OUI Second Offense Wins


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OUI 2nd Offense Wins

A.W., Wrentham
2nd Offense
Video Contradicted Police Report
Jury Voted Not Guilty
Judge Restored License

Cop watched client swerve into opposite lane in front of oncoming traffic before she "jerked the wheel" to make a left turn. Cop then said client failed all roadside balancing tests, was swaying while standing, and couldn't keep her balance and stumbled around while walking. However, attorney Dunn had filed a motion to preserve all video and showed that video at trial. The jury was able to see with their own eyes that client had no balance problems whatsoever while walking and stood perfectly straight and still. Jury quickly voted Not Guilty. Then attorney Dunn immediately filed a motion and convinced the judge to reverse the 3-year breath test refusal suspension.

Docket 20240109
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Judge's Order 20240109
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Kevin, Woburn
2nd Offense, Admission to Drinking, Failed Roadside Tests
Not Guilty After Jury Trial, License Restored

Client was facing at least 5 years without a license after police said he failed multiple roadside tests and admitted to drinking. At trial, however, attorney Dunn showed the jury booking video that proved Kevin had no balance problems whatsoever, and that he looked and behaved completely normal and sober. The jury agreed and quickly found him Not Guilty. Attorney Dunn immediately filed a motion and convinced the judge to restore Kevin's license.

Docket 20231128
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Judge's Order 20231128
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Paul, Brockton
Second Offense
Not Guilty After Jury Trial, License Restored

I definitely recommend attorney Dunn if you want to fight your OUI. Two cops testified that I was swerving all over the road and failed all the roadside tests. They also said I was slurring my words and could barely stand up on my own. But James was prepared for trial and used the cops' own video to show that I walked completely normal, stood completely normal and spoke completely normal - completely contradicting how the police said I looked and sounded that night. The jury took only a few minutes to find me NOT GUILTY!

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Docket 20230830
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Judge's Order 20230901
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Jena, Somerville
Second Offense, Crash, Failed Roadside Tests
Not Guilty & License Restored After Trial

I'm extremely grateful for what attorney James Dunn did for me. He answered all of my questions and was thorough and clear so that I understood everything that was going on. It's a stressful situation and he handled it very calmly.

He was able to plead my case and I was found not guilty thanks to him!

After winning the not guilty, he immediately filed a motion and convinced the judge to order the RMV to lift the 3-year breath test refusal suspension and reinstate my license.

He was extremely prepared every step of the way and was very responsive via text/calls/emails.

I couldn't be happier with what James did and certainly recommend him to anyone facing an OUI charge or any driving violations in Massachusetts.

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Judge's Order 20230725
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Docket 20230725
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Alexander, Hingham
2nd Offense - Not Guilty
License Restored, Saved 4+ Years License Loss

I hired attorney James Dunn, and I'm very glad I did. We took the case all the way to trial where he prevented the DA from introducing evidence they hadn't provided earlier. The DA conceded and had to dismiss one of the charges. Then, James won a Not Guilty for the remaining OUI charge.

After winning the not guilty, James immediately filed a motion to reinstate my license. The judge agreed and signed the order. Overall, James saved me at least another 4 years without a license.

I couldn't be happier with the result, and would 100% recommended him if you need a lawyer especially in an OUI case.

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Docket 20230628
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Judge's Order 20230628
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C.M., Westborough / Worcester
2nd Offense
Case Dismissed - License Restored
Client was facing at least 5 year license loss and chose to fight the case. At a hearing for a motion to suppress evidence, attorney Dunn convinced the judge that all statements made by his client should not be used as evidence. The prosecutors then conceded they did not have enough evidence to proceed to trial and assented to a motion to dismiss the case before trial. Attorney Dunn then convinced the judge to order the RMV to reinstate his client's license.

Docket 202300428
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Motion and Judge's Order 20230428
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S, Lowell
2nd Offense OUI & Child Endangerment While OUI
Not Guilty - License Restored
Client was facing mandatory minimum jail time. However, she had refused the breath test and did fairly well on the roadside tests. We immediately filed a motion to preserve the booking video and used that at trial. The video showed her walking, standing, acting and speaking completely normally - contradicting the police report of unsteadiness on feet and slurred speech. The judge agreed that she appeared sober in the video and found her Not Guilty. We then immediately filed a motion to restore her license. The judge allowed our motion and we saved the client at least an additional 5 years without a license.
Per Client: "You saved me!"
Judge's Order 20221216
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T.M., Barnstable
Not Guilty 2nd Offense After Jury Trial
License Restored
Client admitted to drinking then failed roadside tests after cops found him sleeping in his car at the side of the road. Cops also noted that he had wet his pants. Then his license was suspended for 3-years after refusing the breath test. Attorney Dunn won a Not Guilty at jury trial then immediately filed a motion and convinced the judge to order the RMV to restore client's license.
Per Client: "Saved my license and career! Wish I could give you 10 stars!"

Docket 20221108
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Judge's Order 20221108
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Mike, Dudley / East Brookfield / Worcester
Not Guilty 2nd Offense, License Restored
Attorney Dunn saved my career! First, he convinced the judge to overturn my 3-year breath test refusal suspension and restore my license. Then, after representing me for 50 months because of COVID delays (and without ever asking for more money) he won a not guilty at trial and prevented any new license suspensions. I drive for a living and can't thank him enough for saving my license and my job.
Saved My License & My Job!

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Brandon, Worcester
3-Car Crash
Not Guilty - Second Offense
Client crashed into two parked cars on way home from a gentleman's club. When police arrived, they observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, bloodshot and glassy eyes and said he was swaying in a circle. Attorney Dunn was able to get the officer to agree that he did not know where the parked cars had been before the accident and the officer even testified it was possible those cars had been parked partially in the travel lane on a dark street just after a turn. He then argued that after being hit in the face with an airbag from the steering wheel, anyone would be disoriented and have red eyes. The judge agreed and found our client not guilty after trial. Then attorney Dunn filed a motion and convinced the judge to restore Brandon's license.
Won a NOT GUILTY. License restored! Prevented additional two-year license loss!

Docket 20221102
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D.C., Malden
Charges Dismissed - Second Offense
Client was reported driving erratically. Cop testified to a "very strong" odor of alcohol, bloodshot and watery eyes, and that client was "very unsteady" on his feet. At a motion hearing, attorney Dunn argued that police did not observe any traffic violations so the stop of client's car and any evidence obtained thereafter should be excluded as fruit of the poisonous tree. The Judge agreed with attorney Dunn and allowed the motion to suppress. As a result, the Commonwealth could not prove its case and the Judge dismissed all charges.

Judge's Decision 20220920
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Docket 20220920
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Sarah, Westboro / Worcester
2nd Offense, .19 Breath Test
Not Guilty After Jury Trial
Police report indicated Sarah was unsteady on her feet, had a strong odor of alcohol, and  failed the one leg stand and walk and turn test.  At the station, she took the breathalyzer and blew a .19, almost two and one half times the legal limit.  In the almost two years it took to reach trial, Aty. Dunn negotiated the exclusion of the breath test and then convinced the jury there was reasonable doubt.  Not guilty of OUI 2nd offense and not guilty of reckless driving.
From Sarah: "I'm so relieved!"
"I can finally move forward & do all the things I want in life"

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Tony, Wrentham
Failed Breath Test
OUI 2nd - Not Guilty
Negligent Operation - Not Guilty
Police report stated Tony was speeding, drove on opposite side of road briefly, had glassy, bloodshot eyes, slurred speech, an odor of alcohol and admitted drinking. Then he failed both the roadside field test and then the breath test at the station. Attorney Dunn had the breath test thrown out and then won a not guilty on both charges after trial.
"Attorney Dunn told me to fight and helped me make all the right choices."

Jonathan, Lowell
Oui 2nd - Dismissed
Speeding - Dismissed
Lanes Violation - Dismissed
Cop saw client speeding and unable to maintain lanes. Once stopped, they smelled alcohol and saw his bloodshot eyes. He admitted to drinking and was arrested after the field sobriety tests. I immediately obtained a copy of the booking video which proved very helpful. However, at trial the cop didn't show and we convinced the otherwise tough judge to immediately dismiss all the charges. We prevented a 2nd OUI conviction, a possible jail sentence, an additional two year loss of license, a mandatory inpatient two week alcohol treatment program and several thousand dollars in fines and fees
All 3 Charges Dismissed

Sarah, Concord
Blood Test 2X Legal Limit
Failed 3 Field Tests
Jury: Not Guilty 2nd Offense
Cop saw Sarah cross marked lanes 5 times. Her speech was slurred and she failed all the field tests. After refusing the station breath test, we overturned her 3-year RMV suspension so she drove legally awaiting jury trial. At trial, although 3 cops testified against her, we kept out both a damning video and medical records showing her blood alcohol was twice the legal limit. We then argued Sarah behaved completely normally at roadside before cops grabbed her and arrested her and also stressed she did the balancing tests in flip flops, after midnight, exhausted and on her way to her second job.
Jury Verdict: Not Guilty
Per Sarah: "James fought & fought & fought for me!"

Jeffrey - Salem
Accident, .19 Breath Test
Not Guilty 2nd Offense After Jury Trial
Jeffrey rear ended a large truck and tried to drive away but was unable to get very far. His breath test was 2 1/2 times the legal limit. We immediately filed a Motion to Preserve the Booking Video which showed him speaking and walking perfectly normally. After the breath test was thrown out, he chose trial where both the police and a civilian witness testified against him. However, attorney Dunn convinced the jury to find him not guilty.
"Represented me for 26 months and never asked for more money!"

Docket 20211026
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David, Quincy
Not Guilty 2nd Offense
Judge Orders License Restored
James Dunn is master at what he does. He kept me informed every step of the way during the two years it took to go to trial and helped me make all the right decisions from day one. We declined the DA's offers to settle the case and instead fought it. At trial, James was obviously well prepared with motions and arguments and convinced the jury to find me not guilty. Then he immediately convinced the judge to restore my license despite my 3-year breath test refusal suspension. Attorney Dunn helped me get my life back. I couldn't be happier at what did for me.
"Attorney Dunn Helped Me Get My Life Back"

Donald, Boston / Charlestown
Failed Breath Test & Roadside Tests
All 6 Charges Dismissed
2nd Offense
Attorney Dunn went beyond my wildest expectations. He was always with me in court, always on time and always prepared. He never gave up fighting for me for almost two years.  I didn't think I had a chance because I failed the field tests and the breath test. But, incredibly, James got the breath test thrown out of court! Then he was able to convince the judge to dismiss all 6 charges. That saved me from a two year license loss, a possible jail sentence, and thousands of dollars in fines and fees.
"James Dunn saved my job!"

Jimmy, Uxbridge / Worcester
OUI 2nd Offense Dismissed
2 Other Charges Dismissed
"James went way above and beyond my expectations. They take their work seriously and obviously enjoy what they do. I could tell people in the court respected him. I was even willing to take a year or two of probation but didn't have to because they got all 4 charges dismissed. Any further delay would have led to the loss of my job. My boss had been patient but that had run out. Now I can focus on my work and family again without this hanging over my head.
"You Can have total confidence in him."

John, Lowell
2nd Offense - Not Guilty
License Restored Immediately
"James put my mind at ease from the very beginning. Was always available to answer questions and give me guidance, no matter how late I got home from work. Gave me solid advice and helped me make all the right decisions. Should I plead guilty or go to trial? Should I choose judge or a jury trial? Was right about everything!"
"Right about everything!"

Seth, Malden & Board of Appeals
Not Guilty - 2nd Offense
Client was reported as an "erratic operator." Cop approached him, was overwhelmed by an odor of alcohol, his eyes were glassy and bloodshot and his speech slurred. At trial, attorney Dunn argued he was able to produce his license and registration with no difficulty and performed well on the one leg stand test at 3 AM.  Judge quickly found him not guilty and ordered the 3-year refusal suspension removed. When RMV refused to return license, attorney Dunn convinced the Board of Appeals to order the RMV to do so.
"James paid attention to every detail. His thoroughness and professionalism was reassuring."

Colin, Wareham
2nd Offense - Not Guilty
3-Year Refusal Suspension Reversed by Judge
Attorney Dunn: Thanks so much for your patience, knowledge, professionalism and support. You made the process so much less intimidating for us. So glad we had you on our side at jury trial.
"You guys are the best. We sure picked a great team!"

Brandon, Worcester
Not Guilty - 2nd Offense
Words cannot describe how incredible James Dunn is as a lawyer. I had been in an accident in March of 22' where there was a vehicle parked on the white line on the right side of the road that I had hit at the top of a hill which was turning right to left (no other driver was involved). I immediately stopped and when police arrived 5-7 minutes later to the scene I answered all questions directly and confidently. At the age of 27 I was facing a second OUI (first one was at the age of 18). I chose to refuse field sobriety tests, but I also refused the breathalyzer test. Due to a past OUI I was potentially facing a 2 year license loss for a 2nd OUI in MA, and a 3 year license loss for a refusal of a breathalyzer, total of 5 years license loss! I was facing the charges of negligent operating, a 2nd OUI, and a marked lanes violation. From day 1, and I truly mean DAY 1, James Dunn was responsive, communicable, supportive, transparent, and personable. I've never seen a lawyer like James. He was confident in his ability and preparation and I could see it. This relieved so much stress and worry for myself, words could not describe. At every court date, Dunn was communicable and would send me an update on what to expect/what we are working for/and the reality of us winning the situation. As you could imagine court cases take a long time but before AND after EVERY single court date I was provided an update via email on what to expect and the next step that was not only extensive, yet promising. Prior to deciding to have James Dunn represent me I had met with several lawyers who told me up front, "this court case will take over a year at the minimum". Fast forward 8-9 months after I chose to have James Dunn represent me, we had a pre-trial hearing (which ended up being the final court date). Not only did James Dunn questioned the arresting police offer to the fullest extent but also the DA. James Dunn came prepared, came ready to defend myself confidently, and the judge could see this. James Dunn not only won me a NOT GUILTY for the 2nd OUI, but also the marked lanes violation, and negligent operating. James Dunn saved my life. Truly, I mean he saved my life. The sheer embarrassment, loss of confidence, and the overall expenses I was facing, I couldn't imagine the life in front of me if found guilty. I would recommend James Dunn to any person in any OUI case. Compared to my first lawyer I had at 18, James Dunn was the polar opposite, and gave me hope from the very beginning through his trust, confidence, preparation, and transparency. I owe him more than words could describe. If any person is interested in my story I am completely okay with James Dunn giving anyone my number to reach out and further ask questions regarding my case. Best, Brandon

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