DUI Specialist by CDLA
California enforces some of the most severe DUI penalties in the nation. From first time DUIs to multiple offenses, all DUI cases pose debilitating financial consequences, numerous legal and personal burdens and the threat of losing your freedom. DUI cases can be defended, however, and a competent and proven DUI attorney can work toward having charges dropped or reduced or toward reaching alternative sentencing. The Law Office of James Dunn understands that you have many choices when it comes to choosing a lawyer to defend your DUI charges, but it must be made clear that when it comes to sheer experience, knowledge and success in DUI cases, the firm truly stands out from the rest.
What is a DUI specialist?
The firm's consistent history of success in DUI cases would not have been possible without attorney James Dunn and his extensive experience in defending numerous clients charged with a DUI. Founded in 1989, the California DUI Lawyers Association is comprised of top notch DUI attorneys who have proven themselves as skilled and qualified members of the legal community. As a Specialist Member of the CDLA, James Dunn has garnered a highly regarded reputation for success and client commitment. The minimum requirements for a Specialist Member include:
- No less than 70 DUI cases, of which not less than 20 have been submitted to jury for decision
- No less than five PC §1538.5 proceedings to decision
- No less than five petitions or answers in extraordinary writ proceedings
- No less than three appearances of record in the CA Courts of Appeal resulting in written opinion
Mr. Dunn far exceeds these requirements. During the course of his 15 years in practice, he has tried more than 80 jury trials to verdict, litigated numerous motions to suppress evidence and has handled many extraordinary writ proceedings. When you choose to place your case in the hands of Mr. Dunn, you can rest easy knowing that you have one of the most experienced and accomplished DUI lawyers on your side.
Brenner v. DMV
As a trial lawyer, Mr. Dunn has consistently gone above and beyond in his efforts to defend clients against DUI charges. He has tried cases in both state and federal court, and has successfully litigated appeals in both state court and the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has even filed a Writ of Certiorari to the United States Supreme Court. In addition to a record of consistent success, one of Mr. Dunn's most distinguishing accomplishments involved a landmark case, Brenner v. DMV.
The decision reached during the case effectively changed the law in favor of DUI arrestees, allowing drivers to challenge testing inaccuracies that would otherwise lead to unfair license suspensions. Thanks to Mr. Dunn's dedication and efforts, the California Supreme court allowed the decision to stand as the law of the land, creating a large impact in the ways DUI charges are defended throughout the state. Mr. Dunn applies this same level of commitment to client success in every case, and you can be confident that when you choose to work with the Law Office of James done, your case will always be worked up to its full potential.
Contact the Law Office of James Dunn Today
If you or a loved one has been charged with a DUI, attorney James Dunn's experience as a Specialist Member of the CDLA can be and indispensable tool in helping your case reach a favorable resolution. Although the firm takes pride in this outstanding recognition, Mr. Dunn remains focused on working hard in every single case, regardless of the charges involved. His goal of providing every client with the genuine support they deserve and the legal assistance tailored to their specific needs hasn't changed since day one.
At the Law Office of James Dunn, every client's case is analyzed for mistakes in procedure, violations of constitutional rights, and evidence that contradicts the prosecution's theory. The firm also digs deep to find the witnesses and gather the evidence in order to get the best results possible for each and every client. As every case is unique, the defense strategies must be built around the specific elements of proof that the prosecution must deliver. By making personal attention and client commitment a top priority, the firm can focus on defeating any one of the essential elements, which can result in cases being dismissed.
If you would like to learn more about how Mr. Dunn's experience, reputation and personal dedication can help you successfully defend your case, fill out a free case evaluation form or contact the firm today.