I have dedicated the majority of my professional career to learning the "science"... more
I have dedicated the majority of my professional career to learning the "science" behind the Standardized Field Sobreity Tests as created by the NHTSA and used by all officers in South Carolina when conducting DUI investigations.
I have worked as a criminal defense attorney since my admission to the Ohio Bar in... more
I have worked as a criminal defense attorney since my admission to the Ohio Bar in 1993 and the South Carolina Bar in 1997. I have trial experience ranging from DUI to Capital Murder. I am a senior trial attorney for the 10th Judicial Public Defender's Office and handle all serious felony offenses for my clients. I am admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the... 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.