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Traffic Offenses

Total Credits: 3.25 CLE

Average Rating:
Criminal Litigation |  Trial Practice
Deserie-Nicole Bernal |  Alec John Hanus |  Trooper Karl Jensen |  Daniel S Jurkowitz
3 Hours 18 Minutes
Original Program Date:
Aug 27, 2021


Overview of common traffic offenses issues.  Topics will include:



  • Legislative update
  • Defensive driving and points
  • Rules update
  • Criminal speeding
  • Reckless and aggressive driving
  • Leaving the scene of an accident
  • Civil traffic violation resulting in serious injury or death
  • Civil traffic tickets
  • Driving on a suspended license; Fixing a suspended license
  • Overview  of commercial vehicle enforcement, including authority to inspect  vehicles and qualifying drivers

Program Chair:
Dan Jurkowitz, Pima County Attorney's Office*
Deserie-Nicole Sandoval Bernal, Associate City Prosecutor, City of Tucson Prosecutor's Office  
Alec Hanus, Law Office of Alec Hanus
Trooper Karl Jensen, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement 
* Also presenting as a Panelist





Deserie-Nicole Bernal Related seminars and products

Assistant City Prosecutor

Deserie-Nicole Bernal is an attorney with the Tucson City Prosecutor's Office.  She graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law.  She has been practicing criminal law with the prosecutor's office for 3 years, and has dealt with various traffic related offenses.  

Alec John Hanus Related seminars and products

Alec Hanus is an attorney in Tucson, Arizona and a graduate of the University of Arizona College of Law. Mr. Hanus primarily practices in the area of criminal traffic law. He has litigated criminal traffic cases throughout Southern Arizona. Before opening his own firm, he worked for a judge in Pima County Superior Court and prosecuted cases at the Pima County Attorney's Office. Mr. Hanus has practiced law for approximately 20 years.

Trooper Karl Jensen Related seminars and products

Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit, AZ Dept. of Public Safety

Trooper Karl Jensen is an over fifteen-year veteran of the Arizona Department of Public Safety.  He was previously employed with the Pima County Sheriff's Department for nine years.  He is currently assigned to the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Bureau in Tucson.  Officer Jensen holds certifications as a Level 1 Commercial Vehicle Inspector, General Hazardous Materials Inspector, and Motorcoach Inspector.  Officer Jensen is a General Instructor, Field Training Instructor, Federal FMCSA Level one inspector instructor, and a RADAR instructor.  He has conducted numerous safety classes for transportation companies throughout the state of Arizona.  He was awarded Commercial Vehicle enforcement officer of the year by the Arizona Trucking Association in 2010.

Daniel S Jurkowitz Related seminars and products

Pima County Attorney's Office

Daniel Jurkowitz is the Assistant Chief Civil Deputy in the Pima County Attorney’s Office Civil Division and serves on the State Bar of Arizona's Professionalism Advisory Council. He also currently serves as a Superior Court Judge Pro Tempore, on the faculty of The National Judicial College, and is a past president of the Pima County Bar Association and the Pima County Bar Foundation. Previously, he served as Chair of the State Bar of Arizona's Professionalism Committee, an Administrative Law Judge for the Arizona Department of Transportation, a Justice of the Peace Pro Tempore, a Town Magistrate Pro Tempore, and a Hearing Officer, Settlement Officer, and Attorney Discipline Hearing Panel Member for the Arizona Supreme Court. He began his career as a prosecutor with the Pima County Attorney’s Office Criminal Division and is a graduate of the University of Arizona College of Law.



Overall:      4.1

Total Reviews: 8


Keith K

"I've never seen a CLE program which consisted of a higher propotion of simply reading statutes. I could do that right from the statute book"

Philip H

"One of the presenters was difficult to hear and her voice would cut out frequently."