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Michael Steven Sherman
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Michael Steven Sherman

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DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense

About Me

Mike Sherman "wrote the book" on Pennsylvania DUI law. Former Pennsylvania State Police attorney Mike Sherman is the co-author of Pennsylvania Driving Under the Influence Law and Practice (Bisel Co.). He's the Go to Guy for DUI.  Compare his qualifications to any attorney! With over 24 years experience, Call for a Free Consulation: 1-888-DUI-GUY8 or visit www.paduidefense.com.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. DUI & DWI: 90%
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

32 total 

  • Raymond J. Conlon

    I endorse this lawyer. I have sent Mike many DUI referrals in the past. He is an aggressive advocate for his clients and wrote the book on DUI.

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    Raymond Conlon Car Accidents Attorney
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  • Sean Quinlan

    I endorse this attorney. His diligence and professionalism are well-known and his effort to secure the best possible outcome for his clients is second to none.

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    Sean Quinlan DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Mike Sherman

1002 Law & Finance Building
429 Fourth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, 15219-1500

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive198708/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of Completion - Mastering Scientific EvidenceNational College for DUI Defense/Texas Assoc. of Criminal Defense Lawyers2007
NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner CourseWalden, Platt & Associates2006
Certificate of Completion - DUI Means Defend With IngenuityNational Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2006
Certificate of Completion - Mastering Scientific EvidenceNational College for DUI Defense2004
Certificate of Completion - Mastering Scientific EvidenceNational College for DUI Defense2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
N/ALaw Offices of Michael Steven Sherman, P.C.1996 - Present
Assistant CounselPennsylvania State Police1988 - 1996

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pennsylvania Association of Drunk Driving Defense AttorneysVice-President2011 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2002 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1996 - Present
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1996 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1988 - Present
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Commonwealth vs. XCourt ruled in Defendant's favor
Commonwealth v. XSuppression Motion Granted
Commonwealth vs. XDefendant's Writ of Habeas Corpus Granted

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
1 Volume Textbook - Bisel CoPennsylvania Driving Under the Influence Law & Practice2011
1 Volume Textbook (Bisel Co.)Pennsylvania Driving Under the Influence Law and Practice by Sherman/Vogrin2010
General Practitioners Update 2010, Pennsylvania Bar Institute10 Land Mines to Avoid in Motor Vehicle Cases2010
2 Volume Textbook (BIsel Co.)Pennsylvania Driving Under the Influence Law and Practice by Sherman/Vogrin2009
Evaluation the DUI Case, Pennsylvania Bar InstituteCo-Author, Chapter 2: Substantive and Evidentiary Issues Concerning Driving After Imbibing and Driving Under the Influence Prosections2009
Evaluating the DUI Case, Pennsylvania Bar InstituteChapter 7: Introduction to Drug Recognition Evaluations - An Overview2009
2 Volume Textbook (Bisel Co.)Pennsylvania Driving Under the Influence Law and Practice by Sherman/Vogrin2008
2 Volume Textbook (Bisel Co.)Pennsylvania Driving Under the Influence Law and Practice by Sherman/Vogrin2007

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duquesne University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Pennsylvania State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1984

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Law Review CLEHandling Your First DUI Case2011
Fundamentals of Criminal LawDUI Procedural Issues2011
Driving Under the Influence: Skills That Win CasesTrial Strategy, ARD, and Criminal Penalties2011
General Practitioners Update 201010 Land Mines to Avoid in Motor Vehicle Cases2010
Driving Under the Influence: Skills That Win Cases (Pennsylvania Bar Institute)Trial Strategy, ARD, and Criminal Penalties2010
Driving Under the Influence: Skills That Win Cases (Pennsylvania Bar Institute)Use of Blood Tests2010
Driving Under the Influence: Skills That Win Cases (Pennsylvania Bar Institute)Field Sobriety Tests and the Breathalyzer2010
Evaluating the DUI CaseIntroduction to Drug Recognition Evaluations - An Overview2009
Evaluating the DUI CaseDUI Penalties and Sentencing Issues2009
Driving After Imbibing: From Last Call to City HallDUI Penalties and Sentencing Issues2006
Driving After Imbibing: From Last Call to City HallEvidentiary and Constitutional Issues Under the New Driving After Imbibing Statute2006