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Avoid Holiday Drinking and DUI in Georgia

From Thanksgiving to New Years, there is usually a large spike in DUI arrests. In fact, the Wednesday night before Thanksgiving is now commonly known as “Blackout Wednesday,” because of an increase in holiday drinking across the country. Because of holiday travel, there are also more people on the roads. And more traffic incidents. Police […]

Remembering Ramón Alvarado, Colleague and Friend

In every profession, we all hope for someone to come into our experience and help mold the way we understand, perform and ultimately define our work.  For me, that person was Ramón Alvarado.  I didn’t know, however, that by being a mentor and guide for me as I took on the practice of law in […]

Covid-19 and DUI

COVID-19 Has Changed Everything Including DUIs Covid-19 and DUI present some new challenges in the legal system. Although we do not have official numbers, DUI arrests seem to be down since March. If you are arrested, here are some of the changes you can expect because of the global pandemic: You will still be brought […]

GACDL DUI Bootcamp

Ashley Schiavone spoke for the second time at The Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (GACDL) DUI Bootcamp. The boot camp is an annual professional development seminar for Georgia lawyers beginning to practice DUI law and for those who have been practicing in that field for years. The seminars cover topics related to both the […]

Know Your Rights with Body Cameras

If you are arrested for a DUI in Georgia, you may notice an officer wearing a camera. In Georgia, and across the United States, more and more police officers are required to use body-worn cameras when they interact with the public. Law enforcement departments list several reasons why they are adopting body cameras: officer safety, […]