Biography of
Patrick T. Barone

Mr. Barone is a Michigan attorney who limits his practice to the aggressive representation of individuals charged with drinking related traffic offenses, including Operating While Intoxicated (OWI), Operating While Visibly Impaired ( OVWI ), Unlawful Blood Alcohol Level (UBAL), and all injury accidents involving the use of alcohol.

His office also assists in successfully obtaining driving privileges after the driver's license has been revoked for multiple drunk driving convictions. Mr. Barone has associates throughout the State, and travels extensively to represent his clients in all the Courts in Lower Michigan.



Additionally, Mr. Barone has been certified as a practitioner in standardized field sobriety tests in accordance with the standards set forth by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the National Highway Safety Administration. (NHTSA)



EDUCATION

Juris Doctor, 1991, Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University

Clerkship: Full time position with the Honorable Richard D. Kuhn, Oakland County Circuit Court,1988-1991. Assisted the Judge and Staff Attorney in the research and analysis of cases presented for motion call and then prepared drafts of the Court's final opinions and orders; administered the Court's civil and criminal dockets; supervised junior clerk; reviewed submitted proposed orders prior to Judge's signature.

Internship: With the Honorable John N. O'Brien, Oakland County Circuit Court, summer term, 1990. Assisted Judge O'Brien in the research and analysis of a variety of legal issues and prepared pre-motion memoranda for the Court's use.

B.S. Biology, 1987 Oakland University, Rochester, MI

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES

Member of the Michigan Bar Association and Oakland County Bar Association since 1991; Member of the Illinois Bar Association since 1992. Member of the Michigan State Bar Association's Criminal Law Section. General Member of the National College of DUI Defense. Member of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Serve by special appointment to the Circuit Court Committee for Oakland County Bar Association. Roster Attorney, Michigan Appellate Assigned Counsel System. Mentor, Oakland County Circuit Court Criminal Assigned Counsel System.

PUBLICATIONS

Understanding Quantitative Blood Alcohol Testing in Drunk Driving Cases, Michigan Bar Journal, Volume 82, No. 8, August 2003.

LECTURES

Felony Driving Issues, Sponsored by the Detroit/Wayne County Criminal Advocacy Program, and presented in Detroit on October 10, 2003.

Defending the Drunk Driving Case with Blood Intoxication Evidence, Sponsored by Lorman Education Services, and presented in Detroit on July 25, 2003.

ADVANCED LEVEL TRAINING PROGRAMS

NHTSA/IACP Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner Course, Conducted on January 16-18 2004, Atlanta Georgia.

DWI Means Defend With Ingenuity, Superheroes of DUI Defense, NACDL/NCDD 2003 DUI Seminar, via audiotape.

Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI / DWI Cases
, sponsored by Headlines Marketing and the National College for DUI Defense, Atlanta, Georgia, April 10 - 12, 2003.

DWI Means Defend With Ingenuity, Skills That Win Cases, NACDL/NCDD 2002 DUI Seminar, via audiotape.

Drunk Driving Defense Update, 2001 , via audiotape, sponsored by the Sponsored by Institute of Continuing Legal Education.

Criminal Procedure and Practice, 2001, via audiotape, sponsored by the Sponsored by Institute of Continuing Legal Education.

Current Issues in Eyewitness Research, including: (a) Delayed Effects of Response Criterion on Eyewitness Accuracy; (b) Effects of Eyewitness Identification Guidelines on Juror Decision Making, and; (c) Recent Research and the NIJ Guidelines for Eyewitness Evidence, Sponsored by the American Psychological Association and presented at the APA Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, August 27, 2001.

Making Sense of the Female Offender, Sponsored by the American Psychological Association and presented at the APA Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, August 27, 2001.

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder - Is It a Valid Diagnosis? Sponsored by the American Psychological Association and presented at the APA Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, August 24, 2001.

OUIL 3rd and Repeat Offender Statutes After One Year, presented by the Oakland County Bar Association, November 21, 2000.

Drunk Driving Defense Update 2000, Sponsored by Institute of Continuing Legal Education, September 29, 2000.

Preserving Federal Appellate Issues at the Trial Court Level, Sponsored by Oakland County Bar Assn., September 19, 2000.

Child Abuse Cases: Specifically Shaken Baby: Sponsored by Oakland County Bar Assn., July 18, 2000.

College on Problems of Drug Dependence, 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 17-22, 2000.

The Defense of Entrapment and the Use of Confidential Informants: Sponsored by Oakland County Bar Assn. with Judge Wendy Potts of the Oakland County Circuit Court presenting, May 15, 2000.

Sentencing Guidelines: Sponsored by Oakland County Bar Assn., December 21, 1999.

Polygraphs and Datamasters: Sponsored by Institute of Continuing Legal Education, December 3, 1999.

U.S. Supreme Court Criminal Law Update: Sponsored by Criminal Advocacy Program of Wayne County, December 3, 1999.

Legal Research using the Internet: Sponsored by the State Appellate Defender Office, November 18, 1999.

Conduct of Criminal Trials: Sponsored by Oakland County Bar Assn., November 16, 1999.

Serology and DNA Evidence: Sponsored by Criminal Advocacy Program of Wayne County, November 12, 1999.

Bring Your Case to Life for Judges and Juries: Winning Ways to Use Demonstrative Evidence: Sponsored by Criminal Advocacy Program of Wayne County, October 22, 1999.

Rules of Evidence: Sponsored by Oakland County Bar Assn. with Judge Jessica R. Cooper of Oakland County Circuit Court presenting, October 19, 1999.

Handling the Waived-Juvenile Case: Sponsored by Criminal Advocacy Program of Wayne County, October 15, 1999.

1999 Drunk Driving Defense Update: via audiotape of Institute of Continuing Legal Education seminar offered October 12, 1999.

Pretrial Motions in Criminal Law: Sponsored by Oakland County Bar Assn. with Judge Steven Andrews of Oakland County Circuit Court presenting, June 15, 1999.

Preliminary Examinations: Sponsored by Oakland County Bar Assn. with Judge Brian MacKenzie of the Novi District Court presenting, April 20, 1999.

Michigan Sentencing Guidelines, Issues, Strategy and Challenges: Sponsored by Oakland County Bar Assn, November 18, 1998.

Advanced Criminal Defense Practice Conference: Traverse City, Michigan, November 6, 7, 8 1998.

1998 Drunk Driving Defense Update: Institute of Continuing Legal Education, September 11, 1998 (afternoon seminar).

Trying the Drunk Driving Case: Institute of Continuing Legal Education, September 11, 1998 (morning seminar).

Michigan Appellate Advocacy/Orientation: Sponsored by the State Appellate Defender Office, November 2, 3 1994.