Case Conclusion Date: 04.01.2013
Practice Area: DUI and DWI
Outcome: Not Guilty - Jury deliberated for 25 minutes
Description: Client charged with operating under the influence after hitting a parked car. Officer claimed that he observed the smell of alcohol, slurred speech and glassy eyes. Cross examination of officer 1) provided reasons other than intoxication for the officer's claims, 2) highlighted other behavior such as good motor coordination and balance and mental clarity, and 3) impeached the officer's credibility using inconsistencies between his police report and his trial testimony.