Cobb County DUI Attorney

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Whenever one is facing criminal charges of any kind, it's absolutely vital that they carefully select the best lawyer they can find. If you or someone you care about has recently been arrested on DUI related charges in Cobb County, then you are going to need to secure a highly qualified Cobb County DUI lawyer to represent you.

There is no comparison to the quality of services that a seasoned and successful attorney can provide. Attorney Richard S. Lawson has devoted his entire legal career to the field of DUI, and as a former Georgia State DUI prosecutor turned DUI defense attorney, he is more than qualified to zealously defend you against all of your DUI related charges in the local courts.

In the field of DUI defense, there is no substitute for experience. With over 20 years experience, and more than 4,500 DUI cases resolved, Mr. Lawson knows the ins and outs of the Georgia criminal justice system, as well as the tools and tactics employed by Georgia prosecutors to secure DUI convictions. Unlike other attorneys, he doesn't defend DUI cases on the side as general criminal defense attorneys do; instead, his entire legal practice is strictly dedicated to DUI defense. He has successfully secured hundreds of DUI dismissals, reductions to reckless driving and reductions to other lesser offenses. In his years in practice, he has helped more than 4,000 Georgians keep their driver's license and their right to drive.

Former Prosecutor Turned Cobb County DUI Defense Lawyer

Attorney Richard S. Lawson began his legal career working as an Assistant District Attorney where he prosecuted DUI cases for the state of Georgia. In fact, the training that he received to prosecute DUI cases is the same training that is used to teach DUI prosecutors and judges today. When Mr. Lawson left the prosecutor's office to open his own DUI defense practice, he took the knowledge and skills he had learned along the way with him. Today, he has an edge over other attorneys because he draws upon his former experience as a prosecutor to find weaknesses the prosecution's cases, which he then uses to turn things around in his client's favor.

In addition to his legal career, Mr. Lawson is proud to lend his time as an instructor at the Institute for Continuing Education. There, he provides formal training and instruction to other DUI attorneys where he teaches them how to win DUI cases and obtain favorable case results for their clients. Furthermore, he has spoken at a number of legal seminars on various topics including cross-examining techniques at DUI trials and specific ways to thoroughly investigate a DUI case.

Mr. Lawson was certified on DUI standardized field sobriety evaluations and DUI detection in 2000. This unique qualification allows him to train local police officers in how to conduct field sobriety testing evaluations on those suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol. Over his 20+ year legal career, he has published numerous works regarding DUI defense. In 2000, he taught a seminar on cross-examination techniques to the Georgia Association of Defense Lawyers.

If you are looking for the best DUI defense in Northern Georgia, the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson has the extensive and proven track record for successful case results that you are looking for. When it's your future and your reputation on the line, you deserve only the best legal representation you can find.

For superior DUI defense in Cobb County, contact a Cobb County DUI lawyer from the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson!

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