Trenton DUI Attorney in Dade County

The Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson
404-816-4440

Georgia DUI Lawyer Richard Lawson

Arrested for DUI in Trenton, Georgia? At The Law Officess of Richard S. Lawson, we understand the gravity of DUI charges in Dade County. With over 25 years of experience in DUI defense in Georgia, our principal attorney Trenton DUI Lawyer Richard Lawson offers the expertise and legal acumen necessary for your defense of a DUI in Dade County, Georgia. We assist individuals in Trenton and the surrounding communities of Dade County who are facing DUI charges. Your next step is to call Trenton DUI Lawyer Richard Lawson at 404-816-4440 or 770-641-0100 for a free consultation to discuss your DUI in Dade County, Georgia.


Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson

Whether this is your 1st DUI offense or you have previous DUI arrests in Georgia, our Trenton DUI lawyers are available to assist you 24/7. Call us now at 404-816-4440 or 770-641-0100 for a free consultation to discuss your DUI in Trenton, Georgia.

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We’ve Handled Nearly 5,000 DUI Cases in Georgia

With over 25 years of experience, Trenton DUI Lawyer Richard Lawson has successfully resolved more than 4,900 DUI cases in Georgia. As a graduate of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Field Sobriety Test Instructor Course, he possesses the expertise to teach the administration of field sobriety tests, similar to those conducted during DUI stops in Dade County, Georgia. If you were arrested for a DUI in Dade County after failing or refusing a breath or blood test, Trenton DUI Lawyer Richard Lawson is the Georgia DUI defense lawyer you need on your side.

If you are facing DUI charges in Trenton, you require criminal defense lawyers with deep expertise in DUI cases in Dade County. Our Trenton DUI lawyers are dedicated exclusively to DUI defense and have committed their careers to helping clients rebuild their lives after a DUI charge in Dade County, Georgia. We achieve outstanding results for our clients by taking every DUI case seriously and understanding the high stakes involved. You can trust us to thoroughly investigate every detail of your situation and explore every possible DUI defense strategy. Just call Trenton DUI Lawyer Richard Lawson at 404-816-4440 or 770-641-0100 for a free consultation to discuss your DUI in Dade County, Georgia.

Types of DUI Cases We Defend in Dade County

At The Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson, we address all types of DUI charges in Trenton, from child endangerment to drug-related DUIs. We also assist out-of-state clients who have been arrested for DUI while visiting Dade County, Georgia.

Our expertise covers a wide range of DUI cases in Dade County, Georgia including but not limited to:

  • Underage DUI
  • 1st DUI offense
  • 2nd DUI offense
  • 3rd DUI offense
  • DUI accidents
  • Vehicular homicide
  • Marijuana-related DUI
  • DUI checkpoint arrests
  • Prior DUI convictions
  • Suspended license

We understand the serious and lasting impact these alcohol charges can have on your life, both criminally and financially. That’s why we dedicate ourselves to protecting your rights. If you’re uncertain about needing a Trenton DUI lawyer, our DUI defense team offers a free consultation to assess your legal situation.

We will guide you through the entire DUI process in Dade County, Georgia, from the arrest to deciding between a plea bargain and a trial, and any post-trial relief you may need. We are committed to supporting you and providing the help you need. If you are charged with DUI in Dade County, hiring Richard Lawson as your Trenton DUI defense lawyer promptly is in your best interest. Just call 404-816-4440 or 770-641-0100 for a free consultation to discuss your DUI defense in Dade County, Georgia.


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Arrested Over a Holiday Weekend in Trenton, Georgia?
We can take your case right away and appear in Dade County Court for you on Tuesday morning. Don’t let a DUI arrest in Dade County pull you away from work, school or your other responsibilities. Call 404-816-4440 or 770-641-0100 for a free consultation to discuss your recent DUI arrest in Dade County, Georgia.


In Georgia You Only Have 30 Days to Save Your License

Did you know you have only thirty days to challenge the automatic suspension of your driver’s license after a DUI arrest in Dade County, Georgia? By working with Trenton DUI lawyer Richard Lawson and his legal team, you’ll receive representation at your Administrative License Suspension (ALS) hearing to fight for the protection of your driving privileges. DUI defense lawyer Richard Lawson brings extensive experience in this specialized area of law, along with a background as a former DUI prosecutor in Georgia. To get started with your ALS hearing call 404-816-4440 or 770-641-0100 for a free consultation to discuss saving your drivers license from a suspension in Dade County, Georgia.

Challenging Evidence in Your DUI Case in Dade County, Georgia

Georgia enforces strict laws for Driving Under the Influence in Trenton and Impaired Drivers in Dade County. You will face severe prosecution and penalties for either drunk driving charge. However, this doesn’t mean that accused drivers are without defense options. Law enforcement officers in Dade County must have probable cause to stop and arrest you, and they must follow proper procedures. No exceptions. Our Trenton DUI defense lawyers meticulously investigate and challenge every aspect of your drunk driving charge to ensure your rights are protected and to achieve the best possible outcome for you. Call Trenton DUI Lawyer Richard Lawson at 404-816-4440 or 770-641-0100 for a free consultation to discuss your DUI defense strategies in Dade County, Georgia.

Call Trenton DUI Lawyer Richard Lawson Today

If you have been arrested for driving under the influence in Trenton, Georgia, don’t to contact our firm immediately. A DUI conviction in Dade County, Georgia can impact your driving privileges and leave a lasting mark on your criminal record. Potential penalties include imprisonment, hefty fines, and community service. Fortunately, you have many defense options available for your DUI in Dade County, Georgia.

At The Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson, we concentrate on challenging the evidence against you. We can contest inaccurate blood alcohol readings, faulty breath tests, unlawful police stops, and other evidence in your DUI case. Our firm has a proven track record of success in reducing or dismissing our clients’ DUI charges using these strategies.

Take action now to protect your future. Call Trenton DUI lawyer Richard Lawson today at 404-816-4440 or 770-641-0100 for a consultation to discuss your DUI defense strategies in Dade County, Georgia.

Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson

  • More than 25 years of experience with Georgia DUI laws and in the Georgia DUI court system
  • Former Georgia DUI Prosecutor with extensive experience from both sides of the courtroom
  • Over 4,900 DUI cases successfully resolved in Georgia
  • Exclusively Devoted to DUI Defense
  • Thorough understanding of the science behind the breath and blood test evidence used in DUI cases in Dade County, Georgia
  • Richard Lawson is a highly-skilled, Emory Law School trained Trenton DUI lawyer
  • NHTSA Field Sobriety Test Instructor Course Graduate
  • Richard Lawson is ready to review the evidence in your DUI charge and prepare an aggressive defense in the Dade County court system

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Meet Richard Lawson, Your Dedicated DUI Defense Attorney

Unlike other DUI defense attorneys, Richard S. Lawson is fully dedicated to defending DUI cases. With over 25 years of experience solely in DUI defense, he has an exceptional understanding of this legal field. He has successfully resolved more than 4,900 cases and led hundreds of DUI trials and motions in Georgia. His dedication has helped many clients get their charges reduced or dismissed.

Mr. Lawson graduated from Emory University’s School of Law, where he excelled in mock trial competitions. He started his legal career as a DUI prosecutor, learning the strategies used to convict DUI defendants and the common weaknesses in these cases. This experience now benefits his clients as he uses his knowledge from both sides of the courtroom to provide top-notch defense.

Mr. Lawson is recognized as an effective lawyer and skilled negotiator. Licensed to practice in all trial courts in the greater Atlanta area and North Georgia, he also instructs other attorneys on winning DUI cases. He is a certified instructor for standardized field sobriety testing and can teach law enforcement officers how to properly identify impaired drivers.

He has published several works on DUI defense, including “Investigations in DUI Cases” and “Opening Statement and Voir Dire.” His practice areas include felony DUI, drug-related offenses, habitual offender cases, DUI with serious accidents, child endangerment, drugged driving, and vehicular homicide.

Mr. Lawson also represents clients in Administrative License Suspension (ALS) hearings. If you are facing DUI charges and need help protecting your driving privileges and staying out of jail, Mr. Lawson is the attorney you want on your side. He has the experience, knowledge, and skills to help you achieve the best possible outcome. Unsure about taking your case to trial? He is also skilled in plea bargain negotiations.

Meet Kimberly Berry, Dedicated DUI Defense Attorney

After graduating from the University of Georgia, Kimberly Berry earned her law degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law as a dean’s scholar. She began her legal career as a public defender and gained recognition from the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council Honors program for her strong advocacy in court. She is qualified to practice in juvenile, state, recorders, municipal, and superior courts, as well as the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia. She also handles criminal defense cases in the Northern District.

Recently, Ms. Berry completed a training program and is now certified in impaired driver detection and standardized field sobriety testing, the same training that police officers receive. She works with DUI expert witnesses and continually educates herself on the latest DUI detection and technology developments.

Ms. Berry has successfully represented hundreds of clients in both felony and misdemeanor cases, with extensive experience in alcohol-impaired and drugged driving defense. She conducts hearings and motions throughout Georgia, providing aggressive representation to her clients. She has helped clients with license suspension and revocation cases, always striving to achieve the best possible outcomes. As a skilled negotiator, she fights for fair plea bargains or charge reductions.

Each year, innocent drivers are overzealously charged with DUI or drugged driving. Ms. Berry is dedicated to defending those wrongfully accused, helping clients fight probation violation allegations, DUI charges, child endangerment charges, vehicular homicide allegations, and more. If you’ve been accused of impaired driving, Kimberly Berry can help you stay out of jail. Schedule a free case consultation with the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson today.

Georgia DUI Case Results

Reviews by Actual Clients of
The Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson

Rating: 10 out of 10 based on 5 reviews5 Star Review
DUI Charges DismissedDUI Charges Dismissed ☆ Outcome: DUI Dismissed

The client was charged with DUI and Impeding Traffic. The charges were dismissed after winning a motion hearing on the issue of the traffic stop. The judge found that the officer had no reason to stop the client's vehicle when he was driving 20 mph below the speed limit because it was still a lawful rate of speed and did not give the officer reason to suspect DUI.

Defendant (Richard's party) vs. State of Georgia

Blood Test Ruled InadmissibleBlood Test Ruled Inadmissible ☆ Outcome: DUI reduced to Reckless Driving

The charge was reduced to Reckless Driving after the court ruled the blood test would be inadmissible at trial because the test was not performed within 3 hours of the officer stopping the client's vehicle for speeding.

Defendant (Richard's party) vs. State of Georgia

Judge found no evidence to support officer's claimJudge found no evidence to support officer's claim ☆ Outcome: DUI dismissed

The charge was dismissed after a motion hearing where the judge found there was no evidence to support the officer's claim that the client was driving erratically and made an illegal U-turn.

Defendant (Richard's party) vs. State of Georgia

CDL DriverCDL Driver ☆ Outcome: DUI reduced to Reckless Driving

The client was a commercial driver (CDL) with a second lifetime DUI. He was facing a lifetime revocation of his CDL license. The case was reduced to Reckless Driving and the CDL was saved.

Defendant (Richard's party) vs. State of Georgia

.188 Breath Test.188 Breath Test ☆ Outcome: "Not Guilty"

The client was charged with DUI (second offense). The jury heard two DUI cases against the client. The client was .188 on the breath test. She was seen impaired in a parking lot of a convenience store. A concerned customer called the police. Several witnesses saw her at the store. In spite of the strong evidence against her, the jury found her "NOT GUILTY" of DUI.

Defendant (Richard's party) vs. State of Georgia

All cases are unique on their own merit. Each case result listed above is no guarantee of your potential outcome.

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