North Texas 2019 Mid-Winter Seminar


A Day in Court
February 22, 2019 (Friday)
7:55am – 5:15pm

Registration opens at 7am



Vendors and Sponsors
Networking Opportunities, Lunch and Free Parking


Hurst Conference Center  1601 Campus Drive, Hurst, Texas 76054



TALI Members $189:  click here to Register. 

Non-TALI Members $209:  click here to Register.

Members of the Law Enforcement Community $189:  contact [email protected] for discount code

 Students $149:  contact [email protected] for discount code

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A Day in Court



Dorothy Haraminac

"Dark Web and Bitcoin for the Court

2 Hours of Continuing Education


Dorothy Haraminac (fka Filippov)

Ms. Haraminac is the first (and so far, the only) financial expert witness to be qualified in court for bitcoin asset and cryptocurrency tracing.   Ms. Haraminac is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE from ACFE), a Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF from NACVA), a Licensed Private Investigator (PI from TX PSB), and a Licensed CE Instructor (TX PSB). She has conducted traditional fraud investigations and financial forensic engagements, deploying sophisticated methods to determine whether indications of fraud exist, to prevent fraud, and to assess the risk of fraud in an organization. In addition, Ms. Haraminac’s unique background enabled her to pioneer investigations in cryptofraud, frauds perpetrated with the use of cryptocurrency such as bitcoin, ether, or others. She has developed hybrid investigative approaches that blend traditional investigative methods with digital forensic expertise and is available for expert witness testimony in complex disputes where these issues arise. connects blockchain applications, global networks, crowdsourcing tech, and other emerging tech things to build global collaborative solutions.  We deploy technology in a collaborative environment to create solutions for industry-specific problem sets and social mission initiatives with measurable real-world results.  Ms. Haraminac's PI License is carried by Greenvets, LLC of Plano, TX.  Greenvets, LLC is a global, full-service investigations firm focused on solutions-based intelligence and security.

Brian Ingram

"Court WIFI and Jury Conduct on Social Media

1 Hour of Continuing Education


Brian K. Ingram worked in Texas law enforcement for a little over 12 years in progressive ranks to include Chief of Police.  Brian has owned and operated Consulting Investigation Services for 21 years and specializes in Digital Forensics, Cyber Investigations, Major Case Criminal Defense and Catastrophic Event Investigations. (Mass Casualty Non-State Actor Events) Brian was the first to codify a standard methodology for Email Tracing and OSINT investigations, back in 1998 and still teaches those techniques today.  Brian has been a featured speaker at training conferences all over the United States, Canada and Europe teaching digital forensic investigations, cyber investigations and electronic evidence exploitation.  Brian has been a court accepted expert in various state and federal courts throughout the United States and England.


Michael Mowla

"Social Media Made Admissable

1 Hour of Continuing Education


Michael Mowla offices in Dallas.  He is licensed in Texas and New York.  He is admitted in all the federal district courts in Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the United States Tax Court, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Mowla is Board Certified in Criminal Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He represents clients at trial, on direct appeal, and on post conviction habeas corpus in cases ranging from DWI to death penalty cases.  He also represents clients in appeals of civil cases and in complex state and federal civil litigation. He may be contacted at 972-795-2401 and [email protected].  His web-address is


County Criminal Court No. 9 Judge Brent Carr

Moderator of "Order in the Court:  Court Rules and Etiquette

1 Hour of Continuing Education


Judge Brent Carr, Tarrant County Criminal Court #9, has 30 years’ experience in criminal law. He is certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas. Judge Carr is certified in criminal jurisprudence by the Texas College for Judicial Studies. His legal memberships include: State Bar of Texas, Tarrant County Bar Association, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, United States Court of Appeals, and Master Member Eldon Mahon Inn of Court.

His community involvement includes: Veterans Coalition of Tarrant County; Mental Health Connection; Santa Fe Youth Services; Marine Corps Toys for Tots; Tarrant County Homeless Coalition; the University of Texas at Arlington Criminal Justice Advisory Committee; Habitat for Humanity; Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice – Tarrant County College; hosted over 50 Interns from University of Texas at Arlington, Texas Christian University, Tarrant County College, Tarleton State University and other educational institutions; and 14 Pen Pals.