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DUI to Careless Driving



Client was stopped for speeding. She performed phenomenally on field sobriety exercises and declined breath testing. Mr. Sullivan provided persuasive correspondence to the State outlining the issues that the State would have at trial. The State agreed to reduce the charge to the non-criminal infraction of Careless Driving.



DUI to Reckless Driving 



Client was stopped for speeding and performed poorly on FSE’s. Her breath result was .08. Mr. Sullivan was able to demonstrate that her breath would have been lower at the time of driving (rising blood alcohol defense) and the State agreed to reduce the charge to Reckless Driving.


DUI to Reckless Driving



Client was involved in an accident for which she was at fault. She allegedly performed poorly on FSE’s and refused breath, but no video was preserved by the State. Mr. Sullivan pointed to the policy agency’s policy’s and was able to demonstrate that they violated their own policies by not taking video. The State thereafter agreed to reduce the charge to Reckless Driving.

DUI Defense Lawyers in St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and Throughout Pinellas County

If you have been arrested for a DUI, Drunk Driving, DWI, or Driving Under the Influence charge in the Tampa Bay area arising out of St. Petersburg, Clearwater, or any other location within Pinellas County, we are highly rated DUI lawyers who can help.

Attorney Tim Sullivan and Marc Pelletier are experienced and qualified attorneys. We are dedicated to defending your rights and protecting your privilege to drive. Our office also routinely deals with the DHSMV in making application for driving permits and Florida hardship driver’s licenses.

Let’s Get Your Driver’s License Back Immediately after a DUI Arrest!

      • After your 10-day DUI driving permit citation expires;
      • While your DUI case is pending in court; and
      • Even if you are ultimately convicted of DUI

You cannot take the benefit of this law automatically! It requires the filing of specialized paperwork and careful attention to Florida DHSMV procedures.  Therefore, having the advice of an experienced attorney is critical for avoiding the potential pitfalls and mistakes that can leave you without a driver’s license.

Have An Experienced DUI Lawyer in Court

When searching for a good DUI lawyer in Pinellas County to protect your best interests and driving privilege, you should carefully consider the attorney’s training, skill, and qualifications. We are former state prosecutors who handle DUI cases only arising out of Pinellas County, including:

  • St. Petersburg
  • Clearwater
  • Dunedin
  • Safety Harbor
  • Tarpon Springs
  • Palm Harbor
  • Largo
  • St. Pete Beach
  • Treasure Island
  • Gulfport
  • Pasadena
  • Indian Rocks Beach
  • Indian Shores
  • Redington Shores
  • Madeira Beach
  • Belleair
Judges and assistant state attorneys are accustomed to seeing us in their courtrooms on a daily basis. Likewise, with nearly 25 years of experience in the Pinellas County court systems, we understand how the system works. Let us evaluate the facts of your DUI charge, formulate defenses, and discuss getting your DUI reduced to reckless driving

Put our experience to work for you.

We Made it Our Business to Know Law Enforcement’s Business…

Certified DUI Intoxilyzer Operators

If an Intoxilyzer was used in your case, we have the “know how” to examine the validity of the operator’s permit and to examine the machine’s calibration records. A failure of the police to properly comply with administrative rules may render your breath test results inadmissible in court.

Intoxilyzer Machine Inspector

Attorney Tim Sullivan is one of just a few Florida lawyers trained in FDLE curriculum to inspect and evaluate the maintenance protocol of the Intoxilyzer 8000 used in your case. Breath testing results are only admissible in court if the machine has passed regular local and state inspections.

Roadside Field Sobriety Test Certified

Attorney Marc Pelletier received the same field sobriety test training as law enforcement. Thus, our team can review your DUI video to determine if your tests were properly administered and fairly interpreted.

"Masters of DUI” Program

Each lawyer has successfully fulfilled the prerequisites of the 2016 Masters of DUI Program conducted through the Florida Bar’s Department of Continuing Education..

Graduates of the NCDD at Harvard Law School

Marc Pelletier and Tim Sullivan completed an intensive course of study at the National College for DUI Defense. This advanced-level training in the art of DUI advocacy is widely recognized by lawyers as a superior “hands on” approach to learning top notch DUI defense strategy.

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