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2021 Bernard Edelman DWI Law & Science Virtual Seminar

Total Credits: 24.3 MCLE, 2.2 Ethics, 1.2 Elimination of Bias, 20.0 Kansas Credit, 2.0 Kansas Ethics



Join your colleagues for the 2021 Bernard Edelman DWI Law & Science Virtual Seminar!
Presented by MoBarCLE and the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

The PREMIER DWI seminar in Missouri!

Thank you to our planning committee chairs!


Featuring these speakers and more . . .


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Kimberly Benjamin, Chair
Bernard Edelman DWI Law & Science Seminar Planning Committee



David Ball's Profile

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Malekpour & Ball Consulting

David Ball who wrote trial advocacy’s best-selling strategy bookDavid Ball on Damagesand is a litigation researcher and strategist with North Carolina’s Malekpour & Ball Consulting (JuryWatch, Inc.). He is widely acknowledged as the nation's most influential jury consultant, communications expert, and advocacy teacher. His training is in science, engineering, and small-group communications, and he is a 30-year veteran of the professional theater.

Dr. Ball and his partner, NC lawyer/consultant Artemis Malekpour, consult on civil and criminal cases across the country. They’re routinely credited with turning the most difficult cases into significant victories. They are the nation’s only trial consultants qualified to safely and comprehensively guide attorneys with Reptilian, David Ball on Damages, and David Ball on Criminal Defense methods and strategy. Their hundreds of brainstorming sessions – “WorkDays” – have become the gold standard for case-strategy development.

In addition to David Ball on Damages, Dr. Ball’s other landmark advocacy books include Theater Tips & Strategies for Jury Trials, Reptile  (with Don Keenan), Theater for Trial (with Joshua Karton), Reptile in the MIST, and David Ball on Criminal Defense.

Dr. Ball has taught law students at North Carolina, Wake Forest, Pittsburgh, Minnesota, Roger Williams, Loyola, and Campbell schools of law, at Duke Law as Senior Lecturer. He’s helped train public defenders around the country. He's an award-winning teacher for the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, and he has long been among the nation's most in-demand CLE speakers. His favorite job was taxi driver in the 1970s in Stamford, CT. David particularly appreciates good criminal defense attorneys because his Daddy was a Catskill Mountains bootlegger during Prohibition.

Dr. Ball is also a pioneer in adapting film and theater methods into trial techniques. His theater/film students have won Oscars, Obies, Tonies, and Emmies; his own plays have been staged at professional theaters off-Broadway, throughout North America, and overseas; and he’s directed more than a hundred shows. He helped to lead Minneapolis’s famed Guthrie Theater, as well as Carnegie-Mellon University’s theater conservatory and, as Chair, Duke University’s Drama Department. His best-selling film and theater training book, Backwards and Forwards, has been the field’s standard every year since 1984, and is now used by trail lawyers as well. His crossover books, Theater Tips and Strategies for Jury Trials along with the new Theater for Trial, are the standards for the use of film and theater techniques in litigation.

Dr. Ball also wrote the cult classic film Hard Rock Zombies, though he made up for it by writing Swamp Outlaw, a novel about Civil War Era Lumbee hero Henry Berry Lowery, recently optioned for a motion picture.


Diane Bellquist's Profile

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Joseph, Hollander & Craft, LLC

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.  

Kylar Broadus's Profile

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Kylar W. Broadus, Attorney at Law

Anne Chambers's Profile

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Lawyers' Assistance Director

The Missouri Bar

Anne Chambers, LCSW serves as the Director of the Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program. She has significant experience working with people to address mental health and substance concerns.

Ms. Chambers has served as past president of the National Organization of Forensic Social Work, past chair of the National Association of Social Workers Legal Defense Fund Service Board, and past chair of the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs Senior Lawyers Committee.

Ms. Chambers received her Master of Social Work degree from Louisiana State University in 1990. She has been licensed in clinical social work in Missouri since 1992. She lives with her family in Columbia. 


Nimrod Chapel's Profile

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The Chapel Law Group, LLC

Nimrod “Rod” Chapel, Jr., is a Missouri trial lawyer and former Commissioner of the Administrative Hearing Commission who has dedicated his professional and private life to helping people stand up for their rights.

Rod founded The Chapel Law Group, LLC, to create a vehicle for the protection of workers and their families through not only the court system, but also administrative and legislative avenues and venues.  Chapel’s advocacy has protected the rights of workers in Missouri, impacted multi-million dollar settlements, and helped to make Missouri a safer place to live and work for everyone.

Most recently though, Rod served as a Commissioner on the Administrative Hearing Commission.  The Administrative Hearing Commission is a neutral, independent, administrative tribunal.  Rod also served as General Counsel/Director of Legal Services for the Missouri Department of Revenue. 

The Chapel Law Group, LLC, has a practice restricted to the representation of people and families injured in any way, deprived of wages due for their labor, and consumer issues that affect working families. 

He is married to Denise Chapel and has 2 young sons. Rod is active in his community and believes strongly in community service.  Currently, he serves as President of the Jefferson City, MO, NAACP as a member of The Board of Governors for The Missouri Bar and he is on a number of other boards including the Missouri Kid’s First, YMCA, Crimestoppers, Boy Scouts of America, St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City, United Way and Rotary.

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.

Scott Hamilton's Profile

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Aull, Sherman, Worthington, Giorza & Hamilton, LLC

Richard Jaffe's Profile

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Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, PC

Through his distinguished career, Mr. Jaffe has successfully defended hundreds of clients facing murder charges, including over 70 who faced the death penalty, and professionals of all types, including lawyers, pharmacists, doctors, accountants, Mayors, politicians, and CEO’s. He is widely recognized as one of the top experts on criminal law in the United States and is frequently called upon by national media outlets for his insight on complex issues related to the death penalty and other areas of criminal law. He has published numerous articles on trial and communication skills. Mr. Jaffe is most well-known for his role in the exoneration of four Alabama death row inmates, as well as representing Eric Robert Rudolph, who is more commonly known as the Olympic Park Bomber. No client of Mr. Jaffe is currently on death row, and none have been executed. He has obtained acquittals in numerous murder cases. Mr. Jaffe is the founder and senior partner at Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, P.C. in Birmingham, Alabama. As a former Alabama Assistant Attorney General and Deputy District Attorney, he brings over 4 decades of legal experience to the firm’s white-collar crime and criminal litigation practice in state and federal courts. Best Lawyers of America recognized him as lawyer of the year in white-collar litigation for Alabama in 2013 and 2020, and Super lawyers named him as one of the top 10 lawyers in Alabama in 2014. He is a life member and former board member of NACDL and a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL). He is the author of Quest for Justice: Defending the Damned, 2nd edition (2020).

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.

Mark Lanterman's Profile

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Computer Forensics Services

Mark Lanterman is the Chief Technology Officer of Computer Forensic Services. Before entering the private sector, Mark was a member of the U.S. Secret Service Electronic Crimes Taskforce. Mark has 28 years of security and forensic experience and has testified in over 2000 cases.

Tyrone Moncriffe's Profile

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Tyrone Moncriffe & Associates

Tyrone C. Moncriffe is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and a faculty member of the Criminal Defense Institute. He is certified for first chair in Death Penalty cases in Harris County, Texas and, also lectures on acting and storytelling in trials where he uses skills learned from Sandra Zimmer’s Self Expression Center in Houston, Texas. In 1978, he graduated from Texas Southern University, magna cum laude. After completion of his undergraduate degree, Tyrone continued his education at Thurgood Marshall School of Law graduating in 1982.

2013 was a phenomenal year for Tyrone, obtaining many new accolades as well as continuing to build on his previous awards. Tyrone C. Moncriffe was given a presidential award by TCDLA President Lydia C. Jackson for work in the organization and received the most nominations for the TOP 50 Black Lawyers of Houston. He was voted as one of the favorite speakers at the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Seminar in May. Tyrone was asked to speak at the Ohio Bar Associate Superstar Seminar as well as the DUI/DWI Seminar in Las Vegas Nevada.   

Tyrone was honored with a Trail Blazer Award by Harris County Black Criminal Lawyers in 2015, The Presidential Award 2015 for work with TCDLA, voted in "National Top One Percent Lawyers 2015", and "Best Attorney" charter member 2015. Also, was voted for the 10th year in a row as a Super Lawyer.

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.

Joseph Passanise's Profile

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Wampler & Passanise

Joseph S. Passanise has more than 25 years of criminal law experience and received his Juris Doctor, with honors, from Washburn University School of Law. A frequent speaker at Missouri Bar conferences, Passanise is a member of the National College of DUI Defense and a Fellow of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers.

Larry Pozner's Profile

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Larry Pozner is a nationally recognized trial lawyer, lecturer, and author. His book “Cross Examination: Science and Techniques,” first published in 1993, is now in its third edition and continues to be America’s bestselling book on cross. Mr. Pozner began his career in the Colorado public defender system and later formed a firm devoted to criminal defense and both plaintiff and defense sides of complex commercial litigation. His national civil defense practice has included lawsuits involving large and small companies, law firms, and corporate executives. For many years he has defended the Denver Broncos franchise in trials including the lawsuit challenging Pat Bowlen’s purchase of the team. Mr. Pozner is a past president of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and is listed in “Best Lawyers in America.” He has lectured in 48 states, throughout Canada, and in Brazil. 

Kevin Schug's Profile

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University of Texas - Arlington

Kevin A. Schug is Professor and Shimadzu Distinguished Professor of Analytical Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). He is also Director of the Collaborative Laboratories for Environmental Analysis and Remediation (CLEAR; at UTA.

Dr. Schug received his B.S. degree in Chemistry in 1998 from the College of William and Mary, and his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from Virginia Tech in 2002 under the supervision of Prof. Harold M. McNair. From 2003-2005, he performed post-doctoral research in the laboratory of Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Lindner at the University of Vienna in Austria.

Since joining UTA in 2005, his research has been focused on the theory and application of separation science and mass spectrometry for solving a variety of analytical and physical chemistry problems. Two main research threads are currently pursued with some intertwined aspects: 1) Fundamental studies of chromatographic separations and mass spectrometry ionization mechanisms; and 2) isolation, characterization, and trace analysis of bioactive compounds in complex matrices. His group is also active in chemical education research. Financial support for chemistry and educational research has been from UTA, Eli Lilly and Company, the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, Inc., Restek Corporation, VUV Analytics, Inc., and other industry partners. He has over 160 peer-reviewed publications and over 400 presentations, posters, and invited talks to his group’s credit. From 2005 – 2018, he has been PI or co-PI on over $7 Million in external grant support, contracts, and awards; he has further contributed to capturing $17.8-Million in development support, which have been used to create the Shimadzu Center for Advanced Analytical Chemistry ( and the Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies ( at UTA.


Cynthia Short's Profile

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CLS Mitigation & Consulting Services

Joseph St. Louis's Profile

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Nesci & St. Louis

Joseph P. St. Louis, Regent of the National College for DUI Defense, and past president of Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, is a certified specialist in both criminal and DUI defense, has an AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell rating, and is listed in Woodward/White’s Best Lawyers in America and SuperLawyers' Best Lawyers.

Taylon Sumners's Profile

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Wampler & Passanise Law Office

Bogdan Susan's Profile

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Holder Susan Slusher, LLC

Stuart Teicher's Profile

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The CLE Performer

Stuart I. Teicher, Esq. is a professional legal educator who focuses on ethics law and writing instruction. A practicing attorney for over two decades, Stuart’s career is now dedicated to helping fellow attorneys survive the practice of law and thrive in the profession. Mr. Teicher teaches seminars, provides in-house training to law firms and legal departments, provides CLE instruction at law firm client events, and also gives keynote speeches at conventions and association meetings.

Stuart helps attorneys get better at what they do (and enjoy the process) through his entertaining and educational CLE Performances. He speaks, teaches, and writes—Thomson Reuters published his book entitled, Navigating the Legal Ethics of Social Media and Technology.

Mr. Teicher is a Supreme Court appointee to the New Jersey District Ethics Committee where he investigates and prosecutes grievances filed against attorneys. Mr. Teicher is an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown Law where he teaches Professional Responsibility, and he is an adjunct professor at Rutgers University in New Brunswick where he teaches undergraduate writing courses.

Schedule at a Glance

THU | JUL 29

9:00 – 10:00 AM | Case Law Update
Speaker: Matthew D. Fry, Rosenblum, Schwartz, and Fry, PC, St. Louis 
NEW: Materials to include cases organized by category over past several years

10:00 – 10:05 AM | Break 

10:05 – 11:00 AM | Suppression Issues with the Stop, Detention, Searches, & Statements
Speaker: Scott C. Hamilton, Aull, Sherman, Worthington, Giorza & Hamilton, LLC, Lexington

11:00 – 11:10 AM | Break 

11:10 AM – 12:00 PM | LIVE: Prosecutor's Perspective on What Works for the Defense in Negotiations 
Speaker: Thomas E. Hollingsworth, Prosecuting Attorney, Hillsboro

12:00 – 12:30 PM | Grab Your Lunch

12:30 – 3:45 PM | LIVE: David Ball on Criminal Defense: How to Win at Trial | includes 15 minute break
Speakers: David Ball, Malekpour & Ball Consulting and Richard Jaffe, Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, PC, Birmingham, AL  
Free E-book for all attendees, "David Ball on Criminal Defense"

3:45 – 4:00 PM | Break 

4:00 – 5:30 PM | LIVE: Blood Testing: Admissibility & Reliability Issues in Alcohol & Drug Cases
Speaker: Joseph P. St. Louis, Nesci & St. Louis, Tucson, AZ 

5:30 – 6:00 PM | Break 

6:00 – 7:00 PM | LIVE: Lab Tour: Learn How Your Blood Test Cases Can Easily Have False Results
Speaker: Kevin Schug, University of Texas Arlington, Arlington, Texas 

FRI | JUL 30

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM | LIVE: Pozner on Cross: The Chapter Method Applied to DUI Cases | includes 15 minute break 
Speaker: Larry Pozner, Reilly Pozner, LLP, Denver, CO

1:00 – 1:20 PM | Grab Your Lunch 

1:20 – 2:30 PM | Nuts & Bolts: Administrative Hearings & Trial de Novos & Chemical Refusals 
Speaker: Bogdan A. Susan, 
Holder Susan Slusher, LLC, Columbia

1:20 – 2:30 PM | Challenging Priors: How to Go From a Felony to Misdemeanor
Speaker: Michael Reid
, M. Reid Legal Solutions, Edwardsville, IL

1:20 – 2:30 PM | Winning License Cases Using Rules of Civil Discovery
Speakers: John M.
Eccher and Paige M. Sparks, Eccher Law Group, St. Louis

2:30 – 2:35 PM | Break 

2:35 – 3:25 PM | Collateral Consequences: Military Personnel, Security Clearances, Professional Licenses
Speakers: David M. Lowe
, David M. Lowe, LLC, Waynesville and Diane Bellquist, Joseph, Hollander & Craft, LLC, Overland Park, KS  

2:35 – 3:25 PM | Use Storytelling Techniques to Win Your Case
Speaker: Tyrone Moncriffe, 
Tyrone Moncriffe & Assoc., Houston, TX

2:35 – 3:25 PM | Improve Your Plea Negotiations & Sentencing Hearings - How to Present Mitigation Evidence
Speaker: Cyndy L. Short
, CLS Mitigation & Consulting Services, Kansas City 

3:25 – 3:30 PM | Break 

3:30 – 4:20 PM | LIVE: Expert Perspective: Why You Can't Trust a Breath Test & What To Do About It
Speaker: Travis B. Jones
, TBJ, LLC, Moscow Mills 

4:20 – 4:30 | Break 

4:30 – 5:45 PM | Demonstration of Voir Dire & Opening in a DWI Case
Speaker: Travis L. Noble, Jr.
, Sindel Noble, St. Louis 

SAT | JUL 31

9:00 – 9:50 AM | Conquering Procrastination & Self Care for Practicing Attorneys
Speaker: Anne Chambers, 
 Director, Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program, The Missouri Bar, Jefferson City 

9:00 – 9:50 AM | Ethical Use of Evolving Technologies
Speaker: Mark Lanterman
, Chief Technology Officer, Computer Forensic Services, Minneapolis, MN

9:00 – 9:50 AM | The Ethical Dangers of ‘Getting into Bed’ with Your Clients
Speaker:  Stuart Teicher
, The CLE Performer  

9:50 – 9:55 AM | Break 

9:55 – 10:45 AM | Checklist of What to Look for to Win Your Case
Speaker: Kimberly Benjamin
, Benjamin Law Firm, Belton

10:45 – 10:50 AM | Break 

10:50 – 11:45 AM | How to Use the Regulations to Win Your Case
Speaker: Tory D. Bernsen
, Muhlenkamp & Bernsen, St. Louis 

11:45 – 11:50 AM | Break 

11:50 AM – 12:45 PM | Representing the Confused & Misunderstood Driver that is Under the Influence of Drugs
Speakers: Joseph S. Passanise
and Taylon McCafferty SumnersWampler & Passanise Law Office, Springfield 

12:45 – 12:50 PM | Break 

12:50 – 1:50 PM | How Bias On & off the Road Can Impact Your Missouri Practice 
Speakers: Nimrod T. Chapel, Jr.
, The Chapel Law Group, LLC, Jefferson City; Kylar Broadus, Attorney at Law, Fayette 

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 July 21, 2021. 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 July 21, 2021. You will have access to electronic course materials.

Exhibitors & Sponsors






Missouri Bar Practice Management
Missouri Lawyers' Assistance Program
The Bar Plan

Interested in becoming a DWI Law & Science Seminar Sponsor or Exhibitor? Visit MoBar.Org/Partner for media kit and registration information. 

Updated 7/22/21

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