Tucson Criminal Defense Attorneys James Nesci, Joseph St. Louis, and Michelle Behan of Nesci & St. Louis, PLLC will present at the upcoming NCDD 2016 Summer Session.
Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) July 20, 2016
Tucson criminal defense law firm Nesci & St. Louis, PLLC is pleased to announce that Partners James Nesci and Joseph P. St. Louis, and Associate Michelle “Shelley” Behan will be speaking for the National College for DUI Defense, at their 2016 Summer Session in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Summer Session, being held July 20-23, 2016, routinely draws 150 criminal defense attorneys from across the United States. The seminar will mark a crowning achievement in the career of James Nesci, who will be installed as the Dean of the College, the head of the governing body of the College, which boasts over 2,000 members nationwide, on July 23, 2016.
At the conference, Tucson DUI lawyer James Nesci will not only give the Dean’s address when he is installed in office, but will teach attendees how to challenge breath test results in a talk entitled “The Cure for Bad Breath 2.0”. Mr. Nesci will also teach attendees how to draft and argue winning pre-trial motions in a lecture named “Suppression Motions: Winning it All Before Trial”, along with Knoxville, Tennessee attorney Steven Oberman.
Joseph P. St. Louis will teach the attorneys present how to defend cases involving blood test evidence, in a talk entitled “Advanced Cross-Examination of the Blood Test Chemist and Phlebotomist”. Mr. St. Louis will also describe effective ways to communicate information to judges and juries in a lecture called “Using Technology to Win Your Case” with Phoenix, Arizona attorney Lawrence Koplow.
Shelley Behan will educate attendees about drafting and arguing winning appellate briefs in a lecture entitled “Writing Winning Appeals” with Wheaton, Illinois attorney Donald J. Ramsell.
Tucson DUI lawyer James Nesci is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and was named one of the “Best Lawyers in America” by Woodward/White. Nesci has authored several publications regarding Arizona DUI law including: “Nesci’s Arizona DUI Defense, The Law and Practice, 4th Edition,” ‘Arizona DUI Defense: The Law & Practice, Third Edition,” “MedicoLegal Aspects of Alcohol,” and “How to Beat a DUI.” He has been a sustaining member of the NCDD since 1999 and is also a member of their Board of Regents.
Joseph St. Louis is recognized nationally for his work challenging crime laboratories, as well as his work challenging blood and breath alcohol test results. Consequently, Mr. St. Louis is a sought-after speaker on laboratory issues in the legal community, and has spoken at legal conferences in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin. He will be co-chairing a conference on defending criminal cases with science later this year in San Diego, California.
Mr. St. Louis is certified as a specialist in criminal law by the Arizona State Bar, and certified as a specialist in DUI defense by the National College for DUI Defense, a certification authorized by the American Bar Association. He is one of fourteen members of the Board of Regents, which governs the National College for DUI Defense. Mr. St. Louis has been named to Woodford/White’s “Best Lawyers in America” since 2013, and has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He has been named to SuperLawyers Magazine’s “Best Lawyers in Arizona” since 2009, and has been named one of the “Best Lawyers in Tucson” by Tucson Lifestyle Magazine.
Michelle “Shelley” Behan was a 2015 recipient of the Tucson Women’s Commission Rising Star Award. Shelley is a member of the National College for DUI Defense’s amicus committee, which drafts legal briefs to appellate courts throughout the Country, including the United States Supreme Court, on important legal issues. She is also a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She served in the United States Navy, and worked as a Special Agent in the Federal Bureau of Investigation prior to attending law school.
About Nesci & St. Louis, PLLC:
Named as a Tier 1 Law Firm in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms in America,” the experienced Arizona DUI lawyers at Nesci & St. Louis, PLLC have over 50 years of combined legal experience. The criminal defense attorneys exclusively defend individuals who have been accused of a crime including, but not limited to: DUI’s, homicides, drug offenses, sex offenses, aggravated assault, domestic violence, armed robbery and felony theft.
The Tucson DUI lawyers work with clients throughout the state of Arizona, including in Maricopa, Pima, Santa Cruz, Cochise, Pinal, Graham and Yuma counties. Contact Nesci & St. Louis, PLLC to schedule a free initial consultation. Call (520) 777-0235 or contact the firm online today at http://www.azdefense.com.