FW: Invitation - Effective Investigation and Testimony
“Effective Investigation and Testimony”
This program will identify and discuss the cutting edge issues faced by today’s fire investigation professionals beginning with the fire scene investigation to the presentation of testimony in the courtroom.
At the completion of the course you will be able to:
- Protect an investigation from spoliation, improper methodology, alternatives theories.
- Accommodate the latest scientific and legal challenges to fire scene investigations.
- Strategically respond to a Daubert challenge.
- Effectively present Demonstrable Evidence during a trial
- Be aware of the skills needed to be an effective witness.
The presentation will include tips on relating to today’s CSI generation juror and the importance of recognizing those expectations from the fire scene to the courtroom conclusion... The class will also identify the influence of NFPA 921 during all phases of the investigation and the importance of the use of the Scientific Method in fire investigations.
Registration Fees, Call Deb Bell For registration form 410/451-3473 or use below and fax back 410/451-9049
IAAI Member cost $179.00,(must be current)
Non-Member cost $195.00,
Hotel Information, Days INN, 2420 West Thomas Road , Phoenix , AZ 85015 , 602/257-0801.
Room Rates: King Bed $67.96 Plus Tax, 2 Queen Beds $76.46 Plus Tax
Included daily complimentary Continental Breakfast,
Wireless Internet Access, Free News Paper weekdays.
Outdoor swimming pool & whirlpool.
Just 15 mins. From the airport and
5 miles from downtown Phoenix .
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Int’l Association of Arson Investigators
2151 Priest Bridge Drive, Suite 25
Crofton, Maryland 21114
Phone (410) 451-3473 Fax (410) 451-9049
Please inform IAAI if you do not wish to have your contact information included in the class roster handout
The IAAI reserves the right to cancel any seminar it deems necessary and will, in such an event, make a full refund of any registration fees. No liability is assumed by the IAAI for changes in program, date, content, speakers or venue.
JOE TOSCANO, C.F.I., Consultant
Fire Investigation & Litigation Support
Chilworth Technology, Inc.
Over 34 years experience involving the investigation and handling of fire losses. Retired Police Inspector from the Division of Criminal Justice, State of Connecticut after 20 years service. Served as Fire Investigation Specialist with American Reinsurance Co. for 10 years, leaving as Vice President-Claims. Currently a Consultant with Chilworth Technology, Inc as a Fire Investigation & Litigation Support Specialist. Pioneer in establishing the use of K-9's in the investigation of arsons. Long-standing member of the training and education committee of the IAAI. International lecturer in Canada, U.K., France, Spain, Belgium, Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan and Central and South America. Member of the Board of Directors of the Insurance Committee for Arson Control (ICAC)Developer of "Motive, Means and Opportunity" a full length training video that depicts a team approach to Fire Investigation from the scene to the courtroom. Developer of "interFire VR" an interactive, CD Rom virtual reality fire investigation training program in cooperation with ATF, USFA, NFPA and American Reinsurance. Member of the development committee for CFITrainer.net, an IAAI program to provide distance learning opportunities to the fire investigation community.
GUY E. (“ SANDY ”) BURNETTE, JR., Esq.
Guy E. Burnette, Jr. P.A.
Practicing attorney since 1977. Former prosecutor and first Legal Counsel to Florida Fire Marshal. Past 25 years as a civil litigation specialist in arson cases. Has handled cases throughout the US and in Canada , Central America, South America and the Caribbean . Past Chair of the Property Insurance Law Committee of the American Bar Association, President of the Florida Advisory Committee on Arson Prevention, Legal Advisor to IASIU state and international chapters, Board of Directors of IAAI international and Legal Counsel to Florida IAAI chapter since 1982. Author of text “Florida Arson Prosecution”, NFPA 921 Handbook legal chapter and over 100 papers and published articles on fire/fraud issues. Life member of the IAAI chapters in Florida and California .
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