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Rated by the Miami Herald, in a blind study of DUI defense attorneys, as the most successful lawyer in defending people who were arrested for DUI in South Florida. Author of the book, "Drunk Driving & Related Vehicular Offenses" (Fifth  Edition), published by the LEXIS Law Publishing Company. Author of "DUI Manslaughter Cases: Representing Good People Who Make Bad Mistakes" a chapter in "Inside the Minds: Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases" (2012 ed.) by Aspatore Books, a Thompson Reuters company. 

You can hire an attorney who will read the book, or you can hire the attorney who wrote the book!



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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 90%
  2. White Collar Crime: 10%


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Contact info

Law Offices of Robert S. Reiff, P.A.

2333 Brickell Avenue
Suite A-1
Miami, FL, 33129

Law Offices of Robert S. Reiff, P.A.

214 S.E.13th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33316



NYCurrently registered 198503/07/2016
FLMember in Good Standing198406/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in FloridaBest Lawyers in Florida2016
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2016
Best Lawyers in FloridaBest Lawyers in Florida2015
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2015
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2014
Best Lawyers in FloridaBest Lawyers in Florida2014
Best Lawyers in Florida-DUI Defense-Only Recipient in FloridaBest Lawyers in Florida2013
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2013
Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2013
South Florida's Best LawyersSouth Florida's Best Lawyers Magazine2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2009
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2008
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2007
Best of the BarSouth Florida Business JournalN/A
Top Lawyers in South FloridaFlorida Monthly MagazineN/A
Leading American LawyersLeading American AttorneysN/A
Legal EliteFlorida Trend MagazineN/A
South Florida's Top Law FirmsMiami Metro MagazineN/A
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateEssen & Essen, PA1986 - 1988
Assistant State AttorneyMiami-Dade State Attorney's Office1983 - 1986
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Miami Chapter)Member1988 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1988 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A1988 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Miami Chapter)Vice President1995 - 1996
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Miami Chapter)Secretary1992 - 1993
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Miami Chapter)Board of Directors1989 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Florida v. Guadalupe MorenoSuccessful!
Williams v. State of FloridaN/A
Orlando Garcia, et al. v. State of FloridaSuccessful!
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Florida Bar NewsAuditioning For Your Freedom: The Use of Field Sobriety Exercises in the DUI Prosecution2015
The DWI JournalSomething Totally Different in DUI Cases2007
The DWI JournalField Sobriety Exercises: Designed For Failure2006
The DWI JournalThe Problem With Field Sobriety Exercises2004
Florida DefenderPlaying To Win!2003
The DWI JournalA Few More Thoughts About Field Sobriety Exercises: Strange Threads from a Warped Quilt1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Ithaca CollegePolitical ScienceOther - Bachelors1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lawline.comAuditioning For Your Freedom: The Use of Field Sobriety Exercises in the DUI Prosecution2015
Masters of DUIHandling DUI Manslaughter & Vehicular Homicide Cases2013
Lawline.ComLife, Death & The DUI Manslaughter Case2013
Blood, Breath & TearsWhat Every Lawyer Should Know About Handling A DUI Case2013
FACDL-Miami & Miami-Dade Public Defender's OfficeLife, Death & Handling the Vehicular Homicide Case2012
Criminal Law Update 2012DUI Update 20122012
Masters of DUIWhat Does It Take To Be The Winner?2010
The Iron Chefs of DUI DefenseCutting the Prosecution's Case WIth a Scapel and Not a Meat Clever2009
Blood, Breath & TearsCross-examination in a Breath Case2009
The Florida Bar's "Masters of DUI" SeminarMotions With Movement: Winning Your Case Before You Get To The Jury2006
Blood, Breath & Tears XIII SeminarCross Examination of Breath Test Operators: 'We Don't Need No Stinkin' Breath Here'2006
Winter Ski/Snowboard SeminarThe Problem with Field Sobriety Exercises2005
Blood, Breath & Tears XII" SeminarField Sobriety Testing: Designed For Failure?2005