Reese Joye DUI Seminar 2017

Seminar Agenda and Presenters

Seminar Agenda



8:00 – 8:30                  Registration/Breakfast
8:30 - 8:45                  Opening remarks   |  Drew Carroll
8:45 – 10:45                Cross Examination   |  Roger Dodd, Esq.

10:45 – 11:00              BREAK

11:00 – 12:00              Blood Collection and Analysis   |  Dr. Jimmie Valentine, PhD. | Dr. Carrie Valentine, Ph.D.
12:00 – 12:45              Litigating McNeely Issues   |  James “Chip” Price, Esq. | Powers Price, Esq

12:45 – 2:15                LUNCH AND BUSINESS MEETING

2:15 – 3:15                  Psychology of Motions Practice   |  Joe McCulloch, Esq
3:15 – 4:15                  Contested Case Hearings   |  Heath Taylor, Esq.

4:15 – 4:30                  BREAK

4:30 – 5:30                  Ignition Interlock Program Overview and Q and A   | Thomas W. Nicholson, Esq.                                                                                                                                                         

Roger Dodd, Esq. Featured Presenter

Roger J. Dodd has active offices in Park City, Utah (Dodd & Kuendig), Valdosta, Georgia (Dodd and Burnham), and Jacksonville, Florida (Spohrer and Dodd) where he practices trial work of all types. This includes personal injury, wrongful death, criminal defense, and domestic relations. He is listed in Best Lawyers for more than 20 years. He is one of a handful of lawyers nationally who are listed in Super Lawyers in more than one state simultaneously. He is Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in Civil Trial Practice for more than 21 years, and was a Board Certified in Criminal Trial Practice for more than 20 years.

He acts as co-counsel all over the United States and in select foreign countries.

He has lectured and taught lawyers and judges in all 50 states, and multiple foreign countries. TV and legal credits include CourtTV, TruTV, CNN, ABC, CBS, and cable TV.


Drew Carrol

Drew Carroll practices law in Charleston, SC. He is a graduate of USC and the USC School of Law. He worked with the Charleston County Public Defender’s Office before joining the Joye Law Firm, where he worked until forming the Carroll Law Firm in 2010. Mr. Carroll is past President of SCACDL, is on the Teaching Faculty of the National College for DUI Defense, and President of the Charleston County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Dr. Jimmie Valentine, PhD. - Dr. Carrie Valentine, Ph.D.

Dr. Jimmie L. Valentine has BS degrees in both Biology and Chemistry from Centenary College of Louisiana, and MS and PhD degrees from the University of Mississippi in Medicinal Chemistry. He retired from the University of Arkansas College of Medicine, where he served for 19 years as Professor of Pediatrics, Pharmacology, and Myeloma Research and the last 5 years as the Chairman of the Institutional Review Board at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Valentine has published 59 articles in scientific and medical literature, 12 monographs in forensic newsletters, 16 chapters in books and is co-author of 3 books. He now serves as a consultant in medical pharmacology and toxicology.

Dr. Carrie R. Valentine obtained a BA in Chemistry from the Honors College at the University of Oregon in 1968 and a PhD from MIT in 1975, with post-doctoral training at the University of Montana and UC-Davis. She taught microbiology and molecular biology at the Oral Roberts University School of Medicine, then was a faculty member with the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas College of Medicine. In 1992 she served as a Research Microbiologist for the FDA at the National Center for Toxicological Research in Jefferson, AR until retiring in 2008, when she received the FDA Distinguished Career Service Award.   She now teaches online biology for Grand Canyon University and works with her husband, Dr. Jimmie Valentine, on consultations and scientific writing.

James “Chip” Price, Esq. - Powers Price, Esq

Elizabeth Powers Price and James H. “Chip” Price, III, with former assistant solicitor James H. Price, IV, comprise the Price Law Firm in Greenville, SC. Chip Price has been a criminal trial lawyer since 1975. Powers has been a criminal trial lawyer with the Price Law Firm since 2011 and also worked as a contract public defender from 2012-2014. The James H. Price family line has practiced law in Greenville, South Carolina, continuously since 1906. Chip is a founding member of SCACDL.

Joe McCulloch, Esq

Joe McCulloch is the senior lawyer in the Columbia based law firm of McCulloch and Schillaci, Attorneys at Law.  He graduated from USC Law School in 1977, and worked with the Supreme Court and as a career criminal prosecutor with the 5th Circuit Solicitor’s Office.  He thereafter served as Associate General Counsel with USC, later going into private practice in the areas of criminal defense, civil litigation of all types, and sports and entertainment representation.  Mr. McCulloch has taught classes in Sports and Entertainment and Wrongful Convictions at the USC Law School.  He served as president of SCACDL and established South Carolina’s Palmetto Innocence Project. 

Heath Taylor, Esq.

Heath P. Taylor graduated from Newberry College in 1995, Summa Cum Laude, with a B.A. in History. He received his JD from the USC School of Law in 1998. He is a partner in the Taylor Law Firm LLC located in West Columbia. His practice areas include all types of criminal defense, with an emphasis on DUI defense. He also represents individuals in catastrophic injury and workers’ compensation cases. Mr. Taylor formerly served as an Assistant Prosecutor for the Town of Irmo and as Associate Municipal Judge for the City of West Columbia. He is licensed to practice in all federal and state courts in South Carolina. He is a member of the SC Bar where he serves on the Criminal Law Council, Lexington County Bar, American Association for Justice, SCAJ, where he serves as the Criminal Section Chair, NACDL, SCACDL, where he is currently Vice President, and National College for DUI Defense.

Thomas W. Nicholson, Esq.

Thomas W. Nicholson, Esq. is an attorney with the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services with oversight for the Interlock Ignition Device Program. A 2003 graduate of the Georgia State University School of Law, he practices in Columbia, SC.

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