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    Drunk Driving Defense

    "Massachusetts lawyer of the Year"
    "2018 National Lawyer of the Year"

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Vanessa Stuart is a woman who was charged with operating under the influence of intoxicating liquor in Alabama. Ms. Stuart's blood to test her blood-alcohol level was taken for forensic evidence hours after her arrest.

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  • The Law Offices of Joseph D. Bernard - MA OUI Defense

  • District Attorneys Suspend Use of Breath Test Results in Court Cases

Real Victories

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  • Charge:November 2018 - Motion to Withdraw Plea ALLOWED

    Summary: Client pled guilty to OUI-Liquor, Second Offense, in 2016. Our office filed a motion to withdraw his guilty plea due to his inability to intelligently or voluntary plea in 2016 ...

  • Charge:November 2018 - OUI-Liquor, First Offense, Dismissed In ONE Day

    Summary: Our client was arraigned for OUI-Liquor, first offense, and contacted the Law Offices of Joseph D. Bernard shortly afterwards. Immediately, Attorney Bernard began looking into ...

  • Charge:November 2018 - OUI-Liquor, First Offense, Dismissed at Trial

    Summary: Our client was pulled over for failure to stop at a stop sign at an intersection. The officer activated his lights and claimed that our client took awhile to pull over. The ...

We’re One Step Ahead of the Game

  • Fully Trained as a Breath Test
    Machine Operator

    Attorney Joseph D. Bernard is the only attorney in Massachusetts who has completed the breath test machine operator training conducted BY the police.

  • Certified Field Sobriety
    Test Administers

    Our attorneys are certified administers of the field sobriety test by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

  • Former Assistant
    District Attorney

    We understand OUI cases from both sides of the fence and know exactly how to defend our clients.

Why Hire Our Team?

Fighting Unreliable Usage of Breath Tests

Attorney Bernard is part of the lead counsel on the statewide Draeger 9510 litigation, which challenges the validity of the breath test machine. State officials are reviewing breathalyzer tests in Massachusetts after finding a possible problem in calibration.

OUI/DUI Lawyer in Massachusetts

Arrested for OUI? Fight Your Charges! Call (413) 258-7371.

Were you recently arrested for DUI in Massachusetts? If so, you should be represented by none other than an attorney who specializes in OUI defense. While many attorneys handle DUI and OUI cases on occasion, my entire practice is dedicated to defending those accused of operating under the influence. You can rest assured that I know which DUI defense strategies work, and which ones don’t. More importantly, I have the knowledge and experience necessary to provide you with a strong defense.

Whether this is your first OUI offense or your fourth, my goal is to help you achieve the best possible outcome in your case. An OUI conviction can have devastating effects on your personal and professional life, especially if you have a family. Don’t let this happen to you. Find the high-powered defense you need today.

Let’s discuss your possible OUI defense options: Call (413) 258-7371 or schedule your free case evaluation online today to get started!

Why Choose the Law Offices of Joseph D. Bernard P.C.?

In the face of OUI charges, you want the best lawyer you can find. Here’s just a few reasons why my Massachusetts OUI defense firm should be your first call:

  • I am a proud member of the National College for DUI Defense
  • I have over 20 years of experience in DUI law
  • I offer FREE initial case evaluations
  • I serve clients all throughout Massachusetts statewide

Awarded in the Industry

Your Massachusetts OUI/DUI Attorney

Joseph D. Bernard

When you need experienced representation on your side, you can rely on my defense firm. As a former assistant district attorney, I understand how the prosecutors and judges think and operate. I am able to utilize this insight and experience for the full benefit of my clients.

If you’re facing jail time, hefty fines, and skyrocketing insurance premiums, you can’t afford to settle for second best. To get the high caliber OUI defense you deserve, don’t hesitate to call (413) 258-7371 at once—I am standing by to take your call.

Here is some of my experience at a glance

  • Assistant District Attorney in Hampden County from 1990-1994

  • Tried over 200 cases to a jury, including cases in the MA District Courts, Superior Courts, and the U.S. Federal Court

  • Lecturer at various legal seminars and former instructor at the Criminal Justice Training Center in Western Massachusetts

  • Member of the National Criminal Defense Association and the Massachusetts Bar Association

Arrested for Drunk Driving?

Call (413) 258-7371 or email me to schedule your free case evaluation!

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