Playa Vista, California DUI Lawyers

Antonio A. Cota
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Free Consultation! Skilled & Passionate California DUI Defense Attorney!

I am an experienced California defense lawyer. I aggressively defend the accused against DUI charges. I will fiercely fight for your rights! See my website for reviews and case results. Call for a free consultation.
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Ambrosio E. Rodriguez
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California DUI Lawyer with 21 years experience

Ambrosio E. Rodriguez is a criminal defense attorney with over 18 years experience. Prior to becoming a criminal lawyer, Ambrosio served as a prosecutor for 13 years. During his time as a prosecutor, he led... Read More »
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Justin Edward Sterling
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Named Top California Criminal Defense Attorney

Named Attorney of the Year and a Top California Criminal Attorney, Mr. Sterling is an accomplished criminal trial lawyer committed to his clients. The Law Offices of Justin E. Sterling is a top-rated... Read More »
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Michael Eric Kraut
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Free Consultation! Aggressive California DUI Defense Attorney! Call Now!

I am an experienced and skilled DUI defense lawyer. I understand your interests and will leave no stone unturned when defending you! Visit my website for client reviews and case results. Call for a free consultation.
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Oscar Swinton
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Attorney with 13 years experience
(818) 877-4356 8939 S Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Los Angeles, CA DUI Lawyer with 37 years experience
(310) 649-6431 6709 La Tijera Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
DUI and Criminal
USC Law School
Los Angeles, CA DUI Lawyer with 36 years experience
(310) 242-5889 6080 Center drive. #652
Los Angeles, CA 90045
DUI and Criminal
UCLA School of Law
Los Angeles, CA DUI Attorney with 38 years experience
(310) 568-1804 5757 W Century Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
DUI and Criminal
UC Hastings COL
Los Angeles, CA DUI Lawyer with 37 years experience
(310) 348-2935 5757 W Century Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
DUI and Criminal
Univ of Michigan Law Sch
Los Angeles, CA DUI Lawyer with 36 years experience
(310) 649-7806 6033 W Century Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
DUI, Criminal and Personal Injury
South Bay Univ
Los Angeles, CA DUI Attorney with 46 years experience
(310) 215-7509 6080 Center Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90045
DUI, Bankruptcy, Business and Criminal
Univ of Missouri School of Law
Los Angeles, CA DUI Lawyer with 27 years experience
(310) 258-0650 6820 La Tijera Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
DUI, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Univ of West Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA DUI Attorney with 32 years experience
(310) 641-8300 6733 S Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
DUI, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Los Angeles, CA DUI Lawyer with 46 years experience
(310) 649-6981 8939 S Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
DUI, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Karthik Krishnan
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California DUI Lawyer

Selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as a "Rising Star," Karthik Krishnan has emerged as one of the premiere young criminal defense and DUI attorneys in Los Angeles County. The criminal system can be a... Read More »
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Ronald N. Hoffman
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Over 30 years experience as a lawyer.

For over 30 years I have been fighting for the rights, freedom and reputations of my clients. I will aggressively defend you against criminal charges! Visit my website to see testimonials. Call for a free consultation.
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Attorney with 29 years experience
(310) 727-6230 11701 S La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
DUI and Criminal
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Arash Hashemi
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Attorney with 15 years experience
(310) 448-1529 11845 W Olympic Blvd
Suite 520
Los Angeles, CA 90064
DUI, Criminal, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
University of La Verne College of Law
Since 2003, the Law Offices of Arash Hashemi has fought passionately to defend the rights of clients facing criminal prosecution in Los Angeles. We recognize the seriousness of your situation, and we are prepared to support you at every stage of your case. We are available when our clients need us most. When you seek our help, you work directly with an experienced criminal defense lawyer, not a paralegal. At the Law Offices of Arash Hashemi, we never back down from a courtroom battle. We know how to fight for you — and win.
Paul Takakjian
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Attorney with 39 years experience
(888) 579-4844 11845 West Olympic Boulevard
Suite 1000 - West Tower
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Loyola Law School
Aaron Philip McAllister
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Lawyer with 8 years experience
(310) 881-2786 3415 S Sepulveda Blvd
Ste 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal and Domestic Violence
Howard University School of Law
AARON P. MCALLISTER is a trial lawyer who is passionate about criminal defense and fighting against inequalities in the criminal justice system; he provides aggressive, adept representation to protect his clients. He is the founder of the Law Offices of Aaron P. McAllister. Mr. McAllister is a highly skilled litigator with substantial experience in federal and state courts. Moreover, Mr. McAllister is a rare trial attorney in light of the fact that he has experience in the areas of both civil (plaintiff’s side and defense’s side) and criminal litigation, as well as experience as both a criminal defense attorney...
Steve David Sitkoff
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Lawyer with 35 years experience
(888) 579-4844 11845 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 1000
West Tower
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Steve started his career in criminal law in 1983 as a deputy district attorney with the Los Angeles County District Attorneys Office before receiving his appointment as a Los Angeles County Superior Court Commissioner. Steve entered private criminal defense practice in 1995 and has since then exclusively practiced criminal and DUI defense in Southern California.
Aaron Spolin
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Attorney with 5 years experience
(310) 424-5816 11500 W Olympic Blvd
Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Free ConsultationDUI, Appeals, Criminal and Domestic Violence
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Spolin Law’s founder, Aaron Spolin, is a former prosecutor and award-winning Los Angeles criminal defense attorney. He has achieved successful outcomes on hundreds of criminal cases, including numerous dismissals of major felony cases; non-criminal resolutions to complex fraud and insurance fraud defense cases; dismissals of drug, DUI, violent-crime, and theft charges; successful appellate outcomes from the California Courts of Appeal and California Supreme Court; and multiple not-guilty jury verdicts at trial.

Before becoming a criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles, he served as an Assistant District Attorney in New York City, Bronx County.

At the District Attorney’s Office, Aaron was assigned to...
Nigel Roy Witham
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Glendale, CA DUI Attorney with 22 years experience
(310) 473-2304 Brand Boulevard Center - 450 North Brand Blvd.
Suite 600
Glendale, CA 91203
Free ConsultationDUI and Criminal
University of Warwick, England
Jeffrey Lewis Gold
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El Segundo, CA DUI Attorney with 35 years experience
400 Continental Blvd
6th Floor
El Segundo, CA 90245
Free ConsultationDUI, Appeals and Criminal
Hastings College of the Law
Attorney Jeffrey Lewis Gold is a criminal and DUI defense attorney with the law firm Gold & Witham, representing the accused throughout Southern California. Mr. Gold is a graduate of Hastings College of Law in San Francisco (1983) and was admitted to the California State Bar the same year. Throughout his educational career, Mr. Gold received a number of legal honors and accolades such as “Best Appellate Brief and Oral Argument” and graduating with Magna Cum Laude honors from his undergraduate program. Prior to forming Gold & Witham with partner Nigel Witham, Mr. Gold worked for a variety of other...
Lawrence Irwin Wolf
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Lawyer with 43 years experience
(310) 277-1707 10390 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90025
DUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
For over three decades, I have been helping individuals charged with serious crimes. I have prosecuted and defended thousands of adults and juveniles charged with every type of felony and misdemeanor crime. Specializing in the field of criminal law, I am a recognized expert in Drunk Driving, Addiction-related offenses and Juvenile Law.
Jemal Kenya Yarbrough
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Inglewood, CA DUI Lawyer with 19 years experience
(424) 634-7323 900 N. La Brea Ave., Suite 25
Inglewood, CA 90302
Free ConsultationDUI, Business, Consumer and Employment
Southwestern Law School
Steve David Sitkoff
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Former DUI Prosecutor with 34 years experience. AV Rated and 2017 Super Lawyer

Steve started his career in criminal law in 1983 as a deputy district attorney with the Los Angeles County District Attorneys Office before receiving his appointment as a Los Angeles County Superior Court... Read More »
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Robert A. Hankoff
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Free Consultation! Aggressive & Determined DUI Defense Lawyer! Legal Expertise!

With a combination of legal expertise and skill, I defend the accused against DUI charges. I will fiercely protect your rights! Visit my website for client testimonials and case results. Call for a free consultation
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Ken K Behzadi
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Lawyer with 26 years experience
(310) 441-9341 10866 Wilshire Blvd. #400
Los Angeles, CA 90024
DUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Over 25 years of experience in the areas of criminal law and personal injury.
Substantial litigation and trial experience at both State and Federal courts.
Mr. Nino Posella Esq.
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Attorney with 11 years experience
(310) 890-2988 3385 Overland Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90034
DUI
Abraham Lincoln Univ
General Civil Law practitioner with DUI and Employment emphasis.
Ramin Soofer
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Lawyer with 25 years experience
(310) 478-5090 11845 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064
DUI, Consumer, Legal Malpractice and Personal Injury
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Bar Admissions California, 1993 Professional Associations and Memberships California Trial Lawyers Association, Member Special Master State Bar My firm Info: S & S Legal Group is a personal injury law firm. Our attorneys only handle personal injury cases. We only represent injured people. This single-minded focus, paired with more than 30 years of combined experience, means that we have the knowledge to obtain success in even the most challenging cases. It means that we know how to find solutions in cases that other law firms have turned down. It means we know how to take on any opponent, no matter how strong that opponent may seem.
Fahed Sayegh
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Culver City, CA DUI Attorney with 14 years experience
(310) 895-1188 5895 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
DUI and Criminal
Whittier Coll School of Law
Michael Paul Ehline
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Lawyer with 13 years experience
(888) 400-9721 633 W 5th St
#2890
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Free ConsultationDUI, Animal, Consumer and Personal Injury
UWLA
Getting banged up in a Los Angeles accident can happen at any time. You could also have an injury at sea on a floating city like a cruise ship. Your injuries could occur in any other city or town in California. It may be from the neglect of some another entity, or individual's negligence. Their failure to exercise due diligence or foresight means that you are entitled to receive compensation for the injuries and other damages you incurred. Whether you're involved in an auto collision, motorcycle accident, pedestrian run down. You're emphatically urged to obtain sharp, expert legal services of...
Dmitry Gorin
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Lawyer with 23 years experience
(310) 328-3776 1875 Century Park E #705
Los Angeles, CA 90067
DUI, Appeals, Cannabis Law and Criminal
UCLA School of Law
Mr. Dmitry Gorin specializes in major criminal defense matters throughout Southern California courts. He left the Los Angeles County District Attorneys Office after 12 years of extensive trial experience. Mr. Gorin has litigated everything from Death Penalty murder cases to complex fraud cases, being nominated Prosecutor of the Month several times. Many of his cases have been profiled in the media including ABC, NBC, Court-TV and others. Mr. Gorin is also a Professor at Pepperdine and UCLA, teaching courses to undergraduates and law students on jury trial advocacy, public speaking, and comparative trial systems.
Lawrence Taylor
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Long Beach, CA DUI Lawyer with 48 years experience
(888) 777-3449 3780 Kilroy Airport Way, Suite 310
Long Beach, CA 90806
Free ConsultationDUI
UCLA School of Law
Guided by the nationally-renown "Dean of DUI Attorneys", The Law Offices of Taylor & Taylor is a 4-attorney firm specializing in DUI defense exclusively since 1979, and maintains offices in Long Beach, Beverly Hills, Pasadena, Irvine, Riverside and Carlsbad. A former Marine and graduate of the University of California at Berkeley (1966) and the UCLA School of Law (1969), Mr. Taylor served as deputy public defender and deputy district attorney in Los Angeles before entering private practice. He was the trial judge's legal advisor in People vs Charles Manson, was Supreme Court counsel in the "Onion Field" murder case,...
Alan Eisner
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Van Nuys, CA DUI Attorney with 31 years experience
(818) 781-1570 14401 Sylvan St #112
Van Nuys, CA 91411
DUI, Appeals, Criminal and Domestic Violence
Loyola Law School
Certified by the California State Bar as a Criminal Law Specialist. Over 20 years trial experience. Practice devoted to criminal defense. Top-Rated Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer (Rated Superb 10/10 by Avvo.com; Rated A.V. by Lawyers.com.) The law firm of Eisner Gorin LLP is Rated a Top 5% US Law Firm.
Seppi Esfandi
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Attorney with 17 years experience
(310) 274-6529 1925 Century Park East Ste 830
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal and White Collar Crime
University of California - Los Angeles
Seppi Esfandi is a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who is also an Expert in Criminal Law. He ranked among the top 5% of attorneys in Los Angeles. Esfandi was born and raised in Los Angeles and graduated from the UCLA School of Law.

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Alana Sabina Yakovlev
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Attorney with 10 years experience
(212) 365-8009 611 S. Catalina Street Suite 222
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Free ConsultationDUI, Business, Criminal and Personal Injury
New York Law School
Alana Yakovlev is a stellar trial lawyer with a heavy emphasis on criminal defense and civil rights. Rated one of the top trial attorneys in the country, Ms. Yakovlev's advocacy leads to immediate and effective results for her clients.
Alexander Griggs
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California DUI Lawyer

Whittier Law SchoolCalifornia
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Greg Hill
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California DUI Attorney with 20 years experience

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles9th Circuit and California
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Michael Eric Kraut
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(888) 334-6344 6255 Sunset Blvd
#1480
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Free ConsultationLos Angeles, CA DUI Lawyer with 25 years experience
DUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Harvard Law School and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Kraut Law Group is a premier criminal defense firm located in the media center of Los Angeles. The firm specializes in DUI defense and other criminal matters. Prior to becoming one of Southern California's top notch criminal defense attorneys, Mr. Kraut is a former Deputy District Attorney. He has over 14 years of trial experience, contacts, and understanding of how to best handle his client's cases. He has obtained a success rate of 99% in jury trials. Los Angeles Criminal defense attorney Michael Kraut has been featured on CNN and Fox News as well as in print articles. Mr....
Karthik Krishnan
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Lawyer with 6 years experience
(323) 493-0740 5670 Wilshire Blvd
Ste 1815
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as a "Rising Star," Karthik Krishnan has emerged as one of the premiere young criminal defense and DUI attorneys in Los Angeles County.

The criminal system can be a stressful and insensitive place, where your voice is not heard. However, that is not the case with Karthik. The focus of his representation is his clients and what they need.

"I want to tell the client's story," he says.

Karthik graduated from Loyola Law School Los Angeles where he honed his craft in the criminal justice system. As a law student, Karthik was a certified law clerk...
Daniel R. Perlman
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Attorney with 13 years experience
(213) 514-8324 6464 W. Sunset Blvd.
Suite 1030
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Prior to graduating from law school in our Nation's Capital, Daniel R. Perlman worked as a Prosecutor for the Maryland State's Attorney's Office in Montgomery County, Maryland, where he became aware of many of the stumbling blocks that exist between prosecutors and defense attorneys from the government side. Daniel R. Perlman used this opportunity to learn how best to approach prosecutors and how to creatively resolve differences to the satisfaction of both sides.
Steven Michael Cron
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Santa Monica, CA DUI Lawyer with 44 years experience
(310) 451-9888 401 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 1200
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
UC Hastings COL
Steve Cron was born in 1948, and raised in the San Fernando Valley. He attended North Hollywood High School, UCLA, and Hastings College of the Law, graduating in 1973. He passed the bar on the first try, and began working as a Deputy Public Defender for Los Angeles County. During his six years in the Public Defender's Office, he handled juvenile cases, misdemeanors and felonies. It was a great place to start, with a high volume of cases ranging from minor misdemeanors to murders, and everything in between. After six years, in 1980, Steve decided to start his own practice. He...
Philip David Israels
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Lawyer with 42 years experience
(424) 372-3112 11755 Wilshire Blvd.
15th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
U of San Francisco School of Law
Phil Israels graduated from the University of California at Berkeley where he studied Economics. He then attended the University of San Francisco, School of Law, where he received the American Jurisprudence Award. After graduating in 1975, he worked for the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office for four years as a prosecutor. In 1979, he decided to work as a criminal defense attorney. He is now a Board Certified Specialist in the field of Criminal Law During his tenure as a defense lawyer, he has successfully defended his clients against a wide range of criminal charges, including drunk driving, domestic violence, sexual related...
Daniel E. Kann
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Valencia, CA DUI Attorney with 14 years experience
(888) 744-7730 27240 Turnberry Lane
#200
Valencia, CA 91355
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal and Domestic Violence
University of San Francisco School of Law
After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Utah in 1999, Daniel E. Kann earned his law degree from the University of San Francisco, School of Law. While still in law school, Dan took part in a program at the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office that allowed him to take on criminal defense cases as a law student. Through his work with the Public Defender’s Office, Attorney Kann found his calling and to this day continues to fight for the rights of defendants facing criminal charges. Admitted to the State Bar of California in 2004, Attorney Kann began...
Ardalon Fakhimi
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Lawyer with 17 years experience
(800) 384-5464 10940 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 1600
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Free ConsultationDUI, Cannabis Law, Criminal and Domestic Violence
California Western School of Law and University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Ardalon Fakhimi is a top rated DUI lawyer and criminal defense lawyer and the founder of California Criminal Defense Center. Mr. Fakhimi has offices located throughout Southern California, with a heavy emphasis in Los Angeles and Orange County. Prior to establishing his own practice, Mr. Fakhimi was staffed as the designated defense attorney in various Southern California courtrooms including felony courts, misdemeanor courts, and domestic violence courts. He has practiced law full-time in each of these areas, exclusively, at different stages of his career. Currently, much of Ardalon's practice is devoted to DUI defense, Domestic Violence defense, and other...
Jeffrey Voll
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Lawyer with 17 years experience
(424) 281-3020 1776 North Highland Avenue #2
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Free ConsultationDUI and Criminal
Glendale Univ COL
Jeff Voll is a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who only practices criminal defense law. He has never been employed as a prosecutor and he has certainly never been a cop. The Criminal Defense Law Firm of Jeff Voll has defended hundreds of clients (peace officers included) accused of violating the criminal laws of California. He offers experienced and aggressive criminal defense representation in all areas of criminal defense law throughout the Los Angeles County Courts. Sometimes the only way to get the best resolution of ones criminal charges is to set the case for jury trial. Announcing...
Jerod Gunsberg
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Los Angeles, CA DUI Attorney with 9 years experience
(323) 633-3423 643 S. Olive Street
Suite #717
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Jerod Gunsberg is the founder and lead attorney of the Law Offices of Jerod Gunsberg. He is a seasoned criminal law defense attorney, representing clients in all California state and federal criminal matters. He focuses his practice on many different types of criminal cases, including misdemeanors, violent offenses, complex narcotics, white collar crime, medical marijuana defense, sex crimes, elder abuse, computer crime and juvenile criminal issues. Mr. Gunsberg spent the early part of his career in the entertainment industry and even owning his own independent record label for a time. When he decided to follow his life long dream...
Bobby Shamuilian
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Beverly Hills, CA DUI Lawyer with 5 years experience
(310) 554-7488 9025 Wilshire Blvd #500
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of La Verne College of Law
Attorney Bobby Shamuilian is a diligent and aggressive advocate for his clients. His passion is applied to every single case and he works tirelessly to meet the legal objectives of his clients. Bobby is an attorney that you can trust, an attorney that has the knowledge and experience which can help you in your legal matter.

Bobby was raised in Southern California and completed his undergraduate education at the California State Polytechnic University Pomona in finance, real estate, and law. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of La Verne College of Law finishing at the top of his class...
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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.