Testimonials

Impaired Driving Specialists’ true passion is providing training. Not just any training, but training that can be immediately used on the job. Since our inception, our motto has been centered on training: Strength Through Knowledge. Most participants that attend our training courses are referred to us by previous professionals that have attended our training. But don’t take our word for it, below is what past prosecutors and defense attorneys have said after attending our training courses.

“This was legitimately one of the best training courses I have been to. 10/10.” – SFST Instructor Course Attendee / December 2022

“Anthony is simply one of the best at what he does.” – NACDL’s 26th Annual DWI Means Defend with Ingenuity Seminar Attendee / September 2022

“A god amongst mortals.” – NACDL’s 26th Annual DWI Means Defend with Ingenuity Seminar Attendee / September 2022

“This course should be a mandatory requirement for any and all DUI practitioners. It is a disservice to clients if you don’t take it.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / September 2022

“Anthony is clearly very knowledgeable and well versed in SFSTs.” SFST Student Course Attendee / September 2022

“Anthony is by far the best instructor I have had. I have learned more from him than my entire 7 years in college and law school.” – ARIDE Attendee / August 2022

“This class was more insightful, practical, and useful than any CLE I’ve ever attended.” – ARIDE Attendee / August 2022

“I will continue to take any class I can as long as it is it taught by Anthony.” – ARIDE Attendee / August 2022

“No other SFST class that I have taken has taught the material in a more meaningful and practical way.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / June 2022

“This was the most impressive CLE I have attended.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / June 2022

“No one knows more about this stuff than Anthony Palacios.” – SFST Instructor Course Attendee / April 2022

“Anthony is extremely confident, a wealth of knowledge, and a fantastic instructor.” – SFST Instructor Course Attendee / April 2022

“I contribute Anthony’s teaching to my success as an attorney.” – SFST Instructor Course Attendee / April 2022

“Excellent instructor and teaching style!” – SFST Student Course Attendee / March 2022

“Anthony is a very confident instructor.” – ARIDE Attendee / February 2022

“Another great presentation.” – ARIDE Attendee / February 2022

“Anthony is eloquent and knowledgeable.” DUI Super Symposium Attendee / August 2021

“Anthony displayed a mastery of the subject.” DUI Super Symposium Attendee / August 2021

“This was the most impressive CLE I have attended.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / June 2022

“Excellent course and more challenging than anticipated.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / August 2021

“Anthony Palacios is the very best. Extremely knowledgeable.” – ARIDE Attendee / July 2021

“Anthony is very knowledgeable.” – ARIDE Attendee / July 2021

“I am not sure how a defense attorney can effectively defend a client without this course.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / April 2021

“The course is intense but I can apply everything we learned to my work.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / April 2021

“Anthony maintained a professional demeanor and completely in command of the course and information.” – SFST Instructor Course Attendee / December 2020

“Best SFST Instructor I have had.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / August 2020

“Excellent Course. Would highly recommend” – SFST Student Course Attendee / August 2020

“This course was more informative then I anticipated and now believe under correct circumstances HGN is not total BS.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / August 2020

“Anthony is a very confident and knowledgeable instructor.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / August 2020

“Extremely helpful as a prosecutor. My foundation and understanding of the SFSTs has grown tremendously.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / June 2020

“Best CLE course I have ever taken!” – SFST Student Course Attendee / June 2020

“Never in my 25-year legal career have I taken a class that I learned more from and got more out of than Mr. Palacios’ DWI Detection/Standardized Field Sobriety Testing course.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / June 2020

“Best DUI CLE I have attended.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / June 2020

“In my 12+ years of being an attorney, this was the best CLE experience I have had.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / June 2020

“The SFST seminar was the best seminar I have ever attended in 33.5 years of practice, including the 50 or so at which I have lectured!  Just incredible.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / May 2019

“Tony really knows his stuff and did a great job teaching us. He is a super instructor.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / May 2019

“Most productive, practical CLE I have attended in my career.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / May 2019

“Tony is everything reported, and he lives up to his reputation!” – SFST Student Course Attendee / May 2019

“The live alcohol workshops were outstanding. A must for any DUI practitioner” – SFST Student Course Attendee / March 2018

“Best DUI seminar I have been to in years!” – SFST Student Course Attendee / March 2018

“Honestly all 5’s, and I have never rated a seminar all 5’s before!” – DRE Overview Attendee / February 2018

“Best seminar I have ever been to.” – DRE Overview Attendee / February 2018

“This training is invaluable to anyone trying DUI cases. Excellent training by an excellent instructor” – ARIDE Attendee / July 2017

“This course was truly the most practical and effective DUI course I’ve ever taken in 16 years of practice.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / June 2017

“The testimonials and hype about Tony’s course is true. One of the best seminars I’ve ever attended.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / June 2017

“I always heard great things about Tony’s courses but I was truly blown away. The interaction was great and the instruction was exceptional.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / June 2016

“One of the most enjoyable and informative classes I have taken.” – SFST Student Course Attendee / June 2016

“Mr. Palacios has an amazing understanding of the subject matter and an inate ability to convey the information to the students.” – ARIDE Attendee / March 2016

“Great course. Definitely has increased my confidence for trials.” – SFST Instructor Attendee / January 2016