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People are arrested for drunk driving every day, but without hard-hitting defense many end up losing your license. A DUI conviction will also count against you on your driving record and could cause your monthly insurance premiums to go up. Herron Law, LLC is a premier DUI defense law firm that is dedicated to preserving your freedom and protecting your rights. Portland DUI attorney Bartley E. Herron practices DUI law exclusively and he knows what it takes to obtain the most positive outcome in your case. As indicated by LinkedIn, Mr. Herron is one of the top 1% highly endorsed DUI attorney in the United Stated and he is committed to providing high quality customer service. Attorney Herron can work diligently to attain a full dismissal or reduction of your charges. With a track record of success, the firm comes highly recommended by past clients. Read about their recent case victories to see for yourself.


DUII (Driving While Under the Influence of Intoxicants – both alcohol and marijuana

Acquitted by the jury - WON JURY TRIAL -

State of Oregon vs. (name withheld).

Attorney Bart E. Herron's client was charged with DUI for both alcohol and marijuana.
Basic Case Description: Client was arrested for driving while under the influence of intoxicants of alcohol and the controlled substance - marijuana. The deputy sheriff who made stop was the actual officer designated to train the entire sheriff's department on drunk driving/ DUI detection, testing and arrests, making the case a very difficult one to beat.
Disposition of Case: Attorney Bartley E. Herron won the jury trial for his client. The client was found "not guilty" by the jury and the judge ordered the case to be dismissed.

Driving While Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII)

"NOT GUILTY Verdict" by the jury -

Attorney Bartley E. Herron's client was charged with DUII (alcohol).

Case Description: Client was arrested for DUII. The patrol police officer who made the stop called for a special on-duty DUI designated patrol officer to come to the scene to conduct the field sobriety tests (FSTs). The specially trained DUII designated patrol officer determined client failed the field sobriety tests and was DUI.
Client was offered entry into the diversion program, but he chose to go to trial with Attorney Bartley E. Herron as his trial lawyer. Case Result: Attorney Bart Herron's client was ultimately acquitted by the jury - found "not guilty".After taking the jury's not guilty verdict, the judge ordered that the case was dismissed.

DUI - CASE DISMISSED

Case Dismissed -

State of Oregon vs. (name withheld)

Client was charged with Driving While Under the Influence of Intoxicants (alcohol). Client failed field sobriety tests (FST) and provided a breath test sample to the police.

(DUI) Driving While Under the Influence of Intoxicants

Case Dismissed -

State of Oregon vs. (name withheld).

Client was charged with Driving While Under the Influence of Intoxicants in violation of ORS 813.010 (alcohol) in Washington County Circuit Court. Client failed field sobriety tests (FSTs).

DUI – CASE DISMISSED after prevailing on motion to suppress evidence

CASE DISMISSED in its entirety. -

State of Oregon vs. (name withheld).

Client was charged with Driving While Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUI), Reckless Driving, and Minor in Possession of Alcohol in Marion County Circuit Court. Client failed field sobriety tests (FSTs) and provided a breath test sample to the police with a 0.16% BAC. Attorney Bartley E. Herron challenged the legality of the stop and arrest of client through a motion hearing to suppress the evidence obtained by the police during the stop and arrest. The judge ordered the evidence derived from the illegal stop and arrest to be suppressed. All three charges were then dismissed by the court. Young man who made a big mistake, did not end up with a criminal conviction.

Driving While Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII)

Case Dismissed -

State of Oregon vs. (name withheld).

Client was charged with Driving While Under the Influence of Intoxicants in violation of ORS 813.010 (alcohol) in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Client was unsatisfied with his first attorney and asked Attorney Bartley E. Herron to take over the case. Attorney Bartley E. Herron set the case for trial and began building the defense for his client, including obtaining the services of a forensic scientist to testify as an expert about the accuracy of the breath test results and conclusions.
Final Case Result: Case Dismissed; client was very happy with his new lawyer - Bartley E. Herron.

DUI - CASE DISMISSED.

Case Dismissed -

State of Oregon vs. (name withheld).

Client of Attorney Bartley E. Herron was charged with Driving While Under the Influence of Intoxicants in Clackamas County Circuit Court.
Allegations were that client was under the influence of prescription or non-prescription drugs while operating motor vehicle. The deputy sheriff who made the arrest determined that client failed the field sobriety tests at scene of the stop. After arrest, at the Clackamas County Jail a DRE (drug recognition expert) evaluation was performed by a DRE certified deputy sheriff. The DRE officer stated in his findings: "It is my opinion, as a certified DRE, that at the time I conducted this evaluation, Mr. (name withheld) was under the influence of a narcotic analgesic and was unable to operate a vehicle safely." The officer was prepared to testify to this opinion in court and under oath.
Result of case: After substantial efforts and discussions with the Clackamas County Deputy District Attorney, Attorney Bartley E. Herron was able to get the case dismissed for his client.

Driving While Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII) and Reckless Driving

One charge dismissed, one reduced to violation -

State of Oregon vs. (name withheld)

Attorney Bartley E. Herron's represented client was charged with DUI and Reckless Driving.
Basic Case Description: Attorney Bartley E. Herron discovered a technical legal error in the charging instrument and exploited this matter to the great benefit of his client. DUI charge was dismissed due to the technicality.

Final Result: DUI charge was dismissed. Reckless Driving criminal charge was reduced to a Careless Driving traffic violation.

Driving While Under the Influence of Intoxicants Case - Won Strongly Contested Hearing

Case Dismissed -

State of Oregon vs. (name withheld)

Attorney Bartley E. Herron's client was facing charges for with DUII. Client wanted to enter into the diversion program. However, the District Attorney objected to client being allowed to enter the DUI diversion program. Attorney Bartley E. Herron arranged to have a contested diversion entry hearing before the court to ask the judge to override the District Attorney's objection. Attorney Bart Herron prevailed over the district attorney and the client happily was allowed to enter into the court's DUI diversion program. The case was ultimately dismissed and the client remained free of having a criminal record.

Driving While Under the Influence of Intoxicants

Acquitted - WON JURY TRIAL. -

State of Oregon vs. R.U.

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