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Arrested for Drunk Driving in Atlanta, GA?

At The Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson, we take driving under the influence charges very seriously. With more than 20 years of experience in DUI defense, our leading attorney has the insight and legal intelligence you need on your side. We work with individuals throughout Atlanta and the surrounding communities of Georgia who have been charged criminally with driving under the influence.


Whether this is your first offense or you have been arrested for DUI in the past, our Atlanta DUI attorneys are ready to help 24/7. Call now!


We’ve Handled Nearly 5,000 DUI Cases

Attorney Lawson has successfully resolved more than 4,900 DUI cases during his 20+ years of practice. He is a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Field Sobriety Test Instructor Course Graduate, meaning he is able to teach others of how to administer field sobriety tests similar to those performed at the scene of a DUI stop. If you were arrested after failing or refusing a breath test or blood test, then you will want the help of an Atlanta DUI lawyer like Richard Lawson.

Types of DUI Cases We Handle

At The Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson, we tackle all types of DUI charges, ranging from child endangerment to drug-related DUIs. We also work with out-of-state clients who have been arrested for DUI while visiting Georgia.

Other types of DUI cases we handle include, but are not limited to:

We know that these charges are very serious and can have lifelong effects on you both criminally and financially, which is why we put forth every effort to ensure that your rights are protected. If you are still wondering if you need a lawyer, let our team provide you with a free consultation to evaluate your legal situation.

Our team will walk you through the entire DUI process, from the arrest to the decision of plea bargain vs. trial to any post-trial relief you may need. We are on your side, and we are here to help. If you are charged with DUI, it would be in your best interest to hire an Atlanta DUI defense lawyer as soon as possible.

You Only Have 10 Days to Save Your License

Did you know that you only have ten days to contest the automatic suspension of your driver's license after being arrested for drunk driving? When you work with Richard S. Lawson and the rest of our legal team, you will have representation at your ALS hearing to fight to ensure that your driving privileges are fully protected. Attorney Lawson not only has extensive experience in this unique area of the law, but he also has a background as a former DUI prosecutor in Georgia.

Challenging Evidence in Your DUI Case

Georgia enforces strict drunk driving laws. In Atlanta and jurisdictions throughout the state, impaired drivers are prosecuted and penalized harshly. This does not mean, however, that accused drivers don’t have options to defend themselves and challenge the government’s case against them. Law enforcement officers must have probable cause to stop and arrest you, and they must comply with proper protocol. Our lawyers investigate and challenge all aspects of your arrest to ensure your rights are protected and to secure the best possible outcome.

Contact Our Atlanta DUI Defense Attorneys

If you have been arrested for driving under the influence in Atlanta, GA, please do not hesitate to contact our firm. A DUI conviction not only affects your ability to drive, but it also acts as a mark on your criminal record. Criminal penalties you could face might include imprisonment, heavy fines, and community service. Fortunately, there are many lines of defense available to you.

At The Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson, we are able to call into question the evidence being used against you. We can fight to prove inaccurate blood alcohol reading, faulty breath tests, unlawful police stops, and any other type of evidence that may be used in your case. Our firm has a record of success in using these strategies to get our clients' charges reduced or outright dismissed.


To learn more about our firm or to set up a free consultation regarding your case, contact an Atlanta DUI attorney today! We take calls 24/7.


Our main office is located for the convenience of our clients at:

4060 Peachtree Road
Suite D #415
Atlanta, Georgia 30319

We serve clients in Fulton County, Alpharetta, Roswell, Doraville, Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Milton, and Johns Creek. We look forward to speaking with you.