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Phillip Boyd Price Sr.

Phillip Boyd Price Sr.

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI

About Me

          Phil Price is the senior partner of Price & Flowers Law Firm. Mr. Price has been representing citizens in the legal arena for over 30 thirty years. He is the only attorney in North Alabama who is Board Certified as a DUI Specialist. Mr. Price has represented more people accused of the offense of DUI than any other lawyer in North Alabama. His success rate is astonishing. He was the thrid attorney in the United States to become a Fellow of the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) and served as Dean of NCDD in 1997-98. This organization was formed to enhance the quality of legal representation for individuals accused of DUI. 


          Mr. Price has been an invited lecturer in over 25 states, teaching other lawyers in various aspects of DUI Defense. He also instructs law enforcement officers how to perform better in their jobs for DUI enforcement. Mr. Price practiced law for many years with the late Macon L. Weaver, former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama. Mr. Price served as president of the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers in 1992-93. He is the author of the Alabama DUI Handbook, published by West®, a Thompson Reuters business. In addition, he has authored and published many articles dealing with all aspects of DUI cases, including the subjects of breath tests, field sobriety tests, jury selection, cross-examination, etc.


          Mr. Price is well-known for his knowledge dealing with various breath testing instruments, including the Drager Alcotest MK III, Intoxilyzer Model 5000, and Alco Sensor IV. He owns each of these devices and has taught courses on the operation of evidential breath test devices. In 1994, in a landmark decision, Mr. Price persuaded the Alabama Supreme Court to throw out the Alabama breath test program. Even the definition of DUI in Alabama come from a case he handled in the Alabama Supreme Court in 1989.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. DUI & DWI: 100%
    36 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Carl Matthew Ward

    I endorse this lawyer. Phil Price is one of the top DUI defense attorneys in the Country. His knowledge of the science involved in breath testing is unmatched, as is his trial experience. He is truly a Hall of Famer in DUI defense.

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    Carl Ward DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Billy Glen Hall

    I endorse this lawyer. Phil Price is the lawyer that you must have for DUI representation. Phil has represented more Defendants in DUI cases than anyone I know in the 28 years I have been practicing law. I recommend him highly and refer clients to him for DUI representation on a regular basis.

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    Billy Hall Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Price & Flowers Law Firm, P.C.

217 Randolph Avenue
Huntsville, AL, 35801-4825

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ALAuthorized to practice law197907/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Moot Court AwardBirmingham School of Law1979

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyPrice and Flowers Law Firm1979 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseFellow and Former Dean1995 - Present
Alabama Bar Institute on Continuing Legal EducationFaculty Member1995 - 1995
Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationPresident1992 - 1993
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPresident's Club Member1992 - 1992

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Stone v. City of Huntsville, 656 So. 2d 404 (Ala. Crim. App. 1994)N/A
Ex Parte Mayo, 652 So. 2d 201 (Ala. 1994)N/A
City of Huntsville v. Shanes, 645 So. 2d 339 (Ala. Crim. App. 1994)N/A

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
West Group publicationAlabama DUI Handbook2010

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Birmingham School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Topics of Interest in Municipal Courts - for Municipal Judges and MagistratesRecent Changes to Alabama's DUI Law2012
Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI CasesDraeger Breath Testing Device2012
Circuit and District Judges Mid-Winter ConferenceDUI Updates - Ignition Interlock Law2012
Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI CasesDreager Breath Testing Device2011
Understanding Forensic Evidence in DUI and Traffic Homicide CasesDUI Manslaughter2010
Fundamentals in DUI Defense & Criminal Defense LawDUI Defense Fundamentals2010
2010 Last Chance SeminarDUI Defense Strategies2010
2008 Winter SessionVirtual Library2008
Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense LawyersDUI Defense - The 12 Step Program2007
Huntsville Police Academy TrainingInstruction on DUI Trials2007
Avoiding Malpractice 2007Case Law Update 20072007
2007 Criminal Defense & DUICase Law Update 20072007
Huntsville Police Academy TrainingInstruction on DUI Trials2006
2006 DUI Defense in AlabamaDUI Defense2006
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysBreath Testing2005
Huntsville Police Academy TrainingInstruction on DUI Trials2005
2005 Winter Session "Duty, Honor & Success"DUI Defense2005
The Florida Bar, Lake Buena Vista, FLBlood, Breath & Tears2004
The Florida BarBreath Test Cross Examination2004
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationThe Basics of Evidential Breath Testing2004
Justice Must Be Won XII: 2004 Summer SeminarDUI in Alabama2004
Idaho Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBreath Alcohol Testing2004
Getting Tougher on DUI: The DefenseDUI Defense2004
FellowshipBreath Testing2004
DUI SeminarDUI Defense2004
Driving Under the Influence: The Prosecution & Defense of DUI CasesDUI Defense2004
Superheros of DUI DefenseAlcohol in the Human Body (Intoxilyzer)2003
Mississippi Continuing Legal EducationThe Effective Use of Demonstrative Evidence2003
Massachusetts Continuing Legal EducationAlcohol in the Human Body (Draegar)2003
Getting Tough on DWI: The DefenseBreath Test Case & Appeal2003
DWI Defense According to the Code of the WestEvidence2003
DUI Defense in Alabama2003 Alabama Case Law Update and Current Issues2003
Defense of Drinking Drivers InstituteState of the Art Gems for Chemical Testing2003
Strategies in Handling DWI and DUI CasesDUI Defense Strategies2002
Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI CasesMastering Scientific Evidence2002
Getting Tough on DUIGetting Tough on DWI: The Defense2002
Georgia DUI UpdateStandardized Field Sobriety Tests; What are they Anyway?2002
DUI Revolution in Boston- NCDD Summer Session 2002The Law of DUI Practice- Demonstrative Evidence2002
DUI Defense in AlabamaDUI Defense2002
DUI Defense2002 Alabama DUI-Related Case Law Update2002
The Florida BarToys Are Us: The Effective Use of Demonstrative Aids2001
Sixteenth National Seminar: Getting Tough on DUIWhat Works for the Best of the Best2001
Handling Administrative Driver's License Suspensions and RevocationsHandling Driver's License Suspensions Seminar - Keynote Speaker2001
2001 Summer Seminar and Annual MeetingNHTSA SFST Validation vs. Invalidation2001
Second Annual Arkansas DWI/DUI Defense SeminarCross Examination of the Breath Test Expert2000
Practice and Procedure in Alabama's Municipal and District CourtsRecent Legislation and Court Decisions Affecting DUI Cases2000
Leadership 2000Mock Trial2000
Fifth Annual Missouri DWI Defense InstituteDWI Defense - The 12-Step Program2000
American's Best - 2000 The DWI Trial Accent on PersuasionThe Basic DWI Trial with Intoxilyzer2000
Advanced Criminal Law SeminarDWI Cross of Arresting Officers2000
2000 Four Corners Seminar: Back to the BasicsDUI in Alabama2000
University of Missouri - Columbia School of LawDemonstrative Evidence in a DWI Case: Keeping the Judge and Jury Awake1999
Regional Seminar for Court and Police OfficialsDUI Trial from a Defense Attorneys Perspective1999
Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI CasesNew Development in Roadside Field Sobriety Test Evaluations1999
Lone Star SeminarsTen Death Blows to the Intoxilyzer1999
Getting Tough on DWI: The Defense (Science on Trial)Jury Selection Process Voir Dire1999
DWI Trial: America's Best 1999Demonstrative Evidence in DUI Cases1999
DWI Means Defend with IngenuityReliability/Unreliability of Breath Alcohol Test: A Closer Look Through Demonstration1999
DUI Defense AcademyEvidence in DUI Cases1999
Defending DUI Cases in Alabama CourtsCurrent Trends Affecting DUI Practice1999
Traffic/DUI: Confused About the Recent Changes in SC DUI Law?Demonstrative Evidence in DUI Cases1998
The Ultimate in DWI DefenseCross-Examination of the Arresting Officers1998
Texas Legal Publication & Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationVoir Dire and Demo: Cross of the Technical Supervisor1998
Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI CasesHow to Conduct Jury Selection to Prepare the Panel for Scientific Evidence Which They Must Consider and Intoxilyzer 50001998
Georgia DUI Trial PracticeGeorgia's Breath Testing Program and Scientific and Legal Challenges for 19981998
DUI DefenseDUI Law1998
DUI Cases in AlabamaDefending the Accused Drunk Driver1998
Defending DUI'sDUI Defense1998
Cross Examination of the Breathalyzer OperatorCross-Examination of the Breathalyzer Operator1998
1998 Costa Rico SeminarFlaws in the Intoxilyzer 50001998
Texas Legal Publications & Texas Criminal Defnse Lawyers AssociationField Sobriety Tests1997
Southern Association of Forensic SciencesFroensic Ethanol Analysis and Interpretation1997
MSCJ- DUI National Seminar, Las Vegas, NVDefending the Difficult Alcohol-Related Case1997
Intoxilyzer 5000 Certificaiton CourseLegal Aspects of the Intoxilyzer 50001997
Florida Bar Association, Miami, FLDemonstrative Evidence in DUI Trials1997
Defense of Drinking Drivers InstituteEvidence in DUI Trials1997
Defending DWI's: America's BestCross Examination of Arresting Officers1997
Defending DUI CasesBreath Test Lecture & Demonstration1997
American Legal EducationIntroduction of Scientific Evidence in Alcohol-Related Trials1997
American Bar Association & National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBreath Testing1997
Alabama League of MunicipalitiesDUI Update - Defense Prespective1997
Advanced DUI SeminarBlood Test Challenges1997
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationDUI Defense1996
National College for DUI DefenceIntoxilyzer 5000 Breath Testing Device1996
Cumberland Law SchoolThe Defense for DUI Cases1996