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Supporting your loved one during a DUI defense case

Written on September 19th 2017.

As a family member, it’s only natural to protect and advise your loved one during life’s challenges. When he or she goes through something as painful and confusing as a DUI charge, knowing how to offer support and advice can be instrumental. The legal issues that often accompany a DUI defense case m… read more

Posted in DUI

Why I became a criminal defense lawyer

Written on August 25th 2017.

Ever since I was a teenager, I wanted to be a criminal defense lawyer. I thought the courtroom and trying cases would be fun – and I’d always found criminal law the most interesting. I also believed protecting clients’ constitutional rights would be very fulfilling.

After law school at the Univer… read more



New Laws Passed in 2016 (Police Quotas Unlawful in SC)

Written on January 2nd 2017.

I found a handful of interesting laws that were enacted in 2016, most of which passed and were signed into law by Governor Haley with no fanfare.  For instance, South Carolina Code Section 23-1-245 deems police quotas unlawful.  Specifically, the statue mandates that a law enforcement agency may not… read more

Posted in Criminal Law

Coffee Jitters = DUI?

Written on January 1st 2017.

A California man was charged wtih DUI and there was nothing in his system except for Caffeine.  The man was pulled over by an undercover agent with the California Alcohol and Beverage Control agency and arrested for Driving Under the Influence.  He registered .00% on the breath test and a blood draw… read more

Posted in DUI

Breathalyzer Problems

Written on November 11th 2016.

 

Below is an article out of New Jersey detailing a class action law suit seeking to overturn 20,000 DUI convictions.  It is alleged that an officer with the New Jersey Highway Patrol missed a step when calibrating thier breathalyzer machine, thereby invalidating thoursands of breath test results… read more

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