James Nesci is a graduate of the University of Arizona College of Law and was a solo practitioner from January 1, 1995, to January 1, 2005 in Tucson, Arizona. He is now a partner in the firm Nesci, St. Louis & West, P.L.L.C. He is an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Navy.
In 1999 Mr. Nesci became a Sustaining Member of the National College for DUI Defense. In 2001, Mr. Nesci passed all examinations and requirements for Board Certification from the National College for DUI Defense. In the Summer of 2001 he was officially Board Certified and is currently one of only two Board Certified attorneys in the state of Arizona.
His firm’s practice is devoted entirely to criminal defense. At any time, he typically defends about 30 DUI cases in several jurisdictions while other members of the firm defend capital murder, rape, armed robbery, possession and varied federal offenses as well as DUI.
In addition to being a regular speaker at the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice’s annual Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired Driver seminar, Mr. Nesci has lectured at several national seminars including the National College for DUI Defense 2001, 2003, and 2006 Summer Sessions, the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice Seminar Rules of the Road V, the NACDL DWI Means Defend With Ingenuity© Seminar in Las Vegas in 2001 and 2005, The Las Vegas Bar Association Seminar Killer Cross, and the New York State Bar Association’s 2nd, 3rd, and 6th Annual Big Apple DUI Seminars. He has lectured for the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law as well as the University of Mississippi’s Ol’ Miss DUI CLE. He has taught seminars on the subjects of cross-examination, trial tactics, field sobriety testing, blood alcohol calculations, opening and closing arguments, ethics, blood and breath testing.