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Adam M. Vander Heyden

also known as DUI Doctor

About me

Adam Vander Heyden is originally from Eagle, Wisconsin. After graduating from Thomas Cooley Law School in Michigan, he has dedicated himself and his career to helping people through a difficult time in their lives as a criminal defense attorney.

Over the past 6 years, Adam has handled over 1600 DUI cases, resolved over 60,000 traffic tickets, and made thousands of court appearances for his clients. Every day Adam’s focus is on protecting the constitutional rights of Nevada citizens, preventing abuses by the state, and ensuring that one mistake does not cost someone their life, career, or future.

Adam’s passion for criminal law carries over to the rest of his life as well. When he’s not in the courtroom Adam enjoys hiking, reading, playing hockey, and competing in NPC Mens’ Physique competitions. Adam believes firmly that you only get back what you put into something, which is why he puts everything he has into everything he does.


If you’re looking for an attorney who will treat your case, your life, with the respect and dedication it deserves then give Adam Vander Heyden a call today at 702.701.7800.


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Contact info

DUI Doctor

6623 Las Vegas Blvd South
Suite #245
Las Vegas, NV, 89119-3296

Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 90%
    9 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 5%
    9 years, 5 thousand cases
  3. Speeding Ticket: 5%
    9 years, 50 thousand cases



Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael David Pariente

    I endorse this lawyer. He's always thorough and takes great pride in his work aggressively defending his clients. I have known him for many years and highly recommend him!


    Michael Pariente Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Gina M. Corena

    I endorse this lawyer. Adam is a passionate criminal defense attorney. He is experienced and delivers excellent results.


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2016
Nationally Ranked Top 10 Under 40 Attorney AwardNatonal Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys2015
Top 10 Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2015
Top 100 Criminal Defense AttorneysThe National Trial Lawyers2015
Top 50 DUI Attorneys - State of NevadaNational Advocacy for DUI Defense2015
Book Award (Top Score)Western Michigan Law School2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney / LawyerDUI Doctor2012 - Present
Small Claims JudgeLas Vegas Justice Court2015 - 2016
Traffic JudgeLas Vegas Justice Court2013 - 2014
Attorney / LawyerCriminal Defense Firm2009 - 2012
Attorney / LawyerCivil Defense Firm2007 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2015 - Present
American Institute of DUI/DWI AttorneysMember2015 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2015 - Present
National Advocacy for DUI DefenseMember2015 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2015 - Present
DUI Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2015 - Present
State Bar of Nevada Disciplinary BoardMember2015 - Present
State Bar of NevadaMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
DUI Felony - 13F00259XDismissed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of Wisconsin, MilwaukeePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2002