It sounds to me like your first attorney did a fabulous job for you. Your characterization of his job being "sub par" says more about you than him. Obviously, you were counting on what he convinced a prior Judge to do to stand up and it didn't because the appellate court found the original sentence to be illegal. Instead of dismissing him, why not appeal to a higher court first? Second, you appear to have some decent issues that could be argued before a court/jury regarding probable cause, etc. that seem persuasive. I don't think you need a DWI attorney to pursue them.
Secondly, there are a host of other arguments that can be made to a situation such as yours. From what you said, your original lawyer sounds like he did a great job. Perhaps you're just dissatisfied because of the outcome. I think you should reconsider your position about him.
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