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Located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, John Hunsucker is the lead attorney with the Hunsucker DUI Defense Firm. John’s practice is focused almost exclusively on DUI and alcohol related defense.  He handles over 200 DUI cases a year ranging from first time offenders to DUI felony murder cases. 


John is certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as an Instructor in the administration of the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST) and is formally trained in Drug Recognition Evaluation (DRE).  The Hunsucker DUI Defense Firm owns twelve Intoxilyzer 5000s and one Intoxilyzer 8000 (one of only 10 in private hands in the county). John is also certified as an Operator of the Intoxilyzers 5000 and 8000.  


Nationally recognized, John has consulted on or tried DUI/DWI cases in the States of Oklahoma, Texas, Massachusetts, California, and Connecticut.  In additional to teaching nationally, John has been featured on KTOK radio, Channel 5 News, Channel 4 News, and quoted in the Daily Oklahoman for his extensive knowledge of DUI law.  In 2009, John appeared as a legal commentator on TruTV’s “In Session with Lisa Bloom” and recently, “Open Court with Ashleigh Banfield”.


            John is the co-author of Oklahoma DUI Defense, The Law and Practice (Lawyers & Judges Publishing 2008), The Oklahoma DUI Survival Guide (Whitehall Publishing 2007),  The Oklahoma DUI Survival Guide, 2ed (Whitehall Publishing 2010), The Georgia DUI Survival Guide (Whitehall Publishing 2009), The Florida DUI Survival Guide (Whitehall Publishing 2010), and The Minnesota DWI Survival Guide (Whitehall Publishing 2010).


            John is a Board Director of the Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association, a Fellow with the Litigation Council of America, and a Member of the National College for DUI Defense.  John is licensed to practice law in the State of Oklahoma, the 10th Circuit, and the Western  District of Oklahoma Federal Court.


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 99%
    18 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 1%
    18 years



Fixed (always), Free consultation (120 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • John Charles Bateman

    Mr. Hunsucker is a nationally known authority on the defense of impaired driving cases, with an outstanding staff.


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  • Keegan Kelley Harroz

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Contact info

600 West Sheridan Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK, 73102


OKAuthorized to practice law199804/21/2010
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers/DUI DefenseBest Lawyers in America2014
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2013
Oklahoma Superlawyers 2012Law & Politics Magazine2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Oklahoma SuperLawyer 2011Law & Politics Magazine2011
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
OKC's Top AttorneysDistinctly Oklahoma magazine2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Circle of ExcellenceMerchant Circle2010
Oklahoma SuperLawyer 2010Law & Politics Magazine2010
AV Preeminent RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
Oklahoma Superlawyers 2009Law & Politics Magazine2009
Oklahoma Superlawyers 2008Law & Politics Magazine2008
Oklahoma Superlawyers 2007Law & Politics Magazine2007
Oklahoma Superlawyers 2006Law & Politics Magazine2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerHunsucker DUI Defense Firm1998 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyDistrict Attorney's Office1998 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oklahoma County Criminal Defense Lawyer's AssociationMember2010 - Present
National College for DUI DefenseOklahoma Delegate2010 - Present
Litigation Counsel of AmericaFellow2007 - Present
Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationDirector/Board Member2005 - Present
National College for Dui DefenseMember2002 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2002 - Present
Oklahoma Bar AssociationLicensed Attorney1998 - Present
Oklahoma County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. RMCase Dismissed-No License Loss
State v. JCSuppression motion Sustained, Case Dismissed
Edmond v. VWCases dismissed without court costs
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Publication nameTitleDate
Aspatore BooksDefending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases2012
Texas DWI Survival Guide, West Texas EditionCitizen's Protection Manual2012
Utah DUI Survival GuideCitizen's Protection Manual2012
Tennessee DUI Survival GuideA Citizen's Protection manual2010
Georgia DUI Survival Guide 2edCitizen's Protection Guide2010
Oklahoma DUI Survival Guide 2edCitizen's Protection Manual2010
Minnesota DWI Survival GuideCitizen's Protection Manual2010
Florida DUI Survival GuideCitizen's Protection Manual2010
Georgia DUI Survival GuideCitizen's Protection Manual2009
Oklahoma DUI Defense, The law and PracticeLawyers and Judges Publishing2008
Oklahoma DUI Survival GuideCitizen's Protection Manual2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Oklahoma City University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of OklahomaPublic AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National College of DUI DefenseRepresenting the Military Client in Civilian Court2015
Municipal Judge's AssociationCollateral Consequences of A DUI2014
Criminal Defense InstituteDUI Update2014
OBA Solo & Small Firm Conference 2013A Simple DUI or Malpractice Waiting to Happen?”2013
Life After OUDUI, Doobie, and All That Jazz2013
DUI Trial CollegeBreak-Out Co-leader2013
Criminal Defense InstituteOklahoma DUI Laws2013
University of Oklahoma-Life after OUDUI, Doobie, and All That Jazz2012
Summer SessionBreak-Out Co-leader2012
Criminal Defense InstituteOklahoma DUI Laws2012
University of Oklahoma-Life after OUDUI, Doobie, and All That Jazz2011
Oklahoma County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationDUI Tune-Up, Important Changes2011
National College for DUI Defense Summer SessionBreak-Out co-leader2011
June Bar MeetingDUI Defense2011
Handling First DUI CaseSFST, DUI Science, DUI Trial Skills2011
DUI In Oklahoma-TulsaIntoxilyzer 8000/DRE Roundtable2011
DUI In Oklahoma-Oklahoma CityIntoxilyzer 8000/DRE Roundtable2011
Criminal Defense InstituteDUI Mechanics2011
Criminal Defense Basics 2011DUI Basics2011
Bar Association Meeting66 DUI Tips2011
University of Oklahoma-Life After OUDUI and Criminal Law2010
Summer SessionBreak-Out co-leader2010
Oklahoma Municipal Judge's AssociationDUI/DWI/Intox 80002010
Oklahoma Municipal Attorney's AssociationDUI/DWI/Intox 80002010
Multi-Device Breath Testing Mega Course- Atlanta, GeorgiaIntoxilyzer 80002010
Intox 8000 & Science of Breath Alcohol Testing- Toronto, CanadaIntoxilyzer 80002010
Advanced Field Sobriety and DRE TrainingField Sobriety Testing and Drug Recognition2010
Life After OUDUI and Criminal Law2009
Oklahoma Bar Association-Tulsa79 DUI Tips2008
Oklahoma Bar Association-Oklahoma City79 DUI Tips2008