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The Bernard Edelman DWI Law & Science Seminar returns July 27-28

The Bernard Edelman DWI Law & Science Seminar returns July 27-28

This July, the Bernard Edelman DWI Law & Science Seminar returns to The Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake Ozark. The seminar, which will take place July 27-28, offers options for in-person or virtual attendance.

Presented by MoBarCLE and the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Annual Bernard Edelman DWI Law & Science Seminar provides lawyers with the opportunity to learn from national experts and even better understand the science behind the practice of Driving While Intoxicated law.

The seminar covers everything from the essentials new lawyers need to win their first DWI case to the advanced techniques and case law updates required to keep veteran practitioners at the top of their game.

Virtual participants will have access to all CLE sessions and plenaries, which will be streamed live online. Paralegals and lawyers new to DWI law are also encouraged to attend the “Bootcamp for lawyers and paralegals” track on Friday.

Learn from recognized lawyers and judges with extensive experience in this area of law, including:

·    Laura E. O’Sullivan, of the DWI & Criminal Law Center, Benjamin Law Firm, LLC, in Belton, presenting “Daubert hearings: What you must know to defeat bad science” at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 27.

·    Shayla L. Marshall, a Missouri state public defender in St. Joseph, who will discuss “Understanding your clients and cultural humility” at 12:40 p.m., Thursday, July 27.

·    Associate Circuit Judge John F. Newsham, 21st Judicial Circuit, St. Louis County; Hon. Stanley D. Williams, 20th Judicial Circuit, Eureka and Kansas City Municipal Division Judge Martina L. Peterson, 16th Judicial Circuit will present the “Do’s and don’ts from the bench” on a judges’ panel at 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, July 27.

·    Andrew Mishlove, the dean of the National College for DUI Defense and lawyer at Mishlove & Stuckert, LLC, Attorneys at Law, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, will present “Blood evidence and discovery: What you need to know to win” on Friday, July 28, at 8:30 a.m.

·    Travis Noble, of Travis Noble PC in St. Louis, will discuss a “Demonstration of crossing LEO” at 3:50 p.m. on Friday, July 28.

Visit MoBarCLE’s website to register for an in-person or virtual pass. Early registration discounts end June 26.

Read more about last year’s seminar experience here.