What to Look for When Selecting an Attorney to
Defend Your DWI Charge

Interviewer: I’m sure that there are attorneys practicing who do not exhibit false modesty and aren’t afraid to sing their own praises. What kinds of traits and experience should the average layperson look out for when shopping for a criminal defense attorney for their DWI charge?

The Right Attorney for You Should Have a Well-Rounded Skill Set

Kevin: What actually makes for the best attorney is a combination of factors. Not every attorney excels at doing legal research, writing legal briefs, being creative with new legal attacks, negotiating properly, presenting fantastic oral arguments, and also having excellent trial skills.

It’s impossible to be the best at all of those skills. What makes for the best attorney is to be, at a minimum, good at all the skills that I have previously mentioned, but be excellent at a few of those skills.