Aggressive South Dakota DUI/DWI Defense Attorneys
Good people can sometimes make poor decisions. Just because you make one poor decision does not mean that you should have to suffer the maximum consequences. A lawyer from our firm will assert your rights and advocate in your defense.
We are Thesenvitz & Mickelson, LLP, and we represent individuals throughout South Dakota facing criminal DUI/DWI charges. We have practiced criminal defense in front of judges and juries for more than 20 years, and we fully understand how to critically evaluate evidence to build a defense for your case. You have a right to a jury trial. You need a lawyer who can take your case to a jury with confidence, skill and passion.
Experience From the Other Side
Doug Thesenvitz handles our criminal defense and DUI/DWI practice. His experience in this field is extensive and will serve as a benefit to your situation. As a former deputy state attorney, he has unique insight into building a defense. He understands how prosecutors negotiate, and he understands what to expect in the courtroom. When choosing an attorney for your matters, consider working with an attorney who knows both sides of your case.
The government hires the best lawyers it can to prosecute criminal cases. If you are charged with a crime, or a DUI/ DWI, you need a lawyer who has been on the other side, who know the ins and outs of the courtroom, in front of a jury, and in front of the judge. If you are convicted, you need your lawyer to know what to do next in order to minimize the impact on your life. You need a lawyer who can appeal your case if necessary. You need a lawyer who plans for the contingencies and unexpected events that will happen in your case. You need Doug Thesenvitz at Thesenvitz & Mickelson, LLP.
What Are The Consequences I May Be Facing?
For first-time and repeat offenders, it is critical you seek representation from an experienced defense attorney. An experienced attorney will be knowledgeable of the criminal law and understand how to present your case in the courtroom. At our firm, we vigorously work to minimize the negative consequences of a drunk driving charge, such as:
- Jail time
- Driver's license suspension
- Misdemeanor or felony charges
A DUI/DWI traffic stop must meet a legal standard, and we will scrutinize the evidence behind the stop. We will also look at evidence including police reports and videos. We will work to keep your record clean and minimize the repercussions as much as possible. Our lawyers understand you want to move forward past a charge, and we work hard to make that happen as efficiently as possible.
Contact a Sioux Falls DUI Attorneys
Do you value working with a lawyer who cares about the outcome of your situation? Contact attorney Doug Thesenvitz today to schedule a consultation at 605-610-4524 or 888-883-0761.