• DUI Defense From a Different Perspective

    The DUI Defense Seminar you can’t afford to miss!

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Defending DUI's Available in Live Simulcast!


Starts Friday, December 1, 2017 SeaTac Doubletree Hotel 7.25 CLE Credit Hours (including 1.0 Ethics Credit)



Washington Foundation for Criminal Justice would like to announce the date of this year's Defending DUI Seminar.  We are back to our traditional second Friday in December, and this year's program will be held Friday, December 14, 2018 at our usual location, the SeaTac Doubletree Hotel. Live simulcast will be offered again this year on the same date.

WFCJ's seminar committee is busy putting together this year's program and we expect the details to be announced in the next coming months. 

For now, mark your calendars for Friday, December 14, 2018.  We look forward to seeing you then.


William Kirk

President, WFCJ


7:00-8:00 Registration  
8:15-8:30 Opening Remarks/Intro William Kirk, President
8:30-9:30 Plea Negotiations: From the Prosecutor's Perspective Brit Mercer
9:30-10:15 Phleboto Cop: Blood Draws from the Cop's Perspective Jonathan Rands
10:15-10:30 Break  
10:30-11:15 DUI Defense: From the Appellate Perspective Christine Jackson
11:15-12:00 Professionalism: From the Bench's Perspective Hon. Eileen Kato (Ret.)
12:00-1:00 Lunch Provided in Grand Ballroom 3  
1:00-1:15 Afternoon Announcements and Vendor Presentations WFCJ
1:15-2:15 Ethics: Hollywood Squares Scott Robbins
2:15-3:15 Drug DREs: From a Doctor's Perspective Dr. Jimmie Valentine B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Dr. Carrie Valentine B.A., Ph.D.
3:15-3:30 Break  
3:30-4:30 The Draeger: From Dr. Fiona Couper's Perspective Jason Lantz
Francisco Duarte
4:30-5:30 Trial: From the Actor's Perspective Andy Robertson

A Different Perspective


Plea Negotiations, The Draeger, Police Phlebotomists, A View from the Bench, The Theatrics of Trial Work, Perfecting Your Appeal, 1 Hour of Ethics