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My presentations and webinars have been conducted nationwide and I have presented to attorneys, law enforcement, drug court professionals, toxicologists, academia, policy makers, and judges. I have presented on the topic of drugged driving and marijuana and driving to the American Bar Association (ABA); The Association of Legal Adminstrators (ALA); the American Judges Association (AJA); the American Probation & Parole Association (APPA); American Automobile Association (AAA); NHTSA; MADD; the National Association of DWI Courts (NCDC); North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology (NACCT): American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT); Drug & Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA); DUI Associations; LifeSavers Conferences; and, at Judicial Conferences, Specialty Court Associations, and Safety Highway Offices in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana,  Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada,  New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and in Canada.

Previous Presentations

AJA/Illinois Judges Marijuana & Driving...Panel Moderator

September 16, 2019, Chicago, Illinois  

 

NADCP, Cannabis Driving Update, Marijuana and the Youth; Drug Court Judges Breakout; Drug/DUI Court Breakout Panel, Washington, D.C.  July 14-17, 2019

 

State Bar Association of North Dakota, Marijuana & the Youth; Cannabis & Driving, June 12,, 2019 ,Fargo, North Dakota

 

New Mexico Municipal Judges Conference

The Impact of marijuana Legalization on the Courts

May 1, 2019

Angel Fire, New mexico

 

DATIA

Cannabis Driving Update

April 11, 2019, Chicago, Illinois

 

New England Association of Drug Court Professionals (NEADCP), Marijuana Update, November 29, 2018,  Marlborough, Massachucettes

 

Nevada Administration of the Courts Conference

Marijuana and Opioids and Their Impact on Specialty Courts

November 9, 2018, Sparks, Nevada

 

American Judges Association (AJA), Marijuana and the Youth, September 25, 2018, Kauai, Hawaii

 

National LGBT Bar Association & International Assocation of  LGBT Judges, Marijuana and Its Impact on the Courts, August 9, 2018, New York, New York

 

American Trucking Associations (ATA) Marijuana: Legal Strategies to Stay Legal and Operational, July 17, 2018, Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico  

 

National Council of Juvenile and Family Judges, Keynote Closing Plenary, Marijuana and Its Imapct on the Juvinile Justice System, July 25, 2018, Denver, Colorado

 

New Mexico Judicial Conclave, Drugged Driving, June 7, 2018, Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

Drug & Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA), MAT and Its Impact on Testing in Drug Courts, May 24, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana

 

National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP), Judges - Adult and DWI Treatment Courts, May 30, 2018. Houston, Texas

 

National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP), Legal Issues, Ethics and Confidentiality Ask the Expert Table, June, 2, 2018, Houston, Texas

 

Association of Legal Administrators, (ALA) Marijuana in the Workplace: A Practcum Workshop, May 5, 2018, National Harbor, Maryland

 

American  Probation & Parole Association, (APPA) Cannabis & Driving, January 22, 2018, Houston, Texas

 

New England Association of Drug Cort Professionals (NEADCP), Marijuana and the Youth, November 29, 2017, Marlboro, Massachusettes

 

National Association for Court Management, (NACM) Marijuana & the Youth, February 12, 2018New Mexico  Judicial Education Center, Drugged Driving, September 27, 2017, Sante, Fe, New Mexico

 

NASRO School Safety Conference,  Youth and Marijuana, July 26, 2017, Washington DC.

 

National Association of Drug Court Professional (NADCP), Washington, D.C., Marijuana Laws and Their Impact on Specialty Courts, July 10, 2017

 

National Association of Drug Court Professional (NADCP), The Use of Medical Marijuana for Veterans with PTSD in Veteran's Courts, Washington, D.C.,  July 11, 2017

 

National  Association for Court Mangement (NACM), The Legal History, Neuroscience and Toxicology of Marijuana: What the Justice System Needs to Know, July 12, 2017, Washington, D.C.

 

Colorado Collaborative Justice Conference, The Legal History, Neuro-science & Toxicology of Marijuana, Denver, Colorado, May 31, 2017

 

Colorado Collaborative Justice Conference. Marijuana & Opioids and Their Impact on Specialty Courts,  Denver, Colorado, June 1, 2017

 

Kansas Judicial Conference, Cannabis & Driving, Topeka, Kansas, June 9, 2017

 

Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys & State Bar of Michigan Marijuana Law Section, The Legal History, Neuroscience & Toxicology of Marijuana, East Lansing, Michigan, May 12, 2017

 

Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys & State bar of Michigan Marijuana Law Section, Marijuana & Driving, East Lansing, Michigan, May 13, 2017

 

Michigan Court Administrators Association (MCAA), What Court Administrators Need to Know About Marijuana Driving Cases, Thompsonville, Michigan, May 19, 2017

 

Association of Legal Administrators, Marijuana in the Workplace, Denver, Colorado, April 5, 2017

 

Texas Association of Specialty Courts , Marijuana Laws & Its Impact on Specialty Courts, Austin, Texas, April 10, 2017

 

Arkansas Drug Court Conference, Marijuana Laws & Its Impact on  Specialty Courts, Little Rock Arkansas, April 12, 2017

 

LifeSavers Conference,  The Legal History, Neuro-science and Toxicology of Marijuana,  Charlotte, North Carolina, March 26, 2017

 

ABA Traffic Seminar, The Legal History, Neuro-science & Toxicology of Marijuana, Savannah, Georgia, March 7, 2017

 

Texas Center for the Judiciary's Criminal Justice Conference Drugged Driving Update, Austin, Texas, February, 10, 2017

 

North Dakota Drugged Driving Summit, Cannabis & Driving, Bismarck, North Dakota, December 1, 2016

 

Arizona DUI Conference, Marijuana & Driving, Tempe, Arizona, December 2, 2016

 

New England Association of Drug Court Professionals,Marijuana and Driving, Marlboro, Massachusetts, November 16, 2016

 

Nevada State Court Conference, Marijuana Laws and the Effects on Specialty Courts, November 4, 2016

 

Oklahoma Judiciary, Cannabis & Driving, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, November 2, 2016

 

Oklahoma Judiciary, Legal History, Neuro-science and Toxicology of Marijuana, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, November 2, 2016

 

Colorado Bar Association, DUID Advanced Practice, The Fallacies of Colorado’s 5 Nanogram Inference in DUID Cases, Denver, Colorado, October 20, 2016

 

American Judges Association (AJA), Cannabis: The Greening of North America, Toronto, Canada, September 26, 2016

 

American Probation & Parole Association, (APPA), Reducing Impaired Driving Recidivism with IID Use, Cleveland, Ohio, August 29, 2016

 

Institute of Continuing Judicial Education of Georgia, Cannabis & Driving, St. Simons Island, Georgia, June 23, 2016

 

Colorado Highway Safety Summit, The History, Neuroscience and Toxicology of Marijuana, Keystone, Colorado, June 8, 2016

 

National Association of Drug Court Professional (NADCP), The Nuts and Bolts of Alcohol & Other Drug Testing in Specialized Treatment Courts, Witness Creditability, Anaheim, California June 1, 2016

 

Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association, (DATIA), The Greening of America: How Marijuana is Changing the Legal Landscape, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 24, 2016

 

The Expert Institute Webinar, Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana, April 21, 2016

 

Texas Municipal Courts Education Center, Marijuana & Driving, Dallas, Texas, March 20, 2016

 

Texas Municipal Courts Education Center, Marijuana History, Neuroscience & Toxicology, Dallas, Texas, March 20, 2016

 

American Bar Association Traffic Court Seminar, Cannabis & Driving, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 17, 2016,

 

Michigan Association of Treatment Court Professionals, Marijuana History, Neuroscience & Toxicology, Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 15, 2016

 

Michigan Association of Treatment Court Professionals, Marijuana and Driving, Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 15, 2016

 

Michigan Association of Treatment Court Professionals, The Use of Science & Technology in Specialized Treatment Courts, Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 15, 2016

 

ISCT, Specialized Treatment Courts, Dallas, Texas, February 20, 2016

 

ISCT, The Structure of Courts, Dallas, Texas, February 20, 2016

 

American Bar Association Webinar, Hot Topics in Specialized Courts, Coordinator & Moderator, December 17, 2015

 

American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT), Cannabis Legal Panel, Denver, Colorado, December 9, 2015

 

American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT), Dos and Don’ts in Expert Testimony in Marijuana Driving Cases: Judicial Perspective, Denver, Colorado, December 9, 2015

 

Nebraska Highway Safety Office, Marijuana and Driving, Lincoln, Nebraska, December

8, 2015

 

National Center for DWI Courts (NCDC) Training, Sharing & Due Process, El Paso, Texas, October 28, 2015 National Center for DWI Courts (NCDC) Training.

 

North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology (NACCT), Marijuana Driving Laws, San Francisco, California, October 10, 2015

 

American Judges Association (AJA), The Future of Per Se and Zero Tolerance Marijuana Laws, Seattle, Washington October 6, 2015

 

National LGBT Bar Association, Romer and Its Progeny, Lavender Law Conference, Chicago, Illinois, August 6, 2015

 

National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP), Marijuana & Driving, National Harbor, Virginia, July 27, 2015

 

American Probation and Parole Association (APPA), Alcohol Monitoring Based Upon Risk Assessment: Which Tool is Right…,Los Angeles, California, July 12-15, 2015

 

Louisiana Association Drug Court Professionals, Neuro-Science and Toxicology of Marijuana, Lafayette, Louisiana, June 26, 2015

 

Municipal Courts Education Center, Drugged Driving Workshop, Austin Texas, March 29, 2015

 

Colorado Bar Association, Views From the Bench, October 23, 2014

 

National Center DWI Courts, Webinar Drugged Driving and Its Impact on DWI Courts, October 16, 2014

 

Colorado Impaired Driving Conference, Blood Draws; What Now After McNeely September 22, 2014

 

Pennsylvania Highway Safety Office, Lunchtime Keynote Marijuana & Driving and The Use of Science & Technology to Detect and Monitor Drugs & Alcohol in Impaired Driving Cases, October 31, 2014

 

Colorado Judicial Conference, Blood Draws; What Now After McNeely, September 9, 2014

 

Colorado Judicial Conference, The Admissibility of Oral Fluid Testing, September 8, 2014

 

MADD, Florida, Marijuana Trials & Tribulations, Fort Lauderdale, Florida,August 1, 2014

 

MADD, No Refusal Workshop, Denver, Colorado, McNeeley & Implied Consent, July 8, 2014

 

NHTSA, TSRP Training, Cracking the Nut of the Judiciary, July 15, 2015

 

American Bar Associations (ABA), Webinar Blood Draws; What Now After McNeely, June 26, 2014

 

National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) Debunking the Myths of Marijuana, May 29, 2014

 

Colorado Collaborative Justice Conference, Marijuana and Its Impact on Drugged Driving, May 14, 2014

 

LifeSavers Conference, Marijuana and Driving: Trials and Tribulations, April 28, 2014

 

Utah Judges Association Drugged Driving, April 19, 2014

 

Colorado Creditors Bar Association, CLE, Garnishee Liability Hearings, April 4, 2014

 

American Bar Association (ABA) Specialized Courts Webinar, Driving & Marijuana: Debunking the Myths, March 20, 2014

 

American Judges Association, The Legalization of Marijuana & Its Impact on the Law, September 2013

 

Colorado Judicial Conference, Drugged Driving and the Use of Science & Technology, September 2013

 

Colorado Judicial Conference, Garnishee Liability Hearings & Default Judgments, September 2013

 

NHTSA JOL National Meeting, The Impact of Drugged Driving, September 2013

 

LifeSavers Conference, Role of the Judge in DWI Courts, March 2013

 

American Bar Association, Technology Webinar, March 2013

 

Michigan Association of Drug Court Professionals, Technology and Drugged Driving Presentation, March 2013

 

Colorado County Court Judges Association, Technology Presentation March, 2013

 

Nevada Safety Summit, Technology Presentation, Reno Nevada, 2012

 

NHTSA Joint Regional Conference TSRP/LEL Presentation, 2012

 

American Judges Association, Technology Presentation 2012

 

Colorado Judicial Conference, Drug Recognition Expert Presentation, 2012

 

Washington Judicial Conference (Spokane & Seattle) Drugged Driving Presentation, 2012

 

ABA Webinar, Drug Recognition Expert, 2012

 

Colorado Collection Attorneys Association, Summit, Process of Service Presentation, 2012

 

American Judges Association National Symposium Coordinator, 2012

 

Wyoming Circuit Judges Conference, NHTSA JOL Presentation, 2011

 

Denver County Court, Civil Division, Post Judgment Remedies Presentation, 2011

 

Denver County Court, Name Change Procedures Presentation, 2011

 

Colorado Collection Attorneys Association, Practice in Denver County Court Presentation, 2011

 

Teaching Vignettes, Denver District Attorney’s Office and Public Defender’s Office, 2010

 

Colorado Women’s’ Bar Association, Convention Speaker 1994, 1996, 1998, 2005 & 2010; Judge in Residence 2011

 

Colorado Bar Association CLE Program 2007

 

American Judges Association Coordinator/ Moderator Educational Program 2007, Vancouver, Canada

 

American Judges Association Coordinator/ Moderator Educational Program 2006, New Orleans, Louisiana

 

Colorado Women’s Bar Association Convention Panel 2006

 

American Judges Association Mid-Year Seminar 2005

 

American Judges Association Coordinator/Moderator Educational Program 2004, San Francisco, California

 

Arapahoe County Bar Association 2004, LGBT Issues, Las Vegas Nevada

 

Colorado Women’s Bar Association, Coordinator/Moderator Educational Program 2004

 

Aspen Gay Ski Week, Moderator/Coordinator National Issues Gay & Lesbian Symposium 1999

 

Metropolitan State College, Denver, Colorado 1994, 1996 & 1998

 

University of Colorado College of Law, Boulder, Colorado, 1996

 

University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado, 1996

 

Regis College & University, Lakewood, Colorado, 1995

 

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1995

 

National Hispanic Bar Association, Beaver Creek, Colorado 1996

Upcoming Presentations

California Western School of Law, Marijuana and the Law, Spring Semester, 2020

 

Marijuana Seminar, Guam/Palau

June, 2020

Cannabis & Driving

The Pharacokentics; Pharmacology and Neuroscience of Cannabis

Marijuana and Its Imapct On Specialty Courts

Marijuana and the Youth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Presentations and Webinars

I am currently faculty at the National Judicial College (NJC) and assisted them in curriculum development 2014, faculty for the National Center for DWI Courts, and was an adjunct professor at Sturm College of Law 2000-2006. I am available to all associations and entities and if you have an interest in my presentation services or the development of a presentation, please feel free to review the archive below and contact me at attcel@aol.com or by phone 303-501-3242. Please place my name in your contact list for future use. My fees are budget sensitive.

Topic Areas

  • Drugged Driving

  • Marijuana & Driving

    .    Youth & Marijuana

  • The Use of Science & Technology in Specialized Treatment Courts

  • The Legal History of MJ…Toxicology…Neuroscience of Marijuana

  • DREs & Toxicologists as Experts in MJ Driving Cases

  • The Admissibility of Oral Fluid Testing in Court

  • Specialized Treatment Courts: What Are They?

  • Risk Assessment Tools in Alcohol Cases: Which Monitoring Tool is Right

  • Constitutional & Ethical Issues in Drug/DWI Courts

  • The MJ Driving Case from Soup to Nuts

  • The Future of Implied Consent Laws

  • McNeeley and Blood Testing

  • The Structure of Courts: Who Are the Gatekeepers

  • Marijuana Laws & Its Imapct On Specialty Courts

  • Expert Testimony in Marijuana Driving Impairment Cases

  • Marijuana Toxicology

  • Marijuana and its Impact on the Law

  • Marijuana in the Workplace

  • Drug Recognition Experts

  • The Use of Science & Technology to Monitor & Detect Alcohol & Drugs

  • Drug & Alcohol Testing

  • Witness Creditability

  • Per Se Marijuana Driving Laws

  • Marijuana Around the Globe

  • Drugged Driving and its Impact on DWI Courts

  • Marijuana and its Impact on DWI Courts

  • The Use of the Toxicologist in the Courts

  • Service of Process

  • The Use of Ignition Interlock Devices to Reduce Recidivism & Crash Fatalities