WE ARE not a typical Santa Barbara DUI defense law firm. We pride ourselves in creating unique solutions to complex problems such as DUI arrest (driving under the influence) and DWI arrest (driving while intoxicated). The most common DUI charges are Vehicle Code Section 23152(a) and Vehicle Code Section 23152(b). There are many DUI and DWI defenses that can lead to the dismissal of the charges against you or conviction of a lesser charge. You must request a DMV hearing with the DMV within 10 days of your California DUI arrest or you will lose your right to a hearing and your license will automatically go into suspension after 30 days. Fighting a DUI case usually always makes more sense than just pleading guilty. If you hire us, we can schedule the hearing further out and sometimes we can influence what DMV hearing officer gets assigned to your DUI case.
WE ARE founded by a former DUI prosecutor who has prosecuted and defended hundreds of DUI cases, including substantial DUI jury trial experience. William M. Aron is a law graduate from the Duke University School of Law. His formal education includes dispute resolution research and negotiation. Before Mr. Aron entered his private practice, he served as a Deputy District Attorney where he honed his jury trial skills while prosecuting hundreds of criminal cases. During his private practice, he served as a visiting professor of law through the University of Virginia's Semester at Sea Program and he has been featured as a lecturer with the San Diego Association of Realtors.
WE ARE local. As a Santa Barbara DUI defense lawyer we know the local courts and customs. Each county and courthouse has its own way of handling DUI arrests. Our Santa Barbara dui defense lawyers have developed trusting relationships with prosecutors, judges, court staff and probation officers in Santa Barbara. We know how things work in the courtrooms and the most effective way to get your case handled. Mr. Aron is a Central coast native and is very active in the community. He is currently serving on the board of directors of Life, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides resources and education for at-risk youth. Our DUI and DMV practice is limited to Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo Counties.
WE ARE proactive in Santa Barbara DUI defense. We believe that an excellent DUI defense requires the DUI attorney to begin a dialogue with the District Attorney’s Office before charges have been filed. There are some Santa Barbara DUI defense lawyers that will take a "wait and see" approach with your case. They will wait until they receive police reports before investigating and working on your case. However, we believe there is no time to waste. We will begin our defense immediately by locating favorable defense witnesses and evidence, obtaining surveillance tapes and doing background checks on prosecution witnesses. Your Santa Barbara DUI attorney can most likely attend all the DUI court proceedings on your behalf.
WE ARE advocates of communication and education. All of our DUI clients have consistent and personal contact with their DUI defense attorney throughout the life of their DUI case and beyond. We know that dealing with criminal charges can be traumatizing and nothing makes the stress worse than the inability to reach your Santa Barbara DUI Defense Attorney.
YOU ARE welcome to look around our website and we hope that some of the DUI and DMV information proves helpful. Feel free to email or call us for a Free Consultation if you would like to discuss your Santa Barbara, Ventura, or San Luis Obispo DUI/ DWI (driving while intoxicated) arrest. We look forward to working with you. Check out our Santa Barbara DUI Arrest Defense Blog