As a highly experienced attorney in the Preble-Butler County/Southwest Ohio Judicial... more
As a highly experienced attorney in the Preble-Butler County/Southwest Ohio Judicial System, I come from a background of eight years as a law enforcement supervisor and police academy certified instructor, twelve years as a Prosecuting Attorney, and now fourteen years as a criminal defense/civil plaintiff's/family attorney, with over ten years as the City Prosecutor for Hamilton, Ohio, a City ... 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.