No matter what your legal case, there are numerous attorneys in Washington, DC that are ready and willing to help you solve your case by taking the appropriate measures. Whether you are charged with a DUI, or drugged driving, the attorneys of Bruckheim & Patel are aggressive and ready to fight. Depending on your situation, a specialized attorney can provide you with exactly what you are looking for. Find out more here.
Drunk Driving Lawyers in Washington DC
Washington DC DUI lawyer and former assistant district attorney, Michael M. Bruckheim, is highly qualified to defend you and your rights if you have been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Michael’s extensive training in police procedures for DUI and for field sobriety tests enable him to know how prosecutors think, what they are looking for, and how to defend your position so he can fight more effectively for you.
When charged with driving drunk in DC, the most important factor is to speak with a lawyer. This is imperative, as you need an attorney that specializes in criminal arrests. Secondly, you should look for a referral from someone you know and trust. You want to focus on asking family members, friends, co-workers, and others you have the utmost trust in for providing such recommendations. Do not just ask names of specific attorneys; it is important that you ask a probing question about what it is like dealing with the attorney they suggest.
Next, it is recommended that you consult a bar association using the American Bar Association website, americanbar.org. You can search state-specific information on this site including a lawyer finder service, license verification, access to free legal resources, and a guide to court systems. You may find that you are looking for a specific attorney in a state like the District of Columbia and being specific is going to work best for you. Also, the site provides advice that includes tips for hiring, using, and paying a lawyer. Lastly, you can check legality specialty groups using the website of the legal information provider hg.org. This site will provide you with a list of specialists who may have their own professional associations, which can help you find attorneys.
You can also access independent legal referral websites such as Avvo.com, FindLaw, LawHelp.org, and Lawyers.com, to help you find a lawyer based on your location and legal issue. Some sites provide attorney background information, a record of disciplinary actions, details about fees, and possible reviews by clients. You may also find legal dictionaries, tips, and forums where visitors can post questions and get answers from legal experts. Always research more than one site to gain an accurate understanding of a potential candidate. Once you have found a potential candidate, set up a face-to-face meeting. The attorney will probably ask you a lot of questions, but you should be looking for some answers on your own. You’ll also want to know how your case will be handled and how you’ll be charged. Once your questions are answered, and you are ready to hire your legal counsel. If you are not certain about something, have it clarified in writing. These are probably the most important steps to take while searching for the most suitable attorney to meet your needs and wants according to the case.