DUI Conviction Reversed on appeal : July 25, 2011

Posted by Andrea Robertson on Jul 05, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Skamania County Superior Court has reversed a DUI conviction and ordered a new trial in a case where the breath test results (BAC) were improperly given to a jury. The improper admission of BAC evidence was prejudicial to a defendant and the prejudice could not be cured by a judge telling a jury to disregard the evidence. The Court found that our client's trial attorney had provided ineffective assistance of counsel when he failed to ask the court to grant a mistrial so the defendant could receive a fair trial without the jury knowing the BAC result. We handled the appeal of this matter, which can be found at State v. P.L., 10-1-00006-1.

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Andy is a passionate, creative and effective criminal defense lawyer who is willing to fight on your behalf. She has honed her skills since 1998, and has developed a proven track record of creative, vigorous, and effective advocacy for clients throughout the State of Washington. Her practice includes all criminal charges. This includes felonies, misdemeanors, and driving-related charges such as DUI or vehicular assault/homicide.

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