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This two-day program features a DWI “who’s who” faculty comprised of: Gary Trichter, David Burrows, Troy McKinney, George Scharmen, Doug Murphy, Bennie Ray, Dr. Thomas Pittman, Kim Delagarza, Paul Goeke, Jessica Phipps, Ray McMains, Leah Bates, Randall Isenberg, James Makin, Jimmy Granberry, and John Gilmore. The topics covered will be: “Gas Chromatography: How it Works and Pre-Analytical Error”, “Gas Chromatography and Analytical Error”, “Ethics”, “DRE Cross-Examination”, “SFSTs: Cross Examination of the Arresting Officer” and more.

This advanced program is approved by the State Bar of Texas for 13.75 hours CLE (including 1 hour of ethics) and will cost only $225.00 whether you register online or on site. Your registration also includes membership to TDDLA for 2014. 

CLE Hours: 13.75 Total CLE hours (with 1 hour ethics)


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Thursday – DAY 1 – September 25, 2014
7:45 a.m.– 8:45 a.m. Registration
8:45 a.m.– 9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks: DWI-Where the Law Is Trending Gary TrichterDavid BurrowsGeorge ScharmenTroy McKinney
9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Gas Chromatography, How it Works and Pre-Analytical Error Bennie Ray (Austin, TX)Troy McKinney, (Houston, TX), Dr. Thomas Pittman, (Hattiesburg, MS)
10:00a.m.-10:15 a.m. Break
10:15a.m.- 12:00p.m. Gas Chromatography and Analytical Error Bennie Ray (Austin, TX)Troy McKinney (Houston, TX), Dr. Thomas Pittman, (Hattiesburg, MS)
12:00 p.m.-1:00p.m. Lunch on your own
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Ethics Kim Delagarza (Seguin, TX)
2:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. Case Law Update William “Wes” Rucker, III (Houston, TX)
2:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m. SFST’s: Cross Examination of the Arresting Officer Jessica Phipps (San Antonio, TX)
3:30 p.m.-4:15 p.m. Understanding and Using Breath Test Data Ray McMains (Lufkin, TX), George Scharmen (San Antonio, TX)
4:15 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Attacking Breath Test Estimates George Scharmen (San Antonio, TX)Doug Murphy (Houston, TX)
5:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Panel Discussion and Q & A with all speakers
Friday – DAY 2 – September 26, 2014
9:00 a.m.– 9:30 a.m. Everything ALR: Ten Jewels Leah Bates (San Antonio, TX)
9:30 a.m.– 10:00 a.m. DWI Motion to Suppress Issues James Makin (San Antonio, TX)
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Voir Dire: Special Factual Concepts and Opening Statements & Closing Argument Jimmy GranberryJohn Gilmore (Corpus Christi, TX)
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer David BurrowsDoug Wilder (Dallas, TX)
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m. Voir Dire: The 4 Rules of Jury Decision Making Gary Trichter (Bandera, TX)Jessica Phipps (San Antonio, TX)
2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Pre-Trial Discovery:  Smart Bombs And Laboratory Audits Dr. Thomas Pittman (Hattiesburg, MS), George Scharmen (San Antonio, TX)
3:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m. BREAK
3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. BWI Defense: Attacking the New BWI SFSTs Jon Stephenson (Houston, TX)
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Cross Examination of Prosecution’s  Blood Expert: Lecture and Demo Troy McKinney (Houston, TX)Doug Murphy (Houston, TX), Dr. Thomas Pittman (Hattiesburg, MS)
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
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