Ethical Dilemmas for DUI Defense Attorneys (from DUI Defense in Virginia 2016) (Online Seminar)

MCLE Credits: 1.0
Ethics Credits Included: 1.0

MCLE Credit: 1.0 (Ethics: 1.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 0.0
Price: $70 (Includes a downloadable audio version.)
Viewable Through: 9/30/2018

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A pre-recorded streaming VIDEO replay of one session from the October 2016 live seminar, DUI Defense in Virginia.


This session presented by Judge Capsalis, provides a discussion of ethical/professionalism dilemmas faced by DUI defense attorneys.

 



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FACULTY

Hon. Manuel A. Capsalis, Fairfax County General District Court / Fairfax

Hon. Manuel A. (Manny) Capsalis is a judge in the Nineteenth Judicial District, appointed by the Virginia General Assembly to the Fairfax County General District Court effective July 1, 2015.  He previously was appointed in 2003 by the Fairfax County Circuit Court as a substitute judge for the Nineteenth Judicial District and from 2003-2015 regularly sat as a substitute judge in the District Courts throughout Northern Virginia. Prior to his judicial appointment, he was the managing partner of the law firm of Capsalis Fitzgerald, PLC, with offices in Northern Virginia.  His practice concentrated in criminal and civil litigation.  He also was the Town of Herndon’s Deputy Town Attorney and its prosecutor from 1989-1992 and from 1994-2015. Judge Capsalis served as president of the Virginia State Bar in 2008-09.  From 2001-11 he was a member of Bar Council, the governing body of the State Bar, and was a member of its Executive Committee from 2005-10.  He is a member of the State Bar’s Standing Committee on Professionalism.  From 2000-03, he served as a faculty member of the State Bar’s Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Course, and he also served as a faculty member of the State Bar’s Law School Professionalism Program.  He is a Past-Chair of the State Bar’s Conference of Local Bar Associations and served on its Board of Directors from 1999-2006.  He was the first Chair of the State Bar’s Diversity Conference and a founding member of its Board of Governors. He is a past-member of the State Bar’s Budget & Finance Committee.  He also is a member of the Chief Justice’s Indigent Defense Training Initiative. He served as president of the Virginia Law Foundation in 2012-13 and from 2006-14 served as a member of its Board of Directors.  In 2008 he was made a Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation.  He is an emeritus member of the George Mason American Inn of Court.  He also is a member of the Virginia Holocaust Museum’s Nuremberg Courtroom Committee.  From 2002-04 he served as a member of the Board of Directors of Lawyers Helping Lawyers.  In 2010 he was made a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. He served as president of the Arlington County Bar Association in 1999-2000 and was a member of the Board of Directors of both the Arlington County Bar Association and the Arlington County Bar Foundation.  In 2009 he received the William L. Winston Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Foundation.  In 2014 he was recognized by Virginia Lawyers Media as a “Leader in the Law.” He has frequently lectured throughout Virginia, speaking at law schools, colleges, high schools, citizens groups, law enforcement groups, continuing legal education (CLE) seminars, and a wide array of local and state bar association-related events.  He currently focuses on CLE ethics presentations.  He received degrees from Duke University (BA 1981) and George Mason University (MA 1984 (History) and JD 1988), where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review.

MODERATOR

Jon D. Huddleston, Sevila, Saunders, Huddleston & White, P.C. / Leesburg

Jon Huddleston is a principal with Sevila, Saunders, Huddleston & White, P.C. where he has practiced since his admission to the Bar in 1986. He served as the 71st President of Virginia State Bar in 2009-10. Mr. Huddleston's practice area includes all facets of Family Law as well as defense of driving under the influence and serious traffic offenses. He has been a frequent lecturer for Virginia Continuing Legal Education on defense of traffic offenses and is a co-author of the Virginia CLE publication Defense of Serious Traffic Cases in Virginia.

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