Paul Richard Burglin

Paul Richard Burglin

DUI / DWI Attorney

San Rafael, CA





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About Me

I am a Board Certified DUI trial lawyer with 24 years of experience in defending professionals and others charged with drunk driving. With offices in Marin County, San Mateo and San Francisco, I handle cases throughout the Bay Area as well as Placer and Eldorado Counties in the Lake Tahoe region.  I co-author a two-volume treatise entitled "California Drunk Driving Law," a book found in virtually...

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Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always)

Client Reviews

Showing 2 of 12 client reviews

Recommend for north bay people looking for a DUI lawyer

Posted by: RR 7 months ago.

I was pulled over for not having a front license plate by the CHP and they smelled alcohol on me. I was arrested for a DUI based on the breathylizer...

Extremely Professional. Paul will go the extra mile for you.

Posted by: Bill over 1 year ago.

I hired Paul to help with my son's DUI after an accident. It was a very serious case involving a felony with injury. After reasonable adjustments,...
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Showing 2 of 35 peer endorsements

Peter John Marek
Peter Marek

Stockton, CA

About 2 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Paul burglin author of the two book treatise "California drunk driving law". A scholar. teacher, mentor to many of us. Not just any DUI...
John Joseph VanDervoort
John VanDervoort

Chico, CA

3 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Paul literally wrote the "bible" on dui law for lawyers. He is one if not THEE most knowledgeable and well known dui attorneys in the State of...
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1985 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/17/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1984 in Law

Gonzaga University School of Law


Showing 1 of 3 awards

2007 Board Certification in DUI Defense

National College for DUI Defense


Showing 1 of 5 association entries

1985- present Member

State Bar of California

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Showing 2 of 2 publications

2013 Case Law Update

The Journal (NCDD)

2013 Two-volume treatise published annually

California Drunk Driving Law - James Publishing

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 4 occasions

2010 Culturing Trial Pearls In Rough Seas

at NCDD Winter Session 2010

2010 Winning Over A Jury In A DUI Case

at DUI Defense Practice Institute

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