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Handling OWI Cases in Wisconsin 2021

Product ID: CA3191R4
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Endorsed by the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Sobering stats

Despite the dangers, many Wisconsinites get behind the wheel after indulging in a few too many. Wisconsin is one of the top five states with the highest drunk driving rates,1 and nearly 28,000 people were arrested for Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) in Wisconsin in 2019.2

Whether you’re considering adding OWI defense to your practice or you’re already practicing but want an updated review of tactics, Handling OWI Cases in Wisconsin will cover the foundational processes of OWI defense and share strategies for success from experienced practitioners.

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Pricing

Member $259.00

Non-Member $339.00

Credits

8 CLE

Date and Time

Tuesday, July 13, 20218:30 AM - 4:40 PM CT

Add to Calendar 7/13/2021 8:30:00 AM 7/13/2021 4:40:00 PM America/Chicago Handling OWI Cases in Wisconsin 2021

Endorsed by the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Sobering stats

Despite the dangers, many Wisconsinites get behind the wheel after indulging in a few too many. Wisconsin is one of the top five states with the highest drunk driving rates,1 and nearly 28,000 people were arrested for Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) in Wisconsin in 2019.2

Whether you’re considering adding OWI defense to your practice or you’re already practicing but want an updated review of tactics, Handling OWI Cases in Wisconsin will cover the foundational processes of OWI defense and share strategies for success from experienced practitioners.

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Endorsed by the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Sobering stats

Despite the dangers, many Wisconsinites get behind the wheel after indulging in a few too many. Wisconsin is one of the top five states with the highest drunk driving rates,1 and nearly 28,000 people were arrested for Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) in Wisconsin in 2019.2

Whether you’re considering adding OWI defense to your practice or you’re already practicing but want an updated review of tactics, Handling OWI Cases in Wisconsin will cover the foundational processes of OWI defense and share strategies for success from experienced practitioners.

Read More ↓

Program Chair and Presenter:

Adam M. Welch
Stroud, Willink & Howard LLC
Madison

Presenters:

Emily Thompson
Wisconsin Department of Justice
Madison

Teuta Jonuzi
Tracey Wood & Associates
Madison

Andrew Mishlove
Mishlove & Stuckert LLC
Glendale

Adam P. Nero
Nelson Defense Group LLC
Hudson

Amanda K. Riek
State Public Defenders Office
Portage

Sarah M. Schmeiser
Stroud, Willink & Howard LLC
Madison

Lauren Stuckert
Mishlove & Stuckert LLC
Glendale

Nils P. Wyosnick
Wyosnick Legal LLC
Madison

 

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

  • The new presumptive minimum penalties
  • Recent penalty changes
  • Lifetime revocation

Amanda K. Riek

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

Teuta Jonuzi

9:25 a.m. : Set up for Success: 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
  • How to get as much valuable information from the hearing as possible
  • How to deal with the aftermath of an administrative suspension for both CDL and non-CDL holders

Adam P. Nero

10:05 a.m. : Break

10:20 a.m. : The Prosecutorial Function

  • Overview of Prosecutor’s Role
  • Prosecutor’s Discovery Obligations

Emily Thompson

11:00 a.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)

12:50 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

1:40 p.m. : Counting & Challenging Prior OWI-related Offenses and Nutshell Guidance for Representing Illinois Drivers

  • How to determine what counts as a prior OWI-related offense under Wisconsin Law
  • Statutory definitions for in-state and out-of-state prior offenses
  • The basics of a Collateral Attack
  • The basics of representing Illinois drivers charged with OWI, as well as out-of-state drivers in general

Nils P. Wyosnick

2:45 p.m. : Break

3:00 p.m. : Before and After Trial: Investigation and Sentencing

  • Investigating the Scene
  • Witnesses
  • Open Records
  • Preparing yourself and your client for sentencing

Adam M. Welch

3:50 p.m. : Trial Practice

Sarah M. Schmeiser

4:40 p.m. : Program Concludes

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

  • Run through the essentials of an OWI case from beginning to end
  • Understand challenges and issues in traffic stops
  • Receive an introduction to blood alcohol and breath testing
  • Examine trial issues from both defense and prosecutor perspectives
  • Review key Department of Transportation (DOT) rules
  • Get more valuable information out of your next DOT administrative review hearing
  • Better prepare for pretrial motions and sentencing
  • Attorneys interested in adding OWI defense to their practice
  • Experienced OWI defense attorneys seeking a refresher
  • Criminal law practitioners
  • Traffic law attorneys

YLD Discount!

Young Lawyers Division members receive a $20 discount on tuition.* Discount applied automatically upon log-in.

*Young Lawyers Division Members are State Bar member attorneys 36 years of age or younger, or within five years of admission to the State Bar of Wisconsin. If you’ve opted out of YLD, you will not receive this discount. The $20 discount only applies to the live webcast and webcast replays, not CLE OnDemand. YLD members with Ultimate Passes, other CLE passes, or PINNACLE discounts are not eligible for this discount.


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