Drunk Driving Investigations: Suppression of Blood Alcohol Results & Field Sobriety Tests
Live Webinar: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CST / 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST
WEBINAR SNAPSHOT: Learn how to handle the presentation of field sobriety tests in court as evidence when defending clients against DUI convictions.
Field sobriety tests have been used to develop probable cause for arrest and as evidence in court. In this session you will learn about suppression of blood alcohol results, the horizontal gaze Nystagmus tests and field sobriety tests. Mr. Wharton's session is timely in light of the recent Court of Criminal Appeals decision which held it unconstitutional for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to receive $250 for each DUI conviction obtained using a blood or breath test.
Join us for this one-hour webinar covering:
- Standardized Field Sobriety Tests
- Challenging Standardized Field Sobriety Tests
- Non-Standardized Field Sobriety Tests
- Chemical Sobriety Tests
- Key Inquires Related to DUI Stops and Investigations
- Pretrial Motion Issues
- Relevant Cases
About Your Presenter:
André C. Wharton, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Andre Wharton, with The Wharton Law Firm, graduated with honors from Hampton University in 1999 with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Marketing. He then journeyed south to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where he attended and finished law school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) in 2002. Prior to returning home to Memphis to join his family's Firm, André worked in Raleigh, North Carolina with the law firm of Yates, McClamb and Weyher, LLP. At Yates McClamb, André practiced in the area of civil defense litigation, primarily handling medical malpractice, nursing home and general insurance defense. During his tenure at Yates McClamb, André actively participated in several jury and judge trials. André joined the Wharton Law Firm in 2004.
André primarily focuses his law practice in the areas of criminal law (state and federal courts), personal injury, employment, municipal, and juvenile law. André also handles matters involving probate law (wills, conservatorships and guardianships), workers compensation, education law, and represents individuals and businesses in administrative matters, among other areas. André is married to Attorney Monica N. Wharton and they have two sons, Andrew and Arthur. The middle son of Attorney Ruby Wharton (Managing Partner of The Wharton Law Firm) and Mayor A C Wharton Jr., André Wharton has quickly embraced The Firm’s tradition of quality and integrity, and he regularly appears in criminal, civil, federal and juvenile courts of law.
André is licensed to practice in North Carolina and Tennessee and to appear before all courts in the state jurisdictions in Tennessee, United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee and the Sixth Circuit of the United States District Court (Court of Appeals) which includes Tennessee.