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Case Results

We're too busy helping our clients to keep writing brag posts, but here is some recent activity.

July 2022

7/7/22 Manatee County-Boating under the influence reduced to careless boating with no adjudication of guilt. 

7/6/22 Sarasota County-DUI reduced to Reckless Driving with no formal finding of guilt. Our client will not have any criminal record and will be eligible to have his record sealed, so that this arrest does not show up on record checks. 

7/5/22 Sarasota County-DUI reduced to Reckless Driving with no adjudication of guilt. Our client will not have a criminal record.

6/30/22 Sarasota County-DUI reduced to Refusal to provide a breath sample. No jail time or inpatient treatment required. Third arrest in ten years.

6/8/22 Felony DUI with plea offer of 18 months prison reduced to 30 day sentence. The sentence could have been as high as five years.

6/3/22 Key West-Felony DUI resolved with 28 day inpatient alcohol treatment. The sentence could have been as high as five years. 

Practice area(s): DUI / DWI

Tom Hudson

Known nationwide as a leading DUI defense lawyer, Tom has tried over 350 jury trials, including numerous death penalty cases. He now limits his criminal practice to DUI defense. His civil practice is devoted to getting fair compensation for the victims of negligence. Tom has attained multiple verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million, and is a Life Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. In 2008, Tom Hudson passed the National Board Certification Test for DUI Attorneys in Honolulu, Hawaii. NOTE: The State of Florida does not yet recognize DUI defense as a Specialty.

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.