main Building Lakeview or Poolside Lanai $197

Rates are per night plus applicable fees and taxes.

Exhibitors & Sponsors







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Cancellation Policy


  •  All cancellation and refund requests must be in writing to
  •  A FULL REFUND of the registration fee will be issued if we receive your written cancellation by November 23, 2020. You will not have access to electronic course materials.
  •  NO REFUND of the registration fee will be issued if we receive your written cancellation after Novemer 23, 2020  You will have access to electronic course materials.
  •  Only $470 ONSITE REGISTRATION will be available after November 23, 2020 


The Lodge of Four Seasons

315 Four Seasons Dr., Lake Ozark, Missouri 65049, United States
(573) 365-3000

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