DWI Forum 2024 – The Essential Update

Category: On Demand

Member Price: $208

Non-Member Price: $260

Product Code: ON147724

Areas of Law: Municipal Court Practice

CLE Credits
NJ CLE:NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 4.5 hours of total CLE credit, including 0.6 in Ethics and 0.6 in Diversity (Full Credits Available: Municipal Court DWI Refusal: 4.5, NJ Advanced Diversity: 0.6, NJ Ethics: 0.6, NJ General: 3.3).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Diversity Non-Transitional: 0.5, NY Ethics Non-Transitional: 0.5, NY Professional Practice Non-Transitional: 3.0
PA CLE:PA Ethics Credit: 1.0, PA Substantive Credit: 2.5
New: No PACLE fee is required for this program. To earn PA CLE credits, a valid PA Bar ID number must be entered into the CLE form provided after attending the program.



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
Rachel L. Kugel, Esq.
The Kugel Law Firm, New York
Herbert H. Leckie, JD
DWI-DRE Consulting Services, Lebanon
Evan M. Levow, Esq.
Levow DWI Law, P.C., Cherry Hill
Brian W. Mason, Esq.
Mason Thompson LLC, Dover
Ashley E. Shapiro, Esq.
Stradley Ronon, Philadelphia

Presented in cooperation with the Municipal Court Practice Section

At this Annual Advanced DWI Practice program, New Jersey’s top experts highlight current topics and essential updates every DWI practitioner should know. If you are a judge, prosecutor, or DWI defense attorney, you won’t want to miss out on this important seminar to keep you at the very top of your game!

Hot button issues of 2024 will be discussed, including Judge Glenn Grant’s recent memo addressing plea bargains in drunken driving cases.  

Program Agenda:

  • 9:00 | Introduction
  • 9:05 | Overview
  • 9:10 | DWIs with Out of State Drivers (Reciprocity in PA and NY - Ashley E. Shapiro, Esq. & Rachel L. Kugel, Esq.)
  • 9:30 | New DWI Law
  • 10:00 | Judicial Perspective on Pre-Trial and Trial Issues affecting DWI-DUID cases; Possible shift in Operation Determinations and PCR Motions
  • 10:30 | Taking the Mystery out of Drug DWIs/Olenowski, Bealor and Rowek
  • 11:00 | Break
  • 11:10 | Presentation by Herbert H. Leckie, JD of DWI-DRE Consulting Services, Inc.
    - A look into the NEW Alcotest - Alcotest 9510
    - DRE - Post Olenowski
  • 11:45 | Ethics: Panel Discussion on the Ethical Dilemmas Faced by Judges, Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys and Experts  
    - Advertising (See, NJ Law Journal Advertising Article; See Ethics Article)
    - Information affecting sentencing
    - Confidential client information
    - Advising clients of penalties for future DWIs 
    - Retainer Agreement
    - Prosecutor’s obligation to reveal legal issues affecting DWI
    - Defense/Prosecutor’s obligation to reveal Core document issues
    - Defense obligations to file Motions and Appeals 
    - IDRC 
    - Expert’s dealings with client
    - Foreign National clients
    - Judicial Cannons
    - Substituting defense attorneys
  • 12:15 | Diversity: Effectively, respectfully, and professionally dealing with defendants from different cultures and backgrounds
  • 12:45 | Helpful Hints/Hot tips for DWI practitioners and Municipal Prosecutors 
  • 1:00 | Adjourn


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