Which Attorneys are good at DUI's? I got a DUI in Fresno and I need the best DUI lawyer. I have to beat my DUI, or I will lose my job. Which DUI attorney should I hire?
Being cited for DUI, Driving under the Influence, Drunk driving, Formerly known as a 502, boating under the influence, or sometimes referred to as operating while impaired is a traumatic experience.
People generally ask their friends, "Who should I hire to defend me for DUI" or "Who's the best DUI Lawyer in Fresno?
Who is the best DUI Attorney in Fresno? Which lawyer should I hire for my DUI?
There are criteria that can help you determine who to hire. There are certain professional organizations whose purpose is quality DUI defense. The California DUI Lawyers Association and National College for DUI defense are the two most important to belong to.
The CDLA has an annual meeting each year, and several regional events. You may want to ask any lawyer you are considering hiring if they belong to the CDLA, and which meetings they attend and/or have attended.
The next criteria you may use to help you determine if the lawyer recommended is just a friend, or name known to the person you asked, is whether the Attorney is a member of the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD). If so, have they attended the Master Scientific Evidence Seminar in New Orleans. Jonathan Rooker just returned from this Seminar, and found it to be incredibly education.
Another Criteria is whether the potential DUI lawyer has attended Axion Laboratories in Chicago to learn Gas Chromatography from the foremost experts in the world. Gas Chromatography is not involved in every case as it only pertains to blood tests. However, the course is $3,000, and with a flight and hotel included it costs the Law Practitioner a week of their time, and over $5,000 in costs. It may not be relevant to your breath or urine sample DUI, but it shows the DUI Lawyer is serious about their work, and willing to spend time, money, and effort to learn about the best way to defend DUI's. If they don't understand Gas Chromatography, how can they defend a blood sample case? But are they willing to take the case? If so, you have to wonder if they understand the breath sample cases either. If they do not, why are they representing people on DUI's?
Jonathan just returned from New Orleans where he attended the Mastering Scientific Evidence seminar. The expense, monetary and time, was great. But the knowledge will assist Jonathan in providing the best DUI defense available for his clients. Clients understand that there are costs involved in Criminal Defense, Jonathan understands that to be the best DUI Lawyer he can be, he has to allocate some of those expenses back into his education and training.