Justin J. McShane, Esq.

Chairman/CEO, Specializing in D.U.I and Criminal Law

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Justin understands how important your case is to you, and prides himself on always returning phone calls and being available 24 hours a day.

If you are looking for a highly-experienced DUI trial lawyer in Pennsylvania, look no further than Attorney Justin J. McShane. Based in Harrisburg, Attorney McShane is the most highly qualified DUI and criminal defense attorney in Pennsylvania. Justin is a nationally renowned forensic science expert who successfully uses his superior knowledge, experience, and guts to defend citizens accused of crimes ranging from DUI to underage drinking, from drug possession to assault, and even capital homicide. Widely respected for his encyclopedic knowledge of all forms of forensic science, Attorney McShane has attended national forensic and DUI seminars hosted by or based upon teaching of esteemed associations such as:

Attorney Justin J. McShane Lecturing

Attorney McShane lecturing at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Conference

Attorney McShane’s Philosophy

As a Board Certified Criminal Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Attorney McShane enjoys a reputation as an extremely aggressive and skilled litigator who will fight for your rights. Known for working long hours, Attorney McShane brings a no-nonsense attitude and tireless resolve to defending clients ranging from CDL license holders to licensed professionals, from politicians to rock stars, and even the homeless. *Justin understands how important your case is to you, and prides himself on always returning phone calls and being available 24 hours a day.*

Why You Need the Best

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prosecutes DUI and criminal cases very aggressively. They have experienced prosecutors, police officers, and forensic technicians all working together to prove you guilty. If you lose, you may face jail time, license suspension, fines, and other long term damages such as losing your insurance or your job. Your rights, freedom, and livelihood are all at stake in the courtroom. You need a trial lawyer who will fight back with top-quality training, science, and guts: Attorney Justin McShane.

Specialized DUI and Criminal Defense Training

Attorney McShane believes knowledge is the key to successfully defending cases. As a result, Attorney McShane holds a training resume that cannot be matched by any other DUI or criminal defense attorney in Pennsylvania. As an active member of the National College of DUI Defense (NCDD), Justin devotes over 350 hours per year attending advanced legal training and certification courses nationwide. Some highlights of his DUI and Criminal Defense qualifications are:

Attorney McShane has also authored several textbooks on DUI Law in Pennsylvania and maintains two blogs: Pennsylvania DUI Blog and The Truth About Forensic Science.

Personal Background

Attorney McShane is a graduate of the prestigious Georgetown Preparatory School in North Bethesda, Maryland. He matriculated at Franklin & Marshall College, where he was named a Marshall Scholar – the college’s highest academic scholarship. As a Marshall Scholar, Attorney McShane studied European Criminal Law and Procedure at the University of Limerick in the Republic of Ireland. After graduating from Franklin and Marshall College, he attended the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law, where he specialized in criminal defense.

In his rare moments away from the firm, Justin donates his time to worthy causes such as the Pennsylvania Innocence Project, the Special Olympics, PAWS and the Boy Scouts of America. He is an Eagle Scout who always believes in the Boy Scout Motto of “Be Prepared” and has served as an elected member of the Central Dauphin School Board.


JUSTIN JAMES McSHANE, JD, F-AIC

Chairman/CEO

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The McShane Firm, LLC

3601 Vartan Way
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Harrisburg, PA 17110

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Summary of Qualifications: Attorney McShane is a trial attorney who specializes in using forensic science in defending citizens amongst us who have been accused by the Government. He is nationally known and well regarded for being a skilled and fierce litigator, but is also well known for his strong understanding and in-depth knowledge in all forms of forensic science. He is a litigating attorney for the Pennsylvania Innocence Project. He has earned Board Certification both in DUI Defense Law by the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) (the first and only Pennsylvania Lawyer to do so and also was the youngest person in the United States ever to be so certified) and as a Criminal Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, a Pennsylvania Supreme Court Approved Agency.

He has also earned certification in Forensic Sobriety Assessment, the first attorney to do so in the nation. He is a Sustaining Member, and the State Delegate National Coordinator with the NCDD. He is the 2012 NCDD Dean’s Award recipient. He has been named as Faculty for the NCDD. He received the 2012 Pennsylvania Association for Drunk Driving Defense Attorneys (PADDDA) Outstanding Achievement Award.

He is a frequent invited guest lecturer at national, state and local seminars that are attended by prosecutors, police, investigators, lawyers, judges, academics, scientists, machine manufacturers, and policy-makers. He has lectured at the American Chemical Society (ACS) National meeting eight times and has presented four times at the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 American Academy for Forensic Science (AAFS) national meetings. He was named a Fellow with the American Institute of Chemists. The ACS has named him a Senior Assistant Chromatography Instructor. He serves as the co-chairman of the Forensic Science section of the ACS-Chemistry and the Law Division. In 2013, he was named to The National Trial Layers Top 100 list. He is the Chairman/CEO of The McShane Firm, LLC, a seven attorney criminal defense and DUI law firm. He maintains two blogs:

The Truth About Forensic Science and PA DUI Law Blog.

Education:

Board Certifications:

  • Earned Certification as Board Certified in DUI Defense Law, National College for DUI Defense (March 19, 2010 officially conferred at the NCDD Summer Session held at the Harvard School of Law-the first and only Pennsylvania Attorney so certified)
  • Earned Certification as a Criminal Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, a Pennsylvania Supreme Court Approved Agency (2009-present)
  • Earned Certification in Forensic Sobriety Assessment (2010-present)
  • Designated Fellow with the American Institute of Chemists (AIC) (December 8, 2010)

Bar Admissions:

Scientific Associations:

  • Fellow, the American Institute of Chemists (AIC) (2010-present)
  • Member, American Chemical Society (ACS) – Analytical Chemistry Division, Chemical Toxicology Division, Chemistry & the Law Division (member number: 30101719) (2009-present)(Co-chairman of the Forensic Science section of the American Chemical Society-Chemistry and the Law Division)
  • Member, Central PA Local Section of the American Chemical Society (2009-present)
  • Member, American Academy of Forensic Science (AAFS)-Jurisprudence Section (member number: 133560)
  • Associate Member and Lifetime Member (associate member status strictly due to geographical restrictions on membership) of the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP) (2010 until present)
  • Member, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) (2010 until present)
  • Member, The Chromatography Forum of Delaware Valley (2010 until present)
  • Voting Member, the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International (member number: 1261985) (granted official voting status to the E30 committee officer on 6/22/2010) (2010 until present)
  • Member, the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) (TDM/Toxicology Division and Philadelphia Local Section member) (member number 168461) (2010 until present)
  • Member, National Conference of Standards Laboratories International (NCSL International) (2010 until present)
  • Member, Association of Analytical Communities (AOAC INTERNATIONAL) (member number 112197) (2010 until present)
  • Member, American Society for Quality (ASQ): Measurement Quality and Statistics (Member number: 64116307) (2010 until present)
  • Voting Member, Advisory Committee for the Evaluation of Controlled Substance Analogs (ACECSA) (2013 to present)

Honors:

  • Named to “Super Lawyers – 2014″ Super Lawyers Magazine
  • Named to the Pennsylvania Bar Association Review & Certifying Board Committee to help evaluate The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification for recertification in Criminal Trial Advocacy test (2013)
  • Named to the “2013 Lawyers on the Fast Track” The Legal Intelligencer
  • Named to the National College for DUI Defense Faculty (2013)
  • Named to The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 List (2013)
  • Conferred the 2012 Pennsylvania Association for Drunk Driving Defense Attorney’s Outstanding Achievement Award (2012)
  • Conferred the 2012 National College for DUI Defense Dean’s Award by Dean George Stein at the Summer Session held at the Harvard School of Law in Cambridge, MA (2012)
  • Conferred a Certificate of Appreciation by the National College for DUI Defense for helping to co-lead small group breakout sessions at the Summer Session held at the Harvard School of Law in Cambridge, MA (2012)
  • Conferred by the NCDD the designation of Sustaining Membership (2012)
  • Conferred by the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association an Official Proclamation in recognition for volunteerism in teaching “countless” Texas lawyers and other lawyers about science and trial advocacy (August 11, 2011)
  • Conferred special certificate of recognition by the National College for DUI Defense, Inc. for services rendered in the Supreme Court of the United States victory of Bullcoming v. New Mexico (2011 Summer Session)
  • National College for DUI Defense, Inc. State Delegate National Coordinator (2014)
  • National College for DUI Defense, Inc.-Region 3 Regional Coordinator (2010-2013)
  • Co-chairman of the Forensic Science section of the American Chemical Society-Chemistry and the Law Division (2010-present)
  • Founding elected President of the Pennsylvania Association for Drunk Driving Defense Attorneys, Inc. (2011-present)
  • National College for DUI Defense, Inc.-Pennsylvania State Delegate (2010-2013)
  • Avvo.com 10.0 rated attorney(2009-present)
  • AV rated attorney by Martindale-Hubble(2011-present)
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars in Criminal Defense: DUI(2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Jury service: 2003 selected for a jury and served as foreman and in 2008 was called again
  • Dean’s List (at Franklin and Marshall College) – earned during every semester in college
  • Marshall Scholar (1994-1998) – the highest academic scholarship at Franklin and Marshall College
  • Eagle Scout – conferred in September of 1991

I have been an invited lecturer to the following organizations:

  • National Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • American Academy of Forensic Science
  • American Chemical Society
  • Arcadia College (Glenside, PA)
  • Axion Analytical Laboratories (Chicago, IL)
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (Lewistown, PA)
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • California Public Defenders Association
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
  • Connecticut State Public Defenders Conference
  • Fredric Rieders Family Renaissance Foundation (Glenside, PA)
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Harris County Public Defenders (Houston, TX)
  • IDS Consulting, Inc. (Alpheretta, GA)
  • Impaired Driving Specialists (Alpheretta, GA)
  • Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia
  • Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Lebanon County Public Defender’s Office (Lebanon County, PA)
  • Lions Club of Pennsylvania (Harrisburg, PA)
  • Lorman Education Services (Harrisburg, PA)
  • Lyons & Lyons Co., LPA (Key West, FL)
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association
  • Methodist University (Fayetteville, NC)
  • Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys
  • National Judges Association (Tulsa, OK)
  • Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Numerous national webinars
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Pennsylvania Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Pennsylvania Association for Drunk Driving Defense Attorneys
  • Platt & Associates (San Antonio, TX)
  • South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Thomson-West
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • US Law Shield
  • Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Additional Professional Training:

Annual

  • Attended PACDL/PDA’s Annual Joint seminar on Criminal Law-including Death Penalty Training (2001-present) (16 hours of training each year)
  • Attended Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s (PBI)-Annual Criminal Law Symposium-including Death Penalty Training (2001-present) (16 hours of training each year)

 

2014

2014-Total Hours of Training/Instructing to date= 193.5 training hours with 62.8 hours of lecturing with an anticipated 330 hours total of Training/Instructing by year’s end
January
  • Attended and instructed at the American Chemical Society course “Driving Under the Influence of Drugs: Analytical Chemistry and Pharmacology I” by Dr. Jimmie Valentine, PhD and Dr. Lee Polite, BA, MBA, PhD (24 hours of training with 3 hours of lecturing) (Chicago, IL)
  • hosted, attended and instructed at the Impaired Driving Specialist course “Standardized Field Sobriety Test Instructor” by Anthony Palacios (32 hours of training with 3 hours of lecturing) (Harrisburg, PA)
February
  • Attended and instructed at the American Chemical Society course by Dr. Lee Polite, BA, MBA, PhD and Harold McNair, PhD “Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry: Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector and Mass Spectrometry and High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (a lecture laboratory course) XI” (48 hours of training with lecturing) (Chicago, IL)
  • Attended Agilent Technology’s webinar entitled “Forensic Blood Alcohol Analysis” by Dr. Roger Frior, PhD (.5 hours of training)
  • Attended and instructed and moderated at the 67th American Academy of Forensic Science Annual meeting. Attended dozens of Toxicology and Jurisprudence Section Oral Presen-tations as well as “Workshop #1: Designer Drug Detection in Forensic Toxicology: From Basic to Brilliant;” “Workshop #12: Root Cause Analysis: When Blaming the Analyst Completely Misses the Point;” presented “The Constitutionality of the Cold Case CODIS Hit and an Offender not on Probation or Parole” (40 hours of training, 0.3 hour of lecturing, 3 hours of moderating) (Seattle, WA)
March
  • Attended and instructed at the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2014 Ohio Advanced DUI seminar (16 hours of training with 3 hours of lecturing) (Columbus, OH)
  • Attended and instructed at the American Chemical Society 247th National Meeting & Exposition a symposium (4 hours of moderating with 1 hour of lecturing) (Dallas, TX)
  • Attended and instructed at the NCDD/TCDLA seminar “Mastering Scientific Evidence” (24 hours of training with 1 hours of lecturing) (New Orleans, LA)
  • Attended and instructed at the US Law Shield seminar “As a Legal Gun Owner, What Are My Rights?” (5 hours of training with 3 hours of lecturing) (Southampton, PA)

2013

2013-Total Hours of Training/Instructing= 437 training hours with 167.5 hours of lecturing
January
  • Attended and hosted the American Chemical Society “Forensic Drug Analysis Course” by Heather Harris, MFS and Dr. Lee Polite, BA, MBA, PhD (24 hours of training with 3 hours of lecturing) (Chicago, IL)
February
  • Hosted and instructed the Pennsylvania Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers webinar “Introductory to Evidentiary Breath Testing and Scientific Challenges” (1.5 hours of training with 1.5 hours of lecturing)
  • Hosted and instructed the Pennsylvania Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers webinar “Introductory to Evidentiary Breath Testing and Scientific Challenges” (1.5 hours of training with 1.5 hours of lecturing)
  • Attended and instructed at the 66th American Academy of Forensic Science Annual meeting. Co-chaired Scientific Workshop #14 “Melendez-Diaz, Bullcoming, and Williams: Scientific Evidence and the Right to Confrontation” and presented “The Defense Perspective” at the workshop. Presented “EPA, GLP, and USP vs. Forensic Science: Where is the Commutability? Why Are There no Standardized Methods Across All of Forensic Science?” Attended many oral presentations. (40 hours of training, 4 hours of co-chairing a workshop, 1 hour of lecturing) (Washington, DC)
March
  • Instructed at training for the Lebanon County Public Defender’s Office a workshop called “Enzymatic Assay: The non-forensic method of BAC determination” (2 hours of training with 2 hours of instructing) (Lebanon, PA)
  • Attended and instructed at the NCDD/TCDLA seminar “Mastering Scientific Evidence”(24 hours of training with 1.5 hours of lecturing) (New Orleans, LA)
April
  • Attended and instructed at the American Chemical Society 245th National Meeting & Exposition a symposium entitled “The Importance and Evidentiary Ramifications of Reducing Error in Forensic Analytical Chemistry: Metrology in the Courtroom” and a lecture entitled “The Traditional Landscape of Measurement Science in the Courtroom: Qualitative Measurement Uncertainty- The Myth of Infinite Precision and Total Accuracy” (40 hours of training with 4 hours of lecturing) (New Orleans, LA)
  • Attended and passed the proficiency testing resulting in a certificate from the Quest Diagnostic Laboratory’s online training entitled “Oral-Eze® Oral Fluid Drug Testing Training”(0.5 hours of training)
  • Attended and instructed at the American Chemical Society course by Dr. Lee Polite, BA, MBA, PhD and Harold McNair, PhD “Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry: Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector and Mass Spectrometry and High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (a lecture laboratory course)”(48 hours of training with lecturing) (Chicago, IL)
May
  • Instructed at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Webinar entitled “The Linear Dynamic Range Challenge: The myth of calibration in breath testing machines” (1.5 hours of training with 1.5 hours of lecturing)
  • Attended and instructed at the American Chemical Society “Forensic Drug Analysis Course” by Heather Harris, MFS and Dr. Lee Polite, BA, MBA, PhD (24 hours of training and lecturing) (Chicago, IL)
  • Attended LC/GC’s ChromAcademy webinar entitled “LC-MS Professional Development Webcast-What Your Method Says About You” by Tony Taylor and Dr. Tony Taylor, PhD (1 hour of training)May- instructed at PBI’s webinar entitled “What’s Wrong With Evidentiary Breath Testing”(1 hour of training and 1 hour of instruction)
  • instructed at PBI’s webinar entitled “What’s Wrong With Evidentiary Breath Testing” (1 hour of training and 1 hour of instruction)
  • Attended LC/GC’s ChromAcademy webinar entitled “Essential Guide: GC-MS/MS Analysis-What you need to know!” by Dr. Peter Tranchida and Josep Miqual Serret (1 hour of training)
June
  • Attended the West Virginia University webinar entitled “An Overview on Trace Evidence: The Compelling Contribution of Microscopic Clues for Associative and Reconstructive Purpose” by Dr. Patrick Buzzini (2.5 hours of training)
July
  • Instructed a webinar produced by the joint West Legal Edcenter and NACDL entitled “Gas Chromatography for EtOH in DUI cases” (1 hour of training and instructing)
  • Attended and instructed at the NCDD Summer Session hosted at Harvard Law School (16 hours of training) (3 hours of co-instructing) (Cambridge, MA)
August
  • Attended and instructed at the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers “Annual Criminal Defense Seminar” (24 hours of training with 1.5 hours of lecturing) (Knoxville, TN)
  • Attended and instructed at the American Chemical Society course by Dr. Lee Polite, BA, MBA, PhD and Harold McNair, PhD “Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry: Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector and Mass Spectrometry and High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (a lecture laboratory course)” (16 hours of training) (48 hours of training with lecturing) (Chicago, IL)
  • Attended and instructed at the Pennsylvania Association for Drunk Driving Defense Attorneys Public Defender Training Institute “Standardized Field Sobriety Test Overview) with Anthony Palacios (1 hour of training and instructing)
September
  • Attended and instructed at the 1st Annual Michigan OWI Attorney’s DUI seminar 8 hours of training with 1.5 hours of lecturing) (Detroit, MI)
November
  • Will attended and instructed at the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association “Stuart Kinard Memorial Advance DWI Seminar” (16 hours of training with 3 hours of lectur-ing)
  • Attend and hosted the “Hands-On Intensive DNA For Lawyers” course held at Boise State with Dr. Greg Hampikian, PhD (16 hours of training) (24 hours of training) (Boise, ID)
December
  • Will attend and instruct at the Institute for Continuing Legal Education “Defense of Drinking Drivers Institute” (16 hours of training with 1.25 hours of lecturing)

2012

2012-Total Hours of Training/Instructing= 639.5 hours including hours 204.55 hours of instructing
January
  • Attended and instructed at at the Fredric Rieders Family Renaissance Foundation seminar entitled “Confrontation: Bullcoming and Beyond” (4 hours of training with 0.5 hours of lecturing) (Glenside, PA)
  • Attended and instructed at the NCDD Winter Session presenting a talk called “Why there is no Science in Evidentiary Breath Testing” (16 hours of training with 1.25 hours of lecturing) (Orlando, FL)
  • Attended LC/GC’s ChromAcademy webinar sponsored by ThermoScientific entitled “The CHROMacademy Essential Guide… Understanding Mass Alayzers-Traps and TOF’s” by Tony Taylor and Dr. G. John Langley, PhD (1 hour of training)
  • Attended LC/GC’s ChromAcademy webinar sponsored by Parker/Batston entitled “Fast GC — Cut Your Analysis Time” by Dr. Lee Polite, PhD (1 hour of training)
February
  • Attended and instructed at Lyons & Lyons Co., LPA “6th Annual Diving Into A DUI Case” presenting a talk entitled “Gas Chromatography with Mass Spectrometry” (12 hours of training with 4 hours of lecturing) (Key West, FL)
  • Attended and presented at the 65th American Academy of Forensic Science Annual meeting. Attended many oral presentations and “Evening Session 1: The Casey Anthony Trial-From the Defense, Medical, and Scientific Viewpoint,” “Workshop #14: Using Pharmacokinetics to Analyze Forensic Toxicology Cases,” and “Workshop #18: Deadly by Design: Forensic Toxicology, Adverse Effects of Synthetic Cannabinoids, and Novel Designer Drugs (“Bath Salts”)” and presented “State Crime Laboratories — Open or Closed to Criminal Defense Attorneys?” (40 hours of training with 0.3 hours of lecturing) (Chicago, IL)
  • Attended and presented at the North Carolina Advocates for Justice “New and Creative Ideas for Winning DWI Trials” presented a talk entitled “Bullcoming and Confrontation: Now What?” (8 hours of training with 1 hour of lecturing)
March
  • 2 day short course at PittCon 2012 entitled “Headspace Analysis-Theory and Practice” presented by Dr. Michael Markelov, PhD and Dr. Olga Bershevits, PhD and one day short course “Analytical Metrology” presented by Jerry Messerman, PhD (40 hours of training) (Orlando, FL)
  • Attended and presented at the NCDD/TCDLA seminar “Mastering Scientific Evidence” presenting a talk called “Gas Chromatography with Mass Spectrometry for DUID cases” (8 hours of training with 2 hours of lecturing) (New Orleans, LA)
  • Attended and lectured at the NACDL & CACJ seminar “5th Annual Forensic Science Seminar” presenting a talk called “Pharmacology for Lawyers” (16 hours of training with 1.5 hours of lecturing) (Las Vegas, NV)
  • Attended and presented at the American Chemical Society 243rd National Meeting & Exposition presenting a talk called “Burning the accused at the stake? Is arson/explosive investigations scientific or modern day witchcraft?” and moderated a full day session “Forensic Science, Chemistry, and the Law.” (40 hours of training, moderating 8 hours with 1 hour of lecturing with poster session presentation) (San Diego, CA)
April
  • Lectured at the Central Pennsylvania Paralegals Association Lunch and Learn Series a talk called “Modern Day Forensics in DUI cases” (1.5 hours of presenting)
  • Attended and lectured at the American Chemical Society course by Dr. Lee Polite, BA, MBA, PhD and Harold McNair, PhD “Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry: Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector and Mass Spectrometry and High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (a lecture laboratory course)” (48 hours of training and lecturing) (Chicago, IL)
May
  • Attended and lectured at the Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers annual DUI training seminar presenting a talk called “Gas Chromatography for Lawyers” and “Why the Intoxilyzer 8000 is not scientific” (8 hours of training with 3 hour of lecturing)
  • Attended and lectured at the TCDLA and Harris County, TX Public Defender’s seminar entitled “Understanding Blood Alcohol Testing: The Basics of Gas Chromatography” (8 hours of training with 5 hours of lecturing)
  • Attended and hosted The 6th Annual TheMcShaneFirm.com lecture series on Defending the Citizen Accused of a DUI by the Government 2012 topic “Learning at the Footsteps of the Master-Cross Examination by Terry MacCarthy III” (20 hours of training) (Tulsa, OK)
  • Attended and instructed at the American Chemical Society professional scientist short course entitled “Practical Gas Chromatography” with Dr. Lee Polite, PhD held in conjunction with ChemSpec 2012 (16 hours of training with 2 hours of lecturing) (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Attended the Agilent webinar “The Challenges of Analytical Method Validation of Designer Drugs in Non-Biological Samples by GC/MS-20120515 1802-1” with Fran Diamond, PhD (105 hours of training)
  • Attended the Agilent webinar “Analysis of Volatile Organic Compounds in Biological Specimens using Headspace Sampling-20120229 2102-1” with H. Chip Walls, PhD (1 hour of training)
  • Attended the Agilent webinar “Targeted LC-QQQ MS Screening of Cathinone Derivatives and Other Designer Drugs in Serum-20120419 1803-1” with Madeleine Swortwood, Ph.D. Candidate (0.5 hours of training)
June
  • Attended and lectured at The California Public Defenders Association “Fourth Annual Two-Day DUI Defense Practice Institute” presenting a talk called “Pharmacology for Lawyers” (14 hours of training with 1.25 hours of lecturing)
  • Attended and lectured at the annual National Judges Association (NJA) meeting presenting a talk called “Gas Chromatography for Judges” (2 hours of lecturing) (Tulsa, OK)
  • Attended and lectured at the Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association seminar “Advanced DWI seminar” presenting a talk called “Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector for Ethanol Concentration” (8 hours of training with 1.5 hours of lecturing)
July
  • Attended the Forensic Magazine webinar “Good Weighing Practice™ for Forensic Laboratories” with Jack Wallace, Dr. Klaus Fritsch and Stephen Wilent (2.5 hours of training)
  • Attended and lectured at the American Chemical Society course by Dr. Lee Polite, BA, MBA, PhD and Harold McNair, PhD “Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry: Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector and Mass Spectrometry and High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (a lecture laboratory course)” (48 hours of training and lecturing) (Chicago, IL)
  • Attended and lectured at the NCDD Summer Session held at the Harvard School of Law (16 hours of training, 1.75 hours of lecturing, with 3.5 hours of small group co-instructing) (Cambridge, MA)
August
  • Attended and lectured at the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar seminar “Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector for EtOH determinations” (12 hours of training with 9 hours of lecturing)
  • August-attended and organized a Presidential workshop entitled “Innocence: The work of Innocence Project” at the American Chemical Society 244th National Meeting & Exposition (40 hours of training with 4 hours of lecturing) (Philadelphia, PA)
September
  • Attended and lectured at the American Chemical Society course by Dr. Lee Polite, BA, MBA, PhD and Harold McNair, PhD “Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry: Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector and Mass Spectrometry and High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (a lecture laboratory course)” (48 hours of training and lecturing) (Chicago, IL)
  • Attended the Thermo Scientific webinar entitled “Forensic Analysis: FT-IR, Raman and GC-IR Within Minutes” by Mike Garry (0.5 hours of training)
  • Attended the George Mason University webinar entitled “Rapid DNA-The Evolution of Forensic DNA Analysis” by Dr. Joseph DiZinno, and Dr. Dennis Harris (1 hour of training)
  • Attended and hosted The 6th Annual TheMcShaneFirm.com lecture series on Defending the Citizen Accused of a DUI by the Government 2012 topic “Learning at the Footsteps of the Master-Cross Examination by Terry MacCarthy IV(20 hours of training) Chicago, IL)
  • Hosted and lectured at The Pennsylvania Association for Drunk Driving Attorneys (PADDDA) 1st annual Public Defender Institute(8 hours of training with 1 hour of lecturing) (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Attended the ACS Department of Professional Education Sci-Mind webinar entitled “Sample Preparation for GC and HPLC: Solid Phase Extraction and Microextraction” by Dr. Nicholas Snow(1 hour of training)
October
  • Attended and lectured at the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers annual DUI Seminar (16 hours of training with 4 hours of lecturing)
  • Attended the Forensic Magazine and Bruker sponsored webinar entitled “Trace Analysis by Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy” by Dr. Thomas J Tague, Jr. PhD and David Exline (1 hour of training)
  • Attended the LC/GC and Agilent Technologies sponsored webinar “Comprehensive Analysis of Wine-from test to taste” by Roberta Danzi (1 hour of training)
  • Attended the RTI International Forensic Science Education webinar entitled “Fundamentals of Immunoassay Testing Used in Toxicology” by Peter Stout, PhD, D-ABFT (1 hour of training)
November
  • Attended the Elsevier and Clincia Chimica Acta webinar “Measuring Designer Drugs of Abuse” by Alan H.B. Wu, PhD and Roy Gerona, PhD (1 hour of training)
  • Attended and lectured at the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association “Stuart Kinard Memorial Advance DWI Seminar” (16 hours of training with 8 hours of lecturing)
  • Attended the Josh Karton Communication Arts for the Professional Symposium (24 hours of training) (Denver, CO)
December
  • Attended and lectured at the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia’s Defense of Drinking Drivers Institute” (16 hours of training with 1.5 hours of lecturing)
  • Attended and hosted The 6th Annual TheMcShaneFirm.com lecture series on Defending the Citizen Accused of a DUI by the Government 2012 topic “Learning at the Footsteps of the Master-Cross Examination by Terry MacCarthy V” (20 hours of training) (San Antonio, TX)

2011

2011-Total Hours of Training/Instructing= 675 hours including 200.75 hours of instructing
January
  • Hosted and instructed at a national webinar “The Scientific Truth About HS-GC-FID and the Pharmacology of ETOH, Marijuana and Benzodiazepines” (6.5 hours of training with 3.5 hours of lecturing)
February
  • Attended and instructed at the North Carolina Advocates for Justice “New and Creative Ideas for Winning DWI Trials” a talk entitled “The Science of DWI: Three Never Fail principles of cross-examining any “expert” on science or Paul Glover”(8 hours of training with 1.5 hours of lecturing)
  • Instructed as a special guest lecturer at the Methodist University in North Carolina a talk entitled “So You Want to Be a Forensic Scientist… The Real Courtroom World and Words of Advice as to How to Make Sure You Have a Long and Happy Career” (1 hour of lecturing) (Fayetteville, NC)
  • Hosted and instructed at a national webinar “The Replay of ‘The Scientific Truth About HS-GC-FID and the Pharmacology of ETOH, Marijuana and Benzodiazepines’” (7.5 hours of training with 4 hours of lecturing)
  • Attended LC/GC’s Chromacademy webinar with Tony Taylor and Dr. Kevin Shcug, PhD “Essential Guide to…. Electrospray Ionization (ESI) for LC-MS (Part 1)” (1 hour of training)
  • Attended the American Society for Quality (ASQ) webinar “How to Calculate the Risk of a Decision: Shainin B versus C” by Richard Shainin (1.25 hours of training)
  • Attended and instructed at the 63rd American Academy of Forensic Science Annual meeting-Chicago, Illinois. Attended various poster session presentations, and “Workshop #8: Method Validation and Estimating the Uncertainty of Measurements in the Modern Forensic Lab for Compliance with ISO/IEC 17025: 2005,” “Workshop 18: K2 and Beyond: A Synthetic Cannabinoid Primer,” “Breakfast Session 2: Coping with the CSI Effect ,” and “Workshop 21: Blood Alcohol Concentration Evidence: Extrapolation, Interpretation, and Testimony in the Post-NAS Era.” I presented a talk entitled “E23: Gastroesophageal Reflux in BrAC Measurements” (40 hours of training with .75 hours of lecturing) (Chicago, IL)
March
  • Attended and instructed at the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2011 Ohio Advanced DUI seminar (16 hours of training with 3 hours of lecturing)
  • Attended and instructed at the TCDLA “Masters of Cross Examination Seminar” along with faculty which included Racehorse Haynes, Dick DeGuerin, Gerry Goldstein, Kent Shaefer, Greg Westfall, Vivian King, Scrappy Holmes, Terry MacCarthy and Dan Cogdell (16 hours of training with 1 hour of lecturing)
  • Instructed at the OACDL bonus seminar “Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry, Integration, and Metrology” (5.5 hours of lecturing)
  • Attended LC/GC and ThermoFisher Scientific webinar with Dr. John Gilbert and Dr. Joe DiBussolo “Improving Efficiency in High Sample-Volume Laboratories Using Turbulent Flow Chromatography & LC Multiplexing” (1 hour of training)
  • Attended and instructed at the American Chemical Society 241st National Meeting & Exposition “False Convictions and Bad Pharmacology: The Danger of the Drug Recognition “Expert” Protocol in Driving Under the Influence of Drug Prosecutions: A call for meaningful validation” and 2nd presentation with a poster session: “False Accusation the Issues of Residual Mouth Alcohol, and the Non-specificity and Non-selectivity of Roadside Portable Breath Testing devices that use ElectroChemical-based Detectors” (40 hours of training with 4 hours of lecturing with poster session presentation) (Anaheim, CA)
April
  • Attended LC/GC and Dionex Scientific webinar with Frank Steiner, PhD. and Professor Gérard Hopfgartner, PhD. “On-Line SPE-UHPLC for High Sensitivity/High Speed Chromatography Analysis”(1 hour of training)
  • Attended LC/GC and ThermoFisher Scientific webinar with Dr. John Gilbert and Dr. Joe DiBussolo “Improving Efficiency in High Sample-Volume Laboratories Using Turbulent Flow Chromatography and LC Multiplexing”(1 hour of training)
  • Attended LC/GC and Dionex webinar with Dr. Bruce E. Richter, Ph.D. and Dr. Douglas E. Raynie, Ph.D. “Innovations in Automated Sample Preparation” (1 hour of training)
  • Attended LC/GC and ThermoScientific webinar with Dr. Katharina Rentsch “Save Time on Toxicology Screening with an Easy LC/MS Method”(1 hour of training)
  • Attended and instructed at the NCDD/TCDLA seminar “Mastering Scientific Evidence”(24 hours of training with 1 hour of lecturing) (New Orleans, LA)
  • Attended LC/GC and Waters webinar with Mr. Neil Spooner “New Developments and Insights on the Use of Dried Blood Spot (DBS) Sample Technology”(1 hour of training)
  • Hosted and instructed a national webinar “The Scientific Truth About Hospital Blood: Enzymatic-based assay”(3.5 hours of lecturing)
May
  • Attended RTI International, Inc. and the National Institute for Justice webinar with Jeri Ropero-Miller, Ph.D. DABFT and Craig Sutheimer, Ph.D. entitled “Specimen Validity Testing The U.S. Experience in Workplace Drug Testing”( 1 hour of training)
  • Attended and presented at the TCDLA “DWI Defense Project-DWI Science: What You Must Know to Win!” (8 hours of training with 1.5 hours of presenting)
  • Attended LC/GC and PerkinElmer webinar with Dr. Sean Daugherty, PhD “Expanding Your Lab Capabilities and Productivity with the Latest Generation LC/MS”( 1 hour of training)
  • Attended and hosted The 4th Annual TheMcShaneFirm.com lecture series on Defending the Citizen Accused of a DUI by the Government 2010 topic “Learning at the Footsteps of the Master-Cross Examination by Terry MacCarthy”( 20 hours of training) (Chicago, IL)
  • Attended and instructed at the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association seminar “7th Annual Advanced DUI Seminar” (8 hours of training with 1.5 hours of presenting)
  • Attended the NCDD webinar entitled “NCDD Serum Ethanol False Positive Due to NADH”(1.5 hours of lecturing)
  • Attended LC/GC and Shimadzu webinar with Dr. Nicholas H. Snow, PhD “Faster GC… or Fastest”(1 hour of training)
June
  • Attended The Chromatography Forum of Delaware Valley 2011 “Hands-on” Chromatography short Course entitled “Advanced LC and Lab with Hands-on LC/MS”(24 hours of training) (Collegeville, PA)
  • Attended and instructed at The California Public Defenders Association “Third Annual Two-Day DUI Defense Practice Institute”(14 hours of training, with 1 hour of lecturing)
  • Attended and instructed at the American Chemical Society course by Dr. Lee Polite, BA, MBA, PhD and Harold McNair, PhD “Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry: Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector and Mass Spectrometry and High Pressure Liquid Chromatography(a lecture laboratory course)” (48 hours of training, 1 hour of lecturing) (Chicago, IL)
  • Attended LC/GC and Crawford Scientific webinar with Dr. Mike Swartz, PhD and Scott Fletcher “Introduction to Analytical Method Validation: Chromaotgraphic Method Validation” (1 hour of training)
  • Attended LC/GC and ESA webinar with Dr. Andries Bruins, PhD and Professor Dr. Uwe Karst, PhD “Electrochemistry-Mass Spectrometry as a Tool for Drug Metabolism” (1 hour of training)
  • Attended LC/GC and Waters webinar with Lauren Wood “Empower 3 Chromatography Software: New Tools and Calculation Capabilities to Enhance Productivity” (1 hour of training)
July
  • Attended the NCDD Summer Session at Harvard Law School(16 hours of training) (Cambridge, MA)
August
  • Attended and instructed at the TCDLA seminar “Top Gun DWI Defense” (8 hours of training with 1 hour of lecturing)
  • Attended and instructed at the Impaired Driving Specialists seminar “2nd Annual DUI Training Super Symposium” (32 hours of training with 2 hours of lecturing) (Alpharetta, GA)
  • Attended, hosted a workshop, and lectured at the American Chemical Society 242nd National Meeting & Exposition 40 hours of training with 10 hours of lecturing with poster session presentation) (Denver, CO)
  • Attended the American Chemical Society Short Course entitled “Introduction to Modern Mass Spectrometry” (16 hours of training) (Denver, CO)
September
  • Attended Spectroscopy and Bruker webinar with Dr. Jim Koers, PhD and Professor Dr. Kefei Wang, PhD “A Compound-Based Approach to Simplify Method Development and Data Processing for Multiple Residue Analysis by GC-MS-MS” (1 hour of training)
  • Attended LC/GC and Thermo Scientific webinar with Dr. Hans Joachim Huebschmann and Dr. Paul Silcock “Are you selective enough? Aspects of selectivity with a particular focus to GC-MS/MS” (1 hour of training)
  • Attended and instructed at the American Chemical Society course by Dr. Lee Polite, BA, MBA, PhD and Harold McNair, PhD “Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry: Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector and Mass Spectrometry and High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (a lecture laboratory course)”(48 hours of training and 1 hour of lecturing) (Chicago, IL)
  • Attended the Restek training seminar entitled “Restek Comprehensive Capillary GC Seminar-Catalog #65851” (8 hours of training) (Pittsburgh, PA)
October
  • Attended and instructed at Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association “Stuart Kinard Memorial Advance DWI Seminar” (16 hours of training with 5.5 hours of lecturing)
  • Attended and instructed at the OACDL seminar “Ohio Superstars” (8 hours of training with 1 hour of instructing)
  • Attended and instructed at the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers annual DUI Seminar (16 hours of training, 1 hour of instructing)
November
  • Attended and instructed at the American Chemical Society course by Dr. Lee Polite, BA, MBA, PhD and Harold McNair, PhD “Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry: Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector and Mass Spectrometry and High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (a lecture laboratory course)” (48 hours of training and lecturing) (Chicago, IL)
  • Attended LC/GC’s Chromacademy and Thermo Scientific webinar with Scott Fletcher and Dr. Kevin Schug, PhD “The CHROMacademy Essential Guide… Quadrupole Analyzers and MS/MS Analysis”(1 hour of training)
  • Attended the LCGC North America and Bruker Daltonics, Inc. webinar by Ed George entitled “Effective and Efficient Application of GC-MS in Food Testing, Environmental, and Pharmaceutical Applications”(1 hour of training)
  • Attended and lectured at the ATF-developed and Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshall Unit produced “Arson for Prosecutors Class”(8 hours of training, 2 hours of instructing) (Lewistown, PA)
December
  • Instructed and attended at the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association seminar entitled “There will Be Blood: Winning DUI Blood Cases” (8 hours of training with 6 hours of instructing)
  • Attended and instructed at the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Annual DUI Seminar (8 hours of training with 2 hours of lecturing)

2010

Total Hours of Training/Instructing= 685.25 hours with 153.25 hours instructing
January
  • Completed certification through American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science seminar presented through MediaLab, Inc. (Provider #578) entitled “Department of Transportation (DOT) Federally Regulated Urine Specimen Collection Training” (2.5 hours of P.A.C.E. contact hours)
  • Completed certification through American Society for Clinical
    Laboratory Science seminar presented through MediaLab, Inc. (Provider
    #578) entitled “Confirmatory and Secondary Urinalysis Screening Tests” (1
    hour of P.A.C.E. contact hours)
  • Completed certification in Field Sobriety
    Assessment
    (16 hours of training)
  • Attended the NCDD Winter Session-sat for ABA/PBA Board Certification
    administered through the NCDD in the recognized specialization of DUI
    defense (12 hours of training and 8 hours of testing) (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
February
  • Attended Chromedia and SeparationsNow.com webinar with
    Professor Peter Schoenmakers “Introduction to Liquid Chromatography (1
    hour of training)
  • Attended Chromedia and SeparationsNow.com webinar with
    Professor Harold McNair “Introduction to Gas Chromatography: An
    Interactive lecture of the basics of gas chromatography” (1 hour
    of training)
  • Attended Restek on demand webinar by Becky Wittrig &
    Amanda Rigdon “LC/MS in Forensic Toxicology: Selecting a Killer LC
    Column” (1 hour of training)
  • Attended ThermoFisher Scientific webinar “Improve your GC/MS
    productivity NOW!: Use Advanced Chromatographic Techniques to Improve
    Traditional GC/MS Methods” (.5 hours of training)
  • Attended Chromedia and SeparationsNow.com webinar with
    Christine Moore, Ph.D “Development of Triple Quadrupole Methods for
    Forensic Analysis of Drugs of Abuse in Blood and Oral Fluid” (1
    hour of training)
  • Attended ThermoScientific- Clinical MassSpec Consultants by
    Dr. Bori Shushan “Why LC-MS/MS for Forensic Toxicology Screening?” (.5
    hours of training)
  • Attended Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional
    Certification Association course by J. Randall Webber entitled “Driving
    Under the Influence: The effects of drugs other than alcohol”
    (2
    hours of training)
  • Attended Agilent Technologies, Inc. webinar by Peter J. Stone
    entitled “LC/MS Technology in the Forensics Laboratory 20090506 2018″ (.5
    hours of training)
  • Attended Agilent Technologies, Inc. webinar by John Pellerin
    “Secrets of GC/MS ChemStation Revealed – Drugs of Abuse Testing Made
    Easy with Intelligent Sequencing (.5 hour of training)
  • Attended Agilent Technologies, Inc. webinar by Peter J. Stone
    entitled “Forensic and Toxicological Analyses Using the Latest LC/MS
    Technology with Confidence and Speed-20091020 1813″ (1 hour of
    training)
  • Attended Agilent Technologies, Inc. webinar by Edward Kim
    entitled “HPLC Separation Fundamentals – Series 1-20090114 1803″ (1
    hour of training)
  • Attended Applied Biosystems webinar by Michael Baynham
    entitled “Introduction to LC/MS/MS” (.5 hour of training)
  • Attended Applied Biosystems webinar by Dr. Robert Ellis
    entitled “Advantages of Triple Quadrupole vs. Single Quadrupole Mass
    Spectrometry” (.5 hour of training)
  • Attended Applied Biosystems webinar by Dr. Mauro Aiello
    entitled “Best Practices for Operating an API 5000 LC/MS/MS System” (.5
    hour of training)
  • Attended Applied Biosystems webinar by Nicola Oldroyd
    entitled “Improved Results from Integrating Real-Time PCR-based DNA
    Quantification with the AmpFLSTR® Yfiler™ PCR Amplification Kit in
    Sexual Assault Investigations” (1 hour of training)
  • Attended Applied Biosystems webinar by Nicola Oldroyd
    entitled “Web Seminar: Extraction of High Quality Genomic DNA from
    Forensic Samples” (1 hour of training)
  • Attended Applied Biosystems webinar by Dr. Michael D. Rhodes
    entitled “Web Seminar: Fundamentals of 2 Base Encoding and Color Space”
    (.5 hour of training)
  • Attended Applied Biosystems webinar by Subodh Nimkar entitled
    “Utilizing the New 3200 Q TRAP® System, an Affordable High Performance
    LC/MS/MS System, in Forensic Toxicology” (1 hour of training)
  • Hosted and co-lectured at an approved PACLE seminar entitled
    “The Defense is the Science and Science is the Truth, The Truth About
    Forensic Science: An Introduction to Method Validation” with Janine
    Arvisu (8 hours of training) (Harrisburg, PA)
  • Attended Chromedia and SeparationsNow.com webinar with Lee
    Polite, Ph.D “Resolution in HPLC: A practical approach how to use the
    resolution equation to improve your separation” (.5 hour of
    training)
  • Attended PACDL’s
    “For the Experienced Seminar”
    (9 hours of training) (Gettysburg, PA)
  • Attended the American Academy of Forensic Science Annual
    meeting [attended sessions including: Workshop #2: Tools for Controlling Cognitive Biases in Casework; Workshop #17: Fires and Explosions: A Multidisciplinary Overview of Investigative Methods, Mental States of Perpetrators and Psychological Trauma to Victims; Workshop #12: Attorneys and Scientists Bridging the Gap in the Courtroom; Workshop #23: Good Measurement Practices in the Proper Use and Calibration of Balances and Pipettes and Plenary Sessions](40 hours of training) (Seattle, WA)
  • Lectured at the North Carolina Advocates for Justice
    “Advanced DWI Seminar” entitled “If You Want Blood (You’ve Got It):
    Understanding, Discovering and Presenting Errors in Blood Testing” (8
    hours of training with 2 hours of lecturing)
  • Attended Chromedia and SeparationsNow.com webinar with Lee
    Polite, Ph.D and Professor Peter Schoenmakers “Liquid Chromatography
    Master Class” (1 hour of training)
March
  • Hosted and co-instructed The 3rd Annual TheMcShaneFirm.com
    lecture series on Defending the Citizen Accused of a DUI by the
    Government 2010 topic “Introduction to Breath Testing” with Mary
    McMurray (8 hours of training) (Harrisburg, PA)
  • Hosted and co-instructed The 3rd Annual TheMcShaneFirm.com
    lecture series on Defending the Citizen Accused of a DUI by the
    Government 2010 topic “Just Because You are an Expert…Doesn’t Make You
    Interesting
    ” small group work shop seminar with Dr. Paul Homoly,
    CSP (16 hours of training) (Orlando, FL)
  • Completed American College of Forensic Examiners
    International certification/seminar “A Behavioral Optometry/Vision Science Perspective on
    the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Exam for DUI Enforcement (FESP0207)

    by Eugene R. Bertolli, OD, FACFEI, DABCHS, CMI-V, CHS-V; Constantine
    Forkiotis, OD, FCOVD, FAAO, CHS-III; Dominic R. Pannone, OD, CMI-V,
    CHS-III; and Hazel Dawkins (1 hour of training)
  • Completed American College of Forensic Examiners
    International certification/seminar “An Update on the Effects of Marijuana and its Potential
    Medical Use: Forensic Focus (FEFA0205)
    ” by Sherwood O. Cole, PhD (1
    hour of training)
  • Co-instructed the Impaired Driving Specialists’ seminar “NHTSA’s Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner(30 hours of instructing in trial advocacy with 30 hours of training) (Orlando, FL)
  • Attended Chromedia and SeparationsNow.com webinar with Dr.
    Harold McNair, Ph.D “Introduction to Gas Chromatography: Session 1:
    General Introduction; Session 2: Instrumentation; Session 3: Capillary
    Columns; Session 4: Detectors; Section 5: Quantitative and Qualitative
    Analysis” (1 hour of training)
April
  • Attended NCDD/TCDLA seminar “Mastering Scientific Evidence” Houston, Texas (16 hours of training) (New Orleans, LA)
  • Attended ThermoFisher Scientific and SpectroscopyNow.com
    webinar with Dr. Pascal Lemberge, PhD and Eric Tusseau “Rapid
    Screening: Analyzing 75 elements in 10 minutes without Sample Prep” (1
    hour of training)
  • Attended ThermoFisher Scientific and SpectroscopyNow.com
    webinar with Dr. Timothy O. Deschaines, PhD and Dr. Richard C.
    Wieboldt, PhD “Introduction to and Application of Surface Enhanced
    Raman Scattering for Research and Routine Analytical Environments” (1
    hour of training)
  • Attended ThermoFisher Scientific and SpectroscopyNow.com
    webinar with Dr. Thomas Moehring, PhD, Dr. Uwe Christians, MD, PhD and
    Helmut Muenster “Limits of sensitivity – What You Look For is What
    You’ll Find! The Power of a Full Scan HR Qual-Quant Mass Spectrometer” (1
    hour of training)
  • Attended the Headlines Legal Marketing and GACDL seminar “Jan
    Semenoff Breath Alcohol Testing Device Mega Course” (20 hours of training) (Atlanta, GA)
May
  • Instructed www.TheMcShaneFirm.com seminar
    “Introductory and Advanced Topics in Analytical Chemistry and Metrology
    in DUI/DWI/DUID-How an Analytical Chemist is your Best Friend” (7.5 hours of lecturing) (Harrisburg, PA)
  • Attended Chromedia and SeparationsNow.com webinar with Dr.
    Nick Snow, Ph.D “Introduction to Sample Preparation” (1 hour of
    training)
  • Attended the American Chemical Society course by Dr. Lee
    Polite, BA, MBA, PhD and Harold McNair, PhD “Forensic Applications of
    Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry: Headspace Gas
    Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector and Mass Spectrometry and
    High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (a lecture laboratory course)” (48
    hours of training with 1 hour of instructing) (Chicago, IL)
  • Attended the 2010 Mid Atlantic Association Forensic
    Scientists Annual Meeting [including: Plenary Session Topics; all Criminalistics Session meetings; Keynote Speaker speech; and Fire Debris Roundtable] (40 hours of training) (State College, PA)
  • Received certificate of participation from the Mid Atlantic
    Association Forensic Scientists “Advanced Structure Euclidation (LC-MS,
    GC-MS, HPLC, FTIR, Raman Spectrometry)” Robert J. Ollis, Jr.,
    Instructor (State College, PA)
June
  • Attended ThermoFisher Scientific webinar by Dr. Bori Shushan
    and Dr. Joe Bussolo entitled “LC-MS Analysis in Forensic Drugs-of-Abuse
    and Pain Management Testing: Improve Confidence, Sample Throughput, and
    Reliability” (.75 hours of training)
  • Attended ThermoFisher Scientific webinar by Dr. Thomas
    Moehring and Dr. Uwe Christinas “Limits of sensitivity – What you look
    for is what you’ll find! The power of a full scan HR Qual-Quant mass
    spectrometer” (1 hour of training)
  • Completed American College of Forensic Examiners
    International certification/seminar “Antidepressant Withdrawal Syndrome
    and DUI Evaluation (FEFA0607)” by Henry Spiller, MS, DABAT, FACFEI,
    DABFE, and Tama S. Sawyer, PharmD, CSPI (1 hour of training)
  • Attended the American Chemical Society course “Analysis and
    Interpretation of Mass Spectral Data” (16 hours of training) (Philadelphia, PA)
July
  • Attended and instructed at IDS Consulting Inc’s seminar
    “Behind the Secrets of Highway Drug Interdiction” (16 hours of
    training with 2 hours of instructing) (Alpharetta, GA)
  • Attended ChromAcademy webinar presented by GC/LC earl “GC
    Theory and Instrumentation Introduction” (1.5 hours of training)
  • Attended ChromAcademy webinar presented by GC/LC earl “GC
    Theory and Instrumentation of GC Chromatographic Parameters” (3
    hours of training)
  • Attended ChromAcademy webinar presented by GC/LC earl
    “LC/HPLC The Theory of HPLC Band Broadening” (3 hours of training)
  • Attended ChromAcademy webinar presented by GC/LC earl
    “GCTheory and Instrumentation of GC Band Broadening” (3 hours of
    training)
  • Attended ChromAcademy webinar presented by GC/LC earl “GC
    Theory and Instrumentation of GC Gas Supply and Pressure Control” (2
    hours of training)
  • Instructed at the Lorman Education Services
    teleconference/webinar “Pennsylvania DUI Case Law Update: A Massive
    Paradigm Shift-The Post Melendez-Diaz and Post-Chase World” (1.5
    hours of instructing with training)
  • Attended the NCDD Summer Session held at Harvard School of Law(16 hours of training) (Cambridge, MA)
August
  • Attended ChromAcademy webinar presented by GC/LC earl “GC
    Theory and Instrumentation of GC Sampling Techniques” (4.5 hours
    of training)
  • Attended American Chemical Society on-demand Webinar by Dr.
    Brian C. Smith “Across the Spectrum: Infrared Spectral Interpretation
    Module 1: The Fundamentals of Infrared Interpretation” (3 hours of
    training)
  • Attended and instructed at the American Chemical Society 240th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society
    the Title for the Session is: “The Lack of Legal and Forensic
    Suitability of Enzymatic Assaying for Blood Alcohol Concentrations in
    Prosecutions of Alleged Drunk Drivers” and Title for the presentation
    is: “Enzymatic Assaying: The Indirect Measurement that is Non-specific
    to Ethanol that is Being Misapplied from the Clinical World into the
    Forensic Arena” (40 hours of training and 4 hours of lecturing) (Boston, MA)
  • Attended and instructed at the Platt and Associates seminar
    entitled “An Overview of the NHTSA/IACP Drug Recognition and Evaluation
    Course” (16 hours of training and 3 hours of lecturing) (San Antonio, TX)
  • Attended ChromAcademy webinar presented by GC/LC earl “GC
    Theory and Instrumentation of GC Sample Introduction” (5 hours of
    training)
  • Attended ChromAcademy webinar presented by GC/LC earl “GC
    Theory and Instrumentation of GC-GC Detectors” (2.5 hours of
    training)
  • Attended ChromAcademy webinar presented by GC/LC earl “GC
    Theory and Instrumentation of GC-GC Columns” (5.5 hours of
    training) 
  • Attended ChromAcademy webinar presented by GC/LC earl “GC
    Theory and Instrumentation of GC-GC Temperature Programming” (3
    hours
    of training
September
  • Attended LCGC Webcast with Larry T. Taylor “Method
    Development in Packed Column Supercritical Fluid Chromatography” (1
    hour
    of training)
  • Attended Chromedia and SeparationsNow.com webinar with
    Professor Mario Thevis “Sports Drug Testing:  Chromatography and
    Mass Spectrometry-Based Approaches”  (1 hour
    of training)
  • Attended Analytical Chemistry Consulting and Training
    Associates, Inc.’s “Narrated Course: Introduction to the
    ChemStation”  (0.5 hours
    of training)
  • Attended Analytical Chemistry Consulting and Training
    Associates, Inc.’s “On-Line Course: Introduction to the
    ChemStation”  (0.5 hours
    of training)
  • Attended Analytical Chemistry Consulting and Training
    Associates, Inc.’s “On-Line Course: Significant Figures and
    Rounding”  (0.5 hours
    of training)
  • Attended ChromAcademy webinar presented by GC/LC earl
    “LC/HPLC:  The Theory of HPLC-Supercritical Fluid Chromatography” (3
    hours
    of training)
  • Attended ChromAcademy webinar presented by GC/LC earl
    “Hyphenated Fundamental GC-MS Introduction” (1.5 hours
    of training)
  • Attended ChromAcademy webinar presented by GC/LC earl
    “Hyphenated MS Interpretation *NEW* General Interpretation Strategies” (9.5
    hours
    of training)
  • Attended Perkin-Elmer webinar with Timothy Ruppel entitled
    “Blood Alcohol Content by Headspace/Gas Chromatography” (1.5 hours
    of training)
  • Attended NMS Labs webinar with Dr. Barry K. Logan, PhD “K2
    and the Synthetic Cannabinoids:  Pharmacology, Effects and
    Chemical Analysis” (1 hour
    of training)
  • Hosted and co-instructed “Just Because You are an
    Expert…Doesn’t Make You Interesting” small group work shop seminar with
    Dr. Paul Homoly, CSP (16 hours of training) (Harrisburg, PA)
  • Instructed and attended the California Association for
    Criminal Justice annual “Rules of the Road Seminar”(1.5 hours of instruction with 8 hours of training)
October
  • Attended the NCDD/NACDL 13th annual seminar “DWI means Defends with Integrity” (12.5 hours of training) (Las Vegas, NV)
  • Attended and instructed at the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyer’s annual “Advanced DUI Topics” seminar on Blood, Urine and other analytical chemistry topics (8 hours of training with 2 hours of instruction)
  • Attended and instructed at the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers annual DUI Seminar (16 hours of training with 2 hours of lecturing)
November
  • Attended and instructed at the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers “The Third Annual Reese Joye Memorial DUI Defense Seminar” (8 hours of training with 1 hour of lecturing)
  • Attended and instructed at the American Chemical Society course by Dr. Lee Polite, BA, MBA, PhD and Harold McNair, PhD “Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry: Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector and Mass Spectrometry and High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (a lecture laboratory course)” (48 hours of training, 1 hour of lecturing) (Chicago, IL)
  • Instructed training for Trichter & Murphy. PC entitled “How an Analytical Chemist Can be the Accused’s Best Friend Lessons 1-5” (8 hours of training) (Houston, TX)
  • Instructed and attended at the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association “Stuart Kinard Memorial Advance DWI Seminar” (.75 hours of lecture with 12 hours of training)
  • Attended National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) training “Fire and Explosion Investigations (NFPA 921-2008 ed.) (16 hours of training) (Chicago, IL)

2009

Total Hours of Training/Instructing= 289.25 hours including 3 hours instructing
January
April
May
  • Attended the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association
    seminar “6th Annual Advanced DUI Seminar ‘Everything You Need to Know
    About Medical Defenses and Blood Tests’” (8 hours of training)
  • Attended and instructed at NCDD/GACDL/Headlines Marketing’s “Advanced Forensic Blood and Urine Seminar” faculty included scientists Dr. A.W. Jones, BSc, PhD, DSc; Dr. Robert Baska, MD, JD; Wanda Sue Marley, RN, BSN, MS, CRNA, PhD; Dr. Alfred Staubus, Pharm D, PhD; Dr. Joseph Citron, MD, JD; Dr. Fred Hampikian, BSc, MS, PhD; Jan Semenoff, BA, EMT; Dr. Frederic Whitehurst, PhD and Ron Moore, B.Sc, JD (42 hours of training) (San Diego, CA)
June
July
September
  • Attended Pennsylvania Innocence Project Training (14 hours of training) (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Hosted and instructed a PACLE approved seminar entitled “How to Aggressively, Scientifically and Ethically
    Defend a Controlled Substances Accusation
    (4 hours of
    training) (Harrisburg, PA)
  • Completed certification through American Society for Clinical
    Laboratory Science seminar presented through MediaLab, Inc. (Provider
    #578) entitled “Routine Venipuncture(1.5
    hours of P.A.C.E. contact hours)
  • Completed certification through American Society for Clinical
    Laboratory Science seminar presented through MediaLab, Inc. (Provider
    #578) entitled “Phlebotomy(4 hours of
    P.A.C.E. contact hours)
  • Completed Pennsylvania Office of Open Records Statewide
    Training on the Sunshine Law and the Right to Know Law (2.5 hours of
    training) (Harrisburg, PA)
October
  • Attended NCDD/NACDL 13th annual seminar “DWI means Defends
    with Integrity” (12.5 hours of training) (Las Vegas, NV)
November
  • Attended the American Chemical Society course by Dr. Lee
    Polite, BA, MBA, PhD “Gas Chromatography: Fundamentals, Toubleshooting, and
    Method Development
    (a lecture laboratory course)” (48 hours of
    training) (Chicago, IL)
  • Attended PerkinElmer Online Webcast Library: Training and
    Advances in GC and GC/MS Applications course entitled “Clarus 500 /
    Autosystem XL Instrument Familiarization” (1.25 hours of training)
  • Attended PerkinElmer Online Webcast Library: Training and
    Advances in GC and GC/MS Applications course entitled “Tools for
    Maximizing Productivity in Drugs-of-Abuse Analysis by GC/MS” (.5 hours of training)
December
  • Attended PerkinElmer Online Webcast Library: Training and
    Advances in GC and GC/MS Applications course entitled “Blood-Alcohol
    Analysis by Headspace-GC” (.75 hours of training)
  • Attended PerkinElmer Online Webcast Library: Training and
    Advances in GC and GC/MS Applications course entitled “Forensic Drug
    Testing by GC or GC/MS” (1.25 hours of training)
  • Attended PerkinElmer Online Webcast Library: Training and
    Advances in GC and GC/MS Applications course entitled “Arson
    Investigations by GC/MS” (.75 hours of training)
  • Attended PerkinElmer Online Webcast Library: Training and
    Advances in GC and GC/MS Applications course entitled “Quality Testing
    for Volatiles in Beer and Wine by Gas Chromatography” (1.25 hours
    of training)
  • Lectured at the Connecticut State Public Defender’s
    Conference on “Short Course on Blood Toxicology” and “Drug DUI cases -
    Can they be Defended?” (8 hours of training with 3 hours of lecturing)

2008

Total Hours of Training/Instructing = 248.25 hours including 37.25 hours of instructing
January
  • Completed CLIA General Laboratory Competency Assessment, CLIA
    Chemistry / Urinalysis Competency Assessment and Phlebotomy Training (24
    hours of training)
March
April
  • Attended 1st Annual NACDL seminar “Making Sense of Science
    forensic training seminar where experts instructed on Computer Forensic
    Evidence, DNA collection and analysis, Sexual Abuse cases, the
    Forensics of Firearms, Arson Investigation, Crime Lab Errors, Crime
    Scene Analysis, Child Sexual Abuse, defending child pornography and
    criminal solicitation for sexual related cases involving children (like
    Dateline’s “How to Catch a Child Predator” style cases), Homicide
    Investigations, Time of Death and Pathology, and Understanding Police
    Interrogations and Challenging False Confessions (12
    hours of training) (Las Vegas, NV)
May
July
August
  • Attended the Lorman Education Service’s seminar “Trucking
    Litigation and D.O.T. Regulations
    ” [this is primarily a civil law
    focused seminar (Update on Impact of Motor Carrier Safety
    Administration on Hours of Service, Risk Management Issues for
    Hazardous Materials Transport, Overview of the D.O.T. and Its Impact on
    Interstate Trucking, The Emotional Side of Motor Carrier Litigation –
    Alcohol and Road Rage, Punitive Damages, Imputed Liability and Driver's
    Scope of Employment, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Potential Liability
    Based Upon Violations of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act
    Regulations, Pros and Cons of Downloading ECMs)] (4 hours of
    training) (Harrisburg, PA)
September
December
  • December-Attended NCDD/GACDL/Headlines Marketing’s “Advanced Forensic Blood and Urine Seminar”; faculty included scientists Dr. A.W. Jones, BSc, PhD, DSc; Dr. Francis Gengo, Pharm D; Dr. Alfred Staubus, Pharm D, PhD; Dr. Joseph Citron, MD, JD; and Ron Moore, B.Sc., JD (42 hours of training) (Atlanta, GA)

2007

Total Hours of Training/Instructing = 59.25 hours
June
August

2006

Total Hours of Training/Instructing = 56 hours
April
  • Attended PACDL’s Capital Cases III-Joint Annual
    Meeting-Defending Death Penalty cases (16 hours of training) (State College, PA)
June
  • Attended Pennsylvania Bar Insitute’s (PBI) seminar “Driver Licensing Problems” hosted by
    PennDOT officials (8 hours of training) (Harrisburg, PA)

2005

Total Hours of Training/Instructing = 54 hours
February
  • Attended PACDL’s seminar “Forensic Science Seminar” (8 hours
    of training) (Harrisburg, PA)
February
  • Attended PBI’s seminar “Forensic Science Seminar-Capital
    Cases Session” (8 hours of training) (Harrisburg, PA)
March
  • Attended Lorman Education Services Seminar “Strategies in
    Handling DUI Cases Under the New Law in Pennsylvania” (6 hours
    of training) (Harrisburg, PA)

2004

Total Hours of Training/Instructing = 47 hours
September
  • Attended PACDL’s seminar “Capital Cases I” (Pennsylvania’s
    first ever training session for Death Penalty cases) (6 hours of
    training) (State College, PA)
October
  • Attended PACDL’s seminar “The Patriot Act” (1 hour
    of training) (Harrisburg, PA)
November
  • Attended Lorman Education Services’ seminar “Driving After
    Imbibing” (8 hours of training) (Harrisburg, PA)

2003

Total Hours of Training/Instructing = 36 hours
September
  • Attended PBI’s seminar “Pennsylvania Evidence” (4 hours
    of training) (Harrisburg, PA)

Future Seminars Planned

2014-Total Anticipated Hours of Training/Instructing= 330 hours anticipated

April

  • Will attend and instruct at the Missouri State Judges conference (8 hours of training, 2 hours of lecturing)
  • Will attend and instruct the American Chemical Society “Solid Drug Pre-consumption Form Forensic Analysis IV” by Heather Harris, MFS and Dr. Lee Polite, BA, MBA, PhD (24 hours of training with 3 hours of lecturing) (Chicago, IL)
  • Will attend and instruct at the North Carolina Advocates for Justice “Understanding Gas Chromatography and Blood Testing: Blood Testing in the Forensic World” (8 hours of training with 8 hours of lecturing)

June

  • Will attend and instruct at the American Chemical Society course “Driving Under the Influence of Drugs: Analytical Chemistry and Pharmacology II” by Dr. Jimmie Valentine, PhD and Dr. Lee Polite, BA, MBA, PhD (24 hours of training with 3 hours of lecturing) (Chicago, IL)

August

  • Will attend and instruct at the American Chemical Society 247th National Meeting & Exposition a symposium (40 hours of training with 4 hours of lecturing) (San Francisco, CA)

October

  • Will attend and instruct at the American Chemical Society course by Dr. Lee Polite, BA, MBA, PhD and Harold McNair, PhD “Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry: Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector and Mass Spectrometry and High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (a lecture laboratory course) XI” (48 hours of training with lecturing) (Chicago, IL)

November

  • Will attend and instruct the American Chemical Society “Solid Drug Pre-consumption Form Forensic Analysis IV” by Heather Harris, MFS and Dr. Lee Polite, BA, MBA, PhD (24 hours of training with 3 hours of lecturing) (Chicago, IL)

Publications

Published

  • McShane, Justin J. “CHAL Abstract: Linear Dynamic Range Challenges in Forensics” printed in the symposium of the 247the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society.
  • McShane, Justin J. “Abstract: The Constitutionality of the Cold Case CODIS Hit and an Offender not on Probation or Parole” The Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences: 66th Annual Scientific Meeting (Seattle, WA-AAFS, 2014).
  • McShane, Justin J. “How does a GC-MS Machine Know that There’s a Drug in the Blood?” The Defense Never Rests The Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Newsletter (February 2014 Edition) 6-16.
  • McShane, Justin J. “JustIn Science: Why the Number Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story” NCDD Journal Volume 1 Issue 20 (Winter, 2014) 6-7.
  • McShane, Justin J. and Lee, Josh D. “The Always Get the Data! The Fukushima of Forensics: Annie Dookhan” For the Defense (The Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer’s publication) July/August 2013 edition p. 8-19.
  • McShane, Justin J. “CHAL 26 Abstract: Traditional landscape of measurement science in the courtroom: Qualitative measurement uncertainty, the myth of infinite precision and total accuracy” printed in the symposium of the 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society.
  • McShane, Justin J., “Abstract: Scientific Workshop #14: Melendez-Diaz, Bullcoming, and Williams: Scientific Evidence and the Right to Confrontation” The Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences: 65th Annual Scientific Meeting (Washington, DC-AAFS, 2013).
  • McShane, Justin J. and Lee, Josh D “Abstract: EPA, GLP, and USP vs. Forensic Science: Where is the Commutability? Why Are There no Standardized Methods Across All of Forensic Science?” The Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences: 65th Annual Scientific Meeting (Washington, DC-AAFS, 2013).
  • McShane, Justin J. “Chapter 3: Applied Epistemology or Subconsciously Bending the Truth: The Human Frailties of the Mind that Manifest in Bias of the Officer at the Roadside. The Drug Recognition Expert Program Serves as a Case Study for an Epistemology-Based Defense,” in Lawrence E. Wines, Esquire, ed., Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence: Fourth Edition (Aspatore: A Thompson Reuters business, ISBN: 9780314286284) (2012).
  • McShane, Justin J. “Chapter 4: Consciousness of Guilt or Reasonable Confusion: How Applied Epistemology Can Negate the Burden Shifting Game in a DUI Refusal Case,” in Lawrence E. Wines, Esquire, ed., Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence: Fourth Edition (Aspatore: A Thompson Reuters business, ISBN: 9780314286284) (2012).
  • McShane, Justin J. “Chapter 5: How to write an Expert Report,” in Lawrence E. Wines, Esquire, ed., Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence: Fourth Edition (Aspatore: A Thompson Reuters business, ISBN: 9780314286284) (2012).
  • McShane, Justin J. “Chapter 6: The Inabailty to Quantify BrAC measures,” in Lawrence E. Wines, Esquire, ed., Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence: Fourth Edition (Aspatore: A Thompson Reuters business, ISBN: 9780314286284) (2012).
  • McShane, Justin J. “Chapter 7: A Scientific Examination of the Validity of Evidentiary Breath Testing as Applied to DUI Prosecution in the United States Today,” in Lawrence E. Wines, Esquire, ed., Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence: Fourth Edition (Aspatore: A Thompson Reuters business, ISBN: 9780314286284) (2012).
  • McShane, Justin J. “How to Obtain Scientific Data (Discovery) Through the Court: How Does a Criminal Defense Lawyer Confront an Expert Witness” California Defender (Fall 2012) 55-64.
  • McShane, Justin J. and Lee, Josh “Electro-Chemical Based Portable Breath Testing: A Potentially Dangerous Non-Specific and Non-Selective Measure at Roadside” The Voice for the Defense (Sept. 2012) 21-7.
  • McShane, Justin J., Auriemma, Joshua, and Koch, Matthew. “Considering Justice Alito’s Williams Plurality and What, If Anything, It Means” The NACDL Champion Magazine (Aug. 2012) 44-8.
  • McShane, Justin J. “Why I Don’t Stipulate to Forensic Test Results” NCDD Journal Volume 1 Issue 16 (Summer, 2012) 2-3.
  • McShane, Justin J. “CHAL 26 Abstract: Burning the Accused at the Stake? Is arson/explosive investigations scientific or modern day witchcraft?” printed in the symposium of the 243rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society.
  • McShane, Justin J. “Chapter 1: The Science of Search and Seizure in DUI Defense” Inside the Minds: The Legality of Search and Seizure in DUI Cases, (Aspatore: A Thompson Reuters business, ISBN: 9780314285843) (2012) 7-22.
  • McShane, Justin J. “Keeping Accuracy/Calibration Records Out” NCDD Journal Volume 1 Issue 15 (Winter, 2011) 2-4.
  • McShane, Justin J., Middlebrook, Richard and Brehmer, Jeremy. “Abstract: State Crime Laboratories — Open or Closed to Criminal Defense Attorneys?” The Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences: 64th Annual Scientific Meeting (Atlanta, GA-AAFS, 2012).
  • McShane, Justin J., Auriemma, Joshua and Watt, Sebastian. “A Post-Bullcoming World: Does Justice Sotomayor’s Concurrence Undermine The Majority Opinion?” The NACDL Champion Magazine (Oct. 2011) 10-3.
  • McShane, Justin J. “CHAL 13 Abstract: State of forensic science in America today: Is it scientific at all? Is there a path forward?” printed in the symposium of the 242nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society.
  • McShane, Justin J. “Chapter 4: Navigating the Complexities of a DUI Vehicular Homicide Defense“ in Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases, (Aspatore; A Thompson Reuters business, ISBN-13: 9780314280565) (2012) 73-100.
  • McShane, Justin J. and Fitzgerald, Edward. “Chapter 57: ISO 17025” in Edward F. Fitzgerald, Esquire, ed., Intoxication Test Evidence: Second Edition (Eagan, MN: West: A Thompson Reuters business, 2011, ASIN: B0006F56LC) (2011).
  • McShane, Justin J. and Marley, Wanda. “Abstract E 23: Limitations of the Assay: Gastroesophageal Reflux and BrAC Measurements” The Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences: 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting (Colorado Springs, CO-AAFS, 2011).
  • McShane, Justin J. and Lee, Josh D. “Chapter 6: Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector: What It Is and How to Cross-Examine an Expert on It” in Lawrence E. Wines, Esquire, ed., Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence: Third Edition (Aspatore: A Thompson Reuters business, ISBN: 978-0314278890) (2011).
  • McShane, Justin J., Marley, Wanda, Citron, Joseph and Gengo, Francis “Chapter 3: The Top Ten Points in Establishing a Viable and Scientifically Based GER/GERD Defense to Evidentiary Breath Testing Cases,” in Lawrence E. Wines, Esquire, ed., Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence: Third Edition (Aspatore: A Thompson Reuters business, ISBN: 978-0314278890) (2011).
  • McShane, Justin J., “Glossary of Important Analytical Chemistry Terms” included in materials distributed at the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar’s “Rocky Mountain High: DUI/DUID Defense School at 10,000 feet.”
  • McShane, Justin J. “Comprehensive Blood Discovery and the Reasons For It.” in Bruce Kapsack, Esquire, ed., Innovative DUI Trial Tools (James Publishing, 2011, ASIN: B001NAQLPE).
  • McShane, Justin J. “Iconoclastic Thinking: Smashing the Paradigm of Effective Cross-Examination of Opposing Party Expert Witnesses. How Being Nice, Acting Like A Curious 5-Year Old, and Using the Social Convention of the Dating Ritual to Win.” North Carolina Association for Justice, Ohio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, The California Public Defenders Association, and the Tennessee Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (2011).
  • McShane, Justin J., “Glossary of Important Analytical Chemistry Terms” in Paul Burglin, Barry Simons and Ed Kuwach, ed., California Drunk Driving Law (Costa Mesa, CA: James Publishing2011, ISBN-10: 0970350120).
  • McShane, Justin J. “CHAL Abstract: Call for meaningful validation of the Drug Recognition “Expert” protocol in driving under the influence of drugs prosecution” printed in the symposium of the 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society.
  • McShane, Justin J., Citron, Joseph and Staubus, Albert “CHAL Abstract: The Lack of Legal and Forensic Suitability of Enzymatic Assaying for Blood Alcohol Concentrations in Prosecutions of Alleged Drunk Drivers: Enzymatic assaying-The Indirect Measurement that is Non-specific to Ethanol that is Being Misapplied from the Clinical World into the Forensic Arena” printed in the symposium of the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society.
  • McShane, Justin J. and Fitzgerald, Edward “Chapter 6: The Changing Face of DUI Practice: A Time to Think Ahead” in Edward F. Fitzgerald, Esquire, ed., Intoxication Test Evidence: Second Edition (Eagan, MN: West: A Thompson Reuters business, 2010, ASIN: B0006F56LC), 6-1 to 6-55.
  • McShane, Justin J. Driving After Imbibing Manual-The Authoritative Guide to Defending Motorists Accused of Alcohol/Drug Impaired Driving In Pennsylvania, (Harrisburg, PA: CDSD Publishing, 2005-2010) ISBN 978-0-615-18677-1.
  • McShane, Justin J., Marsico, Douglas and Sennett, Brian. Traffic Law Practices in Pennsylvania, (Lorman Education Services, 2006).
  • McShane, Justin J. Preliminary Hearing: A Primer for the Inexperienced, (Harrisburg, PA: CDSD Publishing, 2005-2010).
  • McShane, Justin J. Pennsylvania Vehicle Code and the ‘New’ Driving After Imbibing Law: A Practitioner’s Guide to Successfully Defending Against the Commonwealth and PENNDOT License Suspension, (Harrisburg, PA: CDSD Publishing, 2005-2010).
  • McShane, Justin J. Am I Going to Lose My License?, (Harrisburg, PA: CDSD Publishing, 2005-2010).

Accepted, pending publication

  • Kennedy, Katherine and McShane, Justin J. “Basic Introduction to Gas Chromatography” in James, Nesci, Esquire and Jay Tiftickjian, Esquire, eds., Colorado DUI Defense: The Law and Practice (James Publishing, 2013,).

Submitted pending approval

  • McShane, Justin J. and Lee, Josh “Synthetic Drug Prosecution and Defense: Federal and State Analogue Laws” (submitted to The Voice)
  • McShane, Justin J. “The Need to Appreciate Not Just the Law, But Also the Science Behind DUID Cases” (submitted to the Pennsylvania Driving Under the Influence-Law & Practice. Sherman, M., and Vogrin, J. editors)
  • McShane, Justin J., Lee, Josh, Roberts, Richard and Trichter, Gary “The Future of DUI: Oral Fluid Collection” (submitted to The Voice)
  • McShane, Justin J. and Tanski, TC. “Why per se driving under the influence of drug based pros-ecutions are not Scientific and how probation violations for marijuana use may be wrong” (submitted to The Trial Lawyer Magazine)

In editing

  • McShane, Justin J. and Roberts, Richard “Automated Cars-The End of DUI Defense”
  • McShane, Justin J., Lee, Josh, Moore, Ronald, Polite, Lee and McNair, Harold “The Compre-hensive Book on Forensic Chromatography.”
  • McShane, Justin J. and Messman, Jerry “‘The Machine was Calibrated:’ The Myth of Calibra-tion of BrAC Machines.”
  • McShane, Justin J. and Hooper, Stephanie “The Aura of Accuracy: “Our Controls Prove We Are in Control so Our Autopipettes Don’t Have to be Calibrated.”

Notable Appellate Advocacy

  • Commonwealth v Schildt: In this important case, Dauphin County Judge Lawrence F. Clark ruled that the current calibration methods for Pennsylvania breath testing machines leave the devices inadequate to measure samples outside of the range of 0.05% to 0.15%. The ruling opens the door for thousands of the Highest BAC (over 0.16%) cases to be reviewed. He further ruled that the Intoxilyzer 5000EN breath machine may no longer considered reliable or admissible. This ruling resulted in Pennsylvania State Police halting the use of breath testing statewide in favor of blood testing.
  • Lebanon County Blood Testing Ruling: A ruling signed by all four judges of the Court of Com-mon Pleas in Lebanon County stated that the blood testing procedure used at Good Samaritan Hospital (GSH) was not acceptable to the court because it deviated from the instructions set forth by the manufacturer of the equipment. In response, Lebanon County District Attorney an-nounced that it would discontinue blood testing at GSH and instead send all blood samples to the state crime lab in Harrisburg for testing.
  • Co-authored with Leonard Stamm, Esquire and Ron Moore, Esquire, the successful joint Na-tional College for DUI Defense, Inc. and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ amicus curiae brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in the case of Bullcoming v. New Mexico 09-10876. On June 23, 2011, the Supreme Court of the United States sided with Bull-coming and the amicus brief issuing a sweeping opinion that affirmed the arguments presented by Bullcoming and amici counsel creating “The Particular Witness Rule.”
  • Commonwealth v. Yohe (–A.3d–) The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has accepted for review the case of Commonwealth v. George Yohe. The particular witness from NMS Labs who physically conducted the analysis of the blood of the accused for BAC was not present for trial, but only the PhD who reviewed the data generated by the particular witness appeared to testify. Attorney Dorward of the McShane Firm, LLC timely objected making a complete proffer to preserve the Confrontation Clause error being careful to both federalize the objection as well as raise inde-pendent state grounds. The trial court overruled the objection and allowed solely the surrogate to testify in lieu of the particular witness. Despite his best efforts, the Jury disagreed with Attorney Dorward at trial and returned a guilty verdict. Attorney Dorward again asserted error in a well-written post-sentencing motion and accompanying memorandum. Upon review of the testimony elicited and the arguments presented, the trial court agreed there was a violation of Confrontation. Despite the binding precedent of Commonwealth v. Barton-Martin, the trial court ordered a new trial as the remedy. Knowing that remedy to be in error in that the proper remedy under Barton-Martin was vacating and discharging the defendant of the conviction, Attorney Dorward filed a motion for reconsideration with the trial court for the remedy. That petition was denied. The government sought appeal of the grant of the new trial. Thus, the government became the appellant. The McShane Firm, LLC became the appellee. After receiving briefs and hearing oral argument, a three justice panel of the Superior Court disagreed with the trial court and overturned the grant of the new trial. In essence, the three justice Superior Court, in a published opinion, held the testimony of the surrogate was sufficient Confrontation for the appellee. Attorney Dorward enlisted the help of Attornies Josh Auriemma and Justin J. McShane to perfect a petition for allocator to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court which was granted. The case was reviewed. The Superior Court decision was upheld. The matter is now pending before the United States Supreme Court pending certiorari.
  • Commonwealth v. Curtis Williams (–A.3d–) Mr. Williams was acquitted by a jury of the charge of criminal attempt homicide, but guilty of the charge of Aggravated Assault. The defense theo-ry of the case was that the alleged victim was the aggressor, and Mr. Williams was acting in his own self-defense and in defense of his two young children when the much larger able body al-leged victim engaged in road rage. The trial court granted the Commonwealth’s pre-trial motion to preclude the defense from introducing evidence that the alleged victim was drunk (BAC of 0.15) and driving while drunk. A sharply divided panel (2-1) of the Superior Court agreed with the trial court. In a rare move, the Superior Court granted an en banc review of the panel’s deci-sion. Less than 20 cases per year are accepted for en banc review by the Superior Court.
  • Commonwealth v. Karns 50 A.3d 158 (2012) Mr. Karns was found guilty of DUI Highest Rate (BAC above .16%) by the trial court upon evidence from an enzymatic-based blood test that re-ported his BAC to be .189%.
    At trial the Bedford County District Attorney’s Office presented Christine Ickes, the medical lab scientist from the UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital who prepared and analyzed Mr. Karns’ blood sample. As the test was done on non-whole blood, a conversion factor accepted by the scientific community must be presented under Pennsylvania Law. The prosecution did not pre-sent any evidence of a conversion factor. During his cross-examination, Attorney McShane ex-posed the lack of a whole blood conversion factor before the trial court.
    The Superior Court of Pennsylvania reviewed the appeal and found that without a valid conver-sion factor, the evidence presented by the Commonwealth was insufficient for the per se conviction and overturned the conviction for the charge of DUI- highest rate of alcohol.
    The holding of the court was as follows:
    • • Supernate is not whole blood;
    • • Simply having a witness say it is whole blood is not “good enough” no matter how many times they insist that it is;
    • • Any form of non-whole blood expression for BAC must be converted back to whole blood;
    • • Saying there is a conversion factor automatically or somehow is not good enough;
    • • A dilution factor is not a conversion factor; and
    • • Absent an expert (or admissible testimony) as to conversion, there is insufficient evi-dence to support a per se based conviction for DUI)
  • Commonwealth v. Zerphey (936 MDA 2009) After Mr. Zerphey was originally charged with a violation of section 3802(a)(1) (being incapable of safe driving) and 3802(c) (DUI Highest Rate with BAC over 0.16), Mr. Zerphey was found not guilty at trial as to the incapable of safe driv-ing count, but guilty as to the lesser charge of DUI high Rate (BAC greater than 0.10 but less than 0.16). At trial Attorney McShane argued that the testing method of the Good Samaritan Hospital did not result in a whole blood BAC expression. Pennsylvania law requires that the BAC be an expression of whole blood. Post-sentencing motions were denied by the trial court. The panel of Justice at the Superior Court agreed with Attorney McShane’s original contention that scientifically and factually the result that produced by the Good Samaritan Hospital is not that of whole blood and that no conversion factor was introduced as required. As a result, the Superior Court overturned the conviction. Mr. Zerphey was totally acquitted of all charges.
  • Commonwealth v. Jennifer Barton Martin (5 A.2d 363, 2010 PA Super 163, certiorari denied) The Superior Court of Pennsylvania, a three judge panel with no dissenting opinions held that the Supreme Court of the United States opinion in Melendez-Diaz applied even though the ac-cused subpoenaed the technologist and the phlebotomist presenting both in our case-in-chief. The clear ruling states the following:
      1. Melendez-Diaz is retroactively applied.
      2. Under Federal Constitutional Confrontation Clause rights, the Commonwealth during its case-in-chief must call the analyst. It expressly overruled Carter and Kravontka which were our state’s previous precedent.
      3. Failure to do #2 even if the defense in its case calls the analyst, does not cure Confron-tation violation.
      4. A result is not a new trial, but vacating of the conviction with jeopardy.

    The Court ruled as follows: “Because the Commonwealth did not summon at trial the analyst who prepared Appellant’s lab report, we conclude that Appellant’s rights under the Confronta-tion Clause were violated and that the lab report showing her blood-alcohol content was inad-missible. Without that evidence, Appellant’s conviction under § 3802(c) cannot stand and we therefore vacate her judgment of sentence as to that offense.”

  • Commonwealth v. Angel Valle-Valez (995 A.2d 1264, 2010 PA Super 99) The Superior Court of Pennsylvania held as a matter of first impression, spousal privilege applied to testimony of de-fendant’s wife, even though the couple had separated, no longer held themselves out to be mar-ried, and had filed for divorce, and spousal privilege is not limited to confidential communica-tions. Defendant was the “lawful spouse” of his estranged wife, for purposes of spousal privi-lege, even though defendant and his wife had separated, no longer held themselves out to be married, and had filed for divorce, and defendant’s wife had become engaged to another man; filing of divorce complaint did nothing to affect the marriage under the law absent entry of di-vorce decree, and plain statutory language would not be disregarded in pursuit of the spirit of the privilege. A spouse does not waive the spousal privilege by sharing the nature of the infor-mation with third parties. Where the spousal privilege applies, the witness may refuse to testify and may not be compelled to take the stand. Spousal privilege is not limited to confidential communications
  • Commonwealth v. Christina Houtz (982 A.2d 537; 2009 PA Super 186) The Superior Court of Pennsylvania held that in a sex offender case that a blanket probation condition that prohibited defendant from possessing or having access to a computer, or otherwise accessing the Internet, was unduly restrictive and unreasonable, in prosecution for corruption of a minor and indecent assault; there was no evidence that defendant’s offense was facilitated by or incorporated the use of a computer or the internet.
  • Commonwealth v. Justin Tobery (908 MDA 2009) The Superior Court of Pennsylvania held that a two vehicle accident involving serious bodily injury of the other motorist on an icy road where the officer noticed an odor of alcohol alone with no other indicia of intoxication present was in-sufficient probable cause to arrest for a DUI.
  • Commonwealth v. Darius Jeffries (579 Pa. 539, 857 A.2d 671) the Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted allocator for argument in this case.
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vs. Shawn Seif: (1265 MDA 2002) Shawn Seif was charged with Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct and Obstruction of Justice. Factually, he lived in a multi-unit apartment complex with a locked front door. The police received a 911 hang-up call from a alleged domestic assault involving a unit other than Mr. Seif’s. The police arrived at the locked front door and commanded that Seif open it. Seif denied them entry. He was arrested. Despite our best efforts both in pretrial motions and during trial, all pretrial motions to dismiss were denied and he was convicted by a Jury of all charges. Upon appeal, in an unpublished opinion of a panel of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, the conviction was overturned and the case was discharged. The panel of the Superior Court agreed with Attorney McShane’s original position that the charges were not proper to begin with- in that: (1) the private common room hallway where the alleged Disorderly Conduct occurred was not a public place which is an essential element to support a Disorderly Conduct charge; (2) failing to open a door upon a police command is not an affirmative act as is necessary to sustain a conviction for Obstruction of Justice charge; and (3) a refusal to turn around and put his hands behind his back was not Resisting Arrest.
  • Commonwealth v. Tamika Jones (845 A.2d 821, 2004 PA Super 28) The Superior Court of Penn-sylvania held that knowledge on part of police officer who stopped defendant’s vehicle, that an individual had complained that a vehicle matching the description of defendant’s vehicle and li-cense plate number was involved in “drug activity,” was insufficient to serve as basis for a rea-sonable suspicion of criminal activity; officer did not observe any conduct by defendant that would corroborate tip provided to dispatcher, and tipster did not provide any information about individuals allegedly involved in “drug activity” or specify what the “activity” was. Allowing Commonwealth to call as witness the informant whose tip led to stop of defendant’s vehicle would not have satisfied Commonwealth’s burden, in opposing motion to suppress evidence ob-tained during that stop, of establishing existence of reasonable suspicion; defendant did not contest the content of information provided, but rather whether the information itself was sufficient to serve as basis for reasonable suspicion.

Equipment Owned by The McShane Firm

(Attorney McShane holds current valid DOT training for proper use of these items)

Various Institute for Law Enforcement Education (ILEE) Training
Reviewed

  • Police and Prosecutor’s Manual Section L
  • Sobriety Check Book Student Manual Section C
  • Intoxilyzer 5000 with vapor recirculation
  • 5000 EN Breath Test Infrared Absorption Student Manual
  • Use of Wet Bath Alcohol simulator Student Manual
  • Handling Anger in the impaired subject
  • Draeger Alcotest Model 7410 Plus
  • Intoxilyzer 8000
  • Intoxilyzer 5000 EN
  • Intoxilyzer 5000
  • Inoximeters EC/IR
  • Draeger Alcotest Model 7110 MK111
  • BAC DataMaster
  • Juvenile DUI
  • General DUI Instruction
  • SFST Course
  • Sobriety Checkpoint refresher and Instructor
  • SFST refresher update training
  • Alcosensor IV-RBT IV
  • Draeger Alcotest Model 7410 II
  • General Breath test operator’s info

Summary of Legal and Professional Experience:

  • Defended several high profile cases including death penalty cases
    and several other homicides including a triple homicide death penalty
    case.
  • Tried over 90 Jury trials in both Federal and State Court ranging
    from homicides, large scale multi-million dollar drug trafficking and
    serial rapist cases to DUI and even speeding infractions as well as
    everything in-between.
  • Litigated a great many administrative license appeals,
    administrative license hearings, preliminary hearings, pre-trial
    motions, non-jury trials, post-sentencing motions and appeals before
    the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, The Commonwealth Court of
    Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
  • Handled thousands of criminal cases.
  • Argued twice before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
  • Co-authored an amicus curiae brief to the Supreme Court of the United States on behalf of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National College for DUI Defense, Inc.
  • Frequently argued before the Pennsylvania Superior Court. In
    fact, in Commonwealth v. Jones, 845 A.2d 821, Attorney McShane
    successfully argued to substantially change Pennsylvania law with
    respect to anonymous tipsters and vehicle stops to the benefit of all
    motorists. Most recently in Commonwealth v. Barton-Martin (— A.2d —-, 2010 PA Super 163, certiorari denied), he fundamentally changed the way that the prosecution must present all forensic evidence in the Courtroom.

Professional History

The McShane Firm, LLC

Chairman/CEO

Harrisburg, PA
March 2008 to present

After buying out partner,
reincorporated:

  • Immediately increased the firm to include six attorneys and between fourteen to eighteen support staff depending upon the time of year.
  • Operates, maintains and manages a thriving law firm.
  • Practice limited to criminal law specializing in traffic offenses and DUI and forensic science related matters.
  • Immediately arranged to have all attorneys in Firm certified in
    accident scene reconstruction, Evidentiary Breath Alcohol Technician,
    and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructors, Drugs that Impair
    Driving, DRE and advanced issues in forensic blood and urine testing.
  • Maintains the Dauphin County contract for representing those who
    are subject to involuntary mental health commitments.
  • Maintains the Dauphin County contract representing those who
    claim they have received the ineffective assistance of counsel and
    those seeking to assert their actual innocence using DNA (the NACDL
    effort known as “The Innocence Project”)
  • Is the Solicitor for the Recorder of Deeds for Dauphin County
  • Admitted Pro Hac Vice to the sate bars of Georgia and Florida.

McShane and Hitchings, LLC

Managing Partner

Hershey/Harrisburg, PA
April 2004 to March 2008

  • Originally formed as a partnership between 2 attorneys, the firm
    grew to four attorneys and 5 support staff.
  • Operated, maintained and managed a thriving law firm.
  • Limited practice to criminal law specializing in traffic offenses and DUI and forensic science matters.
  • Admitted Pro Hac Vice in the Superior Court of California San
    Mateo County.
  • Amicably bought out his law partner.

Law Offices of Justin J. McShane

Solo Practitioner

Hershey, PA
June 2003 to April 2004

  • On June 1, 2003 began the private practice of law specializing in
    Criminal Law and Traffic matters.
  • At that time shared offices with four other attorneys.

Dauphin County Public Defender’s Office

Assistant Public Defender
Certified Legal Intern

Harrisburg, PA
May 2001 to June 2003
December 1999 to May 2001

  • Represented over a thousand clients at every stage of
    criminal proceedings.
  • Represented clients in jury trials, at suppression hearings,
    bench trials, pre-preliminary hearing line-ups, preliminary hearings,
    parole/probation revocations, ARD hearings, investigating grand juries,
    formal arraignments, guilty plea colloquies and arguments before the
    Superior Court of Pennsylvania
  • Submitted briefs to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • Experienced in plea and charge bargaining
  • Represented clients at involuntary civil commitments (i.e.,
    mental health hearings) and Children and Youth matters.

Community Involvement

  • 2005 until term expired in 2009-elected by the Voters of the Harrisburg area to sit as a School Director for the Central Dauphin School Board
  • Volunteer with PAWS of Central Pennsylvania (PAWS is a no-kill animal rescue and spay/neuter group dedicated to saving the lives of companion animals through spaying and neutering, pet fostering and adoption, and educational efforts)
  • Volunteer with the Special Olympics
  • A loving and doting father of 4 year old daughter

Attorney McShane (Chairman/CEO) is a trial attorney who specializes in using forensic science in defending the citizen accused among us who has been alleged by the Government to be in violation of the law. He is nationally known and well-regarded for being a skilled and fierce litigator, but is also well known for his strong understanding and in-depth knowledge in all forms of forensic science.

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DUI Books

DUI Equipment

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Atlanta’s top DUI attorney, William “Bubba” Head, endorses Justin McShane:

Michigan’s top DUI attorney, Patrick Barone, endorses Justin McShane:

From Clients

The McShane Firm did better for me than I ever could have imagined. They got me a full dismissal.
Justin’s knowledge of DUI law and procedures was extraordinary. He saw my case the whole way thru my preliminary hearing and a refile by the state. He was even ready to go to trial if that’s what it took.
The McShane firm not only got me the results that I was looking for, but treated me like real person rather than just another client. They answered every question that I had as well as walked me thru any problems that I encountered along the way.
I would definitely recommend them to all of my friends and family.
Thanks again Justin and the McShane Firm.

Melissa – DUI

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Attorney Justin McShane and his team fought the fight for me and never gave up…. It was quite the battle, but his impeccable representation and performance rendered justice. I was cleared of all charges and am so thrilled to be moving on with my life!

DUI

The Mcshane firm is very knowledgeable, and handled my case very quickly, I recommend this firm to anyone who is seeking a attorney Justin McShane he’s the best
Sincerely
JLG

JG – Probable Cause, Traffic Stop

L.K – Poss of Marijuana

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Attorney McShane,

I trusted you and your team with my freedom! Your knowledge and efforts were extraordinary. I could feel your confidence in the court room. You were always straight forward about my case and I appreciate your honesty. I have nothing but the highest respect for you. I can now move on with my family, my job, and my life thanks to all of you at The McShane Firm.
-DM

DM- DUI 2nd Off Refusal

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From Peers

Counsel [McShane] is known to the Court as a zealous advocate for his clients, meticulous in his creation of a record for appellate review, and dogged in his pursuit of any issue which could accrue to the benefit of his client. In his usual fashion, attorney McShane meticulously created a record of the encounter between the two, and citing the applicable law argued for dismissal of the juror. [Attorney McShane engaged in] the effective, tactical cross examination of the witness and the investigating officers.

A judge of the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas

Justin is an extraordinarily dedicated advocate who cares very much for the profession and his clients. There are many lawyers who have reputations that are undeserved; some were never any good to begin with and others were great once but have lost the passion for their work. Not Justin. He’s the genuine article.

Attorney Jon May (May & Cohen P.A.)

from Attorney McShane’s LinkedIn Profile

I recently consulted Justin on a scientific matter that had arisen in a white collar criminal case in federal court in Houston. All I can say is that I was more than impressed with the breadth of his knowledge and his evident dedication to the profession. He is exactly the kind of lawyer I would retain if I needed representation.

Attorney Jon May (Miami, FL)

from Attorney McShane’s Avvo profile

Justin McShane is a top notch lawyer. He is known both as a formidable advocate and creative legal mind. I respect his work ethic, his dedication to the craft of practicing law and his shining example of excellence in the legal community. Justin is smart, tenacious and compassionate. It gives me great pleasure to endorse him. Counsel and the accused would be well advised to contact him immediately if you need sound, experienced legal advice.

Attorney F. Powers, Charlotte NC

from Attorney McShane’s Avvo profile

I endorse this lawyer’s work. I met Justin at A Blood Alcohol testing seminar recently. Any DUI lawyer that attends these types of seminars is leader in the area of DUI defense.He presented a short lecture on a recent case he tried .The defenses were excellant. I highly reccomend Justin for anyone charged with a crime in Pennsylvania.

Attorney James McKinney, Nashville TN

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COMMONWEALTH of Pennsylvania v. Daniel Eugene LANDIS, II

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has issued a decision in the case of _COMMONWEALTH of Pennsylvania v. Daniel Eugene LANDIS, II, Appellant,_ 2108 MDA 2012 (April 8, 2014), an appeal from the Court of Common Pleas of Juniata County, Judge Kenneth A. Mummah, Criminal Division, CP–34–CR–0000167–2010.The Panel was composed of Judges BENDER, WECHT and FITZGERALD who wrote the Opinion. There was no dissent.

The Appellant appealed from a judgment of sentence entered in the Juniata County Court of Common Pleas after a jury found him guilty of, /inter alia,/ DUI-highest rate of alcohol.Appellant claimed that he was entitled to a new trial because the finding that his blood-alcohol level was over .16% within two hours of driving was against the weight of the evidence. The Panel agreed and ruled that the Appellant was entitled to a new trial on the count of DUI—highest rate of alcohol because the blood-alcohol test result of .164%, which was relied on by the Commonwealth, was subject to a 10% margin of error and there was no further evidence to sustain the jury’s finding that his blood alcohol level was .16% or above within two hours of driving.

Section 3802(c) of the Motor Vehicle Code provides that: An individual may not drive, operate or be in actual physical control of the movement of a vehicle after imbibing a sufficient amount of alcohol such that the alcohol concentration in the individual’s blood or breath is 0.16% or higher within two hours after the individual has driven, operated or been in actual physical control of the movement of the vehicle.

The Superior Court agreed that the jury’s verdict on the count of DUI-highest rate of alcohol was against the weight of the evidence. The evidence that his blood-alcohol level was .164% was unreliable because the medical technician only took one sample of blood and ran only one test. Moreover, the result from an Avid Axsym machine was less accurate than a gas chromatography test, and the evidence at trial established a 10% margin of error in the results from the Avid Axsym machine.

The trial record did not contain a reasoned basis for accepting the specific reading of .164% as either accurate or precise. There was no support for a finding that the reading registered by the Avid Axsym
machine was any more reliable than the possible blood-alcohol levels within the 10% margin of error. Moreover, since there was no direct or circumstantial evidence regarding the possible applications of the 10% margin of error, the trial evidence required the jury to speculate that Appellant’s actual blood alcohol content was .16% or higher within two hours of driving. Therefore, the Panel held that the Appellant was entitled to a new trial on the count of DUI—highest rate of alcohol.

Commonwealth v. Yohe

Commonwealth v. Yohe – The firm once again finds itself involved with the Supreme Court of the United States. We recently filed a petition in the High Court for Writ of Certiorari. This is the case where we argued the NMS labs Henry-Ford-Assembly-line-like forensic science method violates the 6th Amendment’s Confrontation Clause.

We presented the following question:

The United States Constitution’s Sixth Amendment guarantees criminal defendants the right to a fair trial – including the right to confront “witnesses” against them. Here, the government introduced a forensic toxicology report via a “witness” who reviewed and confirmed laboratory analysts’ work – but did not perform, observe, or have any personal connection with the analysis. Does a “witness” who reviews and confirms others’ work violate the Confrontation Clause” In other words, who is the “witness” against the defendant?

At trial, the government did not present the particular witness from NMS Labs who physically conducted the accused’s blood analysis. Instead, the government and NMS presented only the PhD who reviewed the data generated by the particular witness. Trial counsel, the McShane Firm’s own Attorney Shawn Dorward, timely objected—making a complete proffer to preserve the Confrontation Clause error. Attorney Dorward carefully preserved his objection under both federal and state law. The trial court overruled the objection and allowed the “surrogate” witness to testify in lieu of the particular witness. Despite Attorney Dorward’s best efforts, the Judge disagreed with Dorward at trial and returned a guilty verdict for the BAC count, but found the accused not guilty of DUI: General Impairment. Never losing sight of the Constitutional harm, Attorney Dorward again asserted error in a well-written post-sentencing motion and accompanying legal memorandum. Sometimes, judges change their minds. And, upon reviewing the “surrogate’s” testimony and the presented arguments, the trial court agreed the government violated the accused’s Constitutional rights.

At the time this all happened, the trial court was bound by the case Commonwealth v. Barton-Martin, which held that a violation of confrontation required the charge at issue to be dismissed. Despite the binding precedent of Barton-Martin, the trial court ordered a new trial as the remedy. Knowing that remedy to be in error in that the proper remedy under Barton-Martin was vacating and discharging the defendant of the conviction, Attorney Dorward filed a motion for reconsideration with the trial court for the remedy. A hearing was scheduled for this motion; however, prior to the court date the government sought appeal of the grant of the new trial. Thus, the government became the appellant. The McShane Firm, LLC became the appellee.

After receiving briefs a three justice panel of the Superior Court disagreed with the trial court and overturned the grant of the new trial. In essence the three justices in the Superior Court, in a published opinion, held the testimony of the “surrogate” was sufficient Confrontation for the accused. Attorney Dorward then enlisted the help of Attorneys Justin McShane and Josh Auriemma to perfect a petition for allowance of appeal to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Typically, Pennsylvania’s highest court grants very few of these motions—but the court granted it here. The Court wanted to help guide the issue and hear the lawyers on both sides argue the issue.

On that appeal to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, several organizations wrote amicus briefs—“friends of the court”—including: the National College for DUI Defense Attorneys (NCDD); the Pennsylvania Association of Drunk Driving Defense Attorneys (PADDDA); the Pennsylvania Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL); and the Philadelphia Defender Association.

Ultimately, after the Court received briefs from the accused, the government, and the interested organizations, the case went to oral argument. Attorney Dorward argued the case before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Sadly, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court affirmed the Superior Court’s decision. Following the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s affirmation, The McShane Firm, LLC went to the mat. With the hard work of Attorneys Justin McShane, TC Tanski, and Shawn Dorward as well as Richard Roberts, a law student intern, the firm drafted and filed a Petition for Certiorari with the United States Supreme Court.

Now that we’ve filed the Petition, it’s up to the United States Supreme Court to either deny the petition or grant it. Once a Petition is granted by the High Court, briefs are filed and arguments are presented.

Commonwealth v Schildt

In this important case, Dauphin County Judge Lawrence F. Clark ruled that the current calibration methods for Pennsylvania breath testing machines leave the devices inadequate to measure samples outside of the range of 0.05% to 0.15%. The ruling opens the door for thousands of the Highest BAC (over 0.16%) cases to be reviewed. He further ruled that the Intoxilyzer 5000EN breath machine may no longer considered reliable or admissible. This ruling resulted in Pennsylvania State Police halting the use of breath testing statewide in favor of blood testing.

The full order in the case of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Schildt

Lebanon County Blood Testing Ruling

A ruling signed by all four judges of the Court of Common Pleas in Lebanon County stated that the blood testing procedure used at Good Samaritan Hospital (GSH) was not acceptable to the court because it deviated from the instructions set forth by the manufacturer of the equipment. In response, Lebanon County District Attorney announced that it would discontinue blood testing at GSH and instead send all blood samples to the state crime lab in Harrisburg for testing.

Lebanon County Blood Testing Ruling

Bullcoming v. New Mexico: Appeal to the Supreme Court of the United States

Co-authored with Leonard Stamm, Esquire and Ron Moore, Esquire, the successful joint National College for DUI Defense, Inc. and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ amicus curiae brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in the case of Bullcoming v. New Mexico 09-10876. On June 23, 2011, the Supreme Court of the United States sided with Bullcoming and the amicus brief issuing a sweeping opinion that affirmed the arguments presented by Bullcoming and amici counsel creating “The Particular Witness Rule.”

Commonwealth v. Curtis Williams

Commonwealth v. Curtis Williams (–A.3d–) Mr. Williams was acquitted by a jury of the charge of criminal attempt homicide, but guilty of the charge of Aggravated Assault. The defense theory of the case was that the alleged victim was the aggressor, and Mr. Williams was acting in his own self-defense and in defense of his two young children when the much larger able body alleged victim engaged in road rage. The trial court granted the Commonwealth’s pre-trial motion to preclude the defense from introducing evidence that the alleged victim was drunk (BAC of 0.15) and driving while drunk. A sharply divided panel (2-1) of the Superior Court agreed with the trial court. In a rare move, the Superior Court granted an en banc review of the panel’s decision. Less than 20 cases per year are accepted for en banc review by the Superior Court.

Commonwealth v. Karns 50 A.3d 158 (2012)

Commonwealth v. Karns 50 A.3d 158 (2012) (PDF) Mr. Karns was found guilty of DUI Highest Rate (BAC above .16%) by the trial court upon evidence from a blood test that reported his BAC to be .189%.

At trial the Bedford County District Attorney’s Office presented Christine Ickes, the medical lab scientist from the UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital who prepared and analyzed Mr. Karns’ blood sample. As the test was done on non-whole blood, a conversion factor accepted by the scientific community must be presented under Pennsylvania Law. The prosecution did not present any evidence of a conversion factor. During his cross-examination, Attorney McShane exposed the lack of a whole blood conversion factor before the trial court.

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania reviewed the appeal and found that without a valid conversion factor, the evidence presented by the Commonwealth was insufficient for the per se conviction and overturned the conviction for the charge of DUI- highest rate of alcohol.

The holding of the court was as follows:

  • Supernate is not whole blood;
  • Simply having a witness say it is whole blood is not “good enough” no matter how many times they insist that it is;
  • Any form of non-whole blood expression for BAC must be converted back to whole blood;
  • Saying there is a conversion factor automatically or somehow is not good enough;
  • A dilution factor is not a conversion factor; and
  • Absent an expert (or admissible testimony) as to conversion, there is insufficient evidence to support a per se based conviction for DUI)

Commonwealth v. Zerphey: Total acquittal of DUI charges in PA Superior Court

Commonwealth v. Zerphey (936 MDA 2009) After Mr. Zerphey was originally charged with a violation of section 3802(a)(1) (being incapable of safe driving) and 3802(c) (DUI Highest Rate with BAC over 0.16), Mr. Zerphey was found not guilty at trial as to the incapable of safe driving count, but guilty as to the lesser charge of DUI high Rate (BAC greater than 0.10 but less than 0.16). At trial Attorney McShane argued that the testing method of the Good Samaritan Hospital did not result in a whole blood BAC expression. Pennsylvania law requires that the BAC be an expression of whole blood. Post-sentencing motions were denied by the trial court. The panel of Justice at the Superior Court agreed with Attorney McShane’s original contention that scientifically and factually the result that produced by the Good Samaritan Hospital is not that of whole blood and that no conversion factor was introduced as required. As a result, the Superior Court overturned the conviction. Mr. Zerphey was totally acquitted of all charges.

Commonwealth v. Longenecker: DUI charges overturned by trial court after conviction by successful challenge of hospital non-whole blood testing

Commonwealth v. Longenecker (PDF) After a finding of guilt as to the DUI per se charge of having a BAC above 0.16, the lawyers at the McShane Firm argued in a post-sentencing motion that the evidence was legally insufficient to sustain a conviction as to this most serious count of DUI. The trial court agreed and overturned the conviction. In doing so the trial court evaluated the Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) testing used in Lebanon County and held that the BAC testing that is used in is an indirect enzymatic test of the supernate. It is not a test of an accused’s whole blood. When the non-whole blood is tested, the scientific community acknowledges that the result is not only inaccurate but inflated and over-reported as was argued in court. Pennsylvania DUI law requires that there be a BAC based upon whole blood, not what was tested by Good Samaritan Hospital. This type of scientific-based challenge has been advanced before with success leading the WellSpan-related and later the Geisenger-related hospitals to stop offering testing in their hospitals for police prosecution. On November 12, 2009, the hospitals issued a press release announcing this. The Superior Court of Pennsylvania, who evaluates trial court decisions, has repeatedly found this method to be insufficient as a matter of law. (A recent unpublished opinion and a published one- Commonwealth v. Renninger, 682 A.2d 356 (Pa. Super. 1996)) For greater information, you are referred to The McShane Firm’s Pennsylvania DUI Law Blog.

Commonwealth v. Lutz: DUI charge dismissed by successful challenge of whole blood testing

Commonwealth v. Lutz (PDF) At trial the District Attorney’s Office presented the lab technologist from the Good Samaritan Hospital (GHS) who performed chemical testing on Mr. Lutz’s blood. The GHS staff reported the results as a whole blood result. After skillful cross-examination, the Attorneys of the McShane Firm exposed this assertion that it was a whole blood result as being inaccurate. Under Pennsylvania law in order for there to be a conviction, an accused’s Blood Alcohol Content must be expressed in terms of whole blood. A Motion for Judgment of Acquittal was made and granted by the trial court resulting in the per se DUI count being dismissed.

Commonwealth v. Jennifer Barton Martin: DUI Conviction Overturned

Commonwealth v. Jennifer Barton Martin (5 A.2d 363, 2010 PA Super 163, certiorari denied) The Superior Court of Pennsylvania, a three judge panel with no dissenting opinions held that the Supreme Court of the United States opinion in Melendez Diaz applied even though the accused subpoenaed the technologist and the phlebotomist presenting both in our case-in-chief. The clear ruling states the following:

  1. Melendez Diaz is retroactively applied.
  2. Under Federal Constitutional Confrontation Clause rights, the Commonwealth during its case-in-chief must call the analyst. It expressly overruled Carter and Kravontka which were our state¹s previous precedent.
  3. Failure to do #2 even if the defense in its case calls the analyst, does not cure Confrontation violation.
  4. A result is not a new trial, but vacating of the conviction with jeopardy.

The Court ruled as follows: ³Because the Commonwealth did not summon at trial the analyst who prepared Appellant¹s lab report, we conclude that Appellant¹s rights under the Confrontation Clause were violated and that the lab report showing her blood-alcohol content was inadmissible. Without that evidence, Appellant¹s conviction under § 3802(c) cannot stand and we therefore vacate her judgment of sentence as to that offense.²

Commonwealth v. Angel Valle-Valez: Clarification on Spousal Privilege

Commonwealth v. Angel Valle-Valez (995 A.2d 1264, 2010 PA Super 99) The Superior Court of Pennsylvania held as a matter of first impression, spousal privilege applied to testimony of defendant’s wife, even though the couple had separated, no longer held themselves out to be married, and had filed for divorce, and spousal privilege is not limited to confidential communications. Defendant was the ³lawful spouse² of his estranged wife, for purposes of spousal privilege, even though defendant and his wife had separated, no longer held themselves out to be married, and had filed for divorce, and defendant’s wife had become engaged to another man; filing of divorce complaint did nothing to affect the marriage under the law absent entry of divorce decree, and plain statutory language would not be disregarded in pursuit of the spirit of the privilege. A spouse does not waive the spousal privilege by sharing the nature of the information with third parties. Where the spousal privilege applies, the witness may refuse to testify and may not be compelled to take the stand. Spousal privilege is not limited to confidential communications.

Commonwealth v. Christina Houtz: Overturned an Unreasonable Probation Condition

Commonwealth v. Christina Houtz (982 A.2d 537; 2009 PA Super 186) The Superior Court of Pennsylvania held that in a sex offender case that a blanket probation condition that prohibited defendant from possessing or having access to a computer, or otherwise accessing the Internet, was unduly restrictive and unreasonable, in prosecution for corruption of a minor and indecent assault; there was no evidence that defendant’s offense was facilitated by or incorporated the use of a computer or the internet.

Commonwealth v. Justin Tobery: Insufficient Probable Cause to Arrest for a DUI

Commonwealth v. Justin Tobery (908 MDA 2009) The Superior Court of Pennsylvania held that a two vehicle accident involving serious bodily injury of the other motorist on an icy road where the officer noticed an odor of alcohol alone with no other indicia of intoxication present was insufficient probable cause to arrest for a DUI.

Commonwealth v. Darius Jeffries

Commonwealth v. Darius Jeffries (579 Pa. 539, 857 A.2d 671) the Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted allocator for argument in this case.

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vs. Shawn Seif: Appellate Court Overruled the Lower Court’s Criminal Conviction

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vs. Shawn Seif: (1265 MDA 2002): Shawn Seif was charged with Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct and Obstruction of Justice. Factually, he lived in a multi-unit apartment complex with a locked front door. The police received a 911 hang-up call from a alleged domestic assault involving a unit other than Mr. Seif’s. The police arrived at the locked front door and commanded that Seif open it. Seif denied them entry. He was arrested. Despite our best efforts both in pretrial motions and during trial, all pretrial motions to dismiss were denied and he was convicted by a Jury of all charges. Upon appeal, in an unpublished opinion of a panel of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, the conviction was overturned and the case was discharged. The panel of the Superior Court agreed with Attorney McShane’s original position that the charges were not proper to begin with- in that: (1) the private common room hallway where the alleged Disorderly Conduct occurred was not a public place which is an essential element to support a Disorderly Conduct charge; (2) failing to open a door upon a police command is not an affirmative act as is necessary to sustain a conviction for Obstruction of Justice charge; and (3) a refusal to turn around and put his hands behind his back was not Resisting Arrest.

Commonwealth v. Tamika Jones: Substantial Change to Pennsylvania Law with Respect to Anonymous Tipsters

Commonwealth v. Tamika Jones (845 A.2d 821, 2004 PA Super 28) The Superior Court of Pennsylvania held that knowledge on part of police officer who stopped defendant’s vehicle, that an individual had complained that a vehicle matching the description of defendant’s vehicle and license plate number was involved in ³drug activity,² was insufficient to serve as basis for a reasonable suspicion of criminal activity; officer did not observe any conduct by defendant that would corroborate tip provided to dispatcher, and tipster did not provide any information about individuals allegedly involved in ³drug activity² or specify what the ³activity² was. Allowing Commonwealth to call as witness the informant whose tip led to stop of defendant’s vehicle would not have satisfied Commonwealth’s burden, in opposing motion to suppress evidence obtained during that stop, of establishing existence of reasonable suspicion; defendant did not contest the content of information provided, but rather whether the information itself was sufficient to serve as basis for reasonable suspicion.

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Michaels

This case involved a Petition to Compel the Commonwealth to provide a duplicate copy of a computer hard drive for expert analysis in a child pornography case. Under Federal Law, a duplicate copy of the hard drive will only be provided to an expert to view in the government’s facility. This greatly restricts the expert’s ability to perform a comprehensive analysis of the hard drive because the expert is not able to bring his full reference library and all of his equipment. Additionally, it forces the expert to work with unfamiliar systems. The Court held that Federal Law did not supercede the Pennsylvania Discovery Rules and therefore issued a protective order for our expert to receive the mirror image hard drive and perform comprehensive analysis. This provides the Defendant with the opportunity to fully address the alleged evidence against him.

The full order in the case of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Michaels

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Francis

Police received a dispatch from an individual at a movie theater who stated that they saw the Defendant fall over and that there was a bottle of wine under the seat. The caller then followed the Defendant to his vehicle and stated that he appeared intoxicated. The caller then provided the police with the Defendant’s license plate number and make and model of vehicle. Police identified the vehicle and began to follow it. While the police were following the vehicle, the vehicle was observed traveling below the speed limit and touched the yellow line. The Officer candidly testified that she did not witness a violation of the motor vehicle code or driving that would cause her to pull the vehicle over. I was successful in arguing that the police officer did not have reasonable suspicion to stop the Defendant’s vehicle and therefore all evidence acquired after the stop was inadmissible. Specifically, the Caller identity was never disclosed and therefore his tip had to corroborated by the Officer following the vehicle. The Court held that the Officer did not have sufficient independent observations to corroborate the tip and that the stop was not valid.

The full order in the case of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Francis

Commonwealth v. Angles

The Defendant was accused of Driving Under the Influence. An Officer followed the Defendant’s vehicle and observed the vehicle leave its lane of travel on several occasions. The Officer than performed a traffic stop and had the Defendant perform standard field sobriety tests. The Defendant was then taken Gettysburg Hospital for a blood test. The Gettysburg Hospital blood test stated that the Defendant’s Blood Alcohol Concentration was .231%.

At trial, a Jury convicted the Defendant of DUI with a blood alcohol content of above .16%. However, we were able to successfully appeal this verdict and the trial court awarded a new trial. Specifically, the Trial Court held that the weight of the evidence did not support the blood alcohol result.

The full order in the case of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Angles

Commonwealth v. Kull

After observing the Defendant’s vehicle on two (2) separate occasions, and for a total of a mile to a mile and a half, Trooper Finkbiner effectuated a stop. His alleged basis for doing so was that he observed the vehicle cross the white fog line and the dotted white line separating the two lanes of travel by a tire’s width for a matter of seconds each time. “Under the totality of the circumstances, the Court finds that Trooper Finkbiner did not have reasonable suspicion that the Defendant was in violation of the vehicle code, therefore not having the requisite cause to make a stop.

The full order in the case of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Matthew Lee Kull

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