A Proven DUI Defense Lawyer in Hazleton

Arrested for Drunk Driving in Northeastern Pennsylvania?

The penalties for drunk driving in Pennsylvania are harsh, both for first-time offenders and drivers with prior DUI convictions. You could face jail time, license suspension, fines, ignition interlock and other punishments, not to mention the criminal record and higher insurance rates. It is more important than ever to have a qualified criminal defense lawyer in your corner.

Trial lawyer Bruce S. Miller draws on 40 years of experience to protect your freedom and your driving privileges. Rather than simply pleading you guilty, his goal is to avoid a DUI conviction or mitigate the damage to your life and future.

Contact us immediately for a free consultation. We handle DUI cases in Luzerne, Schuylkill, Carbon, Lackawanna, Monroe, Montour and Columbia counties.

Experienced, Aggressive DUI Representation: All Circumstances and Levels of Offenses

If you are accused of driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or prescription medications, it is not an open-and-shut case. Bruce Miller is a veteran DUI defense lawyer in Hazleton with experience as both a public defender and criminal law instructor. He examines the probable cause for the traffic stop, roadside sobriety tests, the Breathalyzer results, the officer's conduct and every facet of a DUI arrest. He knows how to challenge the evidence to position clients favorably for motions to dismiss the charges, plea negotiations or trial.

The Hazleton law firm of Laputka, Bayless, Ecker & Cohn, PC, has served northeastern Pennsylvania clients for six decades. We have handled virtually every conceivable drunk driving scenario and related charge:

  • First offenders
  • Repeat offenders
  • Underage drivers
  • CDL truck drivers
  • Refusal of the Breathalyzer or other tests
  • High BAC levels leading to enhancements (.10 or greater)
  • Drunk driving accident (property damage, injury or fatality)
  • Motor vehicle suspension appeals

Get Legal Guidance and Protection as Soon as Possible

After a drunk or "drugged" driving arrest in Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, Allentown or anywhere else, your best approach is to politely decline to answer questions and demand to speak with an attorney you can trust. Mr. Miller will speak with you personally to discuss the facts of your case. To request your free consultation, email us or call 570-861-5905 anytime.