I was a science major in college. I had planned to attend Medical School. During my... more
I was a science major in college. I had planned to attend Medical School. During my last year of college, I decided to enroll at the Valparaiso University School of Law. Even though I did not pursue a career in medicine, I apply my knowledge in the sciences to the practice of law. Specifically, my background in science has equipped me to successfully defend clients involving alcohol related off... view profile
A Short Biography Doug Bernacchi, 53, of Granger, who got his undergraduate degree... more
A Short Biography Doug Bernacchi, 53, of Granger, who got his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University in 1981, his MBA from the University of Notre Dame in 1983, and his law degree from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law in 1990, filed an application today with St. Joseph Superior Court Judicial Nominating Commission for consideration to serve as a St. Joseph... 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.