I've had my own criminal defense practice for over 23 years and routinely appear all... more
I've had my own criminal defense practice for over 23 years and routinely appear all over the state. I had lived in Sacramento for about 20 years and moved my practice to the Bay Area about ten years ago. I live, breathe and exist to practice law in this wonderful democracy called the United States of America. I am very proud of our court system which is the best in the world and a light ar... view profile
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.