Grain Valley, Missouri DWI Lawyers
Missouri DWI Lawyer with 25 years experience
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Raised in Richmond and Kearney, Missouri
Graduated Suma Cum Laude from William Jewel College in Liberty Missouri
Graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City-School of law
Numerous Dean’s List and Honors in Academic Career
Practicing law for over 10 years
Licensed in Missouri and Oklahoma.
Regional Kansas City, Missouri attorney; situated in historic “Rockhill Ridge” Brookside community specialized in amending traffic tickets in the Kansas City, Missouri Metropolitan area
I have extensive trial experience with more than 200 trials, including dozens of jury trials, and have not lost a trial in over 10 years. I enjoy mentoring and training other lawyers in trial skills - those on the team at Benjamin Law Firm in addition to lawyers across...
Licensed to practice law in Missouri since 1990
Member of the Clay County Bar, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Assocation
Super Lawyer 2018, 2019
I am highly experienced in counseling immigrants and criminal defense attorneys about the immigration consequences of criminal activity. This sets me apart from most criminal defense attorneys, who have a very limited understanding of the immigration consequences for their clients.
Growing up on corn and soybean row crop farm outside of Oregon, Missouri, Chris learned the value of hard work and small town values. A graduate of South...
Her philosophy in DWI cases centers on protecting her clients’ rights from government overreach, mistakes by law enforcement, and the “watered...
Prior to attending Washburn, I served in both the United States Marine Corps and the United Sates Navy. My goal as an attorney is to provide you with the kind of dedication and attention to detail demanded by military service. Additionally, time in...
Brandon obtained his Juris Doctorate at the University of Kansas School of Law, where he was an Editor on the Kansas Law Review, a top 10% graduate, a Graduate Teaching Assistant for several Business Law classes, and a National Moot Court winner. He also participated in various volunteer legal assistance and tax programs, and received numerous CALI...
To read more about my experience check out the KANSAS CITY STAR articles below my summary.
My philosophy is to FIND THE BEST LONG-TERM SOLUTIONS for my clients facing a wide range of charges including:
? Traffic Violations
? Drug Possession
? Domestic Violence
? Sex Crimes
? Disorderly Conduct
? Underage Driving
? Vehicle Accidents
My office is particularly skilled at helping clients who have suspended...
Kansas City, MO 64106
University of Missouri - Kansas City
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.
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