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𑢷 successfully challenging a motor vehicle stop, resulting in the exclusion of all evidence from and after the stop, and resulting in dismissal of the driving-under-the-influence charge (and related charges)
𑢷 successfully challenging breath-test (breathalyzer) readings, resulting in the exclusion of the breath-test results at trial--in one case the breath-testing device had malfunctioned several weeks prior and the results from the device had been used for several prosecutions (not against Attorney Russell's client) before Attorney Russell discovered the defect
𑢷 undermining so-called field sobriety tests based upon the officer's failure to adhere to test-administration procedures
𑢷 not guilty outcomes at a trial (before a judge and before a jury)
𑢷 success on appeal after conviction--in one case Attorney Russell's client was convicted based upon the trial judge's personal experience at the restaurant that had served the defendant--at trial Attorney Russell argued that the judge improperly considered his personal experience and Attorney's Russell's trial advocacy was essential to obtaining a reversal on appeal
Free initial consultation: We will meet with you at no charge--while many attorneys offer a free electronic case assessment or a free telephone conference, we will meet with you and discuss your case at no charge. In a matter as important as your drunk driving arrest, you should be fully comfortable with your choice of attorney. This can only be accomplished after a meaningful meeting,
Site visit: On the first Sunday after we are hired, with you we will visit the site of the arrest to learn about the conditions that existed at the time of the arrest, to gain a full sense of the events.
In court: If appropriate, in court we will challenge the stop of your automobile, any statements made during field tests, and|or breath test (breathalyzer) results.
Experts: If appropriate, we will work with experts to prepare for your trial, including medical experts (if the operator was injured of if injuries affected field tests) and we will interview potentially favorable witnesses to testify to the events before (or even after) your arrest.
At trial: We will fully prepare for and deliver your trial.Please phone 508.457.7557 to schedule a meeting with Attorney Russell.
Richard M. Russell, Falmouth, Massachusetts (MA) attorney, lawyer, and counselor at law offering vigorous drunk driving (OUI) (DUI) (DWI) criminal defense serving Falmouth, Mashpee, Wareham, Bourne, Sandwich, Barnstable County (upper Cape Cod) and Plymouth County