Attorney Christopher Hickey is a local product of the Coachella Valley; he was born... more
Attorney Christopher Hickey is a local product of the Coachella Valley; he was born in Palm Springs and graduated from Palm Desert High School. Although law school took him to the Washington, D.C. area, Mr. Hickey never lost his desire to return to his hometown and give back to the community he always cherished. In addition to his professional work, he also volunteers as a Mock Trial coach at h... 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.