An educational program designed to teach lawyers how to defend DWI cases from the fundamentals to the fine arts required to navigate the pathway of a DWI case from arrest through trial.  

Year One Course

When: September 2020 - June 2021

Where: Elisabeth Haub School of Law at

Pace University

Who: Nationally Recognized DWI Experts +

32 Scholars

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Course Information:

  • 80 hours of lectures will be conducted over the course of 9 months.

  • Topics will cover the pathway of a DWI case from arrest through trial.

  • Scholars will learn the substance of what is needed to be learned to defend a DWI case as well as how to apply that knowledge to prepare for and conduct a trial.

  • During the course Scholars will attend a 24-hour National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Student Course.

  • Each day’s lecture will focus on a substantive topic in the morning and a trial skill applying that knowledge in the afternoon.

  • The course will culminate in a mock trial of a DWI case.

  • The Institute will have actual cases to work on.

Note: Courses for defense attorneys only. Completion of course will qualify Scholar for year two.

National Micro Course

When: August 5-15, 2021

Where: Elisabeth Haub School of Law at

Pace University

Who: Nationally Recognized DWI Experts +

16 Scholars

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Course Information:

  • 50 hours of lecture will be conducted over the course of 7 days.
  • Scholars will learn the substance of what is needed to defend a DWI case as well as how to apply that knowledge to prepare for and conduct a trial.

  • Each day’s lecture will focus on a substantive topic and trial skills.

  • During the course Scholars will attend a 24-hour National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Student Course.

  • The course will culminate in a mock trial of a DWI case. Each Scholar will have their performance recorded and critiqued by an instructor from the Institute.

Note: Courses for defense attorneys only. Completion of course will not qualify Scholar for year two.

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