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Alabama, like many other states, includes both a criminal case and an Alabama Department of Public Safety (DPS) driver’s license case following an arrest for drunk driving. You only have 10 days to file an appeal to the pending administrative license suspension, which is triggered by Alabama DUI laws, following your criminal arrest. The consequences for an arrest for DUI are serious, which is why you need to get in touch with a qualified Alabama DUI attorney as soon as you are charged with driving under the influence. By immediately contacting a DUI lawyer, the events surrounding the DUI arrest will still be fresh in your mind and you will have a better chance of having a positive outcome with your DUI case.

At Polson & Polson, P.C., having a full understanding of Alabama DUI laws, a long-term professional relationship with court personnel in the various DUI court locations in our State’s Municipal Court system, and intense case preparation are key. We also handle all cases with a team approach, ensuring that you benefit from our collective years of experience. Our goal is to take the STRESS off your shoulders, shift the burden to us, and to craft an excellent outcome for your case. Our criminal attorneys and staff will treat you like FAMILY.


Every criminal defense attorney in our office brings unique criminal court knowledge and litigation experience that translates to a formidable criminal defense for our clients who have been charged with driving under the influence or other criminal charges. We understand how it feels to be accused of a DUI, and we also know that the burden of proof is placed on the government to overcome your presumption of innocence. It’s this understanding that forms the basis of how we provide representation to Alabama residents.

Our DUI law firm is committed to continuing education. By attending advanced litigation training courses and other continuing legal educational seminars and workshops, we are able to stay abreast of cutting-edge methods of winning DUI cases through challenging the breathalyzer or a field sobriety test. These legal seminars are our opportunity to learn innovative ways to defend misdemeanor and felony cases as well as gain valuable insights into forensic testing, scientific laboratory analysis, and jury selection techniques targeted to successful DUI defense for our clients who face tough Alabama DUI penalties, if convicted.

How We Can Help

Comprehensive case analysis, careful preparation and lending an empathetic ear to our clients are the hallmarks of our firm’s Alabama DUI defense. By carefully reviewing and challenging all of the evidence in our clients’ cases, we are able to prepare a suitable defense strategy that gives each Alabama DUI attorney at the Polson Law Firm the upper hand on the prosecution and arresting officer. This strategic advantage often is the difference in our approach that achieves a dismissal, an acquittal, or a critical reduction of charges, such as a DUI reduced to reckless driving.

Our Main office is in Birmingham, Alabama’s Queen City, but the DUI lawyers of Polson & Polson cover the entire state of Alabama. Whether your case is in Auburn, Montgomery, Mobile, Orange Beach, Tuscaloosa or Huntsville, we have been there and will travel where needed to help you obtain the full measure of justice that the law allows. Our criminal law firm has handled Alabama DUI cases in almost every county in our State, as well as a majority of the State’s numerous Municipal Courts, where many DUI arrests are initially arraigned.

Client Reviews
Whitney Polson is a no-nonsense attorney who delivered exactly what he said he would on my case...thank you so much sir...I would definitely recommend anyone facing a DUI to retain this man. D.B.
If you are looking for an attorney I must recommend Mark Polson of Polson & Polson. My case was successfully moved from a February to a December court date and was dismissed. I am extremely please with the way this firm handled the case and was able to secure the dismissal. Thank you again to Polson & Polson for your professionalism and knowledge that we needed for this situation. Best Regards to all. Julie C.
Wow! I never could have hoped for our lawyer to work as fast as he did but Whitney was lightning fast! Very attentive to the details, never left me hanging along the journey-I used online reviews in choosing him and now I want to pass that on-if you need a lawyer (ours was a traffic court case with complications), I HIGHLY recommend this firm! Claire B.