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Morgantown’s Dub V Ride Now Non-Profit in Fight Against DUIs

There is some good news on the horizon for folks in Morgantown, West Virginia – news that this criminal defense lawyer who handles a ton of DUI defense thinks will Read More

Shocker? Monongalia County Averages 2 DUI Arrests Per Night

The headline made this criminal defense lawyer who handles a ton of DUI defense in Morgantown pay attention: “An Average 2 People Arrested for DUI Per Night in Monongalia County.” Two. Read More

Longer WVU PRT Hours Could Mean Safer Morgantown

Robert Frost once famously said, “I always entertain great hopes.” I agree with Mr. Frost, and I think West Virginia University needs to, as well – one great hope in particular, Read More

Creating Own Black Ice to Blame DUI Crash On = Bad Idea

Pittsburgh’s own Randy Pausch (author of “The Last Lecture”) famously said, “No matter how bad things are,you can always make things worse.” While it is great advice for life in general, Read More

Woman Gets Hit by Alleged DUI Driver, Then SHE Gets a Ticket

It happens in the legal system all the time (trust me, I’m a Morgantown criminal defense lawyer): Charges look good on paper, but not so much when one considers the Read More

“Big Brother” Charged in Connection to WVU Fraternity Death

A story broke moments ago that shed even more light on the November death of a West Virginia University student who died at a fraternity house following a night of Read More

Fatal Traffic Crashes are Down in West Virginia and THIS is Why

The number of fatal car crashes in West Virginia are down, and authorities there are attributing the waning statistics to targeting enforcement (think DUI checkpoints, seat belt enforcement, child restraint Read More

THIS is Why Serving Alcohol to Minors is a Big Deal

Let me ask you a question: When you were 21, were you ever the Of Age Friend who did the beer runs for those underage members of your group of Read More

The Daily Athenaeum Hits Homerun with WVU DUI Editorial

This Morgantown criminal defense lawyer who spends a great deal of time on DUI defense wants to personally congratulate West Virginia University’s student newspaper’s editorial board for its recent piece Read More

Will This Hard Liquor Ban Curb College Binge Drinking?

Take it from this Morgantown criminal defense lawyer who deals with a lot of DUI defense: There is indeed such a thing as “kids being kids.” But that also means kids Read More

WVU Campus Police Report Decrease in Public Intox, Other Crimes

My alma mater, West Virginia University, has been in the news enough for a bunch of bad stuff lately. Yesterday, for example, news broke that the freshmen who died in Read More

WVU Student Who Died at Frat Had .493 Percent BAC

I’ve been following the high-profile, alcohol-related headlines at West Virginia University as both an alum and a Morgantown criminal defense lawyer who handles a high volume of DUI defense, public Read More

To Disclose a DUI or Not to Disclose a DUI: A Guide

A firefighter in Huntington, West Virginia, was suspended without pay this month after allegedly being charged with a DUI offense. Not a first-time DUI. Not a second-time DUI. Not even a Read More

West Virginia Greek Life Ban Partially Lifted

Here’s a bit of good news out of West Virginia University: The school has partially lifted its ban on sorority and fraternity activity. This Morgantown criminal defense lawyer received his law Read More

Bad Grades Could Mean License Suspension in West Virginia

I’m sure at one point or another, every West Virginia parent has pulled their kid aside and given them a This is What Happens If You Don’t Do Well in Read More

Don’t Say ‘It’s Just Weed’ – It’s a Serious Drug Charge

In the hierarchy of drugs, many might say that heroin is at the top, followed by substances such as cocaine, crack and Oxycodone (as well as other addictive prescription pills). Marijuana? Read More

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