Receive a DUI in Hillsborough County? Consult Our Tampa DUI Lawyers

If you’ve been charged with a DUI in Hillsborough County, the team at Russo, Pelletier & Sullivan should be your first call. Navigating a DUI can be tough, especially if you have never encountered the legal system before. You’ll need help from a DUI lawyer in Hillsborough County who has a solid reputation for handling DUI law specifically. 

What to Look for In a Tampa DUI Lawyer

When considering hiring a Hillsborough County DUI lawyer, there are a few key considerations: 

  • To start, you’ll need to review the attorney’s qualifications, as well as their training and experience handling DUI law
  • Does the attorney routinely handle DUI cases in the Hillsborough County Court system?
  • Has the attorney acquired certifications, recognition, or licensing associated with DUI prosecutions?
  • Has the attorney been called upon to teach, lecture, or instruct others on DUI topics?

Finding the right attorney can be the difference between losing your license or facing jail time and reducing the charges and moving on with your life. 

We Make it Our Business to Know Law Enforcement’s Business

When you look for a DUI attorney, you’ll want to find someone who makes it their business to know law enforcement’s business. The team at Russo, Pelletier & Sullivan has extensive experience in this area because many of our attorneys are former state prosecutors. We know the law and the tactics used by the state to secure a conviction — which means we also know the weak points so that we can give you realistic advice. 

Going a step further, we’re certified in proper roadside field sobriety testing. Tampa DUI lawyer Christopher Blaine can review the recording of your field sobriety test(s) to see if they were properly administered and interpreted fairly. In some cases, flawed field sobriety tests could lead to a reduced charge of reckless driving. 

We’re also trained and certified intoxilyzer operators and inspectors. With these certifications, we can ascertain whether the police properly complied with Florida law governing the calibration of the Intoxilyzer machine used in your case. Furthermore, we will closely audit the operator’s permit and the machine’s calibration records. Non-compliance with administrative rules could prohibit the admissibility of your test results in court.

In the end, experience and education matter most when looking for the right attorney to defend you after a DUI. Attorney Christopher Blaine has graduated from the prestigious Stetson University College of Law and has gained significant experience working first as an intern and now as a DUI attorney with Russo, Pelletier & Sullivan.

If you’re facing a DUI arrest, contact Russo, Pelletier & Sullivan today. We’ll be able to discuss the best defense for you as well as any DUI diversion programs in Hillsborough County.

Request a FREE consultation today by giving us a call at (727) 578-0303, or submitting our consultation request form.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general educational information only. This information does not constitute legal advice, is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor should it be relied upon as legal advice for your specific factual pattern or situation.

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