Felony DUI (wrong way freeway) down to chance at misdemeanor

October 12, 2020

Client risk = up to 3.75 years in prison, $250,000 fine plus surcharge, up to 10 years probation. Client on probation, driving wrong way on freeway, BAC = .12, near head-on collision with off-duty police sergeant. Utilized extensive mitigation, strategic pleadings based on grand jury errors, extended negotiations. Result = client accepts offer to undesignated felony (can turn into a misdemeanor after probation). First known resolution of this type for Aggravated DUI (wrong way on freeway).