DWI Boot Camp: A Primer Course for Lawyers (live teleconference available)*
Presenters: Thomas C. Plunkett, Thomas C. Plunkett Attorney at Law; Katrina E. Joseph, Hughes & Costello
Explore the basic criminal and administrative aspects of Minnesota DWI law, including a thorough explanation of the states's DWI statutes and administrative rules.
More details below.
Time: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Registration: 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: First National Bank Bldg Training Room, 332 Minnesota Street, St. Paul
Credit: 2 Standard Credits approved; CODE # 172824
Cost: $40 RCBA members; $60 non-members
Teleconference Cost: $60 RCBA members; $80 non-members
DWI defense attorney Tom Plunkett and prosecutor Katrina Joseph will explore the basic criminal and administrative aspects of Minnesota DWI law, providing a thorough explanation of the state's statutes and administrative rules. The session will address issues and possible challenges surrounding vehicle stops, the expansion of the stop, field sobriety testing, arrest, and evidentiary testing. The speakers will also examine the jail sentences, fines, and other costs associated with practices for plea negotiations. Driver's license revocations, vehicle license plate impoundments, and vehicle forfeitures will be discussed, including when such administrative action is authorized by law and the methods by which those actions can be challenged. The session will touch upon the recently implemented Minnesota law regarding Ignition Interlock Devices, outlining the program requirements. Throughout this detailed presentation, the speakers will provide practitioners with the information and strategies they need to successfully handle a DWI case.
*Participants may attend this CLE via teleconference for $60 for RCBA members and $80 for non-RCBA members. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 651.222.0846 to arrange for attendance via live teleconference. Instructions for accessing the teleconference will be sent prior to the CLE. We cannot offer the live teleconference to law students for free. Law students may still attend the live presentation for free.