I just celebrated my 20th year of practicing law, and still enjoy it as much now as... more
I just celebrated my 20th year of practicing law, and still enjoy it as much now as I did in 1992. Going to Maine Maritime Academy and working for the Navy as a civilian engineer seems like it was just yesterday. I am looking forward to another 15+ years of practice as a criminal defense lawyer and hope to expand my OUI practice into the area of science and drugs. Thanks to all my clients over ... view profile
I have 30 years of experience handling all types of criminal matters- 23 years as a... more
I have 30 years of experience handling all types of criminal matters- 23 years as a defense attorney and the rest, from 1987 through 1994, as an Assistant D.A. and then as the Deputy D.A. in Portland, Maine. If you think it's an advantage to understand your opponent in battle--and believe me, if you are charged with a crime you might feel as if you are in a battle-- I understand your opponent... view profile
I began my practice working as an assistant District Attorney in Middlesex County,... more
I began my practice working as an assistant District Attorney in Middlesex County, Massachusetts writing appeals in murder and other felony cases. I then moved back to Maine and interned at the York County District Attorney's office in Maine. Following that, Iwent into private practice, focusing on criminal defense and personal injury. I was a defense attorney in the longest crminal trial in Ma... 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.