If you want experience on your side for your DWI, I am your choice. As a Police... more
If you want experience on your side for your DWI, I am your choice. As a Police Officer/Sheriff's Deputy for fourteen years, I enforced DWI/DUI laws as well as traffic laws. Specifically, I was trained in the following areas: DWI/DUI Enforcement Officer as well as a Drug Recognition Expert Practitioner/Instructor (DRE) which consists of drug (legal and illegal) impair... view profile
Joel's 41 years of experience practicing law in Missouri's federal, state, and... more
Joel's 41 years of experience practicing law in Missouri's federal, state, and appellate courts allow him to practice in virtually all areas. He handles personal injury cases, along with criminal charges. He also works in Family Law and other civil matters. Before establishing his solo practice, Joel clerked for the Department of Justice in the U.S. Attorney's Office and its Civil Rights ... view profile
Denise L. Childress is an associate attorney with Ward & Associates | Trial... more
Denise L. Childress is an associate attorney with Ward & Associates | Trial Attorneys. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri and practices criminal, DWI-DUI, and traffic law. Ms. Childress joined Ward & Associates | Trial Attorneys after working for the Missouri State Public Defender System as an Assistant Public Defender in Farmington, Missouri. Before joining MSPD, M... 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.