Wisner & Wisner,
LLP 110 Linden Oaks Dr Rochester, NY 14625
2017 Quoted by WHAM TV Channel 13, Rochester, New York, by Jane Flasch, on April 26, 2017. Interview entitled: "Rochester City Court Judge reverses DWI verdict - again." Mr. Wisner and his client interviewed after the court renders a final decision not to reverse itself on an initial verdict of not guilty. Mr. Wisner submitted case law in support of the proposition that a trial court cannot reverse itself on a later date after a not guilty verdict.
2017 Interviewed by WROC TV Channel 8, Rochester, New York, by Jorden Garret, on April 26, 2017. Interview entitled: "City Court Judge overturns guilty verdict in DWI case." Mr. Wisner reacts to Judge Dixon's ruling to overturn an initial reversal of a verdict of not guilty of seven counts. The court initially ruled not guilty then reversed herself to find the defendant guilty on DWI and speeding.
2017 Quoted by WHAM TV Channel 13, Rochester, New York, by Jane Flasch, on April 25, 2017. Interview entitled: "City Court Judge Dixon changes mind in DWI case after rendering a verdict." Mr. WisnerÕs reaction to the stunning reversal of a verdict of not guilty.
Todd J.W. Wisner interviewed by Time Warner Cable News reporter Seth Voorhees in Rochester,
New York on October, 12, 2016. Entitled "Unlocking the Ignition Interlock: How A DWI Device Works."
Todd J.W. Wisner interviewed by Vanessa Herring of WROC channel 8 on March 20, 2014.
Entitled "Can Diabetes Defend Redon's Drunk Driving Case?"
Todd J.W. Wisner interviewed by Vanessa Herring of WROC channel 8, in 2014.
Entitled "NTSB Wants States To Lower Legal Blood Alcohol Limit"
Todd J.W. Wisner interviewed by Rachel Barnhart of WROC channel 8 on January 30, 2014.
Entitled "Texting" Tickets Issued to People Not Texting."
MARCH 16, 2011
Todd J.W. Wisner asked to comment on his client's decision to proceed to trial in a DWI case involving a fatal motor vehicle accident
by Michael Zeigler of the newspaper Democrat & Chronicleon March 16, 2011 in an article entitled Tyler Gaudioso to go to trial over
fatal car crash.
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
Todd J.W. Wisner asked to comment in the legal publication The Daily Record on the People v. Hernandez case where Mr. Wisner
represented Mr. Hernandez in a DWI case where the court suppressed the chemical breath test based upon the use of electronic signatures on the basis
that they were not reliable and deprived the defendant of the right to confront the evidence. Mr. Wisner's argument and the court's reasoning was
confirmed in an unrelated United States Supreme Court case Bullcoming v. New Mexico, 564 U.S. ___ (2011).
JANUARY 26, 2011,
WISNER & WISNER client Joseph J. Hernandez, represented by Todd J.W. Wisner is successful in precluding the chemical test when the
admissibility of breath test foundational documents are called into question due to electronic signatures and the inability to cross examine the
authors of the documents. For the published decision see People v. Hernandez, 31 Misc.3d 208, 915 N.Y.S.2d 824, 2011 N.Y. Slip Op. 21022,
N.Y. City Ct., January 26, 2011.
AUGUST 16, 2010
Todd J.W. Wisner asked to comment on the new ignition interlock law in New York State by WHEC News Channel 10 by news
correspondent Linette Adams on August 15, 2010.
Todd J.W. Wisner asked to comment on bench trial verdicts in DWI cases by Michael Zeigler of the newspaper Democrat & Chronicle on August 15,
2010 in an article entitled Judges, district attorney clash over DWI cases.
Todd J.W. Wisner asked to comment on the newly enacted Leandra's Law in New York State imposing a mandatory ignition interlock device on all misdemeanor and felony DWI defendants by
Michael Zeigler of the newspaper Democrat & Chronicle on August 15, 2010.
Todd J.W. Wisner asked to join the Camp Good Days & Special Times, Inc. Board of Directors. A camp for children suffering from cancer. Mr. Wisner also joins the finance
committee advising the board of directors.
DECEMBER 31 , 2009
Todd J.W. Wisner asked to comment on the newly enacted Leandra's Law in New York State converting a first offense DWI misdemeanor charge to a class E felony
when a child under the age of 16 is in the vehicle. Wisner was also asked to comment on the mendment of the Vehicle and Traffic Statute 1993 mandating the
installation of the ignition interlock device on all misdemeanor and felony DWI defendants in The Daily Record on December 31, 2009.
NOVEMBER 18 , 2009
Todd J.W. Wisner asked to comment on article about questionable traffic stops in The Daily Record on November 18, 2009.
FEBRUARY 1-3, 2007
Todd J.W. Wisner was factory trained on the Datamaster DMT®. The Datamaster DMT is the new frontier of evidential breath testing. Mr. Wisner became
the first New York lawyer to be certified to operate, conduct diagnostic verifications and calibration the Datamaster DMT.
OCTOBER 14, 2007
Todd J.W. Wisner asked to comment on DWI trials article entitled "Trials atypical in local DWI's" in the Democrat & Chronicle
on October 15, 2007
Robin Unwin, Esq., joins Wisner & Wisner as a DWI defense trial lawyer.
FEBRUARY 1-3, 2007
Todd J.W. Wisner was factory trained on the BAC Datamaster® again. This time the training was in the operation, diagnostic verifications and calibration
of the BAC Datamaster. Mr. Wisner became the first New York lawyer to be certified to perform a diagnostic verification and calibration of
the BAC Datamaster in 2007.
DECEMBER 13, 2005
Todd J.W. Wisner asked to comment on New York Supreme Court ruling overturning local
court suppression of breath test evidence in article entitled "Irondequoit Rulings Reversed" in the Democrat & Chronicle
on December 13, 2005.
Todd J.W. Wisner became the first New York lawyer to be certified in the science of evidential breath alcohol testing and the
operation of the BAC Datamaster® at National Patent Analytical Systems.
WISNER & WISNER adopts two highways in Monroe County to clean and maintain through the Monroe County Department of Transportation.
The highways are cleaned several times a year by attorneys and staff. The law firm has continued to maintain these highways until present.
WISNER & WISNER acquires a BAC Datamater ® and becomes the first New York law firm to own the newer breath testing instrument from
National Patent Analytical Systems. This is the same breath testing instrument used in the STAR van by the Monroe County Sheriff's Department,
the Rochester Police Department and by most law enforcement agencies. WISNER & WISNER also acquired a RepCo Simulator which is used by law
enforcement to simulate a breath test before and after a subject blows into the Datamaster to check to see if the device has fallen out of
Todd J.W. Wisner founds NEWYORKDWI.COM as a legal resource for lawyers and clients to refer to for DWI LAW in New York State.
Todd J.W. Wisner asked to comment on the remote "calibration" of the BAC Datamaster by television news channel WHEC Channel 10
on July 2002.
JUNE 7-9 2002
Todd J.W. Wisner was certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the Administration of
DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing in Texas, June 7-9, 2002. Mr. Wisner became one of the first lawyers in New York
State to be certified in the administration of standardized field sobriety testing.
WISNER & WISNER acquires a ALCO-SENSOR IV preliminary breath screening device manufactured by Intoximeters, Inc. The Alco-Sensor
is widely used by law enforcement because it is hand held and portable. The device is known to be used by the New York State Police,
the Monroe County Sheriff, the Rochester Police Department and other law enforcement agencies in sobriety checkpoints and at road side stops.
WISNER & WISNER's model IV allows the device to save a result into memory and print the result.
WISNER & WISNER begins fundraising for Camp Good Days & Special Times, Inc. The law firm begins a annual campaign to raise money for
the camp. Both Donald Wisner and Todd Wisner volunteered at the camp when Todd was in college.
WISNER & WISNER acquires a BREATHALYZER MODEL 900A manufactured by the Stephenson Corporation. The Breathalyzer was used by law
enforcement statewide for many years until the 1980's when the New York State Troopers adopted the Draeger Alcotest and the Monroe County Sheriff's
Department and other most other law enforcement agencies adopted the BAC Datamaster®. Often police, prosecutors and some judges still refer
to the newer breath testing devices as the breathalyzer. Today the device is considered an antique.
Todd J.W. Wisner becomes a member of the National College for DUI Defense at Harvard Law School (the college was founded in 1995).
Todd J.W. Wisner becomes a life member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a life member of the New York State
Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
WISNER & WISNER founds DWILAW.COM as a primary website for the law firm to represent only clients charged with alcohol influenced
operating offenses, vehicular crimes and appeals.
Todd J.W. Wisner founds Wisner Law Firm, P.C. now WISNER & WISNER, LPP concentrating the law practice in DWI Defense. Mr.
Wisner begins representing clients as far away as Niagara Falls, Watertown, Ithaca, Oswego, Syracuse and Buffalo.
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