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An Introduction to Traffic Law 2017

Product ID: CA2566D
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Take the wheel on traffic law practice

At Build Your Practice: An Introduction to Traffic Law, experienced litigators show you how to efficiently, effectively, and profitably handle common traffic matters. You’ll become grounded in the fundamentals of traffic law, and learn how to steer clear of potential pitfalls.

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Member $219.00

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Take the wheel on traffic law practice

At Build Your Practice: An Introduction to Traffic Law, experienced litigators show you how to efficiently, effectively, and profitably handle common traffic matters. You’ll become grounded in the fundamentals of traffic law, and learn how to steer clear of potential pitfalls.

Read More ↓

Program Chair and Presenter:

Michael C. Witt
Criminal Defense & Civil Litigation LLC
Jefferson

Presenter:

John J. Sobotik
Wisconsin Department of Transportation Office
Office of General Counsel
Madison

8:00 a.m. : Registration

8:30 a.m. : Wisconsin’s Driver Licensing System

  • Understanding the statutory framework
  • How licenses are obtained
  • Helpful resources
  • Demerit points

John J. Sobotik

9:20 a.m. : Common Traffic Violations

  • Criminal and civil traffic violations
  • Distracted driving
  • Hit-and-run
  • Reckless driving
  • Operating without a license
  • Speeding
  • And more

John J. Sobotik, Michael C. Witt

10:10 a.m. : Break

10:25 a.m. : Statutory Procedures for Handling Traffic Cases

  • Jurisdiction and venue
  • Method of arrest for traffic violations
  • Initial appearance and pleas
  • Pretrial motions
  • Trial and penalties

Presenter to be determined

11:15 a.m. : Panel Discussion: Traffic “Jams”

  • Common traffic law pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Fee letters
  • Favor cases
  • Appellate deadlines

All Presenters

12:05 p.m. : Question and Answer

12:10 p.m. : Program Concludes

  • Understand Wisconsin's driver licensing system and license categories
  • Explore common traffic violations such as hit-and-run, reckless driving, and inattentive driving
  • Review the statutory procedures for handling traffic cases
  • Get practice tips from experienced litigators
  • Understand common traffic law pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Criminal defense attorneys
  • Traffic lawyers
  • Personal injury attorneys
  • General practitioners
  • Attorneys seeking trial experience
  • Lawyers wanting to expand their practice or get a review of traffic law

BYP

The Build Your Practice Series from State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE® introduces you to the fundamentals of various practice areas. Gain the tools and information you need to develop a new area of practice and expand your firm's offerings. Build Your Practice Series programs are endorsed by the State Bar's Young Lawyers Division.

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