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The Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (OACDL) seeks to inform and better equip defense attorneys through its annual Advanced DUI Defense Seminar & Trial Skills Academy . This year’s event was held March 12-14, and numerous expert presenters were invited to speak about the defense of breathalyzer machine evidence.

Attorney Jon Saia was asked to serve as one of the 2015 seminar’s expert presenters and shared his insight during three sessions. He presented on the topics of “Obtaining and Reviewing Videos in OVI/DUI Cases” and “Standardized Field Sobriety Testing at Hearings & Trials”. Attorney Saia also served as an instructor for the Trial Skills Academy, which allowed attendees to learn styles of cross-examination during practical exercises during breakout sessions.

The OACDL’s mission is to inform, educate, train, and foster a sense of community for Ohio’s criminal defense community. The organization frequently holds seminars and other events to further advance and strengthen the defense abilities of attorneys across the state.

Over Two Decades of OVI Defense Experience

Jon Saia is recognized as one of Ohio’s leading OVI defense lawyers, and is often asked to share his insight with others in the legal community. In 2014, he presented at numerous legal seminars, including the OSBA Criminal Advocacy Seminar and the Ohio State Bar Association Annual Convention.

Attorney Saia is a founding member of The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt, Inc. and has more than 25 years of experience defending clients against OVI charges in Ohio. He is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell® and has earned a place on the Ohio Super Lawyers® list for the last nine years (2006-2015). Additionally, Attorney Saia is extensively trained in the administration of standardized field sobriety tests (SFST) and frequently provides expert testimony on SFSTs in OVI cases.

If you or a loved one is facing an OVI charge in the Columbus area, don’t wait to speak with our award-winning defense team. Call The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt, Inc. today to schedule a free initial consultation with our proven Ohio OVI defense attorneys!