In the May 2013 issue of Car and Driver magazine, Orange County DUI Lawyer Virginia L. Landry was featured as a "Top DUI Defense Attorney" in the nation. The featured advertisement recognized only five total lawyers as the best of the best. Millions of people subscribe to this magazine, so it is no small honor to be included in it.
The headline reads out: "If you face a drunk driving charge, you might feel like you don't have a chance. But you do. Yes, the odds of keeping a clean record are better than you think. It won't be easy. To have a chance, you need a highly-specialized DUI Defense Attorney on your side. Here are five of the country's best."
There are many reasons why Ms. Landry was included in this Car and Driver feature. For one, she has been practicing criminal defense and DUI defense for more than 23 years. Although length of experience should not be the sole basis for judging an attorney's qualifications, it is one good indicator.
Virginia Landry is also a member of the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) as well as Board Certified as a DUI Defense Attorney through this organization. Only a small percentage of attorneys have qualified to become Board Certified in this specific area of the law. The American Bar Association recognizes DUI defense as a legal specialty area of practice, and Ms. Landry is one among the DUI defense specialists in the nation.
Breath tests are often vital components of DUI cases. Without breath test evidence, many DUI charges couldn't stand. Ms. Landry is experienced in the breath testing machines used by local law enforcement, and also has become a Certified Instructor of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. There is great benefit in hiring an attorney who thoroughly understands the technology and procedures of a DUI arrest.
She is also the current secretary for the California DUI Lawyers Association and a past president for the West Orange County Bar Association. This level of experience serves to benefit her clients. You need an experienced lawyer if you've been arrested for drunk driving, as a conviction could result in driver's license revocation, fines and even jail time. As the Car and Driver feature stated, Virginia Landry "knows how to investigate a DUI arrest to ensure that rights have not been violated."
The Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry is proud of the fact that its lead attorney has been recognized as one of the top DUI defense attorneys in the nation. Thousands have trusted Ms. Landry with their defense, so if you or someone you love has been arrested for drunk driving, do not hesitate to call (949) 537-2202 today.