Santa Rosa DUI Attorney

Can a DUI Conviction Affect My Professional Reputation?

Coast Guard

Can a DUI conviction affect my professional reputation? Two senior ranking San Francisco Coast Guard officers are facing driving under the influence of alcohol charges (DUI). The first officer, Chief Petty Officer Warren Weatherford, is in charge of managing a navigation team … [Read more...]

I Was Under the Legal Limit For DUI and Still Got One?


I was under the legal limit for DUI and still got one? Most people who drive in California are aware it is illegal to drive while under the influence of alcohol, and that the “legal limit” for a driver’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is 0.08 percent. Many people are surprised … [Read more...]

Reasons Why an Alcohol Breath Test May Be Inaccurate

Pull Over

In many DUI cases, a prosecutor will attempt to use the results of an alcohol breath test as concrete evidence that your blood alcohol content (BAC) was over the legal limit of 0.08 percent. Many people facing DUI charges may believe that alcohol breath test results will be … [Read more...]

A DUI Defense Lawyer Can Help You Avoid Jail Time

Bottles of Alcoholic Beverages

A recent case out of San Mateo, California demonstrates just how much a qualified DUI defense lawyer can help you in your DUI case. Arising out of an incident from last December, this case involved a south San Francisco man who avoided jail time after two very serious … [Read more...]

What Is A No Refusal DUI Blood Test?

No Refusal

No refusal DUI blood tests? Unless you have been hiding under a rock, you have certainly been exposed to information explaining the dangers associated with drinking and driving. In the past few decades, drunk driving enforcement has become much more aggressive and the associated … [Read more...]

Can a Laser Give Me a DUI?

Laser Gun

Can a laser give me a DUI? Someday, perhaps. A new remote sensing device uses lasers to detect the presence of alcohol vapor in a moving vehicle. In the future, law enforcement officers could use potentially use this device to “pre-screen” cars that they want to stop for … [Read more...]

DUI Suspect Crashes into San Francisco Bank

Traffic Accident

In the early morning hours of July 8, 2014, a DUI suspect was hospitalized after a serious motor vehicle accident in the Outer Mission neighborhood of San Francisco. The DUI suspect was reported to be a woman in her 40s, who reportedly was speeding on Mission Street when she … [Read more...]

A Gun Violence Restraining Order Bill May Affect California DUI Offenders


A “gun violence restraining order” bill pushing for stricter gun control measures was recently proposed by state Assemblyman Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) and Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) following the latest California mass shooting episode. In late May, 22 … [Read more...]

Repeat DUI Offender Hit by Drunk Driver


Did a drunk driver hit Haitham Gamal, a 38-year-old California resident and father of young children who was riding his bicycle when a 2001 Acura slammed into him, causing the car to flip over? Tragically, authorities pronounced Gamal dead at the scene of the accident. The … [Read more...]

NFL DUI Arrests

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DUI Arrests can happen to anyone getting behind the wheel of a car after drinking too much alcohol or using drugs.  Celebrities such as professional athletes are often notorious for living a party lifestyle. As a result, many people involved in professional sports organizations … [Read more...]


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