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Timothy Bussey Obtains the ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist Designation

By Timothy Bussey on June 18, 2015

Timothy Bussey Lawyer-ScientistTimothy Bussey recently received another title to add to his list of notable credentials. On April 25, 2015, the Colorado attorney obtained The ACS Forensic Lawyer-Scientist Designation as recognized by the Chemistry and Law Division of the American Chemical Society – an exclusive achievement reserved for attorneys who successfully complete a number of specific hands-on courses in forensic science. Mr. Bussey is currently the only Colorado lawyer to earn this title.

Requirements for the ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist Designation include:

  • Completing an ACS Forensic Chromatography class twice, which includes DUI ethanol based analysis
  • Completing the ACS Solid Drug Dose (Forensic Drug Analysis) class
  • Completing the ACS Forensic DUID (Forensic Principles of DUID) class
  • Successful completion of a proficiency and knowledge examination based on the courses

Mr. Bussey’s dedication to using true scientific results and evidence in his legal practice has earned him a strong reputation in the field of DUI Law already, having exposed issues in the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Crime Laboratory’s blood alcohol tests that produced false positives and unfair criminal charges. In completing the American Chemical Society’s Forensic Lawyer-Scientist program, Mr. Bussey strengthens his ability to use legitimate scientific evidence in the pursuit of justice for his clients.

By bringing forensic evidence into the courtroom, whether handling a personal injury claim or criminal defense case, Mr. Bussey takes every effort to let the facts speak for themselves, ensuring that his clients achieve fair and just outcomes.

For a free and confidential consultation, give The Bussey Law Firm, P.C. a call at (719) 475-2555 or send us a message online. Our legal team is ready to help you.

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