A nationwide leader in DUI defense. Sarasota, Bradenton, St. Petersburg, Key West.

Who do you want to defend you?  

A general criminal attorney who dabbles in DUI Defense?  

Or a Board-Certified DUI Specialist?

How We Are Different:

  • Board-Certified in DUI Defense since 2008 by the National College for DUI Defense, following a demanding course of study and rigorous written and oral examinations.
  • On the Faculty of the National College for DUI Defense Summer Session, held at the Harvard Law School, 2014-present.
  • Recommended by some of the leading DUI Specialists in the country.
  • A talent for thinking "Outside the Box."
  • Formal NHTSA Certification as an Instructor of DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing given by police in DUI cases.
  • Formal training as a NHTSA Drug Recognition Evaluator. ("Drug Evaluation & Classification")
  • Formal training to operate the Intoxilyzer 8000, Florida's official breath test instrument.
  • Extensive experience in teaching other attorneys how to handle DUI cases.
  • Hundreds of jury trials both as defense lawyer and as prosecutor.

There is no objective way to measure which lawyer is the best.  A lot depends on the chemistry between you and the lawyer you select. However, Tom Hudson is widely respected for his training and knowledge of the field, as well as his decades of trial experience.

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Board Certification in DUI Defense

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Tom Hudson passed the National Board Certification Examination (written and oral) in Honolulu in 2008, and was recertified in 2013. He was one of the first 50 lawyers granted national board certification in DUI Defense, and is nationally recognized as an authority in DUI law.

Why We're Different

Board Certification as a DUI Specialist by the National College for DUI Defense. Formal NHTSA Certification as an Instructor of the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests given by police in DUI cases. Formal training as a NHTSA Drug Recognition Evaluator. ("Drug Evaluation & Classification") Formal training to operate the Intoxilyzer 8000, Florida's official breath test instrument. Extensive experience in teaching other attorneys how to handle DUI cases. Hundreds of jury trials both as defense lawyer and as prosecutor. Florida's State Delegate to the National College for DUI Defense.