Have you or someone you love recently been arrested for DUI in Cherokee County? If so, then you are going to need superior legal representation if you want to have any hope of beating your DUI related charges. There is no question that when you are potentially facing jail time, hefty monetary fines, license suspension and a permanent criminal record, you want to hire the best DUI lawyer available. Cherokee County DUI attorney Richard S. Lawson is more than your average "general practitioner" who practices DUI defense on the side; instead, he has devoted his entire legal career to the field of DUI law. With over 20 years in practice, Mr. Lawson has successfully resolved more than 4,500 cases and he has served as lead counsel at hundreds of Georgia jury trials and motions.
Additionally, he has helped hundreds of Georgians obtain dismissals, reductions to reckless driving and reductions to other lesser offenses. Over the years he has helped more than 4,000 clients keep their driver's licenses despite the fact that they were facing serious DUI related offenses.
Former DUI Prosecutor on Your Side
Mr. Lawson didn't always practice DUI defense. He began his legal career as a DUI prosecutor. After he received his law degree from Emory University's school of law, he was selected to work as an Assistant District Attorney where he prosecuted DUI cases for the state of Georgia. The very training he received to become a DUI prosecutor is the same training used today to teach DUI prosecutors and judges. Mr. Lawson took his knowledge and training and used it to become the successful DUI defense attorney he is today.
After leaving the prosecutor's office and opening his own DUI defense practice, he has defended DUI cases all throughout the state of Georgia where he has garnered a solid reputation for being a skilled trial attorney and negotiator. Today, he is licensed to practice in all trial courts in the Atlanta metropolitan area and North Georgia.
In addition to practicing DUI defense, Mr. Lawson is an instructor at the Institute for Continuing Legal Education where he has trained other DUI attorneys on how to win a DUI case and how to get their DUI clients the best case results possible. Furthermore, he has spoken on a variety of topics at legal seminars including how to cross-examine evidence at DUI trials and how to meticulously investigate a DUI case. He has also been certified as a standardized field sobriety testing instructor since 2000, a qualification that allows him to teach police officers on how to conduct field sobriety tests on drivers suspected of driving under the influence.
Cherokee County DUI Defense Attorney
In addition to his long and successful legal career, Mr. Lawson has published numerous works on DUI defense including "Investigation in DUI Cases" at the Georgia Association of Private Investigators in 2007 among other published works. Mr. Lawson can provide aggressive, skilled and tenacious legal representation for those clients facing all types of DUI charges ranging from simple first time DUI offenses, to habitual violators, Drugs & DUI, DUI under 21, marijuana cases, to child endangerment, vehicular homicide and everything in between. If you are looking for the best DUI lawyer you can find, the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson can provide you with the superior level of DUI defense that your situation demands!
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