Our Recent Results

Every case is unique. Prospective clients may not obtain the same outcome or similar results based on the particular facts and the law applicable in each case. Nothing contained on this website should be interpreted as a guarantee or prediction regarding the outcome of a specific legal matter.

Result:

Not Guilty Verdict

11/4/20

SUmmary:

The client was charged with a fourth offense DUI and facing substantial incarceration and a lifetime loss of license. Mr. Sullivan litigated the matter with a trial when the State would not agree to a reduction in charge. A not guilty verdict was returned, which resulted in the client avoiding any time in jail and a lifetime license revocation.

Case #19-11507-CF

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving

10/21/20

SUmmary:

Client was stopped for making an improper left turn in a golf cart. The client performed poorly on FSE’s and subsequently provided a breath alcohol test with results that were .19. Mr. Sullivan pointed out a number of legal and factual issues with the case, and the State agreed to amend the charge from DUI to Reckless Driving.

Case #AD0AUYE

Result:

DUI above .15 reduced to DUI Below .15

10/21/20

SUmmary:

Case #AD0AW6E

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving

10/14/20

SUmmary:

Client was stopped for speeding and failure to maintain a single lane. He performed fairly on FSE’s and was arrested for DUI. Marijuana and paraphernalia were found in the car. Subsequent urine testing revealed the presence of THC in urine. Mr. Sullivan presented mitigation on all matters and the State agreed to reduce the DUI offense to Reckless Driving.

Case #AC4R0E

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving

10/13/20

SUmmary:

Client was stopped for weaving when pulling into his own driveway. Client was of advanced age was asked to do field sobriety exercises that were inappropriate for someone of his age. Client refused breath testing. Mr. Sullivan presented mitigation and the State agreed to amend the DUI offense to a Reckless Driving.

Case #A7ZDWNE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving

10/13/20

SUmmary:

Client was detained after the police found her “passed out” behind the wheel. The client refused a blood test. Mr. Sullivan pointed out significant legal issues with the case. The state agreed to a reduction to reckless driving with a withhold of adjudication. The client will be eligible to seal her record.

Case #A7VDWTE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

10/02/20

SUmmary:

Client was stopped for traveling in excess of 100 mph. Law enforcement noticed signs of impairment. Client performed poorly on FSE’s and refused a breath test. Mr. Sullivan was able to point out weaknesses in the State’s case, including the fact that due to the client’s weight, the officers should not have had him perform the standardized field sobriety tests. In order to avoid a trial, the State agreed to a reduction to Reckless Driving.
Case #AALGMNE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

09/24/20

SUmmary:

Client was charged with a 4th offense DUI. Client had visited several other lawyers who advised him it was in his best interests to plea to avoid a lengthy jail sentence. Had he followed that advice, he would have lost his license for life. Mr. Sullivan took on the case with the strategy of litigating the case in an effort of avoiding a DUI conviction. Mr. Sullivan located several key issues with the case, including the failure of law enforcement to conduct a Drug Recognition Evaluation. After being presented with the problems with the case, the State agreed to reduce the charge to Reckless Driving and the client never lost his license.
Case #AC4VEPE

Result:

DUI to Careless Driving

09/18/20

SUmmary:

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.

Case #ACEVSNE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

09/18/20

SUmmary:

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.
Case #ACRVYOE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

09/18/20

SUmmary:

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.
Case #ACEV3ME

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

09/18/20

SUmmary:

Client was stopped for making a U-turn at a red light. She performed fair on FSE’s and provided a breath result of .12. Mr. Sullivan submitted a mitigation packet to the State Attorney outlining the weaknesses of the State’s case and additional information regarding client’s background and character. The State agreed to reduce the charge to Reckless Driving
Case #AD0ASZE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

09/18/20

SUmmary:

Client allegedly fled from a traffic stop. A DUI investigation ensued thereafter and he was arrested for DUI. The client refused a breath test. Although the State was resistant to reducing the charge, Mr. Sullivan provided a bullet point list of all of the evidence that was either in conflict or missing and the State agreed to reduce the charge to Reckless Driving.
Case #AANJI3E

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

09/18/20

SUmmary:

Client was found “passed out” at a gas pump. He was outside of his vehicle when law enforcement arrived. Mr. Sullivan filed a motion challenging the legality of the arrest. Shortly before the hearing, the State agreed to reduce the charge to Reckless Driving.
Case #AALGGNE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

09/18/20

SUmmary:

Client was stopped in his driveway. Given his age, he did not perform well on FSE’s. Mr. Sullivan was able to demonstrate that the poor performance was due to age and not alcohol and the State agreed to reduce to Reckless Driving.
Case #A4TF0E

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

09/18/20

SUmmary:

Client was stopped for suspicion of DUI in the parking lot of his apartment. He was arrested for DUI and provided a breath result of .10. Attorney Sullivan was able to demonstrate flaws with the machine and the State agreed to reduce the charge to Reckless Driving.
Case #AB7KLXE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

09/18/20

SUmmary:

Client was stopped for allegedly weaving. Attorney Sullivan filed a Motion to Challenge the legality of the traffic stop. Just before the hearing was to happen, the State agreed to the reduction to Reckless Driving.
Case #ACEV4PE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

09/18/20

SUmmary:

Client was arrested after a citizen called in and reported erratic and unusual driving. Client performed poorly on field sobriety exercises and refused a breath test. Mr. Sullivan filed a challenge to the legality of the arrest and the State agreed to reduce the charge from DUI to Reckless Driving.
Case #A767VLE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

09/10/20

SUmmary:

Client was stopped by law enforcement for driving over a median in an unfamiliar part of town. Client admitted to having a few drinks but that he felt fine to drive. Despite performing above-average on FSE’s, law enforcement arrested client for DUI. The State initially refused to reduce this offense to Reckless Driving. However, Mr. Sullivan held their feet to the fire and set the case for trial. Prior to the trial, the State agreed to reduce the charge to Reckless Driving.
Case #AB7FKYE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

09/09/20

SUmmary:

Client was involved in an accident in which her vehicle rear-ended a public transportation bus. She performed fairly on FSE’s and her urine results showed the presence of marijuana. Mr. Sullivan pointed out inconsistencies in the officer’s report using his skill and knowledge from taking the Drug Recognition Expert Medical Foundations class. The State agreed to reduce the charge to reckless driving.

Case #AC9Q9YE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

09/09/20

SUmmary:

Client was involved in an accident in which his vehicle backed into another vehicle in a parking lot. He performed poorly on FSE’s and his urine results showed the presence of marijuana. Mr. Sullivan pointed out inconsistencies in the officer’s report using his skill and knowledge from taking the Drug Recognition Expert Medical Foundations class. The State agreed to reduce the charge to reckless driving.
Case #AC9QRYE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

09/09/20

SUmmary:

Client was stopped for swerving on the Sunshine Skyway. She was arrested for DUI and provided and declined breath testing. Mr. Sullivan pointed out mitigation, including a jurisdictional issue, and the State agreed to reduce to reckless driving.

Case #A76S7JE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

08/27/20

SUmmary:

Client was stopped for allegedly swerving. Law enforcement alleged that our client performed poorly on FSE’s. Subsequent to his arrest, he provided a breath sample which was above the legal limit. Mr. Sullivan was able to demonstrate that our client’s BAC would have been lower at the time of driving. As a result, the State agreed to reduce the charge from DUI to Reckless Driving.
Case #AD0AVNE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

08/24/20

SUmmary:

Client was involved in an accident. Charged with DUI with BAC above .08. This was a second offense DUI. Charge reduced to Reckless Driving after thorough analysis and mitigation presentation by Mr. Sullivan
Case #ACEV5YE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

08/20/20

SUmmary:

Client initially hired another lawyer. That previous lawyer recommended that client plea to DUI. Client then hired Mr. Sullivan. Client’s BrAC was .12. Mr. Sullivan found troubling issues with intoxilyzer and presented same to State Attorney’s Office. State then agreed to reduce charge to Reckless Driving.
Case #AANJIIE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

07/30/20

SUmmary:

Client was stopped by law enforcement for speeding. Client performed poorly on FSE’s and provided a breath alcohol level above the legal limit. Mr. Sullivan presented mitigation, including an argument that the breath result was unreliable. The State thereafter reduced the charge to Reckless Driving.
Case #AAM6YLE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

07/24/20

SUmmary:

Client was stopped by law enforcement for an accident/erratic driving. Client performed poorly on FSE’s due to nerves, and a breath result was above the legal limit. Mr. Sullivan presented a “rising blood alcohol level” defense that resulted in a reduction in charge to Reckless Driving.
Case #AALGJPE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

07/24/20

SUmmary:

Client was stopped by police after a citizen reported that he was impaired. The officer claimed that client performed poorly on field sobriety exercises. Mr. Sullivan pointed out multiple inconsistencies in the officer’s report. Despite the fact that this was a second offense, the State agreed to amend the charge to Reckless Driving.
Case #AB7GXHE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

07/20/20

SUmmary:

Client was stopped by police after a citizen reported that he was impaired. The officer claimed that client performed poorly on field sobriety exercises. Mr. Sullivan pointed out multiple inconsistencies in the officer’s report. Despite the fact that this was a second offense, the State agreed to amend the charge to Reckless Driving.
Case #AALGNKE

Result:

DUI to Reckless Driving 

07/20/20

SUmmary:

Client was contacted police after he was allegedly sleeping in his vehicle in the Publix parking lot midday. Mr. Sullivan presented inconsistencies in the officer’s report with the video and audio evidence. This attention to detail led the state to reduce the charge to Reckless Driving, despite the fact that this was a second offense.
Case #AALG7QE

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