DUII Defense 2018

March 16–17, 2018

The Hilton, Eugene

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DUII Defense Seminar, March 16, 1:30 p.m. –  Eugene Hilton, 66 East 6th, Eugene. 1-800-937-6660
Trial Skills Workshop, March 16, 9:30 a.m.  – OCDLA, 101 E. 14th Avenue, Eugene. 541-686-8716

Members — Lawyers $280   |   NonLawyers $185 |   Students — $25

NonMembers — Lawyers $330   |   NonLawyers $235 |   Students — $25, with membership included

Who may attend?
This program is open to defense lawyers and those professionals and law students directly involved in the defense function.

What’s included in the fee?
• Seminar admission
• Written material in advance
• CLE credit
•  Breakfast & lunch on Saturday
• Refreshments during breaks

Financial assistance?
Members contact OCDLA by March 6 about scholarships, payment plans or creative payment arrangements.

Seminar cancellations made before March 9 will receive a refund less a $25 cancellation fee.
Seminar cancellations made after March 9 (date material is emailed) will receive a refund less a $100 cancellation /written material fee.


No-show Policy
Written materials are sent in advance to all participants. Audio materials in the form of  MP3 recordings well be sent to OCDLA members only; nonmembers who do not attend are ineligible to receive the recordings or a refund.

CLE Credit
Pending approval in Oregon for 7 general and 1.5 ethics credits. For other state accreditation, call OCDLA at 541-686-8716.

DUII Defense – Hands-on Skills for new lawyers, taught by Ben Eder. An intense half-day workshop to prepare for DMV hearings, motions to suppress, and DUII jury trials. Limited to 20 lawyers. To attend you must register for the Taking the High Road DUII Seminar and be a member of the bar four years or less. $75 additional, see registration form. Takes place at OCDLA, 101 E. 14th Ave. in Eugene, from 9:30 to 12:30 before the DUII Seminar.


Program — Friday and Saturday, March 16–17
Friday, March 16
12:30p  |  Registration/Check-in
1:30  |  Diversion: What Every Defense Lawyer Should Know
Joe Westover, Multnomah Defenders, Portland

2:30  |  Golden Nuggets DUII Defense: Lessons Learned from 47 Years in Practice
John Henry Hingson, III, Oregon City
3:30 |  Break/Door Prizes
3:45  |  Collateral Consequences: Treatment and OtherPost-Conviction Considerations
Jennifer List, Multnomah Defenders, Portland

4:45  |  Adjourn
5:00  |  Reception, Sponsored by Smart Start

Saturday, March 17

8a  |  Continental Breakfast (included with registration)
8:30  |  Voir Dire: Setting Up the Case
Thad Betz, Bend
Brian Schmonsees, Hillsboro

9:30 |  Investigation, Discovery, and Focusing Your Cross
Rich Oberdorfer, Portland

10:30 Break  |  Door Prizes
10:45  |  NHTSA DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Manual: A One Hour Tour
Hugh Duvall, Eugene
11:45  |  Lunch (included with registration)
12:45p  |  The Most Effective Tactics to Defend Accident Reconstruction Cases 
John Lamborn, Bend
1:45 Break  |  Door Prizes

2:00  |  Appellate Update
Rond Chananudech, Office of Public Defense Services, Salem
3:00  |  Ethics— DUII Science for Attorneys: What Are You Ethically Required to Know?
Jennifer Robins, Hillsboro
Kenn Meneely, Forensic Scientist, Elmira

4:30  |  Adjourn

Program and speakers subject to change.


The seminar will take place at the Hilton in Eugene.
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