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Life Is a Highway: Handling Traffic Cases 2019

Product ID: CA2901D
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Don’t get lost

From driver’s license fundamentals to administrative review hearings, Life is a Highway: Handling Traffic Cases is your roadmap to a successful traffic-related defense. Skilled practitioners will guide you through the ins and outs of some of the most common traffic violations as well as more complex topics such as driving with THC. You’ll receive strategies and tools necessary to build your best case for your clients.

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Member $259.00

Non-Member $339.00

Credits

7 CLE

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Don’t get lost

From driver’s license fundamentals to administrative review hearings, Life is a Highway: Handling Traffic Cases is your roadmap to a successful traffic-related defense. Skilled practitioners will guide you through the ins and outs of some of the most common traffic violations as well as more complex topics such as driving with THC. You’ll receive strategies and tools necessary to build your best case for your clients.

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Program Chairs:

Jessa Nicholson Goetz
Nicholson, Gansner & Otis S.C.
Madison

Nathan Otis
Nicholson, Gansner & Otis S.C.
Madison

Presenters:

J. Steven House
House Law Office
Madison

Chad A. Lanning
Lubar & Lanning LLC
Milwaukee

Adam P. Nero
Nelson Defense Group LLC
Hudson

Sarah M. Schmeiser
Tracey Wood & Associates
Madison

Michele A. Tjader
Tjader Law Inc.
Madison

Adam M. Welch
Tracey Wood & Associates
Madison

Nils P. Wyosnick
N.P. Wyosnick Legal LLC
Madison

8:00 a.m. : Registration

8:30 a.m. : Out of State Driver’s Licensing Issues

  • Defending Illinois drivers against Wisconsin traffic forfeitures
  • Overview of the Illinois traffic record system and the impact of Wisconsin forfeiture convictions on Illinois drivers
  • A review of the consequences of Wisconsin OWI convictions, suspensions, and revocations on Illinois drivers

Nils P. Wyosnick

9:20 a.m. : Search and Seizure Issues in Traffic Cases

  • Overview of relevant Fourth Amendment case law
  • How to spot common search and seizure issues
  • Practical advice on successfully litigating search and seizure issues

Adam M. Welch

10:10 a.m. : Break

10:20 a.m. : THC-Impaired Driving

  • Discuss metabolism of delta-9-THC for detection in testing and impairment
  • The science of THC driving impairment and accident risk
  • Understanding field tests for THC impairment
  • The current state of OWI-THC in Wisconsin law

J. Steven House

11:10 a.m. : Driver’s License ABCs

  • The most common ways clients’ operating privileges are impacted by criminal and traffic convictions
  • Ways to limit or avoid operating privilege impacts
  • How to adequately advise clients on how what happens in court will affect them on the road

Michele A. Tjader

12:00 p.m. : Lunch (on your own)

1:00 p.m. : Don’t Accept a Bad Offer - Take it to Trial

  • Why you shouldn’t negotiate speeding tickets and take them to trial instead
  • Hear details from an actual case
  • How to cross examine and challenge the admissibility of the speed detection method

Chad A. Lanning

1:50 p.m. : Getting the Most out of DOT Administrative Review Hearings

  • How to decide what type of administrative review hearing is right for your case and client
  • Getting as much valuable information from the hearing as possible
  • Dealing with the aftermath of an administrative suspension

Adam P. Nero

2:40 p.m. : Break

2:50 p.m. : Avoiding HTO: How to Keep Your Client from Becoming a Habitual Traffic Offender

  • Learn detailed information about the habitual traffic offender statute
  • Understand what qualifies as a “major” and a “minor” violation
  • Identify what the “safe” traffic violations are
  • Recognize a “moving” or “non-moving” violation and why it matters

Sarah M. Schmeiser

3:40 p.m. : Program Concludes

Following program start times, webcast replay schedule will vary slightly from above listed times.

  • Gain valuable information and advice on traffic law essentials
  • Understand how to best defend your clients when various types of traffic stop issues are involved
  • Examine why you should take a speeding ticket to trial
  • Learn how to identify search and seizure issues and successfully litigate them
  • Receive insight on administrative review hearings with the Department of Transportation
  • Traffic lawyers
  • Criminal defense lawyers
  • Constitutional law attorneys
  • Personal injury lawyers
  • General practitioners

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Traffic Law and Practice in Wisconsin

Save 20% on Traffic Law and Practice in Wisconsin. Plus, all seminar attendees receive a free two-week trial of the Books UnBound® version.* From simple licensing issues to complex driving offenses, smoothly navigate your next case.

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*Discount applies to both print and digital Books UnBound® editions of this title and cannot be applied to previous purchases. Offer valid as long as CLE credit is available for this program. For Books UnBound users, discount may be applied to purchase of individual Books UnBound title only and may not be used on purchase of full library.

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