James Eberspacher is the Director for the National Center for DWI Courts (NCDC). NCDC is the professional services branch of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) providing training and technical assistance to DWI Court professionals. Jim’s background in the Drug Court models includes experience at the state and local levels. For seven years, he was the State Drug Court Coordinator for the State of Minnesota, providing oversight in forming Drug Court policy and strategic planning, state standards, funding, assisting in research, and providing training and technical assistance to Drug Court teams. Jim also served as the Coordinator on three Drug Court teams – DWI Court, Hybrid Drug/DWI Court and Family Dependency Treatment Court – in rural Minnesota. Prior to his involvement in the Drug Court field, Jim was a Probation Officer in community supervision and a juvenile institution. Overall, Jim has 17 years of combined experience in Drug Courts, corrections, policy development, and training/technical assistance.