Mr. Hawkins is Board Certified in DUI Defense by the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD). Georgia Super Lawyer® designated 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 featured in Atlanta Magazine. Elected to the NCDD Board of Regents in 2008. Prior to devoting his practice to defending driving under the influence cases, Mr. Hawkins served as a DUI prosecutor for nearly five years in the metropolitan Atlanta area. He has served as lead counsel on more than 200 cases at trial and has successfully avoided DUI convictions prior to trial for hundreds of clients. Listed in Best Lawyers in America and in Best Lawyers in Georgia as featured by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.