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Orange County DUI Attorney

Author of California Drunk Driving Law, recognized by thousands of California DUI attorneys and judges as "The Bible of Drunk Driving Defense"™

 

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Irvine, CA 92618

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260 St Ann's Dr
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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WHY HIRE A DUI LAWYER WHO READS THE BOOK WHEN YOU CAN HIRE THE DUI LAWYERS WHO WRITE THE BOOK ON CALIFORNIA DRUNK DRIVING LAW.

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The experienced DUI attorneys at The Law Office of Barry T. Simons are Southern California’s leading experts in the defense of DUI cases. In addition to leading a team of dedicated legal professionals, Barry T. Simons is the Co-Author of California Drunk Driving Law, which is recognized by thousands of California attorneys and judges as "The Bible of Drunk Driving Defense™

Mr. Simons and his colleagues have litigated thousands of DUI cases in courtrooms throughout Southern California and the DMV. All the DUI lawyers of the Law Office of Barry T. Simons have taught and written extensively on the law and science of DUI cases, and they are collectively the most respected and recognized leaders in DUI defense throughout the entire State of California. 

The highly qualified team includes four top-notch DUI attorneys, each specially trained in DUI defense, two specially trained paralegals, and a team of investigators, criminalists, and forensic toxicologists. Mr. Simons and his legal team have access to top experts in forensic toxicology and pharmacology. These skilled professionals work hand-in-hand with the DUI lawyers from the Law Office of Barry T. Simons to analyze and evaluate the important scientific issues and defenses related to your Orange County DUI case.

 


Barry T. Simons is a nationally recognized expert in DUI Defense who has spent over 40 years fighting for the rights of DUI suspects in Orange County's Courts and the DMV.

Mr. Simons is a Founding Member, Fellow and former Dean of the National College for DUI Defense and is one of only a handful of DUI attorneys in the State of California to hold Board Certification in DUI Defense. Mr. Simons is currently on the Board Of Directors of the California DUI Lawyers Association and has qualified as a Specialist Member.

Mr. Simons is rated "Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell (a designation limited to the top 5% of law firms in the County) and has been selected to "Who's Who In American Law". Mr. Simons has been awarded the coveted peer review rating of AV® ("very high to preeminent" in legal ability and ethics) by the Martindale-Hubbell International Law Directory.

Mr. Simons was selected as a Superlawyer in DUI Defense for the Southern California Region and was listed as a top rated DUI Lawyer by OC Metro Magazine.  Mr. Simons is also rated 10.0/10.0 in DUI Defense (The Highest Rating) from the AVVO Lawyer rating service. Mr. Simons was also voted one of the Top Five DUI Attorneys in Orange County by OC Weekly Magazine.

In his long and distinguished career, Mr. Simons has received a wide variety of accolades and acknowledgments. In addition to extensive experience, he has worked hard to improve the legal system so that every suspect is treated with fairness and dignity. Read more about Mr. Simons’ history.

 



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The Orange County DUI Lawyers of the Law Office of Barry T. Simons provide comprehensive representation and defense for DUI suspects. Our highly competent legal team will aggressively defend your rights through sophisticated analysis of all the legal, factual, and scientific issues that may arise in your case. Mr. Simons and his colleagues will approach your case from every angle:

  • How to Hire An Experienced DUI Lawyer
    • In choosing an Orange County DUI Defense Attorney, it is important to choose a DUI Lawyer who understands the science and the law behind the defense of a DUI charge. All of the DUI Lawyers of the Law Office of Barry T. Simons have written and/or lectured extensively on the law and the science of DUI defenses and collectively represent California's most-recognized leaders in DUI Defense.
  • What You Must Know
    • It is imperative that the Orange County DUI Lawyer understands the law and science behind defending DUI cases in Oange County. The DUI Lawyers of the Law Office of Barry T. Simons are skilled at reviewing all of the evidence to find DUI defenses that work.
  • Science and Medical Defenses
    • The government's experts and chemical test devices assume that all persons are the same; however, if you suffer from certain medical conditions, you may not be a proper candidate for the standardized field sobriety tests that the officer administered to you at the side of the road.
    • The firm has a library of over 2500 scientific and medical articles relating to DUI that the DUI Lawyers of the Law Office of Barry T. Simons use to determine whether conditions ranging from gum disease to attention deficit disorder may provide an effective defense to DUI.
    • Some simple medical conditions such as the flu and/or being tested during your menstrual cycle may cause breath testing devices used in Orange County to give false-high readings.
    • Some other medical conditions like diabetes or low sodium levels can cause a person to appear intoxicated in the total absence of either alcohol or drugs.
    • The Law Office of Barry Simons can provide you with a detailed medical questionnaire to fill out which will help to determine whether you have any medical conditions that can assist us in successfully defending your Orange County Drunk Driving (DUI) case.
  • DUI Drug Cases
    • DUI cases involving legal and illegal substances can be tricky to defend, so it is imperative that your DUI defense attorney is experienced with driving under the influence of drugs.
    • We offer specialization in this area, and your DUI defense lawyer may be able to challenge the legality of the manner in which you were tested.
  • Multiple Offenses and Complications
    • If you have been previously convicted of a DUI, it is probable that the prosecution will take a tougher stance and you will be subjected to much more severe consequences, including long term multi-year drivers' license suspensions and mandatory jail time.
    • The DUI Lawyers of the Law Office of Barry T. Simons have experience in finding alternatives to actual incarceration in the jails of Orange County.
    • The DUI Lawyers of the Law Office of Barry T. Simons handle the full spectrum of possible DUI cases, from first-time DUI charges to prior conviction cases, as well as cases involving manslaughter and/or murder charges.
  • DUI Issues for Women
    • If you are a woman, there are various biological defenses that can be used in your defense.
    • Women tend to have blood alcohol levels that can read higher than those of men who have consumed the same quantity of alcohol due to differences in the rate at which the body metabolizes alcohol and the manner in which hormonal changes affect the way in which the body processes alcohol.
    • The DUI Lawyers of the Law Office of Barry T. Simons can examine your DUI case to determine whether any of these issues affected your chemical test results or your performance on the field sobriety tests.
  • Challenging Field Sobriety Tests
    • If you were subjected to a Field Sobriety Test upon being stopped by an officer, there are a number of ways in which this can be challenged by your Orange County DUI Defense Attorney.
    • Field Sobriety Tests do not produce any kind of scientific data, and they are often conducted erroneously by officers who have not been sufficiently trained.
    • Our Firm's DUI Lawyers have been specially trained on how to conduct field sobriety tests and examinations and have lectured and taught other lawyers on how to challenge these non-scientific field coordination tests.
  • Out-of-State Licensing Issues
    • If you are an out of state resident and have been charged with a DUI in the state of California, it is important to know that you will not necessarily be able to keep your driver's license privileges in your home state.
    • With the careful intervention of a skilled DUI Defense Lawyer, you may be able to keep your driver's license privileges in your home state.
    • A lawyer who is knowledgeable about issues concerning out-of-state residents can provide you with specialized representation in this regard.
  • Questioning Breath Testing
    • If your attorney can establish that the officer in question did not comply with the California Code of Regulations when you were pulled over, this can help you to avoid a driver's license suspension or even a conviction.
    • There are various ways in which breath testing can be called into question in your trial. There may be an assumption on the part of test conductor that the equipment was working properly and that it had been properly calibrated. Breath tests generally assume that the person being tested has a specific breath temperature and a person who has a higher body temperature due to fever or being seated in a heated car can produce a false-elevated reading.
    • Your OC DUI defense attorney can consider all of the common defenses to see if any of them fit your DUI case.
  • Free DUI Consultation
    • The Law Office of Barry T. Simons offers a free, no-cost, DUI Consultation and DUI Case Evaluation. Please call 949-497-1729 or complete a Confidential DUI Contact Form so you can schedule an appointment with the DUI Lawyers of the Office of Barry T. Simons.

Call Your Prospective Orange County DUI Attorney for a Free Consultation

If you have been arrested for DUI and are in need of legal advice, you can call us for a free consultation at: 949-497-1729, or you can complete the confidential contact form provided on this website to schedule your free consultation. Please remember, however, that you cannot delay as the Temporary License that you got at the time of your release from jail in place of your real Driver's License has a HIDDEN TIME BOMB. You must contact the DMV within 10-days of the date of your arrest to request a hearing to contest the suspension of your driver's license. If you make a timely request, the suspension of your license will be stayed until the final determination of your case by the DMV.

 

Providing DUI Defense in  Orange County  (OC), California Locations:

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DISCLAIMER: This website and blog are intended for use by those seeking general information relating to California drunk driving law.  The reader should be aware of the fact that California DUI laws and legal procedures such as those presented in this website are constantly changing.  Consequently, any statute, law, or procedure discussed herein may have been changed as a result of drunk driving laws, judicial court decisions, or California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) license suspension rules, regulations, policies or procedures enacted since similar information was posted on this website.

Moreover, the information provided here is not intended to be legal advice and should not be relied upon as such because there is no substitute for consulting with a qualified DUI Specialist.  Accordingly, the reader is strongly advised to consult with a DUI Specialist and anyone with a legal problem should immediately obtain legal representation and advice from an attorney with extensive experience handling California DUI Defense cases.

The Law Office of Barry T. Simons assumes no liability whatsoever for any use of this website or blog as it is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to be legal advice from this office or from any attorney working for this firm. Rather, the information contained in this website and blog are intended to initiate further, subsequent discussions between the reader having a specific legal problem and a qualified DUI attorney.  All readers are informed that no attorney-client relationship is intended nor formed by any use of this website or blog and all readers are advised, in line with the Rules of the State Bar of California, that the only way to form an attorney-client relationship with The Law Office of Barry T. Simons is to execute a binding retainer agreement.

 

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