I was born and raised in Southwestern PA, specifically Latrobe. I graduated from... more
I was born and raised in Southwestern PA, specifically Latrobe. I graduated from Derry Area High School and then majored in political science and english at Allegheny College in Meadville, PA. My love for the law started there in that small college just south of Erie. My search for law schools took me to Duquesne University School of Law--I'm a Pittsburgh girl, after all. Throughout coll... 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.