Ocala, Florida DUI Lawyers

Robert G. Whittel Esq.
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Determined and Dedicated Florida DUI Defense Attorney! Call Now for Help!

I offer aggressive and results-driven legal representation. My success is based on high quality work, preparation, and devotion to my clients. Visit my website to see client testimonials or call for a consultation. Read More »
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William J. Sheslow Esq.
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Experienced DUI Defense Lawyer! Aggressive Legal Representation! Call Now!

I am a passionate and skilled DUI defense attorney. I am committed to providing exceptional service and results. I will fight for your rights! Visit my website to see client testimonials or call for a consultation! Read More »
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James Feuerstein
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30 year Veteran Defense Attorney, Former Prosecutor, Over 200 Jury Trials

James Feuerstein is a former prosecutor with decades of experience. We provide counsel for clients accused of all types of crimes. When you need top Tavares, FL Criminal Attorneys, rely on him. Read More »
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John Patrick Musca
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Aggressive DUI Defense; Over 150 Combined Yrs Experience

Mr. Musca is a passionate, aggressive and nationally-renowned criminal defense attorney who represents clients on all criminal defense matters in the State of Florida. He completed his undergraduate studies at Boston... Read More »
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Henry George Ferro
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Ocala, FL DUI Attorney with 36 years experience
(352) 369-8888 Ocala, FL 34475
DUI, Criminal, Juvenile and Personal Injury
University of Dayton School of Law
I have been practicing law for more than 35 years, including a five year stint as a circuit judge in the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida.
As an experienced litigator, in both state and federal court, I have aggressively represented clients at all levels of trial courts from criminal traffic matters to first degree murder charges. In the civil courts, I have represented clients in a range of cases involving contracts, business litigation, family matters, personal injury case, professional negligence matters (Medical Malpractice), defamation and cases involving fraud.
I have also had the pleasure of being the City Attorney for the...
Leonard Louis Cagan
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Ocala, FL DUI Lawyer with 23 years experience
(352) 683-9100 825 SE 3rd Ave,
Suite 200
Ocala, FL 34471-3777
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal and Medical Malpractice
Regent University School of Law
Lenny was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1996. Lenny worked as an Assistant State Attorney (prosecutor) for over seven years. During this time, he prosecuted thousands of cases, supervised a staff of other attorneys and conducted numerous jury trials. Lenny knows how prosecutors think and how to speak their language. After leaving the State Attorney’s Office, Lenny worked for a prestigious Plaintiff’s law firm that practiced in the areas of Medical Malpractice/ Nursing Home Abuse/ and Personal Injury law. Lenny has been in private practice since 2004 representing people who have been accused of crimes or have been seriously injured...
Christian Alexander Straile
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Ocala, FL DUI Lawyer with 15 years experience
(352) 694-4529 108 North Magnolia
Suite 501
Ocala, FL 34475
DUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
St. Thomas University School of Law
This trial focused practice has the goals of delivering quality legal services, providing to clients personal services while developing strong, trusted relationships through effective communication, analysis, planning and litigation skills seeking the best result possible.
Amanda C Micallef
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OCALA, FL DUI Attorney with 5 years experience
PO BOX 5573
OCALA, FL 34478
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Family and Real Estate
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
We are a full service, boutique law firm, offering personalized service tailored to each clients needs. At the Law Offices of Amanda C. Micallef, P.A we understand that each clients situation is different and our goal is to obtain the best possible outcome for each and every client. Big or small, simple or complex, your legal issue is important to us.
John Douglas Whitaker
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Ocala, FL DUI Lawyer with 19 years experience
(352) 351-8211 108 North Magnolia Avenue
Suite 600
Ocala, FL 34475
DUI and Criminal
Attorney John D. Whitaker is a native of Gainesville, Florida and is a dedicated Gainesville criminal defense lawyer. As a former State prosecutor, he understands both sides of the process and can provide effective representation for anyone facing criminal charges. He has handled hundreds of criminal cases and continues to attend seminars to ensure that he can provide his clients with the best possible defense.
Chris Dunham
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Ocala, FL DUI Attorney with 12 years experience
(352) 433-2219 225 NE 8th Ave
Ocala, FL 34470
DUI and Criminal
Florida State University College of Law
Attorney Christopher L. Dunham is a native of Ocala, Florida who is committed to providing the community with exceptional representation against criminal charges. He earned his Juris Doctor from the Florida University College of Law and is licensed to practice by the Florida State Bar. Before opening his own firm, Attorney Dunham served as a prosecutor for the Fifth Judicial Circuit at the State Attorney’s Office. This invaluable experience helped him understand the strategies used by the prosecution during criminal trials, which enables him to prepare comprehensive defenses to effectively challenge his clients’ charges. Attorney Dunham is a skilled trial...
Steven Miles Kinsell
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Ocala, FL DUI Lawyer with 19 years experience
(352) 351-8211 108 North Magnolia Avenue
Suite 600
Ocala, FL 34475
DUI and Criminal
Attorney Steven Miles Kinsell is a lifelong resident of Gainesville, Florida and is dedicated to defending individuals who are facing all types of criminal charges. He is a former State prosecutor with extensive experience in DUI drug cases and he uses his insight to benefit his clients’ defense cases. Attorney Kinsell is recognized for his dedication strong advocacy as a Gainesville criminal defense attorney.
Ocala, FL DUI Lawyer with 35 years experience
(352) 867-0766 3610 E Fort King St
Ocala, FL 34470
DUI, Civil Rights and Criminal
Ocala, FL DUI Attorney with 35 years experience
(352) 622-1485 23 SE 12th Terrace
Ocala, FL 34471
DUI, Business, Criminal and Estate Planning
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Ocala, FL DUI Attorney with 55 years experience
(352) 622-4176 201 NE 8th Ave
Ocala, FL 34470
DUI, Criminal and Estate Planning
Ocala, FL DUI Lawyer with 47 years experience
(352) 622-1241 225 NE 8th Ave
Ocala, FL 34470
DUI, Business, Criminal and Personal Injury
Ocala, FL DUI Lawyer with 23 years experience
(352) 369-1777 2537 SE 17th St
Ocala, FL 34471
DUI, Business, Criminal and Personal Injury
Ocala, FL DUI Attorney
(352) 804-0092 2945 NE 3rd Street
Ocala, FL 34470
DUI
Jason M. Melton Esq.
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(352) 369-5334 118 SW Fort King St
Ocala, FL 34451
Free ConsultationOcala, FL DUI Lawyer with 16 years experience
DUI, Criminal, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
The Catholic University of America
Attorney Jason M. Melton, is a founding partner of Whittel & Melton, LLC, a full service law firm. We are dedicated to providing our clients with personalized, high-quality representation. We handle Auto Accidents, Slip and Fall, Injury, Nursing Home Abuse, Wrongful Death, Employment, Unpaid Overtime, DUI, Criminal, Brain Injury, Divorce and all Family law issues and other related legal matters throughout the state of Florida.
Robert G. Whittel Esq.
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(352) 369-5334 118 SW Fort King St
Ocala, FL 34451
Free ConsultationOcala, FL DUI Lawyer
DUI, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of Cambridge and University of Florida Levin College of Law
An experienced trial attorney, Robert Whittel provides his clients with strong, disciplined, results-oriented representation. Prior to becoming a lawyer, he served as a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy. Robert graduated from both law school and the United States Merchant Marine Academy with honors, and served on the esteemed Florida Law Review. Before co-founding Whittel & Melton, a full-service law firm, Robert gained valuable experience in the court room both serving as a former prosecutor and representing large corporations in complex litigation and transactional matters. Robert is devoted to fighting for his clients’ rights. He handles all types of criminal...
Gina M. Girardot Esq.
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Ocala, FL DUI Lawyer with 16 years experience
(352) 369-5334 118 SW Fort King St
Ocala, FL 34451
DUI, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Tracee L. Ivins Esq.
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Ocala, FL DUI Attorney
(352) 369-5334 118 SW Fort King St
Ocala, FL 34451
DUI, Criminal, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Southeastern University
Personal Injury Litigation & Criminal Law Firm
Dale E Workman
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The Villages, FL DUI Lawyer with 20 years experience
(352) 606-0195 17503 SE 82nd Pecan Terrace
The Villages, FL 32162
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Stetson University College of Law
Dale E. Workman earned his Juris Doctor (JD) degree in 1997 from Stetson University College of Law, which has consistently and repeatedly been recognized as the best law school in the nation for producing superior trial attorneys.

Prior to that, he earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Political Science in 1993 from the University of South Florida. While there, he served as Articles Editor and Feature Writer for the school’s Undergraduate Law Review, for which he wrote “Casualty of War,” an in-depth analysis of the erosion of the right to privacy that has inevitably resulted from the nation’s War...
James Feuerstein
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Gainesville, FL DUI Lawyer with 31 years experience
(352) 397-9915 19 SW 2nd St
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Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Stetson University
James Feuerstein is a former prosecutor with decades of experience. We provide counsel for clients accused of all types of crimes. When you need top Tavares, FL Criminal Attorneys, rely on him.
Christopher Parker-Cyrus
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GAINESVILLE, FL DUI Attorney with 25 years experience
(352) 346-3569 200 NE 1st STREET
SUITE 105
GAINESVILLE, FL 32601
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Christopher Parker-Cyrus is an attorney handling cases throughout state of Florida. Christopher Parker-Cyrus, Managing Partner of the law firm PARKERCYRUSLAW.COM, received his law degree from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 1993, after attending the University of Miami as a visiting student. He has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1993. Since that time, he has handled several thousand cases in court proceedings, including well over 100 trials and many more hearings, motions, and various other proceedings. His vast experience as a trial lawyer includes many cases in which clients...
Thomas B. Luka, Esq.
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Tavares, FL DUI Attorney with 20 years experience
(352) 787-2101 315 N New Hampshire Ave #100
Tavares, FL 32778
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Gonzaga University School of Law
Thomas B. Luka, Esq. is a native Central Floridian who has provided clients with exceptional courtroom representation and guidance for over 16 years. As a partner at the law firm of Adams & Luka, P.A., Mr. Luka has an extensive background in litigation, and has been lead counsel on more than 150 criminal and civil trials. Mr. Luka has appeared as a legal analyst on local and national talk shows such as CNN, CNBC, Fox News, Nancy Grace, Geraldo Rivera, Jane Velez Mitchell and Court TV. Thomas Luka began his law career as an Assistant State Attorney in Miami-Dade,...
Charles David Fantl
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Tavares, FL DUI Attorney with 35 years experience
(352) 343-3349 324 N Texas Ave
Tavares, FL 32778
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Whittier Law School
Charles D. Fantl has been protecting the legal rights of Central Floridians for over a quarter century in both state and federal courts in the areas of criminal, personal injury and family law. Many of his clients have had exceptional results in the more than 100 jury and judge trials, along with his experience bringing motions and appeals.
Jeffrey Lee Meldon
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Gainesville, FL DUI Attorney with 48 years experience
(352) 373-8000 703 North Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationDUI, Cannabis Law, Criminal and Personal Injury
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
John Patrick Musca
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(352) 397-9915 19 SW 2nd St
#201
Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationGainesville, FL DUI Attorney with 20 years experience
DUI, Cannabis Law, Criminal and Traffic Tickets
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Mr. Musca is a passionate, aggressive and nationally-renowned criminal defense attorney who represents clients on all criminal defense matters in the State of Florida. He completed his undergraduate studies at Boston College, and graduated cum laude in 1994. He then went on to earn his law degree from Case Western University School of Law in 1997.

Mr. Musca began his career representing the indigent as an Assistant Public Defender. Then, in 2001, he began his own practice, Musca Law, P.A, a firm which focuses exclusively in the area of criminal defense. He also speaks fluent Spanish.

Mr. Musca...
Frank P Remsen
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Tavares, FL DUI Lawyer with 17 years experience
(352) 243-1247 214 N. Disston Avenue
Tavares, FL 32778
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Divorce and Family
St. Thomas University School of Law
I have been an attorney since 2001, but decided to opened the doors to the Law Office of Frank P. Remsen, PA in 2008. We handle cases throughout Central Florida, with four office locations to serve you. We provide excellent representation in the areas of Divorce/Family Law, Criminal Law, and Bankruptcy. Call us today to schedule your free consultation.
Robert Siddall
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Gainesville, FL DUI Attorney with 7 years experience
(352) 397-9915 19 SW 2nd St
#201
Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal and Juvenile
University of Arkansas - Little Rock
Attorney Siddall has dedicated his entire career to the practice of Criminal Law. He started with the State Attorney’s office where he handled thousands of criminal cases and was lead counsel in dozens of trials with an excellent success rate.

Before joining the Musca Law Firm, Robert defended clients with a huge range of charges, from DUI and drug crimes, all the way up to Capital and Life Felony cases. Even before graduating law school, Robert was preparing for Criminal Law, interning for two federal judges, the Arkansas Attorney General’s office, and the US Attorney’s office.

Attorney Siddall graduated...
Daniel Archer
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Clermont, FL DUI Attorney with 13 years experience
(352) 241-6470 1635 E. Highway 50
Suite 200a
Clermont, FL 34711
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Family and Traffic Tickets
Originally from the great State of Texas, Mr. Archer has sought the practice of law as his second career. After graduating high school in 1992, Mr. Archer enlisted in the US Air Force and served as a Munitions Systems Specialist and a Training Manager/Instructor until he discharged in 2000. Upon completion of his bachelors degrees at McMurry University (Science) and University of Central Oklahoma (Business Admin.), he attended Barry University School of Law and received his Juris Doctorate in 2005. Mr. Archer began his practice in 2006 and has continued in the areas of Family Law and...
Geoffrey R. Mason
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Gainesville, FL DUI Attorney with 21 years experience
(352) 672-6903 416 NE 7th Street
Suite B
Gainesville, FL 32601-5544
Free ConsultationDUI, Appeals, Criminal and Domestic Violence
University of Florida
As a criminal defense lawyer I practice throughout Florida in both State and Federal Courts (Northern District).

I represent individuals in all types of Federal and State criminal defense cases, with emphasis on serious and complex criminal defense litigation.

I graduated from the University of Florida (Bachelor of Science, 1990, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Psychology) and the University of Florida College of Law (Juris Doctor, 1997). I also engaged in graduate studies and research in Social Psychology at both the University of Illinois and the University of Florida.

I am a former Associate Professor and Coach for the University of Florida Levin...
Christopher J. Jones
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Gainesville, FL DUI Lawyer with 9 years experience
(352) 377-7800 4545 NW 8th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Florida
Lea Galigani
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Gainesville, FL DUI Attorney with 27 years experience
(352) 375-0812 317 NE 1st Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationDUI, Animal, Appeals and Criminal
University of Florida
As an attorney for almost 20 years, I have learned the ins-and-outs of the criminal justice process, defending hundreds of clients against misdemeanor and felony criminal charges. I have experience defending individuals charged with civil crimes and representation in higher courts for the appellant, as well. I have been a member of the Florida community for over 15 years, attending the University of Florida Law School and admitted to the State Bar of Florida in 1992. As such, I gained significant knowledge and agility in the Florida legal system. I was a former attorney for...
Richard M. Adams, Esq.
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(352) 787-2101 315 N New Hampshire Ave #100
Tavares, FL 32778
Free ConsultationTavares, FL DUI Lawyer with 22 years experience
DUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Richard M. Adams, Esq., has been providing clients in Orlando and throughout Central Florida with outstanding legal guidance and representation for over 18 years. As managing partner of the Law Office of Adams & Luka, P.A., Mr. Adams focuses his law career on providing skilled legal representation for individuals accused of a wide array of crimes including assault and battery, child abuse, DUI, drug offenses, sex crimes, theft, and more. In addition, Mr. Adams represents victims of negligence who have suffered injuries in auto accidents, motorcycle and trucking accidents, premises liability and wrongful death due to the negligence of...
Melisa Lee Militello
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Inverness, FL DUI Attorney with 23 years experience
(352) 637-2222 107-B West Main Street
Inverness, FL 34450
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
University of Florida
Melisa L. Militello has been a practicing attorney for 23 years. She has practiced in the area of criminal defense defending people for everything from a speeding ticket to cases where someone faced life imprisonment. She cares about you, your family and your case because she understands that bad things happen to good people and she is here to guide you through everything to the best possible outcome.
Dean Galigani
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Gainesville, FL DUI Attorney with 29 years experience
(352) 375-0812 317 NE 1st Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationDUI, Animal, Appeals and Criminal
University of Florida
Florida Criminal Defense Attorney - Dean Galigani I am a Florida Bar Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer and founder of Galigani Law Firm located in Gainesville, Florida. As a Florida Bar Association Certified Criminal Trial Law Specialist, I have been accredited the highest level of recognition by the Florida Bar within my area of practice. Only those who have this certification may use the term "Expert" or "Specialist" when speaking about their knowledge and experience concerning the criminal justice subject matter. It's an honor to say that I completed all the necessary qualifications, and my colleagues perceive my skills adequate and...
Daniel Perez
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Gainesville, FL DUI Lawyer with 16 years experience
(352) 397-9915 19 SW 2nd St
#201
Gainesville, FL 32601
DUI, Criminal and Traffic Tickets
Florida State University College of Law
Rebecca Sonalia Esq.
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Gainesville, FL DUI Lawyer
(352) 397-9915 19 Southwest 2nd Street
Suite 201
Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal and Domestic Violence
After completing her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan, Attorney Rebecca Sonalia received her Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law, graduating cum laude. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Florida and the State of Michigan. Criminal defense law involves helping people through very traumatic times in their life. Attorney Sonalia takes this aspect of her profession very seriously. Her compassionate nature and diligence in keeping her clients informed has truly been an asset to the success of the firm. Musca Law clients have consistently expressed their gratitude...
Barbara Blount-Powell
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Gainesville, FL DUI Lawyer with 40 years experience
(352) 378-1107 1800 N Main St
Gainesville, FL 32609
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
University of Florida
Barbara has practiced criminal defense in Alachua County and the Eighth Judicial Circuit since 1984, handling criminal matters including murder, manslaughter, dui/vehicular manslaughter, possession, sale and trafficking in drugs, robbery, burglary, grand theft, forgery, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, gun crimes, and numerous other felony and misdemeanor offenses. Before joining DeThomasis & Buchanan, P.A. in 2001, Barbara practiced criminal law as an assistant Public Defender for the 8th Judicial Circuit for over sixteen years. Barbara was a member of the defense team for Danny Harold Rolling from 1992 through his capital murder sentencing proceeding in February of 1994. She is a past...
Jerry Jenkins
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Clermont, FL DUI Attorney with 10 years experience
(407) 287-6757 1064 W. Highway 50
Suite 219
Clermont, FL 34711
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Florida A&M University College of Law
Once you become involved in the criminal justice system every decision matters. You should not be forced to make serious decisions without the advice of an attorney. Every word you say or even what you don't say can be used against you. The decisions you make will have lifelong consequences on you, your family and your friends. The decisions can affect your employment, housing, driving privileges, immigration, voting rights, and rights to own or possess a gun. You need an attorney that will aggressively fight for you and protect your rights.
Patrick Noll Harris
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Mount Dora, FL DUI Lawyer with 28 years experience
(407) 496-5701 115 East 4th Avenue Suite 206
Mount Dora, FL 32757
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Ohio State University - Columbus
Patrick Harris is a retired judge (2003-2015) now serving as a lawyer in Central Florida. His practice focus includes Criminal, Traffic and DUI Defense, Mental Health (Baker Acts, Guardianship), Education Law (school suspensions, expulsions and disciplinary actions), Administrative Law, Small Business Law, and Child and Family Law. His 25 years of legal experience, both as a trial attorney and a judge, gives him the Legal Knowledge and Practical Wisdom to give Trusted Advice on a wide range of legal issues.

During his tenure on the bench, Mr. Harris presided over a docket that consisted of both criminal and civil cases....
Rick Mercure
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Gainesville, FL DUI Attorney with 6 years experience
(352) 222-2047 912 NW 56th Terrace
Suite A
Gainesville, FL 32605
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal and Domestic Violence
University of Miami School of Law
Joseph C. Warren
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Gainesville, FL DUI Attorney with 27 years experience
(352) 397-9915 19 SW 2nd St
#201
Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Joseph C. Warren has handled thousands of criminal cases and has over 25 years of experience in criminal trial practice. During his years of practice, Mr. Warren has represented many clients in criminal cases in both Circuit and County Courts.

Before joining the Musca Law Firm, Mr. Warren worked both as a prosecutor and defense attorney. As a prosecutor, Mr. Warren handled all types of criminal cases including Governor assignment cases in Brevard, Sumter, and Marion counties.

As a criminal defense attorney, Mr. Warren has defended the accused in every phase of the case, from intake through trial. Mr. Warren...
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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.