Christie Leary, a native of Northern Virginia, has litigated cases heard in the... more
Christie Leary, a native of Northern Virginia, has litigated cases heard in the state courts of every jurisdiction in Northern Virginia, the District of Columbia, the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Named by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star and by Richmond Magazine as a Top Young Attorney in Virg... view profile
Samantha Van Scoik is originally from Florida. She graduated from Florida State... more
Samantha Van Scoik is originally from Florida. She graduated from Florida State University in 2001 and Georgia State College of Law in 2004. After law school, Samantha returned to Jacksonville, Florida and began working at Fortune Law Offices. In 2005, Samantha joined the Office of the Public Defender in Jacksonville, Florida. Samantha began practicing in misdemeanor court, but quickly moved u... 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.