Mimi Coffey At The Blood, Breath & Tears XXVI in Florida (2019)
Mimi Coffey: She is board certified in DWI defense by the National College of DUI Defense (NCDD). Mimi is a Regent with the National College of DUI Defense. She is the chairman of the NCDD Forensics Committee. She is a frequent speaker at both national and state-wide seminars. She is an experienced attorney with a proven trial record (over 300 cases, with 80% of them being jury trials). She even sued the Texas Department of Public Safety in federal court on the Texas DPS surcharge program. When the Pantego Police Department started using officers to draw blood in DWI cases, she even sued the individual officer in civil court. She has won the President’s Heart of a Champion Award from the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA) numerous times. She has spoken at and been the course director for many TCDLA DWI seminars (co-chairing Mastering Scientific Evidence in New Orleans for many years). Mimi Coffey is the author of Texas DWI Defense published by Lawyers and Judges Publishing, now in its second edition.
Here, Mimi combines DWI/DUI defense and the ethical concerns involved in representing a client who has someone else paying for the representation in her lecture. What do you think the answer might be?