How to Handle Your First DUI Case CLE Presentation: DUI Law CLE for Attorneys

Part 1: The Initial Client Interview for South Florida DUI Cases

Attorney Manny Serra discusses the initial client interview for DUI cases and explains how to set proper expectations with the client and set the foundation of working together with your client.

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Part 2: How to Work a DUI Case Pre-Trial in South Florida DUI Cases

Attorney Meri Ros discusses how to work a DUI case pre-trial by working with the prosecutors, going over the state's discovery, looking for legal issues, and filing motions.

Topics Discussed:

  • Reviewing discovery
  • Filing motions
  • Evaluating traffic stops
  • Assessing accident reports
  • Analyzing field sobriety exercises

Part 3: The Basics of DUI Science and Field Sobriety Exercises in South Florida DUI Cases

Attorney Adam Rossen discusses the basics of DUI Science and explains how the breathalyzer machine works, how the police use field sobriety exercises, and holes that often come up in police investigations.

Topics Discussed:

  • Overview of field sobriety exercises (SFSE's)
  • What law enforcement evaluates during SFSE's
  • The Intoxilyzer 8000
  • Blood and Urine Samples

Part 4: The DUI Trial Experience in South Florida DUI Cases

Attorney David Tarras explains the DUI Trial Experience for a DUI case. He explains what to expect, crafting a theory of defense, trial procedures, proper etiquette, and important things to keep in mind.

Topics Discussed:

  • Theory of Defense
  • Motions in Limine
  • Jury Selection
  • Cross-Examination
  • Judgment of Acquittal
  • Closing Argument

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The Rossen Law Firm in Fort Lauderdale present a DUI Law CLE for attorneys on how to handle your first DUI case