To claim CLE credit, view by: December 9, 2023
Through December 31, 2023, Minnesota-licensed attorneys can satisfy continuing legal education requirements by viewing and reporting up to 30 credits of on demand programming. Effective the first reporting period after January 1, 2024, there is no limit. Depending on the jurisdiction in which you practice, you may or may not be able to claim credit for viewing this on demand seminar. Please check with your licensing agency for accreditation information.
Originally presented: December 8, 2021 | Course length: 6.5 hours
Join a roster of experienced faculty for a step-by-step primer on DWI practice and procedure including a review of the most current law and practical insight for every stage of the case – from traffic stops to sentencing.
Topics covered include:
Welcome & Introduction (5 MINUTES)
– Michael J. Brandt & Joseph D. Van Thomme, Course Co-Chairs
What You Need to Know About Motor Vehicle Stops, Seizure and Expansion of the Scope of the Stop (60 MINUTES)
A prosecutor and defense attorney walk you, step by step, through everything related to a vehicle stop. We take a look at rules and requirements, from the basis for a stop, through contact with the stopped vehicle, to expansion of the scope of the stop. This session also covers reasonable articulable suspicion, informants, reasonable mistakes of law and more.
– David S. Bernstein & Bruce N. Ringstrom, Jr.
Understanding Field Sobriety Testing and Probable Cause to Arrest (60 MINUTES)
This session covers the proper process and clues for various field sobriety tests – Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus, walk and turn, and one leg stance; the legal standard for requesting a preliminary blood test; and probable cause to arrest.
– Stephen M. Foertsch
Making Charging Decisions, Commencing Representation, Weekend Calls and Bail (60 MINUTES)
Understanding how to respond to calls, and what you need to know about the case and the potential client, are important first steps for commencing representation. Deciding charges and addressing bail are important first steps for prosecuting a case. Get essential information for one of the most important stages of a case – the beginning.
– Mark E. Berglund
Best Practices for Handling Discovery and Spotting Issues (45 MINUTES)
Get guidance on crucial areas to cover and vital steps to take in preparing to resolve your case.
– Calandra F. Revering
What to Do and Not Do at Rasmussen and Implied Consent Hearings (60 MINUTES)
Get a primer on handling evidence in a DWI case and know what issues to address in which proceeding.
– Samuel J. Edmunds
Navigating the Procedure of Implied Consent (45 MINUTES)
Get an overview of Minnesota’s Implied Consent Law. The session includes the statutory requirements, basis to invoke the implied consent, the advisory, notice requirements, search warrants, petition for judicial review, discovery and more.
– Brian F. Murn
How to Effectively Negotiate the Resolution of Your DWI Case (60 MINUTES)
Avoiding counter-productive actions and creating an agreement the judge will accept are paramount considerations for negotiating the resolution of a case. Learn how to effectively work with opposing counsel to resolve your DWI case.
– Michael J. Brandt, Jill A. Brisbois, Joseph D. Van Thomme & Melissa A. Westervelt
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Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 6.5 standard CLE credits. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 6.5 credits.
Depending on the jurisdiction in which you practice, you may or may not be able to claim credit for viewing this on demand seminar. Please check with your licensing agency for accreditation information.