Boating Under the Influence case dismissed. Read On
We don't make promises we can't keep, and the truth is that we don't win every case. Sometimes the best we can do is to minimize the consequences of your arrest. These results are the best ones. Each case is different and stands or falls on its own merits. If you have any questions, please contact us by phone or email.
Two promises we will make: No one is better trained to defend you from your DUI charge, and no one will work harder to protect your rights!
A withheld adjudication on a Reckless Driving charge is often a great result, as it avoids the uncertainty of trial, and allows the client to escape a formal conviction of any crime. Read On
In the United States, you have a right to remain silent if you are being investigated for a crime. But if you are involved in an accident, the police want to know what happened. How to harmonize these two interests? In Florida, we have a statute that creates a Crash Report Privilege. The Cras... Read On
A withheld adjudication is possible on a Reckless Driving charge, but not on a DUI conviction in the State of Florida. For that reason, some clients choose to avoid the all-or-nothing of a trial, and to accept a Reckless Driving plea, since it is not a conviction, and it can often be sealed from your record. Read On
Sometimes in the law, victory is not complete. But still, finishing the case without a DUI conviction is a major victory for our clients. No outrageous car insurance costs and no DUI on the driving record. And when the state offers a reduction to reckless driving, it is our client's decision, ... Read On
Not Guilty Jury Verdict in a refusal case where our client told police he wasn't going to blow into the machine because he would blow over the limit. Read On
DUI Case Reduced to Reckless Driving. Read On
Case dismissed after a motion to suppress the evidence was granted in Circuit Court. Read On
Our client was stopped for speeding, and found to be having an episode of low blood sugar. He was transported to the hospital after his arrest for DUi. At the hospital, the trooper asked him for a blood sample, and read implied consent warnings associated with getting a blood sample. However, ... Read On
We were scheduled to begin picking a jury on Wednesday morning, but two days before trial, the prosecuting attorney called us and said he would offer a reduction to the charge of Reckless Driving. We consulted with our client, and advised him that he should not accept a Reckless Driving charge u... Read On
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.
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.