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About me

I approach every case as if it were my own because it is my own.  It is my own
reputation that is at stake in each and every case I handle.  When I walk into a
courtroom, everyone knows that I there handling a DUI case because that is all
we do. We are one of Southern California's most respected and feared law firms
in the area of DUI & DMV defense. Our firm is dedicated to aggressively
defending and protecting people accused of driving under the influence both in
court and at the Department of Motor
(DMV).  Our firm enjoys a
reputation of surpassing excellence in Southern California for
quality trial skills and aggressive representation provided on behalf of our
clients. Braden & Tucci concentrates and limits our practice to representing
citizens standing accused by the government of driving while under the
both in court and at the DMV.


In the last five
years, Vincent Tucci has personally tried over 85 DUI jury trials with 60 of
those jury trials having a successful outcome for the client in all Southern California courts with
an emphasis in Los Angeles County and Orange County. Vincent Tucci has represented
citizens against the DMV in
excess of 1000 times.


Vincent Tucci is
student certified in
Standardized Field Sobriety Tests
in accordance with the standards of the National Highway Traffic Safety
. Vincent Tucci has also been certified in the administration,
calibration & maintenance of the Intoximeter Alco-Sensor IV Preliminary
Alcohol Screening Device - the breath test device you may or may not have taken
at the scene of your arrest.  Currently, Vincent Tucci is the President of the
California DUI Lawyers
- a statewide organization of attorneys representing individuals
accused of DUI. Vincent Tucci is the co-chair of the DUI Committee for
the California Attorneys for Criminal
and sits as a Board of Governor member.


Languages spoken: Italian, English

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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 100%
    19 years



Fixed (always), Retainer (always), Free consultation (25 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Pamela DiBello

    I endorse this lawyer. Vince is well respected in the legal community for his knowledge and expertise in the field of DUI defense. He is a zealous advocate and works hard for his clients.


    Pamela DiBello Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Lara Jayne Gressley

    Vince is one of the most talented and effective lawyers I have ever met. Not only does Vince have a command of the field, but he truly cares about his clients. His impassioned and aggressive approach makes him unmatched in the courtroom. Vince is an outstanding lawyer and also an exceptional human being. I am honored to know him.


    Lara Gressley DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Braden & Tucci, A Professional Law Corp.

82 Discovery
Irvine, CA, 92618-3105


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Ed Kuwtach - Attorney of the YearCalifornia DUI Lawyers Association2012
President's AwardCalifornia Attorneys for Criminal Justice2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerBraden & Tucci1997 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
California DUI Lawyers AssociationPresident2008 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeBoard of Governors/Co-Chair for DUI Commitee2006 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseGeneral member2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. A.C.Wet Reckless
People v. Emily C.2nd Offense DUI Dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
James Publishing publicationAttacking and Defending Drunk Driving Tests - Editorial Contributer2011
Thomson West publicationCA Drunk Driving Law - Editorial Consultant2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of Law, BloomingtonBorkenstein Alcohol & Drugs SeminarN/A2000
Whittier College School of LawN/AN/AN/A
California State University, FullertonN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Strategies and Tactics in Handling DUI CasesClosing Statements in DUI Cases2008
CA Association of Toxicologists Winter MeetingRepresenting the DUI Drugs Case & Use of an Expert Witness2008
5th Annual DUI SeminarHow to Win your DMV Case2008
4th Annual DUI SeminarJury Selection in DUI Cases2007
Rules of the RoadClosing Statement - Tucci Style2006
IACT Annual ConferenceDUI Attorney2006
3rd Annual DUI SeminarDUI Mock Trial2006