Paul Richard Burglin

Paul Richard Burglin

DUI / DWI Attorney
San Rafael, CA




No Misconduct



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About Me

I am Board-Certified by the National College for DUI Defense (as approved by the American Bar Association), and have 30 years of experience in defending professionals and others charged with DUI.  I handle cases throughout the Bay Area as well as Placer and Eldorado Counties (Lake Tahoe).  I co-author the two-volume treatise, "California Drunk Driving Law," and serve as a Regent with the National...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always)

Client Reviews

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professional, kind, precise and timely

Posted by: a client 3 months ago.

Paul was very helpful in guiding me through the most arduous and confusing DUI process, with both the court system & the DMV. His professionalism and...

Positive Results!!!

Posted by: a client 3 months ago.

Paul possesses deep knowledge of his specialty area within the industry. He guided me through a complex process in which both legal and DMV issues...
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Showing 2 of 35 peer endorsements

Peter John Marek
Peter Marek

Stockton, CA

10 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

11 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: 02/26/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1985 – present



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

2008- present Regent

National College of DUI Defense

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Showing 2 of 3 publications

2015 Case Law Updates & Analysis

NCDD Journal

2014 Mitigating The Monster

The Champion magazine

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 5 occasions

2014 Mitigating The Monster

at Las Vegas

2010 Culturing Trial Pearls In Rough Seas

at NCDD Winter Session 2010

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