October 7, 2019
Client charged with blood alcohol concentration of .161. Client risk = up to 6 months in jail, 5 years probation, $2,500 in fines plus surcharge, license suspension, 1 year ignition interlock device. Re-tested blood sample and got lower blood alcohol result than police crime lab. Leveraged prosecution with trial realities into offering a first-time DUI impaired to the slightest degree. Client saved a week on house arrest and several thousand dollars in extra costs.