Douglas Riddell focuses his practice on the defense of DUI/OVI, criminal and traffic... more
Douglas Riddell focuses his practice on the defense of DUI/OVI, criminal and traffic charges in Ohio. He has represented thousands of OVI, traffic, and criminal defendants in his career and has gained extensive experience litigating cases in courtrooms throughout Columbus and Central Ohio. He founded Riddell Law after practicing for several years as a staff attorney in the Franklin Count... view profile
Prior to entering law school, I coached college students for competitive public... more
Prior to entering law school, I coached college students for competitive public speaking tournaments. One of those students, Armond Dunn, was disabled in a car crash. Armond was left with physical disabilities and his speech was impaired. When Armond Dunn qualified for the national collegiate public speaking championships, the Associated Press covered this “Miracle Kid” and his story becam... 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.