I have been practicing law since 1978. From 2002 to 2010 I also served in the... more
I have been practicing law since 1978. From 2002 to 2010 I also served in the Missouri House of Representatives. I helped write the DWI laws that are now in effect in Missouri. I was recognized and given an award by the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys for my work on behalf of injury victims during the "tort reform" debates in 2005. I have represented hundreds of injury victims and thous... 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.
DUI / DWI Attorneys in cities near Independence, MO