How do I pick a good DUI defense lawyer?

Asking the following questions can be helpful in retaining good DUI lawyer?

  • DUI defense is a technical and highly specialized field: Does the lawyer handle drinking and driving cases on a regular basis?
  • Does the lawyer have access to technical expert witnesses in police procedures and blood/breath analysis?
  • Does the lawyer make promises as to the results he can get in the case? This is something no ethical lawyer would do, as specific results are unpredictable.
  • What is the lawyer's reputation in the community?