Defending a DWI Charge

Legal Area:        Criminal Appellate Litigation Trial
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $38.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        09/30/2018

** available at any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through date referenced above **, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program designed to provide attorneys with the practical information necessary to handle legal cases pertaining to "driving while intoxicated" offenses. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3) presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association on July 29, 2016. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • Texas Penal Code Chapter 49

  • License Implications and Suspensions

  • Administrative License Hearings (ALR) Procedures / Rules

  • Overview of D.U.I. Evidence and Tests

  • Defenses and Evidence Admissibility

  • Search Warrants and Defects

  • Attacking the Blood Test

  • The speaker for this course is William Wes Rucker, who is an attorney with the firm of Trichter & Murphy, P.C. An extensive biography for Mr. Rucker may be found at his firm's website.

    Texas Board of Legal Specialization Areas
    Credit Hours Area

    1.50 Criminal Appellate
    1.50 Criminal Law


    This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the STATE BAR OF TEXAS and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648).
    These are not self-study credits, but rather 'participatory' credits as you would receive for attending a traditional, live CLE seminar.

    In addition, regular CLE credits for this seminar may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA, or as an "Approved Jurisdiction", such as TENNESSEE. Please check with the Tennessee State Bar for accreditation information.

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