Handling OWI Cases in Wisconsin 2018

Product ID: CA2757D
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Fill your glass with OWI insight

Despite the dangers, many Wisconsinites get behind the wheel after a few too many. Nearly 29,000 people were arrested for Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) in Wisconsin in 2015 alone. Thinking about adding OWI defense to your practice? Already practicing but want an updated review of tactics? Handling OWI Cases in Wisconsin focuses on the foundational processes of OWI defense and shares strategies for success from experienced practitioners.

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Fill your glass with OWI insight

Despite the dangers, many Wisconsinites get behind the wheel after a few too many. Nearly 29,000 people were arrested for Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) in Wisconsin in 2015 alone. Thinking about adding OWI defense to your practice? Already practicing but want an updated review of tactics? Handling OWI Cases in Wisconsin focuses on the foundational processes of OWI defense and shares strategies for success from experienced practitioners.

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Program Chair & Presenter:

Karyn T. Missimer
Missimer Law, S.C.
Afton

Faculty

Casey J. Hoff
Casey Hoff Attorney at Law LLC
Sheboygan

Brett T. Kaehne
Kirk Obear and Associates
Sheboygan

Hon. Phillip A. Koss
Walworth County Circuit Court
Elkhorn

Andrew Mishlove
Mishlove & Stuckert LLC
Glendale

Matthew M. Murray
Meloswki & Associates LLC
Sheboygan

Sarah M. Schmeiser
Tracey Wood & Associates
Madison

Lauren Stuckert
Mishlove & Stuckert LLC
Glendale

Adam M. Welch
Tracey Wood & Associates
Madison

8:00 a.m. : Registration

8:30 a.m. : OWI Penalties: How Much Trouble is My Client In?

  • OWI-1st v. Criminal OWIs
  • 2017 penalty changes
  • IL/out-of-state consequences
  • Commercial driver licenses

Karyn T. Missimer

8:45 a.m. : From Traffic Stop to Suppression — Identifying & Challenging the Issues

  • Reasonable suspicion and probable cause
  • Implied consent law and challenges
  • Suppression motions

Brett T. Kaehne

9:25 a.m. : Administrative Suspensions and Everything Else You Need to Know About the Department of Transportation

  • Administrative suspension hearings and staying the administrative suspension
  • DOT rules you need to be aware of
  • Commercial Driver License issues
  • Habitual traffic offenders

Matthew M. Murray

10:05 a.m. : Break

10:20 a.m. : Discovery

  • Intake with the client and visiting the scene
  • Preliminary hearings
  • Discovery and open records requests
  • Requesting blood/breath test records

Casey J. Hoff

11:00a.m. : Basics of Breath Testing

  • The breath testing process
  • The EC/IR II: Wisconsin’s breath test machine
  • The uncertainty of measurement in breath testing
  • Applying the Wisconsin statutes to breath testing

Lauren Stuckert

11:50 a.m. : Lunch (on your own)

1:05 p.m. : Blood Alcohol Basics

  • Collecting and handling the blood sample
  • Headspace Gas Chromatography (the blood testing process)
  • Defenses to the blood testing process

Andrew Mishlove

1:55 p.m. : Trial Issues from the Defense Attorney’s Perspective

  • Elements of the offenses and jury instructions
  • Preserving the record for appeal
  • Court and trial issues from a defense attorney's perspective

Sarah M. Schmeiser, Adam Welch

2:45 p.m. : Break

3:00 p.m. : Before and After Trial: Pretrial Motions and Sentencing

  • Motions regarding evidence
  • Attacking prior convictions
  • Preparing yourself and your client for sentencing

Karyn T. Missimer

3:40 p.m. : A Judicial Perspective: They can hear you, but are they listening?

  • Motion practice: be precise
  • Trials: be persuasive
  • Sentencing: be sincere

Hon. Phillip A. Koss

4:30 p.m. : Program Concludes

  • Understand OWI consequences and penalties
  • Explore options for challenging vehicle stops and OWI investigations by the police
  • Learn the ins and outs of administrative suspension hearings
  • Review relevant DOT rules and CDL issues
  • Gain tips for thorough discovery
  • Know how to utilize results from breath and blood tests
  • Find out about court and jury trial issues from the defense attorney's side
  • Receive advice on preparing yourself and your client for sentencing
  • Hear a judge's perspective on motions, trials, and sentencing
  • OWI defense attorneys
  • Personal injury lawyers
  • Civil litigators
  • Torts lawyers
  • Criminal law attorneys
  • Insurance defense lawyers
  • General practitioners

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