Whitehall, Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers
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Pennsylvania DUI Attorney with 30 years experience
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Pennsylvania DUI Lawyer with 17 years experience
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Attorney Qaqish was raised in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Following his graduation from Liberty High School, he went on to study at the Kutztown University of Pennsylvania where he graduated in 2006 with a degree in Political Science and a minor in History.
After college, Attorney Qaqish enrolled at Widener University’s School of Law in Harrisburg. During his three years of dedication, he excelled in the study of law, was named a Widener Merit Scholar, and served as an Internal Editor for the Widener...
As a former Senior Assistant District Attorney and DUI Prosecutor who has participated in hundreds of DUI-related trials, Steven Kellis has seen both sides of the law, and knows the many defenses to Pennsylvania drunk driving charges. He has handled cases like yours for over 25 years and can give straightforward advice about your arrest. Mr. Kellis has been named “Top 10 Best DUI Lawyers” and “Top...
With 30 years of experience, Attorney Paul Aaroe, with his team of DUI lawyers, has become known as the DUI guy in Northeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He has handled every type of DUI case and related charges. A son of a Superior Court Judge, he knows the law, the...
I am a former Senior Deputy District Attorney with personal experience in over 10,000 Criminal cases, ranging from minor traffic offenses to homicide. Over the past 25+ years of practice I have worked with thousands of police officers and have appeared in court on countless occasions. We know the system and all of the tricks the police use to gain an advantage. Few attorneys possess my firm’s background and extensive experience in this area of the law.
EXCLUSIVE PRACTICE - My practice is limited to Criminal, DUI and Traffic...
Before partnering with Spitale, Vargo, Madsen & Blair, he operated a solo practice from 2011 to 2015. He has been employed by the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender, the Lehigh County District Attorney's Office, The Philadelphia Defenders' Association and Community Legal Services of Philadelphia.
Focusing on each client's particular needs and desires, in addition to a deep commitment to client service, is the foundation of my practice. Listening and working together with the...
Many moons ago, I earned an Ivy League degree in philosophy from Columbia University, and then my law degree from the University of Miami. While in law school, I was involved in graduate student government and was a contributing author and editor of the University of Miami...
-Mr. Kelly has obtained the highest possible rating of "10" by AVVO
-named one of the top 100 criminal defense attorney's in the State of Pennsylvania by the National Trial Lawyers in 2014-2019.
- ranked in the top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Pennsylvania by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys.
Named a SUPERLAWYER 2017-2019
Certified by the Pennsylvania Bar Association to handle Death Penalty cases and has handled several high profile murder cases.
Additionally, Mr. Kelly has also...
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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