If you’ve decided to hire a lawyer to help defend you against DUI charges in Pennsylvania, you’ve made a very wise decision. Now comes the hard part: choosing a DUI lawyer with the experience and guts necessary to fight for you and help you achieve the best possible outcome for your case.
That means finding a lawyer with specialized training and experience in DUI cases. You wouldn’t go to a podiatrist if you needed open heart surgery, so trusting your license, your freedom, and your future to anyone other than a specialized DUI attorney could be a dangerous mistake. A DUI is serious charge: a conviction will remain on your permanent, public criminal record for the rest of your life. Which is why you need the very best attorney you can find to represent you in court.
So with so many DUI lawyer options in PA, how do you find best DUI attorney?
Obviously, you can ask trusted friends and relatives if they know anyone who has been accused of DUI and has a lawyer they can recommend. Most law firm websites have sections for client testimonials where clients can write about their experiences. One look at the client reviews of The McShane Firm, and you’ll see that we’ve helped a countless clients fight a wide range of DUI charges to favorable outcomes – and our clients are very happy with their results.
The internet is a great place to research attorneys, especially third-party websites like Avvo.com and Lawyers.com. These sites rank attorneys by state and specialty according to peer and client ratings. McShane Firm CEO Justin McShane is the top-ranked DUI attorney in Pennsylvania on Avvo.com with a flawless 10.0 rating. Justin also has a superior Martindale Hubble rating of 4.9 (out of 5) from his peers on Lawyers.com. Timothy Barrouk has earned Rising Star status from the SuperLawyers group, and the rest of the DUI attorneys at The McShane Firm have similarly impressive rankings.
Once you’ve found an attorney who appears to meet your needs, you’ll want to set up an interview to meet, explain the charges against you, and ask him or her about their experience and qualifications. This is not the time to be shy. Remember: it’s your future on the line. Tough questions – about their experience, their specific training, how often they go to trial, how many DUI cases they’ve tried, and how much they know about DUI science and testing – are all important to ask. The goal is to make sure your attorney has the qualifications, training, and guts necessary to defend you in court.
At The McShane Firm, our attorneys are comfortable with these kind of tough questions. In fact, we welcome them. Our job us to make sure you feel as confident as possible that we fully understand your case and how far we will go to defend your rights, your license, and your freedom. Our attorneys are available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week at to answer all of your most pressing DUI questions.
If you’re looking for aggressive, experienced DUI representation in Pennsylvania, ask around and you’ll soon find that the DUI lawyers at The McShane Firm are among the most highly-regarded DUI lawyers in Pennsylvania. Contact us today for your free initial consultation and put The McShane Firm’s peerless representation to work for you.