Effective Courtroom Testimony – Georgetown

Registration for this course will open on June 23, 2021 and will close first thing in the morning on August 4, 2021.

TDCAA is proud to offer this free, high-quality Effective Courtroom Testimony training for peace officers and prosecutors to attend in Georgetown on August 6, 2021. You will receive two publications, hand outs and 6 hours of CLE or TCOLE continuing education credit. 

As always, the state’s best instructors will present great information and lead relevant discussions. 

Every defense lawyer who advises clients to refuse a breath test admits that officers are arresting for DWI only people that are intoxicated—yet DWI cases are very hard to win in front of juries. One reason is that prosecutors and officers are not conveying to jurors what the officer actually saw at the scene and knows from his training and experience. 

Currently, TDCAA anticipates that there will not be covid-related restrictions in place during the time of this training, so we do not plan to limit attendance. Should pandemic or other safety concerns dictate that limited capacity is necessary, we will cancel registrations in reverse date order. All attendees are encouraged to follow CDC guidelines. Due to room size and unknown attendee count, TDCAA cannot guarantee spaced seating. Updates, if necessary, will be made here.

This course is dedicated to ethically and professionally presenting officer testimony in DWI cases. Well-crafted reports, effective direct examinations, clear demonstrations, and honest responses to less-than-honest defense tactics on cross will all be discussed, modeled, and practiced.