Russo Pelletier & Sullivan: Who We Are

There are hundreds of law firms in Florida, dozens to choose from in Tampa alone. So why choose Russo, Pelletier & Sullivan in Tampa? What makes us stand out from the competition? It’s simple: we have extensive experience and expertise in defending against DUI charges, and we make it our business to know and challenge law enforcement. We’re compassionate and relentless in our pursuit of protecting your rights and your future. 

We Have Experience In DUIs

Trusting an attorney who doesn’t often handle DUIs with your case is like visiting a barber for a blowout — they might be trained on the basics but chances are they won’t be equipped to handle the specific and unique challenges in your case. You need an attorney who has experience in getting charges reduced, investigating the circumstances of your arrest, and all of the pertinent deadlines to keep you on the road. 

Russo, Pelletier & Sullivan in Hillsborough County has that experience and we are able to leverage our knowledge to seek the best possible outcome for your case. We’ve been defending DUI clients for over 25 years, and before that, we spent years working as prosecuting attorneys so we know what the other side is thinking. We can use our knowledge of the tactics the prosecution will use to protect you. 

We Have Technical Knowledge 

A good attorney can keep a calm head in the courtroom as evidence is presented by the prosecution. A great attorney has enough knowledge to investigate the circumstances surrounding the arrest in advance. Members of our team are trained and certified intoxilyzer and breathalyzer operators and inspectors who can ascertain whether the police properly complied with Florida law, which governs the calibration of the breathalyzer and/or intoxilyzer machine used in your case.

We don’t stop there. We will closely audit the operator’s permit of the person performing the test, as well as the machine’s calibration records for non-compliance. Non-compliance with administrative rules could prohibit the admissibility of your test results in court, which may work in your favor. 

One of our founding attorneys, Marc Pelletier, is certified in field sobriety testing and can review the recording of your field sobriety test to see if it was properly administered and interpreted fairly. A flawed field sobriety test can sometimes result in a reduction of charges, so having someone in your corner who understands these tests is crucial. 

Who We Are 

The attorneys at Russo, Pelletier & Sullivan have been defending clients in the Tampa Bay area for more than 25 years. Our team has extensive experience handling DUIs. We are award-winning attorneys who frequently are invited to lecture and serve the legal community in education about DUI law. We are recognized by the legal community and clients alike. 

Our goal is to defend each individual client with the utmost expertise and compassion – to win acquittals where possible, and where conviction seems inevitable, to obtain alternative sentences or treatment rather than imprisonment.

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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