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Justin James McShane

DUI and DWI Attorney at Harrisburg, PA

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About Justin

Learn Justin’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. DUI and DWI
    70%

    22 years, 2,000 cases

  2. Criminal defense
    15%

    22 years, 1,000 cases

  3. Violent crime
    15%

Justin J. McShane, Esq.

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.

Attorney McShane is a trial attorney who specializes in using forensic science in defending citizens amongst us who have been accused of a crime 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 earned the American Chemical Society-Chemistry and the Law Division (ACS-CHAL) designation as Forensic Lawyer Scientist (The first attorney in the United States to be designated as such). 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 was the State Delegate National Coordinator with the NCDD. He is the 2012 NCDD Dean’s Award recipient. He received the 2012 Pennsylvania Association for Drunk Driving Defense Attorneys (PADDDA) Outstanding Achievement Award. He is a charter member of DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA). He was the Founding Treasurer of the Board of Trustees for the DUI Defense Lawyers Association Justice Foundation (DUIDLAJF). He was named to the faculty of the Indiana University Center for Studies of Law in Action Borkenstein Drug Course in 2014 until 2019. He has been accepted as a non-retained expert witness in federal court (the Middle District of Pennsylvania) as an expert in DUI investigation and defense as well as in the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and chemical testing.

He is a frequent invited guest lecturer at international, 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 nine times and has presented four times at the 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 American Academy for Forensic Science (AAFS) national meetings. He was named a Fellow with both the American Institute of Chemists (AIC) and the AAFS. 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 (CHAL) Division, and was the Chairman of the CHAL division. He has been selected annually as a SuperLawyer. He is the Chairman/CEO of The McShane Firm, LLC, an eight attorney criminal defense and DUI law firm. He maintains three blogs: The Truth About Forensic Science, PA DUI Law Blog and PennLAGO.

Attorney McShane is a trial attorney who protects Federal Firearm Licensees (FFLs) who are subject to BAFTE Industry Operations (IO) auditing or actions as well as BAFTE Criminal Enforcement actions. He also protects law-abiding citizens investigated or accused of crime by the government. He isn’t some attorney who is just book smart. Attorney Justin McShane owns Colonial Combat Sports Club (CCSC). CCSC is an officially recognized USA Boxing gym (complete with a 16 foot official competition ring), martial arts studio, Muay Thai and metabolic conditioning center (with a full complement of Olympic/Powerlifting apparatus as well as free weights and cardio equipment). He has competed as an amateur Muay Thai fighter (open age group, pound weight class, modified/K1 Glory rules). He has now turned all of his attention to competing as an official amateur Master (under 45 years old) 165 pound USA Boxing boxer. He has his yellow book (official Masters USA Boxing athlete), his red book (official USA Boxing coach’s certification) including SafeSport certification and has applied for his blue book (official USA Boxing Officials designation) as a Level One official.

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Licensed for 21 years
State PA
Status Active
Acquired 2001
Updated 12/04/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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The McShane Firm, LLC
3601 Vartan Way
Unit 2
Harrisburg, PA, 17110-9440

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Posted by anonymous | January 31, 2019
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Willing to give referral
I found this firm online, while trying to research lawyers for a loved one. I was thankful for their pages of information. They answered lots of "now what" types of questions we had. Other attorney pages I found just wanted you to contact them. Another attorney, who was local to me, but not my loved one, got back to me quickly, but only with a desire for my loved one to call them, to see how they could personally help/be hired, even though it was further away from them. I contacted the McShane firm, via online chat, and Linda was very helpful. She gathered the basic information, about the case, and suggested I call, which I did, letting a message, because it was in the evening. Sarah called me back, the following morning. She said that my information was reviewed and, although it was a little outside their zone of service, they would be willing to take the case, but there would be some extra travel expense. Or, she had a referral for me, located close to the case, if I wanted it. (Yes, please!) She even answered additional questions I had, which she had absolutely no obligation to do. What a blessing! If I needed a lawyer, in the Harrisburg area, I would definitely contact them, again!
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Posted by James | November 30, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Getting the court to agree on my needs
I was facing highest tier DWI and Shawn looked into every possibility and what my specific concerns were and got me the outcome I was looking for. Always responding to my late night emails or texts and always seemed to be on my side. It was a pleasure to work with Shawn and the firm.
Posted by Tab | August 23, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
McShane is a beast!
First, let me say that Heidi Etter is nothing short of an angel, she kept me informed the whole way thru my case. Justin McShane was well worth every red cent that I paid. He was honest and upfront and answered every one of my questions timely. He is very knowledgeable and was completely prepared when he arrived for my preliminary hearing. This was my first and last run-in with the law and I couldn't be happier with the complete dismissal of my DUI charges (albeit with prejudice). Justin was meticulous in his cross examination even with the countless objections by the ADA. He hadn't even gotten started before the Judge insisted we move along. Should the charges be re-filed, I will definitely have Justin McShane and Heidi in my corner.
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Posted by anonymous | December 19, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Gun Charge
My son got into a arguement back in July 18, 2015. It end up being a gun charge. My sister told me about Justin McShane and im glad she did. God is truly using Justin. He is about his business and plays NO GAMES, i thank him for the work he has put into helping my son out. I would recommend him to anybody who needs his help and not to mention his paralegal Heidie is a very nice person. I love their professionalism and how they wont stop working until the job is done. Thank you Justin from the bottom of my heart.
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Posted by Jacob | December 14, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The best!!!
I recently got charged with my second DUI in a ten year period. As a CDL carrier I was looking at losing my CDL for life! I looked up reviews of lawyers in the area and all reviews turned to Justin McShane. I immediately contacted his firm and they took over my case. Justin's firm has several options and payment plans. Heidi Etter is Justin's paralegal and she was fantastic through the whole process, quick to respond to any questions I had. If you are reading this, and have recently been charged with DUI or any other crime, don't wait, call the McShane firm now!! I went to my final trial yesterday, December 13th. Justin won my case, and saved my life
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Posted by Dorothy | January 26, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
atching him defend my husband he's the best attorney I've seen in Harrisburg pa
He is the best words can't explain how much I appreciate him fighting for my husband who was charged with a firearm possession and it could of sent him back for 10 years he saved his life. He was innocent and it was proven.
Posted by Kevin | August 17, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Extremely professional.
Highly recommend to anyone in need of a miracle worker. Knows how to use the system to his clients best interest. Have used other lawyers in past and this one rates top of the list. His rates are reasonable also
Posted by Kevin | July 18, 2015
Lifesaver
Was very pleased with Justin's ability to save my arse from Harrisburg police. Was very satisfied with his knowledge of my case. A real professional. Highly recommend. He also was reasonable in his rate and is willing to work with customers on payment.
Posted by James | January 25, 2015
Honorable, benevolent and professional
The McShane Firm shepherded me through a personal legal matter with efficiency and exemplary communication last year. The result of their counsel was to effect a more amicable outcome for all parties. Recently, The McShane Firm utilized their legal acumen to achieve the release of an innocent man , James Hugney, erroneously imprisoned for almost 37 years for a crime he never committed. Through the Firm's tireless, selfless pro bono work they fought for truth, for justice, for freedom: the bedrock of our country's way of life. Justin McShane and every member of his firm demonstrated qualities of what is best in humanity--compassion, empathy, generosity and honor. Let it be said the team never wavered, never faltered in their commitment to their clients. I could never believe it is not so. We all must decide to either seek self-indulgence or magnanimity; the rewards for altruism are only found deep within the heart. Those rewards, the only treasure we can take to each of our own afterlives are love and compassion--the meaning of life. God bless Justin McShane and all the members of his Firm, they are the paragon of legal representation. Practice makes perfect.
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Posted by Jamie | January 25, 2015
THIS PRACTICE PROVED MY FATHER WAS INNOCENT AFTER 36 years in prison
THIS TEAM IS WHAT GAVE THIS NOT SO LITTLE GIRL ANYMORE HER DADDY BACK AFTER he spent a very very long 36 years in prison for a crime he never committed. I trust all of there staff GOD BLESS U ALL <3
Posted by Dean | January 25, 2015
Cant say enough good about Mr. McShane
I hired an attorney to assist me in a very difficult situation that attorney was nice enough to admit that he didnt know really how to handle the scientific issues that my case presented. He called Justin McShane and Mr. McShane saved me a lot of problems. Thanks to him helping out I was able to maintain my clean record and not have my career of 40 years impacted. So I am forever grateful to Mr. Justin McShane.
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Posted by Rhonda | January 5, 2015
Awesome Lawyer
All I can say is...Well Done!!!! You are a true professional that is good at what you do, I can't say enough about how impressed I was with the McShane Firm.. I found them to be highly knowledgeable and attentive. I would definitely recommend The McShane Firm to anyone that is need. I'am so glad that I had the opportunity . Thanks again.
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Posted by Charles | August 8, 2014
The McShane Firm
Justin McShane and his entire staff treated me and my case both professionally and personally. All of my calls and emails were answered quickly and the outcome of my case was positive. I will recommend The McShane Firm for any case.
Posted by anonymous | November 1, 2011
NOT GUILTY
Justin McShane got me a NOT GUILTY verdict on my DUI charge.It was a first offense, stopped in a DUI Checkpoint and even though I was UNDER the legal limit was arrested. Justin was able to prove many inconsistencies in his tough cross examination of the officers testimony , and then prove with the expert witness testimony of Dr. Joseph Citron that both medically and scientifically that I was innocent. From his resounding opening statement to the end of the day Justin McShane took control of the courtroom and accomplished exactly what we set out to do. Justin was well prepared and I can't express enough gratitude and appreciation for the way the McShane Firm worked to accomplish a positive outcome.The support staff was outstanding and answered your questions and returned phone calls.I would highly recommend the McShane Firm to handle your case.
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Posted by Sarah | January 28, 2010
2nd DUI offense with and accident- DISMISSED!
I had been convicted of a DUI a couple years ago so I knew first hand the grief they put you through. This time I was arrested after I hit the guardrail. I was facing a huge fine, license suspension, and prison. A friend recommended that I contact Justin McShane. He met me the next day (on a Saturday) and we went through the details of what happened. To make a long story short, Justin got the charges dismissed at the very first hearing. The way he handled the case was totally different than my previous lawyer. My only regret is that I wish I had him the first time around.
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Posted by anonymous | October 2, 2009
Drug Charges Dropped
My son was arrested on drug and possession charges. Justin handled our case and was very professional and confident. He always communicated with us and explained the overall situation and what we were to expect. Justin got all of our charges dropped and I don't think anyone else would have been able to do this. Justin is a good lawyer and a great person.
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Posted by anonymous | September 30, 2009
High Rate DUI and Disregard for a Red Light Dismissed
I was recently arrested for a DUI after running a red light. I hired Justin McShane and I am very happy with that decision. The whole law firm dealt with me in a very professional and courteous manner. They returned every single phone call and were very helpful and polite. Justin has an extraordinary amount of knowledge and confidence and he got my case dismissed. If anyone out there is looking for a really great DUI lawyer then go to Justin McShane.
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Posted by TC | September 29, 2009
Justin is a top-notch Attorney
Thank you for your very professional handling of my son's case. I appreciate your efforts and your candor. I very much appreciated your explaining the case to me and the need for an expert witness. Your communication skills are excellent and it really helps clients understand the implications of their case. Your follow-up is also remarkable considering how busy you are. I truly appreciate all you have done for my son. He is a great young man who used poor judgment in getting into his vehicle after a few drinks. Hopefully that will never happen again.
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Posted by Sam | September 24, 2009
Incredible honesty, integrity, and professionalism
Dear Justin, I want to sincerely thank you for your incredible honesty, integrity, and professionalism in the case of my DUI back in February, 2009. After my arrest on December 29, 2007 you have given my case the care and respect beyond what any other attorney wanted to give me. After the initial meeting with you I was impressed so much that I actually could not believe what I was hearing. You described how you would go about handling my case and described to me what no other attorney could describe because of their lack of knowledge and experience in this field. I had sat down with two other attorney’s in the DUI field and came out in a very depressed state. The first attorney told me to just plead guilty, the other attorney said for $500 he would take care of my case. He never said exactly how or what he would do for me. When I sat down with you Mr. McShane you told me how this was my lively-hood, I realize even more today how important it was, I could never have worked with another trucking company or any other job of any meaning if I would have been convicted of DUI, for that matter I would had lost my job of $23 per hour driving truck. It was your persistence and determination to see to that I was found NOT GUILTY. I had been to the Dauphin County Courthouse over 7 times, due to the fact that the police department would not bring evidence and or police officers who were required to appear and either or the evidence or the police officers would not show up. If it weren’t for your persistence in filing motions in the court for this evidence and or police officers named this case would have went to trial and I would have been found GUILTY. Many times I was about to give up when you explained to me that could give up, but that you had felt had a solid case and if I did what you had asked of me that you felt with an 80 to 90% confidence, I would be found NOT GUILTY. Your professionalism, knowledge of all the equipment involved in a DUI, your expert witnesses, and the handling of the entire case is something to be added to the law books. In fact I think it was mentioned that this case is a break through in many way's and that it will go down in case law? I have even went under my name in [Google] and have found the case. I have not thanked you enough and I cannot thank you enough or express my deepest thanks not only to you, but to your entire staff! The professionalism, knowledge, experience and caring of your staff is second to none! With my warmest regards,
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Posted by anonymous | September 9, 2009
Two separate DUI Dockets both dismissed
I was facing two separate DUI dockets and had them both dismissed by Justin McShane. I was very impressed with the way he kept me abreast of the case details. I really appreciate the personal attention Justin gave us. My wife and I liked the way we were talked to, with care and concern, like we were family. Whenever Justin talked to us he made us feel like we were his most important clients.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 120 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Chairman/CEO
  • The McShane Firm, LLC
  • 2003 - Present
  • Assistant Attorney
  • County of Dauphin
  • 2001 - 2003
  • Certified Legal Intern conducting trials
  • The County of Dauphin
  • 1999 - 2001

Education

  • Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2001
  • Franklin and Marshall College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1998
  • University of Limerick Law Department
  • 1997
  • Georgetown Preparatory School
  • High School
  • 1994
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Legal Cases

  • DUI Refusal Not Guilty
  • Not Guilty
  • Seven Counts inc Four DUI Counts
  • Not Guilty on DUI charges
  • Six Counts Including DUI Dismissed at Preliminary Hearing
  • All counts dismissed
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Associations

  • National Shooting Sports Foundation
  • Individual Supporter
  • 2016 - Present
  • National Rifle Association
  • Lifetime Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • Charter Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • Sustaining Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Advisory Committee for the Evaluation of Controlled Substance Analogs (ACECSA)
  • Voting Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • American Chemical Society, Chemistry and the Law Division
  • Co-chairman of the Forensic Science section
  • 2011 - Present
  • American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Association of Analytical Communities (AOAC INTERNATIONAL)
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Advisory Committee for the Evaluation of Controlled Substance Analogs
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • American Institute of Chemists
  • Fellow
  • 2010 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Association for Drunk Driving Defense Attorneys (PADDDA)
  • Founding Member/President
  • 2010 - Present
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • National Conference of Standards Laboratories International
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • American Society for Testing and Materials
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice Source Code Coalition
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • National Fire Protection Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Chromatography Forum of Delaware Valley
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh
  • Lifetime Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • American College of Forensic Examiners International
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Innocence Project
  • Founding Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Central PA Local Section of the American Chemical Society
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • American Chemical Society (ACS) Analytical Chemistry Division, Chemical Toxicology Division, Chemistry & the Law Division
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • National College of DUI Defense
  • General Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • American Trial Lawyer Association
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • Dauphin County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Rising Stars Section
  • Co-chair of Rising Stars (Young Lawyers) Division
  • 2001 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association Justice Foundation
  • Trustee
  • 2014 - 2016
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • Faculty
  • 2013 - 2016
  • National College of DUI Defense
  • State Delegate/ Super Delegate for District 3
  • 2010 - 2014
  • National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law (NORML)
  • Member
  • 2009 - 2010
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Selected in 2021 Thomson Reuters
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • SuperLawyer in Criminal Defense/DUI
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2020
  • SuperLawyer in Criminal Defense/DUI
  • SuperLawyer
  • 2019
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Tactical Emergency Casualty Care
  • Harrisburg Community College
  • 2018
  • Kembativz Pistol
  • Kembativ’s Brand
  • 2018
  • Self-Defense: Theory and Practice
  • Kembativz’s Brand
  • 2018
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • CLE Summit for Criminal Defense Practitioners
  • PACDL
  • 2017
  • DUIDLA National Seminar
  • DUIDLA
  • 2017
  • Kembativz Training
  • Kembativz
  • 2017
  • Long Range Precision Rifle (High Angle/Long Distance)
  • The Site Firearms Training Center
  • 2017
  • Advanced Combative Pistol Training
  • Handgun Combatives
  • 2017
  • Simunitions and Force on Force Combatives/Pistol and Carbine
  • The Site Firearms Training Center
  • 2017
  • Simunitions and Force on Force Combatives/Pistol and Carbine
  • The Site Firearms Training Center
  • 2017
  • Level I Tavor Operator
  • IWI US
  • 2017
  • Edged Weapon Overview
  • ShivWorks
  • 2017
  • Defensive Handgun
  • Kembativz Brand
  • 2017
  • Advanced Combative Concepts
  • Kembativz Brand
  • 2017
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Forensic Lawyer Scientist
  • American Chemical Society-Chemistry and the Law Division
  • 2016
  • Close Quarter Pistol
  • WARTAC CQC
  • 2016
  • McShane Group Threat Protection Course
  • The Site Firearms Training Center
  • 2016
  • Firearm Curios and Relics
  • International Firearm Specialist Academy
  • 2016
  • Firearm Mechanical Operation
  • International Firearm Specialist Academy
  • 2016
  • Short barreled Shotgun-Rifle and Weapons Made from Shotgun-Rifle
  • International Firearm Specialist Academy
  • 2016
  • Certificate of Forensic Chromatography XVII
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2016
  • Certificate of Forensic Principles of DUID V
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2016
  • Certificate of Forensic Chromatography XVlll
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2016
  • Course 101 - Regulated Industry Orientation
  • Orchid Advisors
  • 2016
  • Course 102 - Firearm Types And Distribution
  • Orchid Advisors
  • 2016
  • Course 103 - Creating And Managing The Compliance Function
  • Orchid Advisors
  • 2016
  • Course 104 - Firearm Physical Security Ideas
  • Orchid Advisors
  • 2016
  • Course 106 - Retail Inspection Prep
  • Orchid Advisors
  • 2016
  • Course 107 - Manufacturing Inspection Prep
  • Orchid Advisors
  • 2016
  • Course 108 - Federal And State Regulations
  • Orchid Advisors
  • 2016
  • Course 109 - Marking Requirements And The ATF Trace
  • Orchid Advisors
  • 2016
  • Course 110 - NFA Deep Dive
  • Orchid Advisors
  • 2016
  • Course 111 - Serialized Inventory Records
  • Orchid Advisors
  • 2016
  • The 252nd ACS National Meeting
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2016
  • Firearm Nomenclature
  • International Firearm Specialist Academy
  • 2016
  • Destructive Devices
  • International Firearm Specialist Academy
  • 2016
  • Any Other Weapons
  • International Firearm Specialist Academy
  • 2016
  • Silencers
  • International Firearm Specialist Academy
  • 2016
  • 19th Annual National Firearms Law Seminar
  • National Rifle Association Foundation
  • 2016
  • Course 105 - Retail Transactions and ATF Compliance
  • Orchid Advisors
  • 2016
  • Group Threat Training
  • The Site Firearms Training Center
  • 2016
  • Active Shooter and Close Quarter Pistol Level 1
  • WarTac
  • 2016
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Certificate of Forensic Chromatography XlV
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2015
  • Certificate of Forensic Chromatography XV
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2015
  • Certificate of Forensic Principles of DUID III
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2015
  • Certificate of Forensic Drug Analysis VI
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2015
  • National College for DUI Defense, Inc.
  • Board Certification In DUI Defense Law
  • 2015
  • Certificate of Forensic Principles of DUID IV
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2015
  • Certificate of Forensic Chromatography XVI
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2015
  • Tactical Pistol/Carbine and Precision Rifle Training
  • The Site Firearms Training
  • 2015
  • Named to NCDD Faculty
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2014
  • Certification in Criminal Trial Advocate
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • 2014
  • The Effect of Drugs on Human Performance and Behaviour
  • Indiana University Center for Studies of Law
  • 2014
  • Forensic Principles of DUID II
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2014
  • The 21st Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI cases
  • National College for DUI Defense & Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • 2014
  • Certificate of Forensic Chromatography XllI
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2014
  • Certificate of Forensic Chromatography Xll
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2014
  • Scientific Education In Forensic DNA Analysis
  • DNA For Lawyers l
  • 2014
  • Forensic Drug Analysis Course
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2013
  • Lawyers on the Fast Track
  • The Legal Intelligencer
  • 2013
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 List
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2013
  • NCDD Winter Session
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • 2012
  • AAFS Annual Meeting
  • American Academy of Forensic Science
  • 2012
  • New and Creative Ideas for Winning DWI Trials
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • 2012
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2012
  • Dean's Award
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • 2012
  • Outstanding Achievement Award
  • Pennsylvania Association for Drunk Driving Defense Attorneys
  • 2012
  • AAFS 63rd Annual Meeting
  • American Academy of Forensic Science
  • 2011
  • American Chemical Society 241st National Meeting & Exposition
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2011
  • New and Creative Ideas for Winning DWI Trials
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • 2011
  • OACDL 2011 Ohio Advanced DUI seminar
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Masters of Cross Examination Seminar
  • TCDLA
  • 2011
  • Mastering Scientific Evidence Seminar
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • 2011
  • Rising Star in Criminal Defense: DUI
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2011
  • DWI Defense Project-DWI Science: What You Must Know to Win!
  • TCDLA
  • 2011
  • 7th Annual Advanced DUI Seminar
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attornes Association
  • 2011
  • NCDD Serum Ethanol False Positive Due to NADH
  • NCDD
  • 2011
  • Special certificate of recognition for Bullcoming v. New Mexico
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • 2011
  • Official Proclamation in recognition for volunteerism
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • 2011
  • Top Gun DWI Defense Seminar
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • 2011
  • 2nd Annual DUI Training Super Symposium
  • Impaired Driving Specialists
  • 2011
  • Introduction to Modern Mass Spectrometry
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2011
  • Forensic Applications of Chromatography & Mass Spectrometry
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2011
  • Summer Session at Harvard Law
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • 2011
  • Certification in Forensic Sobriety Assessment
  • Forensic Sobriety Assessment
  • 2010
  • Federally Regulated Urine Specimen Collection Training
  • American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
  • 2010
  • Confirmatory and Secondary Urinalysis Screening Tests
  • American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
  • 2010
  • NCDD Winter Session
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • 2010
  • For the Experienced Seminar
  • PACDL
  • 2010
  • American Academy of Forensic Science Annual Meeting
  • American Academy of Forensic Science
  • 2010
  • Board Certified in DUI Defense Law
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • 2010
  • A Behavioral Optometry/Vision Science Perspective
  • American College of Forensic Examiners International
  • 2010
  • The Effects of Marijuana and its Potential Medical Use
  • American College of Forensic Examiners International
  • 2010
  • Gas Chromatography Series
  • Chromedia and SeparationsNow.com
  • 2010
  • Mastering Scientific Evidence
  • NCDD/TCDLA
  • 2010
  • Rapid Screening: Analyzing 75 elements in 10 minutes
  • ThermoFisher Scientific and SpectroscopyNow.com
  • 2010
  • Application of Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering
  • ThermoFisher Scientific and SpectroscopyNow.com
  • 2010
  • The Power of a Full Scan HR Qual/Quant Mass Spectrometer
  • ThermoFisher Scientific and SpectroscopyNow.com
  • 2010
  • Jan Semenoff Breath Alcohol Testing Device Mega Course
  • Headlines Legal Marketing and GACDL seminar
  • 2010
  • Forensic Applications of Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2010
  • Mid Atlantic Association Forensic Scientists Annual Meeting
  • Mid Atlantic Association Forensic Scientists
  • 2010
  • Advanced Structure Euclidation
  • Mid Atlantic Association Forensic Scientists
  • 2010
  • Analysis and Interpretation of Mass Spectral Data
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2010
  • Behind the Secrets of Highway Drug Interdiction
  • IDS Consulting Inc
  • 2010
  • Fall 2010 National Meeting & Exposition
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2010
  • NHTSA/IACP Drug Recognition and Evaluation Course
  • Platt and Associates
  • 2010
  • NCDD Summer Session at Havard Law
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • 2010
  • The Third Annual Reese Joye Memorial DUI Defense Seminar
  • South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 2010
  • How an Analytical Chemist Can be the Accused’s Best Friend
  • Trichter & Murphy
  • 2010
  • Stuart Kinard Memorial Advance DWI Seminar
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • 2010
  • Fire and Explosion Investigations
  • National Fire Protection Association
  • 2010
  • NCDD Winter Session at Harvard Law School-Cambridge, MA
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • 2009
  • Advanced Drug Recognition Expert
  • Impaired Driving Specialists
  • 2009
  • Advanced Issues in Breath Alcohol Testing
  • IT&D Ltd
  • 2009
  • 6th Annual Advanced DUI Seminar
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney's Association
  • 2009
  • Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement Certification
  • As Recognized by NHTSA
  • 2009
  • Drug Recognition Expert (DRE)
  • As Recognized by NHTSA
  • 2009
  • NCDD Summer Session at Harvard Law School-Cambridge, MA
  • NCDD
  • 2009
  • Criminal Law-including Death Penalty Training
  • PACDL/PDA
  • 2009
  • Annual Criminal Law Symposium-including Death Penalty Training
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • 2009
  • Pennsylvania Innocence Project Training
  • The Pennsylvania Innocence Project
  • 2009
  • Hosted and instructed a PACLE approved seminar
  • PACLE
  • 2009
  • Gas Chromatography
  • American Chemical Society
  • 2009
  • Certified Criminal Trial Advocate
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • 2009
  • Training and Advances in GC and GC/MS Applications
  • PerkinElmer
  • 2009
  • Summer Session at Harvard Law School
  • National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
  • 2008
  • Defends with Integrity
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • 2008
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Test Practitioner
  • Robert LaPier
  • 2008
  • Standardized Field Sobreity Test-Instructor
  • Impaired Driving Specialists
  • 2008
  • Drugs That Impairs Driving
  • Impaired Driving Specialists
  • 2008
  • Phlebotomist
  • CLIA General Laboratory Competency Assessment
  • 2008
  • Evidentiary Breath Alcohol Technician
  • Industrial Training and Design
  • 2008
  • Making Sense of Science
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Trucking Litigation and D.O.T. Regulations
  • Lorman Education
  • 2008
  • Advanced Blood Collection/Analysis Training
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Accident Scene Reconstruction Workshop
  • Steven Rickard
  • 2007
  • Evidentiary Breath Alcohol Technician
  • Industrial Training and Design
  • 2007
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Publications

  • McShane, Justin J. and Giaramita, Michael, Pennsylvania Gun Law: Armed and Educated Stanley Marie, LLC (US Law Shield, Houston, TX 2016)
  • Pennsylvania Gun Law: Armed and Educated Stanley Marie, LLC
  • 2016
  • The American Academy of Forensic Sciences: 68th Annual Scientific Meeting (Orlando, FL-AAFS)
  • Abstract: The Validity of Enzymatic Assay for Blood Al-cohol Content (BAC) Determinations
  • 2015
  • NCDD Journal Volume 1 Issue 20 (Winter, 2014) (6-7)
  • JustIn Science: Why the Number Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story
  • 2014
  • The Defense Never Rests The Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Newsletter (February 2014 Edition) (6-16)
  • How does a GC-MS Machine Know that there’s a Drug in the Blood?
  • 2014
  • The American Academy of Forensic Sciences: 66th Annual Scientific Meeting (Seattle, WA-AAFS, 2014)
  • Abstract: The Constitutionality of the Cold Case CODIS Hit and an Offender not on Probation or Parole
  • 2014
  • The symposium of the 247the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society.
  • CHAL Abstract: Linear Dynamic Range Challenges in Forensics
  • 2014
  • The Voice for the Defense (April, 2014)(18-25)
  • PBTs for Drugs: Oral Fluid Collection Devices
  • 2014
  • The Voice for the Defense (October, 2014)(22-31)
  • Synthetic Drug Prosecution & Defense
  • 2014
  • Aspatore a Thomson-West Publication
  • The Lack of Legal and Forensic Suitability of En-zymatic Assay for Blood Alcohol Concentrations in Prosecutions of Alleged Drunk Drivers” (approved for publication in Inside the Minds: Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence 2014 Edition
  • 2014
  • Aspatore a Thomson-West Publication
  • “Guilty until Proven Innocent: Best Practices for Cal-ibration of Pipettes:” (approved for publication in Inside the Minds: Understanding DUI Scien-tific Evidence 2014 Edition
  • 2014
  • Aspatore a Thomson-West Publication
  • Basic Introduction to Gas Chromatography” (approved for publication in Inside the Minds: Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence 2014 Edition
  • 2014
  • The Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences: 65th Annual Scientific Meeting(Washington, DC-AAFS)
  • Abstract: EPA, GLP, and USP vs. Forensic Science: Where is the Commutability? Why Are There no Standardized Methods Across All of Forensic Science?
  • 2013
  • The Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences: 65th Annual Scientific Meeting (Washington, DC-AAFS)
  • Abstract: Scientific Workshop #14: Melendez-Diaz, Bullcoming, and Williams: Scientific Evidence and the Right to Confrontation
  • 2013
  • (The Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer’s publication) July/August 2013 edition p. 8-19.
  • The Always Get the Data! The Fukushima of Forensics: Annie Dookhan
  • 2013
  • Symposium of the 243rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society
  • CHAL 26 Abstract: Burning the Accused at the Stake? Is arson/explosive investigation scientific or modern day witchcraft?
  • 2012
  • Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence: Fourth Edition
  • 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
  • 2012
  • Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence: Fourth Edition
  • Chapter 5: How to write a Bulletproof expert report for use in criminal trials
  • 2012
  • Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence: Fourth Edition
  • Chapter 7: A Scientific Examination of the Validity of Evidentiary Breath Testing as Applied to DUI Prosecution in the United States Today
  • 2012
  • Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence: Fourth Edition
  • Chapter 4: Consciousness of Guilt or Reasonable Confusion: How Applied Epistemology Can Negate the Burden Shifting Game in a DUI Refusal Case
  • 2012
  • The Champion
  • Electro-Chemical Based Portable Breath Testing: A Potentially Dangerous Non-Specific and Non-Selective Measure at Roadside
  • 2012
  • Texas Drunk Driving Law, 4th ed., (Newark, NJ: LexisNexis, 2008)
  • Gas Chromatograph-Flame Ionization Detector for Forensic Determination in ETOH-based per se DUI Prosecutions: Introduction and Explanations of the Limitations of the GC-FID Assay
  • 2012
  • Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company
  • Phlebotomy: Forensic & Medico-legal aspects
  • 2012
  • A Thompson Reuters business (7-22)
  • "Chapter 1: The Science of Search and Seizure in DUI Defense” Inside the Minds: The Legality of Search and Seizure in DUI Cases
  • 2012
  • Considering Justice Alito’s Williams Plurality and What, If Anything, It Means
  • The NACDL Champion Magazine (Aug,2012) (44-8)
  • 2012
  • How to Obtain Scientific Data (Discovery) Through the Court: How Does a Criminal Defense Lawyer Confront an Expert Witness
  • California Defender (Fall)
  • 2012
  • A Thompson Reuters business
  • Chapter 6: The Inabailty to Quantify BrAC measures,” in Lawrence E. Wines, Esquire, ed., Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence: Fourth Edition
  • 2012
  • NCDD Journal Volume 1 Issue 16 (Summer, 2012) 2-3
  • Why I Don’t Stipulate to Forensic Test Results
  • 2012
  • Attack- ing and Defending Drunk Driving Tests (James Publishing, 2008)
  • An Epistemological Based Defense to the DRE-based DUI Prosecution
  • 2012
  • Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases (Aspatore; A Thompson Reuters business)
  • Chapter x: Current Scientific Thoughts on Defending DUI Death Cases
  • 2012
  • symposium of the 242nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society
  • CHAL 13 Abstract: State of forensic science in America today: Is it scientific at all? Is there a path forward?
  • 2011
  • Symposium of the 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society
  • Call for meaningful validation of the Drug Recognition “Expert” protocol in driving under the influence of drugs prosecution
  • 2011
  • The NACDL Champion Magazine (Oct. 2011)
  • A Post-Bullcoming World: Does Justice Sotomayor’s Concurrence Undermine The Majority Opinion?
  • 2011
  • CO-AAFS
  • Limitations of the Assay: Gastroesophageal Reflux and BrAC Measurements
  • 2011
  • Intoxication Test Evidence: Second Edition (Eagan, MN: West: A Thompson Reuters business)
  • Chapter 57: ISO 17025
  • 2011
  • Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence: Third Edition (Asporte: A Thompson Reuters business)
  • Chapter 6: Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector: What It Is and How to Cross-Examine an Expert on
  • 2011
  • American Chemical Society Symposium Series Books
  • False Convictions and Bad Pharmacology: The Danger of the Drug Recognition
  • 2011
  • The Journal of the American Chemical Society
  • Chiral Molecules: The Dirty but Open Secret in the Crime Laboratory
  • 2011
  • Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence: Third Edition (Asporte: A Thompson Reuters business)
  • The Top Ten Points in Establishing a Viable and Scientifically Based GER/GERD Defense to Evidentiary Breath Testing Cases
  • 2011
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly
  • The Inability to Quantify: Values that are Outside the Demonstrated Linear Dynamic Range of Detection Lead to the Impossibility to Prove Guilt beyond a Reasonable Doubt
  • 2011
  • The journal of the American Chemical Society
  • 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
  • 2011
  • Innovative DUI Trial Tools
  • Comprehensive Blood Discovery and the Reasons For It.
  • 2011
  • 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
  • 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
  • 2011
  • California Drunk Driving Law (Costa Mesa, CA: James Publishing)
  • Glossary of Important Analytical Chemistry Terms
  • 2011
  • The Voice (TCDLA))
  • Consciousness of Guilt or Reasonable Confusion: How Applied Epistemology Can Negate the Burden Shifting Game in a DUI Refusal Case
  • 2011
  • California Public Defenders Quarterly Newsletter
  • How to Obtain Scientific Data (Discovery) through the Court: In a World with Confrontation How Does a Criminal Defense Lawyer Confront an Expert Witness in the World of Analytical Chemistry?
  • 2011
  • Included in materials distributed at the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar’s “Rocky Mountain High: DUI/DUID Defense School at 10,000 feet"
  • Glossary of Important Analytical Chemistry Terms
  • 2011
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly
  • The Inability to Quantify: Values that are Outside the Demonstrated Linear Dynamic Range of Detection Lead to the Impossibility to Prove Guilt beyond a Reasonable Doubt
  • 2011
  • The Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences: 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting (Colorado Springs, CO-AAFS, 2011).
  • Abstract E 23: Limitations of the Assay: Gastroesophageal Reflux and BrAC Measurements
  • 2011
  • Symposium of the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society
  • 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
  • 2010
  • Textbook published by CDSD Publishing
  • Driving After Imbibing Manual-The Authoritative Guide to Defending Motorists Accused of Alcohol/Drug Impaired Driving In Pennsylvania
  • 2010
  • Textbook published by CDSD Publishing
  • Preliminary Hearing: A Primer for the Inexperienced
  • 2010
  • Textbook published through CDSD Publishing
  • Pennsylvania Vehicle Code and the ‘New’ Driving After Imbibing Law: A Practioner’s Guide to Successfully Defending Against the Commonwealth and PENNDOT License Suspension
  • 2010
  • Textbook published through CDSD Publishing
  • Am I Going to Lose My License?
  • 2010
  • Intoxication Test Evidence: Second Edition
  • Chapter 6: The Changing Face of DUI Practice: A Time to Think Ahead
  • 2010
  • The Champion magazine
  • In the Defense of the Police at Roadside: The Officer Isn’t Always Lying: The Drug Recognition Expert Program as an Case Study for an Epistemological Based Defense
  • 2010
  • Textbook published through Lorman Education
  • Traffic Law Practices in Pennsylvania
  • 2006
  • The symposium of the 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society
  • CHAL 26 Abstract: Traditional landscape of measurement science in the courtroom: Qualitative measurement uncertainty, the myth of infinite precision and total accuracy
  • N/A
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Speaking Engagements

  • Indiana University Center for Studies of Law in Action Borkenstein Course
  • Effects of Drugs on Human Performance and Behavior
  • 2018
  • American Chemical Society Course
  • Driving Under the Influence of Drugs: Analytical Chemistry and Pharmacology
  • 2018
  • American Chemical Society Course
  • 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) (October)
  • 2018
  • American Chemical Society Course
  • 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) (June)
  • 2018
  • American Chemical Society
  • Solid Drug Pre-consumption Form Forensic Analysis
  • 2018
  • Indiana University Center for Studies of Law in Action Borkenstein Course
  • Effects of Drugs on Human Performance and Behavior
  • 2017
  • American Chemical Society course
  • 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) XIX
  • 2017
  • American Chemical Society course
  • Driving Under the Influence of Drugs: Analytical Chemistry and Pharmacology V
  • 2017
  • American Chemical Society
  • Solid Drug Preconsumption Form Forensic Analysis VI
  • 2017
  • American Chemical Society
  • 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) XIX
  • 2017
  • The American Chemical Society
  • Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry: (a lecture laboratory course) XVIII
  • 2016
  • The American Chemical Society
  • Driving Under the Influence of Drugs: Analytical Chemistry and Pharmacology V
  • 2016
  • The American Chemical Society
  • Solid Drug Pre-consumption Form Forensic Analysis V
  • 2016
  • The American Chemical Society
  • 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) XIV
  • 2016
  • Indiana University Center for Studies of Law in Action Borkenstein
  • Effects of Drugs on Human Performance and Behavior
  • 2016
  • The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association (PADDA)
  • Lunch-n-Learn Seminar series on Enzymatic versus Forensic Testing.
  • 2015
  • the Fredric Rieders Family Renaissance Foundation seminar
  • Confrontation: Bullcoming and Beyond
  • 2015
  • The American Chemical Society
  • 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) XVII
  • 2015
  • The American Chemical Society
  • Solid Drug Pre-consumption Form Forensic Analysis VI
  • 2015
  • The American Chemical Society
  • Driving Under the Influence of Drugs: Analytical Chemistry and Pharmacology III
  • 2015
  • The American Chemical Society
  • 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) XV
  • 2015
  • The American Chemical Society
  • Solid Drug Pre-consumption Form Forensic Analysis V
  • 2015
  • The American Chemical Society
  • Driving Under the Influence of Drugs: Analytical Chemistry and Pharmacology III
  • 2015
  • Indiana University Center for Studies of Law in Action Borkenstein
  • The Effects of Drugs on Human Performance and Behavior
  • 2015
  • Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry
  • Gas Chromatography
  • 2015
  • 6th Annual DUI Law Enforcement Seminar
  • 6th Annual DUI Law Enforcement Seminar
  • 2015
  • 68th American Academy of Forensic Science Annual meeting
  • The Validity of Enzymatic Assay for Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) Determinations
  • 2015
  • Understanding Gas Chromatography and Blood Testing
  • Blood Testing in the Forensic World
  • 2014
  • The US Law Shield seminar (Warminister, PA) (September)
  • As a Legal Gun Owner, What Are My Rights?
  • 2014
  • The US Law Shield seminar (Southampton, PA)(March)
  • As a Legal Gun Owner, What Are My Rights?
  • 2014
  • The US Law Shield seminar (Rochester, PA) (June)
  • As a Legal Gun Owner, What Are My Rights?
  • 2014
  • The US Law Shield seminar (New Castle, PA) (June)
  • As a Legal Gun Owner, What Are My Rights?
  • 2014
  • The US Law Shield seminar (Harrisburg, PA) (September)
  • As a Legal Gun Owner, What Are My Rights?
  • 2014
  • The US Law Shield seminar (Bethlehem, PA) (September)
  • As a Legal Gun Owner, What Are My Rights?
  • 2014
  • The US Law Shield seminar (Allentown, PA) (August)
  • As a Legal Gun Owner, What Are My Rights?
  • 2014
  • The US Law Shield seminar (Harrisburg, PA) (August)
  • As a Legal Gun Owner, What Are My Rights?
  • 2014
  • The US Law Shield seminar (Harrisburg, PA) (August)
  • As a Legal Gun Owner, What Are My Rights?
  • 2014
  • The Quebec criminal defense attorneys and members of AQAAD
  • Scientific defenses to evi-dentiary breath test results
  • 2014
  • The North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Understanding Gas Chromatography and Blood Testing: Blood Testing in the Forensic World
  • 2014
  • The American Chemical Society 247th National Meeting
  • What is the one best thing that you like that ACS does, and why?
  • 2014
  • The American Chemical Society (Chicago, IL) (October)
  • Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry XII
  • 2014
  • The American Chemical Society (Chicago, IL) (November)
  • Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry XIII
  • 2014
  • The American Chemical Society (Chicago, IL) (June)
  • Driving Under the In-fluence of Drugs: Analytical Chemistry and Pharmacology II
  • 2014
  • The American Chemical Society (Chicago, IL) (February)
  • Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry XI
  • 2014
  • The American Chemical Society (Chicago, IL) (December)
  • Solid Drug Pre-consumption Form Forensic Analysis IV
  • 2014
  • The American Chemical Society (Chicago, IL) (April)
  • Solid Drug Pre-consumption Form Forensic Analysis IV
  • 2014
  • The 7th Annual TheMcShaneFirm.com lecture series
  • Defending the Citizen Accused of a DUI by the Government
  • 2014
  • The 2014 Indiana University Center for Studies of Law in Action Borkenstein
  • The Effects of Drugs on Human Performance and Behavior
  • 2014
  • Ohio Advanced DUI seminar
  • Advanced DUI
  • 2014
  • NCDD/TCDLA seminar (New Orleans, LA)
  • Mastering Scientific Evidence
  • 2014
  • Impaired Driving Specialist Course
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Test Instructor
  • 2014
  • Driving Under the Influence of Drugs: Analytical Chemistry and Pharmacology I
  • Driving Under the Influence of Drugs
  • 2014
  • 67th American Academy of Forensic Science Annual meeting
  • The Constitutionality of the Cold Case CODIS Hit and an Offender not on Probation or Parole
  • 2014
  • Enzymatic Assay: The non-forensic method of BAC determination
  • Enzymatic Assay: The non-forensic method of BAC determination
  • 2013
  • 66th American Academy of Forensic Science Annual meeting
  • Melendez-Diaz, Bullcoming, and Williams: Scientific Evidence and the Right to Confrontation
  • 2013
  • Stuart Kinard Memorial Advance DWI Seminar
  • Gas Chromatography
  • 2012
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice “New and Creative Ideas for Winning DWI Trials”
  • Bullcoming and Confrontation: Now What?
  • 2012
  • NCDD Winter Session
  • Why there is no Science in Evidentiary Breath Testing
  • 2012
  • Mastering Scientific Evidence
  • Gas Chromatography with Mass Spectrometry for DUID cases
  • 2012
  • American Chemical Society 243rd National Meeting & Exposition
  • Burning the accused at the stake? Is arson/explosive investigations scientific or modern day witchcraft?
  • 2012
  • 65th American Academy of Forensic Science Annual meeting
  • State Crime Laboratories — Open or Closed to Criminal Defense Attorneys?
  • 2012
  • 5th Annual Forensic Science Seminar
  • Pharmacology for Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Top Gun DWI Defense
  • From Zero to Hero: What You Need to Win a GC-FID Blood Case
  • 2011
  • The Scientific Truth About Hospital Blood: Enzymatic- based assay
  • The Scientific Truth About Hospital Blood: Enzymatic- based assay
  • 2011
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers annual DUI Seminar
  • How to Cross Examine an Expert (Even if you don't know what you're talking about)
  • 2011
  • Stuart Kinard Memorial Advance DWI Seminar
  • Basic and Advanced Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector for EtOH
  • 2011
  • Ohio Superstars
  • Death to the Slidument: Using PowerPoint Effectively to Persuade
  • 2011
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2011 Ohio Advanced DUI seminar
  • Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry, Integration, and Metrology
  • 2011
  • New and Creative Ideas for Winning DWI Trials
  • The Science of DWI: Three Never Fail principles of cross-examining any expert
  • 2011
  • Methodist University in North Carolina seminar
  • 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
  • 2011
  • Mastering Scientific Evidence
  • How blood is Tested in Gas Chromatography
  • 2011
  • Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry
  • Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector
  • 2011
  • Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry
  • Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry
  • 2011
  • DWI Defense Project-DWI Science: What You Must Know to Win!
  • Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector and Mass Spectrometry
  • 2011
  • American Chemical Society Spring 2011 National Meeting & Exposition
  • 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
  • 2011
  • American Chemical Society 242nd National Meeting & Exposition
  • State of forensic science in America today: Is it scientific at all? Is there a path forward?
  • 2011
  • 7th Annual Advanced DUI Seminar
  • Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector and Mass Spectrometry
  • 2011
  • 63rd American Academy of Forensic Science Annual meeting-Chicago, Illinois
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux in BrAC Measurements
  • 2011
  • TheMcShaneFirm.com Lecture Series
  • Introductory and Advanced Topics in Analytical Chemistry and Metrology in DUI/DWI/DUID
  • 2010
  • The Third Annual Reese Joye Memorial DUI Defense Seminar
  • Advanced Topics in DUI Defense
  • 2010
  • The Defense is the Science and Science is the Truth, The Truth About Forensic Science: An Introduction to Method Validation
  • The Truth About Forensic Science
  • 2010
  • The 3rd Annual TheMcShaneFirm.com lecture series
  • Just Because You are an Expert…Doesn’t Make You Interesting
  • 2010
  • The 3rd Annual TheMcShaneFirm.com lecture series
  • Introduction to Breath Testing
  • 2010
  • Stuart Kinard Memorial Advance DWI Seminar
  • Advanced Topics in DUI Defense
  • 2010
  • Private In-house Training
  • How an Analytical Chemist Can be the Accused’s Best Friend Lessons 1-5
  • 2010
  • Platt and Associates Seminar
  • An Overview of the NHTSA/IACP Drug Recognition and Evaluation Course
  • 2010
  • NHTSA's Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitoner
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Testing
  • 2010
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Pennsylvania DUI Case Law Update: A Massive Paradigm Shift-The Post Melendez-Diaz and Post-Chase World
  • 2010
  • Forensic Applications of Chromatography (GC/HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry
  • Headspace Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detector and Mass Spectrometry
  • 2010
  • Behind the Secrets of Highway Drug Interdiction
  • Behind the Secrets of Highway Drug Interdiction
  • 2010
  • American Chemical Society Fall 2010 National Meeting
  • Enzymatic assaying: The Indirect Measurement that is Non-specific to Ethanol that is Being Misapplied from the Clinical World into the Forensic Arena
  • 2010
  • Advanced DWI Seminar
  • If You Want Blood (You’ve Got It): Understanding, Discovering and Presenting Errors in Blood Testing
  • 2010
  • PACLE Advanced Seminar
  • How to Aggressively, Scientifically and Ethically Defend a Controlled Substances Accusation
  • 2009
  • NHTSA/IACP DRE Advanced Seminar
  • NHTSA's Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement -Hosted & Instructed
  • 2009
  • DRE Training (2009)
  • NHTSA/IACP Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Advanced Course
  • 2009
  • Connecticut State Public Defender’s Conference
  • Short Course on Blood Toxicology and Drug DUI cases - Can they be Defended?
  • 2009
  • Advanced Forensic Blood and Urine Seminar
  • A case study presentation of the anatomy of a .34 BAC not guilty
  • 2009
  • Standardized Field Sobreity Testing Practitioner Course
  • Standardized Field Sobreity Testing Practitioner
  • 2008
  • Standardized Field Sobreity Testing Instructor Course
  • Standardized Field Sobreity Testing Instructor Course
  • 2008
  • Breath Alcohol Technician
  • Certified Breath Alcohol Training Course
  • 2008
  • Technology in the Courtroom
  • Technology in the Courtroom
  • 2007
  • The American Chemical Society
  • 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) XVI
  • N/A
  • Pennsylvania State Police Academy
  • The Role of the Criminal Defense Lawyer
  • N/A
  • Penn State Dickinson School of Law Jury Advocacy
  • Jury Advocacy
  • N/A
  • Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seminar-Pennsylvania Traffic Law
  • Traffic Law-DUI
  • N/A
  • Central Penn College Jury Advocacy
  • Jury Advocacy
  • N/A
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Attorney endorsements

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Endorse Justin
DUI and DWI Attorney | Mar 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Justin brings a yearning to succeed to the table as a criminal defense attorney. He trains himself and his staff attorneys at the highest level to be ready to attack any flaw in the State's case or any prevarication by a police officer who guesses that Justin will not have found the "smoking gun" in the case. This pride of preparation is not something that can be taught to a trial lawyer --- it is self-generated. Justin has earned my endorsement through hard work and dogged determination to be the best attorney in Pennsylvania."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Apr 22
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I had the pleasure of working with Justin on a matter regarding a Pennsylvania serviceman who had been wrongly accused and convicted in Mississippi. The individual had worked for years to get the legal system to assist him but could not get any results. Justin was able to provide me with all the necessary background information that I needed in order reopen the case, resolve the matter with a not guilty verdict, and expunge the individual’s record. Without Justin’s knowledge and determination, this innocent serviceman record would have never been cleared. Justin also is an encyclopedia of knowledge on a wide range of subjects and who is willing to help anybody who ask. If I were facing a legal matter, I would have no hesitation contacting Justin to represent me."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 15
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Justin is very detail oriented!!"
DUI and DWI Attorney | Aug 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Justin McShane is a true lawyer-scientist, who brings cutting edge developments to the courtroom in defense of his clients. Highly recommended!"
DUI and DWI Attorney | Oct 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Justin McShane is a top notch advocate for justice for his clients. He is informed, educated and devoted. I have known Attorney McShane for over 15 years. He has developed a practice designed to serve the interests of justice without compromising his clients' interests. I have the utmost confidence in Attorney McShane's knowledge, instincts and experience."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jul 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Justin is a committed practitioner, who zealously advocates for his clients. He's the most knowledgeable attorney-scientist I know. He uses his wealth of knowledge not only to better his clients, but also to better the profession. He's never too busy to help a colleague, and that's one of the many things that make him so valuable to this field. I endorse Justin and his team at the McShane Firm."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 26
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer for their dedication to their clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this Justin McShane. I worked with Justin McShane in the early years of our careers. Justin strives to give every client top notch representation. He is hardworking, experienced, and knowledgeable."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top notch when it comes to the application of science to the law."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I know Justin through our mutual membership and responsibilities in the National DUI College. Justin is one of the best and brightest in his jurisdiction / state as well as at a national level. His devotion to training others and continuing being the best he can be by knowing more than any client could hope for from their attorney."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jan 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Justin has been, and continues to be a role model for myself, and for many other attorneys across the world. His command on science is unreal. But he also possesses a special talent: he can take huge complex issues, and break them down so they can be understood by everyone. His personality shines as a teacher/professor, and his drive really inspires everyone around him to push themselves to greatness. His approach is one of honesty; objective honesty. And that's exactly what we need to keep in the Courts across this nation."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 05
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I was referred to Mr. McShane by a colleague who was impressed by his expertise and diligence. Mr. McShane graciously agreed to work with us as local counsel in an important matter pending in Federal Court. In doing so, Mr. McShane demonstrated his dedication to performing in the highest tradition of the Bar. Mr. McShane strikes me as a smart and dedicated attorney. I will not hesitate to refer clients to him whenever I have the opportunity to do so. I know Mr. McShane will work hard for any client who comes into his care."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Nov 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jul 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Justin McShane. He is the preeminent authority on DUI/DWI in PA. He is a skilled trial lawyer with excellent contributions. reviews and standing amongst his peers. If you want the best PA DUI/DWI attorney than schedule a consultation."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Feb 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney McShane's in depth knowledge of DUI law and the science behind DUI defenses make him a top choice for DUI lawyers in the Harrisburg area! I have seen him in court; he is a zealous advocate."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jan 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Let's just start with Justin is great! I have known Justin for about 8 years. I am older than Justin by at least 10 years. I have been Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for 19 years..... NOBODY, and I mean nobody has done for my practice and my understanding of the science of criminal defense, especially DWI defense than Justin McShane. This young man is a great lawyer, this young man is an amazing teacher, this young man is an unbelievable litigator, but most of all this young man is a great person that is a great friend and at the end of the day when you hire a lawyer if you hire one that isn't a great person, one that is morally bankrupt you really have hired nothing! So go hire Justin, you will be lucky because you have a great lawyer...I will be lucky too, not because I too have a great lawyer, but because I have a great friend! ONEI CAN BE PROUD OF!"
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jan 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"If you are faced with DUI charges and need an attorney, Justin McShane's name is probably one of the first names that comes to mind. I endorse this attorney."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jan 22
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Mr. McShane for many years now. I can say with absolutely no reservation that Mr. McShane is one of the finest lawyers in his field. He is attentive and accommodating to his clients. He is tenacious in the courtroom and his legal prowess is second to none. I highly recommend Mr. McShane."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Nov 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Justin McShane is nationally recognized as a go-to expert in DWI defenses."
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