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“Two-Word Verdicts” – DWI Defense 2017

A full day of practical, cutting-edge DWI tactics taught by speakers from across Texas. Your seminar fee includes one of the best CLE courses in Texas (8 hours of CLE which includes 1 hour of ethics) as well as food and beverage for the entire day.

Early Registration: $175.00 until March 20, 2017

Registration: $250.00 from March 21, 2017 until April 6, 2017

Studio Movie Grille, 11170 N. Central Expressway, Dallas, Texas 75243

Thursday, April 6, 2017

* Nigel H. Redmond, Dallas County  * B.D. Howard, Jr., Dallas County

* Gary Medlin, Tarrant County * Manuel Diaz, Dallas County

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8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Registration with Continental Breakfast  
8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. DWI Trial Tactics for Two-Word Verdicts  

Warren Abrams

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Defense of Marijuana Intoxication  Stephanie Alvarado
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 p.m.

Winning a Blood Test Case with a Reasonable Suspicion Charge to the Jury

Ashkan Mehryari
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. Morning Break  
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 p.m. Blood Discovery: What to Obtain –  What to Look For – What to Cross On George Scharmen
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Alternative Strategies to Reach “Two-Word Verdicts” Troy Burleson
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch  
12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. SR-22 Dangers and Remedies from an Insurance Agent’s View Jay Freeman 
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Why We Do What We Do – Ethics 1 Hour John Hardin
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. How to “Set-up” for a “TWO-WORD” Verdict David Burrows,

Dallas, TX

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Afternoon Break  
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Cross of the Arresting Officer W. Troy McKinney
3:30 p.m. – 4:10 p.m. Checklist for Search Warrant Validation Peter Schulte
4:10 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Panel Discussion: “Strategies That Obtained Two-Word Verdicts in 2016”


Featured Panelists: 

Panel Moderator:

Gary Medlin


  Carl David Cedar [Collin] .20 Blood

Randy Brooks [Denton] .24 Blood

David Burrows [Dallas] .15 Blood /.16 Blood

Todd Shapiro [Dallas] .21 Blood

Troy Burleson [Dallas] .21 Blood

Dean Myazono [Tarrant] .14 Blood

Nick Davis [Tarrant] .14 Blood

Chris Hoover [Tarrant] .14 Blood

Tim Menchu [Dallas] .20 Blood

TEXAS DWI LAWYERS ASSOCIATION thanks David Burrows, all speakers and all board members for donating their time to this organization.

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