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Challenging the Breath Test in a DWI Case: From Discovery to Cross-Examination

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  • Description

    Designed for attorneys who handle NY-based DWI cases, this CLE course will focus primarily on challenging the breath test. The course will break down the District Attorney’s Office’s discovery material and use it to your advantage. The course will also present ways to cross-examine the breath test operator to raise issues with its procedure and approach. An overview of defenses to challenge the result, including the strategic use of expert testimony will also be included.

  • Instructor Bio

    Jonathan Cohn

    Jonathan D. Cohn is a partner in the law firm of Gerstenzang, Sills, Cohn & Gerstenzang. He received his Bachelor's Degree from Lafayette College, where he graduated with honors. He is a 2008 cum laude graduate of Albany Law School, where he was selected as a member of the Government and Law Journal. Mr. Cohn was one of a select group to be published as a member of the journal. Mr. Cohn is also a former state delegate for the National College for DUI Defense (“NCDD”).

    Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cohn was an Assistant District Attorney in the Rensselaer County District Attorney's Office, who handled all aspects of criminal law. He also gained a thorough understanding of the Criminal Procedure Law and Penal Law as a Law Clerk to Honorable Karen A. Drago, Schenectady County Court Judge.

    Mr. Cohn's practice is focused on criminal defense – with an emphasis on alcohol-related offenses.