Gerald E. Harmon, Jr. graduated from the University of South Carolina for both his... more
Gerald E. Harmon, Jr. graduated from the University of South Carolina for both his undergraduate and legal studies. He is a resident and native of Pawleys Island, SC. While attending law school, Mr. Harmon earned a CALI award for his coursework in Constitutional Issues in Public Education. He served as on the editorial board for the Journal of Law and Education and was a member of multiple... 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.