DWI Update 2022: Advanced DWI Practice

Date: Mar 19, 2022 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: Online

Event Code: I147722

Areas of Law: Municipal Court Practice

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Greggory M. Marootian, Esq.
Marootian Law Office, Livingston
Donna Sigel Platt, Esq.
Donna Sigel Platt, P.C., Stratford


Hon. Jonathan H. Rosenbluth
Presiding Municipal Court Judge
Madison Joint Municipal Court
James N. Butler, Jr.
James N. Butler, Jr.
Steven W. Hernandez, Esq.
The Hernandez Law Firm, PC, Toms River
Certified as a Municipal Court Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, is President of the Hernandez Law Firm, P.C. in Toms River, New Jersey, and concentrates his practice almost exclusively in DWI defense.

Admitted to practice in New Jersey and before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States Supreme Court, Mr. Hernandez has been a member of the National College of DUI Defense (NCDD) and the American, New Jersey State and Ocean County Bar Associations. He is Past Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association Municipal Court Practice Section and has served as Co-Chair of the Municipal Court Practice Section of the Ocean County Bar Association. He is also Certified as a DUI attorney by the National College of DUI Defense.

Mr. Hernandez has lectured for ICLE and other organizations, and is the author of Inside the Minds: Negotiating a Plea Deal in DUI Cases (Aspatore Publishing, 2011) and the New Jersey DWI Book, the Law and Practice (Lawyers & Judges Publishing, 2016), among other publications. He has been qualified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the International Association of Chiefs of Police as a Standardized Field Sobriety Test Instructor. He is also the only attorney in New Jersey to receive a Forensic Sobriety Assessment (FSA) Certificate and is a certified operator of the Alcotest 7110 breath-testing instrument.

Mr. Hernandez received his B.S. from Rutgers Business School and his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law-Camden. He has received advanced training in drug-related DWI’s, especially those arrests involving a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE), has taken more than 100 hours of forensic chromatography courses and has passed the American Chemical Society Lawyer-Scientist examination.
Anthony Jannetto
Anthony Jannetto
Tamra Katcher, Esq.
Vice President, Women Lawyers In Bergen, NJSBA
Rem Weis Katcher Duarte, Attorneys At Law, Hackensack
is a Partner in Rem Weis Katcher Duarte, Attorneys at Law, in Hackensack, New Jersey, where she concentrates her practice in criminal defense litigation, including minor criminal matters, DWI and motor vehicle offenses.

Ms. Katcher is a former Assistant Prosecutor with the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the City of Newark. In the latter position she assisted in organizing and supporting the City’s Quality of Life Program as well as working with the Port Authority Police to prosecute illegal limousine activity at Newark Airport. She has served as an adjunct professor for the Criminal Justice Departments at Kean University, the County College of Morris and the College of St. Elizabeth, and has been a Senior Instructor for Garden State CLE since 2012.

Ms. Katcher received her B.S. from Miami University and her J.D. from New York Law School. She interned at the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.
Herbert H. Leckie, JD
DWI-DRE Consulting Services, Lebanon
Dona Sinton
Dona Sinton

An annual program, featuring current topics every DWI practitioner should know! Presented by New Jersey’s top experts!

If you are a Judge, Prosecutor, or DWI Defense Attorney, you won’t want to miss out on this important program to keep you at the very top of your game!

Hot Issues for 2022:

  • The Intoxicated Driving program in NJ

  • State v. Olenowski update

  • Drug recognition

  • Options to Appeal: motions to modify, de novo, PCR and filing in the Appellate Division

  • Ethical Dilemmas faced by the DWI practitioner

  • New cases and Legislative Update

PLUS—a brand new Hot Tips segment featuring a hot tip from each of our panelists!

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