Antioch, California DUI Lawyers

Givelle J. Lamano
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5-Star Rated Bay Area Criminal Defense Law & DUI Super Lawyer

GIVELLE LAMANO is an Oakland DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney who truly cares about her clients. She has represented people from all walks of life from gang members appealing their life sentences to corporate... Read More »
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James Thomas Reilly
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California DUI Lawyer with 44 years experience

Summit Defense is the Bay Area's premiere Criminal Defense Firm. We have gathered an experienced team of attorneys with over 120 years of combined and diverse experience and background that works together to get you the... Read More »
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Elliot Silver
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California DUI Attorney with 24 years experience

Attorney Elliot Silver is a seasoned and experienced veteran criminal defense attorney. Since the age of five, Elliot always knew he wanted to be in court fighting for justice. Elliot is a graduate of the University of... Read More »
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Pittsburg, CA DUI Lawyer with 46 years experience
(925) 432-3511 2211 Railroad Ave
Pittsburg, CA 94565
DUI, Business, Criminal and Personal Injury
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Brentwood, CA DUI Lawyer with 52 years experience
(925) 634-3111 7960 Brentwood Blvd Ste A
Brentwood, CA 94513
DUI, Criminal, Personal Injury and Real Estate
UC Hastings COL
Clayton, CA DUI Attorney with 30 years experience
(925) 963-9858 PO Box 975
Clayton, CA
DUI, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Pittsburg, CA DUI Attorney with 52 years experience
(925) 432-7373 3788 Enea Dr
Pittsburg, CA 94565
DUI, Business, Criminal and Personal Injury
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Pezhman Pakneshan
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Walnut Creek, CA DUI Attorney with 14 years experience
(415) 293-8454 1255 Treat Boulevard, Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal and Domestic Violence
Univ of Pennsylvania LS
The Pakneshan Firm is dedicated to representing clients accused, investigated or charged in state and federal criminal and administrative matters. The Pakneshan Firm is a Bay Area criminal and DUI law firm which has the experience, expertise and resources to handle all phases of your case. Our firm represents clients in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, Marin, Napa, Sonoma, Solano, Santa Clara, and San Mateo counties. The Pakneshan Firm has established itself as one of the Bay Area’s premier criminal defense firms. We have a proven track record for getting the best possible results for our clients.

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Justin Kirk Tabayoyon
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Walnut Creek, CA DUI Lawyer with 6 years experience
(925) 609-4003 1990 North California Blvd
8th Floor
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
John F. Kennedy University
Mr. Tabayoyon is a United States Army veteran that holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis in Managerial Economics and a Juris Doctor degree from John F. Kennedy University School of Law. He decided to practice in the areas of criminal defense, family law, and personal injury because of his own personal experiences in those areas of law. He is a zealous and aggressive advocate for his clients. He strongly believes in limited government, freedom, civil liberty, parental rights, and gender neutral application of the law. Mr. Tabayoyon is a highly experienced trial attorney....
Thomas Martin O'Connor
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Walnut Creek, CA DUI Lawyer with 25 years experience
(925) 939-5600 1277 Treat Boulevard, Suite 810
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
DUI, Criminal and Personal Injury
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Thomas M. O'Connor is a founding partner of the firm and currently focuses his practice on Criminal Defense and Personal Injury. As a partner in OâConnor, Runckel & O'Malley LLP, Mr. O'Connor regularly litigates personal injury and wrongful death actions and defends clients in all misdemeanor and felony matters. Mr. O'Connor is a 5th generation San Francisco native and comes from a long line of distinguished attorneys. His grandfather and namesake, Thomas Martin O'Connor, held the office of City Attorney of San Francisco from 1961 until he retired in 1977. His great-grandfather, also Thomas Martin O'Connor, was...
Thomas Daly
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Walnut Creek, CA DUI Attorney with 5 years experience
(925) 208-4801 2950 Buskirk Ave
Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
John F. Kennedy University and California State University - Chico
Manjula Martin
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Walnut Creek, CA DUI Attorney with 10 years experience
(415) 617-9375 1981 N. Broadway
Suite 440A
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationDUI and Criminal
MANJULA MARTIN is a criminal defense attorney at Lamano Law Office. Prior to her work with LLO, she clerked for the San Francisco District Attorney’s office where she worked on domestic violence cases, sexual assault crimes, and felony preliminary hearings. She received the Cali Excellence Award for Criminal Litigation in 2008 and helped draft a presentation that was used at an international conference on identifying and combatting Human Trafficking. It was during this tenure that she realized that her true passion in helping people.

Ms. Martin went on to represent low-income women seeking to leave abusive situations in...
John W. Noonan
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Dublin, CA DUI Lawyer with 56 years experience
(877) 463-3390 6379 Clark Ave
#250
Dublin, CA 94568
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Santa Clara University School of Law and Lincoln University Law School
Alexander Cross
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Walnut Creek, CA DUI Lawyer with 11 years experience
(800) 862-7677 1990 N. California Blvd.
8th Floor
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
DUI, Criminal, Juvenile and Traffic Tickets
University of San Francisco School of Law
Mr. Cross is an expert in the field of criminal law. Mr. Cross will fight more aggressively than anyone to bring you the best outcome possible. His name brings chills to prosecutors, as evidenced by never losing a trial out of over 1,500 cases. He passionately cares about defending his clients and does everything within his power to help them. Having attended the University of California, Berkeley for Undergraduate studies, he received a B.A. in Legal Studies. He subsequently attended the prestigious San Francisco Law School to receive his J.D. He is a member of many associations, including...
Howard L. Williams
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Martinez, CA DUI Attorney with 19 years experience
(925) 257-2946 535 Main Street
Suite 305
Martinez, CA 94553
DUI, Business, Criminal and Traffic Tickets
The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Thomas Murray Fleming
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Walnut Creek, CA DUI Attorney with 29 years experience
(510) 502-0080 1255 Treat Blvd Ste 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Free ConsultationDUI and Criminal
Yale Law School
Attorney Thomas Fleming graduated from Yale Law School and UC Berkeley; taught as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Law School; taught criminal trial skills, in DUI and criminal cases, to future prosecutors and defense attorneys; and taught UC Berkeley undergraduate law classes about the U.S. Constitution, the courts and politics for over 20 years.

Thomas also served the community, in DUI and criminal cases, for over two decades as a Trial Attorney with the Public Defender. He successfully took many, many cases to jury trials, and developed a very special expertise in defending against DUI and criminal...
Blackie Burak
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Walnut Creek, CA DUI Attorney with 47 years experience
(866) 252-5384 .
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationDUI and Criminal
University of San Francisco School of Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law and LaSalle University
Most experienced DUI lawyer in N. California. Over 44 years in practice. Co-founder and past president of the state-wide California Association of DUI Lawyers (CDLA). Received State Bar Certified Specialist in Criminal Law designation in 1985. Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award from CDLA in 2015.
Matthew James O'Connor
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Walnut Creek, CA DUI Attorney with 20 years experience
(925) 357-9210 1277 Treat Blvd
Suite 850
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
DUI and Criminal
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Matthew J. O'Connor is a founding partner of the O'Connor Law, APC and currently focuses his practice on criminal defense. Mr. O'Connor regularly defends adults and juveniles in all types of criminal matters, including but not limited to: Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Assault, Robbery, Three Strikes cases, Murder, Domestic Violence, Rape, Illegal Firearms, Theft and Drug crimes, Probation and Parole hearings. Mr. O'Connor graduated from the University of California at Davis in 1995 and graduated cum laude from the Santa Clara University School of Law in 1999. Upon graduating from law school Mr. O'Connor served as a deputy district attorney...
Chris Feasel
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San Ramon, CA DUI Lawyer with 17 years experience
(925) 605-8747 11040 Bollinger Canyon Rd
Suite E - 507
San Ramon, CA 94582
DUI, Criminal and Domestic Violence
Santa Clara University School of Law
The Law Office of Christopher J. Feasel offers professional criminal defense for a wide range of criminal charges. The firm is committed to defending the rights of the accused. Mr. Feasel handles felony and misdemeanor matters as well as traffic offenses in all counties in the San Francisco Bay Area. A graduate of the University of California, Davis, and Santa Clara University School of Law, Christopher J. Feasel began his career with the San Mateo County District Attorney's office. While there, he prosecuted every manner of case, including DUI/DWI, drug offences, identity theft, domestic violence, and attempted murder. An experienced...
Daniel Horowitz
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Lafayette, CA DUI Attorney with 38 years experience
(925) 283-1863 P.O. Box 1547
Lafayette, CA 94549
DUI and Criminal
Southwestern Univ School of Law and Southwestern University School of Law
Courtroom trial lawyer and television legal commentator. Daniel Horowitz is a "Top 100 Trial Lawyer" and a certified Specialist in criminal law. (See website for the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization.) Daniel Horowitz has taught trial law as a law school professor and published in many legal journals on topics as broad as trial evidence, trial motions and real property law.

Horowitz is often retained as a trial lawyer in cases that were expected to resolve but instead reached the courtroom. The lawyers who are top guns in their specific areas (e.g....
Alin D. Cintean
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Martinez, CA DUI Lawyer with 14 years experience
(925) 335-6444 820 Alhambra Ave #10
Martinez, CA 94553
DUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Cate Beekman
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Benicia, CA DUI Attorney with 12 years experience
(707) 346-3060 940 Adams Street, Suite J
Benicia, CA 94510
DUI, Criminal and Juvenile
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Cate Beekman has been defending people charged with crimes since being admitted to the California bar in 2006. She worked as a deputy public defender in Kern, Solano and Napa Counties, completing more than 40 jury trials. Cate is smart and friendly, which helps her connect with clients, jurors, and adversaries alike.

Cate earned her law degree from U.C. Berkeley School of Law. Before her law career, Cate worked as a policy analyst at the Center for Civil Justice, a nonprofit organization in Saginaw, Michigan, where her work focused on hunger policy and advocacy.

Cate also has a Master’s degree...
Richard Allen Madsen Jr
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Walnut Creek, CA DUI Lawyer with 29 years experience
(925) 974-0800 Civic Plaza
1655 North Main Street, Suite 240
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
DUI, Business, Criminal and Insurance Defense
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Criminal Defense and DUI attorney Richard A. Madsen, Jr. (a former Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorney) has represented thousands of first-time offenders who have been arrested or charged with driving under the influence throughout the Bay Area and Northern California. Mr. Madsen's impeccable reputation speaks for itself. Recognized as a highly skilled trial lawyer and negotiator, and well seasoned in the intricacies of the Department of Motor Vehicles, Mr. Madsen works tirelessly to protect his clients' rights and achieve superior results. Mr. Madsen knows the system. For nearly twenty years, Mr. Madsen has utilized his reputation and long-standing relationships...
Guy Ellery Louie
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San Ramon, CA DUI Lawyer with 27 years experience
(925) 234-1440 2010 Crow Canyon Place Suite 100
San Ramon, CA 94583
DUI, Animal, Appeals and Criminal
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Michael Edmund Cardoza
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Walnut Creek, CA DUI Lawyer with 47 years experience
(925) 274-2900 1220 Oakland Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
DUI, Business, Criminal and Personal Injury
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Brittany Hendrix-Smith
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Martinez, CA DUI Lawyer
(925) 293-2013 535 Main Street
Suite 201
Martinez, CA 94553
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Michael Peter Semansky
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Martinez, CA DUI Lawyer with 48 years experience
(925) 372-8766 3rd Floor
Martinez, CA 94553
DUI, Business, Criminal and Personal Injury
U of San Francisco School of Law
Attorney Michael P. Semansky has been representing clients in criminal defense and personal injury matters for over 36 years. He is dedicated to providing each client with personalized attention and strives to resolve every case efficiently and effectively. If you are in need of a settlement or recovery for your personal injury claim, or an aggressive criminal defense, he is an attorney you can trust to get results.
Peter Tuann
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San Ramon, CA DUI Lawyer with 27 years experience
(925) 831-4878 111 Deerwood Road
#200
San Ramon, CA 94583
DUI, Criminal, Divorce and Family
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
We aim to serve residents of the Tri-Valley area in litigation, landlord-tenant, real estate litigation, family law, and immigration.
Christopher R. Varnell
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Walnut Creek, CA DUI Lawyer
(925) 472-6536 1255 Treat Boulevard, Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
DUI, Criminal and Juvenile
At the Law Offices of Christopher Varnell, we handle all types of criminal cases from DUI's to homicides. Our office has a reputation of being intelligent, skilled, and prepared in the courtroom, which has led to success both in trial and in negotiating settlements which were beneficial to our clients. Practice Areas: DUI Defense Theft Crimes Domestic Violence White Collar Crimes Drug Possession & Sales Murder & Manslaughter Juvenile Defense Sex Offenses
Reve Gerardo Bautista
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Pleasant Hill, CA DUI Lawyer with 35 years experience
(925) 746-4238 3478 Buskirk Ave
Ste 1000
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
DUI
Western State Univ
Richard Lewis Howard
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Walnut Creek, CA DUI Lawyer with 50 years experience
(925) 939-8722 1806 Bonanza St
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
DUI, Criminal, Divorce and Family
San Francisco Law Sch
Peter Johnson
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Walnut Creek, CA DUI Attorney
(925) 952-8900 801 Ygnacio Valley Rd., Ste. 230
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
DUI
Walnut Creek, CA DUI Lawyer with 34 years experience
(925) 933-7500 201 N Civic Dr Ste 225
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
DUI, Criminal and Stockbroker Fraud
John F. Kennedy
Walnut Creek, CA DUI Attorney with 26 years experience
(925) 262-8406 201 N Civic Dr Ste 225
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
DUI, Animal, Business and Criminal
University of California, Davis
Danville, CA DUI Lawyer with 50 years experience
(925) 837-0585 630 San Ramon Valley Blvd
Ste 100
Danville, CA 94526
DUI, Criminal and Personal Injury
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Martinez, CA DUI Lawyer with 34 years experience
(510) 232-9335 1155C Arnold Dr # 278
Martinez, CA 94553
DUI, Criminal and Employment
San Francisco Law Sch
Concord, CA DUI Attorney with 15 years experience
(925) 288-1888 2151 Salvio St Ste 399
Concord, CA 94520
DUI, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
John F Kennedy Univ School of Law
Walnut Creek, CA DUI Lawyer with 31 years experience
(925) 289-9577 3100 Oak Rd Ste 100
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
DUI and Criminal
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Walnut Creek, CA DUI Attorney with 45 years experience
(925) 943-3131 PO Box 2097
Walnut Creek, CA 94523
DUI, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
UC Hastings COL
Discovery Bay, CA DUI Lawyer with 33 years experience
(925) 418-4540 PO Box 1931
Discovery Bay, CA 94505
DUI and Criminal
Harvard Univ Law School
Martinez, CA DUI Lawyer with 45 years experience
(925) 228-2885 706 Ferry St
Martinez, CA 94553
DUI, Criminal and Personal Injury
UC Hastings COL
Danville, CA DUI Attorney with 37 years experience
(925) 837-0585 630 San Ramon Valley Blvd
Ste 100
Danville, CA 94526
DUI, Criminal and Personal Injury
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Martinez, CA DUI Lawyer with 16 years experience
(925) 957-2200 900 Ward St
Martinez, CA 94553
DUI and Criminal
John F Kennedy Univ School of Law
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Arrested or charged with a DUI or DWI?

Driving under the influence (DUI) means operating a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol or drugs that have impaired a person's mental or motor skills. In most states, a person will be considered "impaired" if they exhibit objective signs of intoxication, or if they have a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher. Many states also have zero tolerance laws for drivers under 21, where any non-zero BAC level constitutes an offense. Most states also hold commercial drivers, such as truck drivers, to a more rigorous standard.

Law enforcement officers use a variety of tests, such as field sobriety tests and breathalyzers, to determine whether a driver is impaired by alcohol. In some jurisdictions, you have a right to refuse some of these tests, but in other jurisdictions you may be required to submit to them. It is important to know the law in your particular state, and to consult a DUI attorney if you are facing charges.

DUI lawyers are criminal defense attorneys focused on representing clients facing DUI/DWI/OWI charges. Each state has different DUI laws. An experienced DUI lawyer will be able to evaluate the case against you and present your options on how to best limit the impact of the charges against you. DUI lawyers also handle related cases such as driver's license reinstatement and DUI record expungement.


Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC): The percentage of alcohol in a person's blood.

Field Sobriety Test: Any one of several roadside tests that can be used to determine whether a driver is impaired.