Aggressive Florida DUI Defense Lawyer David Haenel

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Aggressive DUI defense lawyer David Haenel of Finebloom, Haenel & Higgins is a former Florida DUI prosecutor and State of Florida DUI Prosecutor of the Year. He authored the Florida DUI Report and the Florida DUI Survival Guide. Mr. Haenel is also a member of the Florida Bar Association, Sarasota County Bar Association and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

If you have been arrested for a DUI in Florida, please call DUI lawyer David Haenel at (941) 234-0856 for help.

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Reviews by Actual Former Clients** of The Law Place
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Rating: 10 out of 10* Based on 65 AVVO reviews

DUI Charges Completely Dismissed

Witnesses in the blue arrival terminal of Tampa International Airport alerted Tampa Police officers to a vehicle defendant was operating. Based on the witnesses’ observations, they believed defendant was impaired. Officers arrived observing signs of impairment. Officers arrived and made contact with defendant, noting bloodshot, watery eyes and erratic statements. Defendant was cooperative throughout the incident and agreed to perform field sobriety exercises. After the exercises, he was arrested, provided samples of .000 and .000 and also provide a urine sample. He retained Finebloom, Haenel, & Higgins, who after presenting the defenses to the state attorney, were able to get all charges dropped.

Hillsborough County, FL

Defendant Found NOT GUILTY of DUI Charge in Jury Trial

Defendant found not guilty in less than 20 minutes by jury trial. The Defendant went out with a friend on Thanksgiving weekend. His friend drove to Siesta Key where the Defendant consumed some alcohol between 4-6 beers. Darren Finebloom proved at trial that he took a cab home from Siesta key. Once home he took a prescribed ambien. The next thing he remembers is waking up in a jail cell. Darren Finebloom took the case to trial as the State did not believe the defense. Darren Finebloom and Anne Marie Rizzo presented their case along with expert testimony on sleep driving to the jury. The cops testified they found the Defendant passed out in the drive thru line at McDonalds. The Defendant smelled of alcohol and refused a breath test. Once final arguments were done the Jury took less than 20 minutes to find the Defendant not guilty.

Sarasota County, FL

DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving No Conviction

The Defendant was stopped at the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office for erratic driving. He was subsequently requested to perform field sobriety tests. The Defendant refused to cooperate with the police investigation. He was arrested for DUI. Darren Finebloom set the case for trial and the state reduced the DUI to reckless driving.

Sarasota County, FL

3rd DUI Charge Reduced to Reckless Driving

The Defendant was charged with a third offense DUI. DUI Lawyer Darren Finebloom was able to keep the case in misdemeanor court. The Defendant was alleged to have been driving northbound on US 301 on a flat tire with no headlights or taillights. The Defendant performed field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI. The state was seeking one year in jail. Darren Finebloom tried the case two times both hung juries. Based on the fact that no jury could convict the Defendant the State of Florida finally dropped the DUI and the Defendant plead to reckless driving with no conviction for DUI.

Manatee County, FL

No Conviction on DUI Charges with BAC of .149

The defendant was stopped for changing lanes without signaling in Sarasota County. The trooper noticed signs of impairment and conducted a DUI investigation. The Defendant was subsequently arrested and blew a .149 and a .138. Darren Finebloom subpoenaed the officer to the DMV hearing in order to obtain testimony that no traffic violation was committed by the Defendant’s change of lanes. Once obtaining that testimony Darren Finebloom filed a motion to suppress and the State reduced the DUI to a reckless driving with no DUI conviction.

Sarasota County, FL

**Case results and client experiences may vary in each case.

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