Expert California DUI Attorney Lawrence Taylor has defended DUI cases with his firm, The Law Offices of Lawrence Taylor, exclusively since 1979. During this time, he has authored more than 30 articles and 12 critically acclaimed books, including the standard text on DUI/DWI litigation, Drunk Driving Defense (7th edition), and California Drunk Driving Defense. In addition to those legal articles and books, he has edited and written dozens of subsequent book editions and annual supplements (and continues to do so as updates are needed for his previously published works). For all his scholarly writing and diligence as a DUI attorney, he has been given the nickname "Dean of DUI Attorneys" by his peers. Mr. Taylor has been, and continues to be, a popular lecturer for more than 200 lawyer seminars in 38 states, including ones sponsored by the American Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and numerous state bar associations including the California State Bar.
Lawrence Taylor is one of only five DUI attorneys in California who is Board-certified as a DUI Defense Specialist. As one of the original 10 founders of the National College for DUI Defense, he has served on the Board of Regents and was elected Dean from 1995-1996. Earlier in his career, Mr. Taylor received the "Professor of the Year" award at Gonzaga University School of Law, was invited to be a visiting professor at Pepperdine University Law School, and was also appointed Fulbright Professor of Law at Osaka University in Japan.
In July 2002, Mr. Taylor was presented with the National College's "Richard Erwin Lifetime Achievement Award" at Harvard Law School. Mr. Taylor has been peer rated "A-V" ("very high to preeminent") in the Martindale-Hubbell International Directory of Lawyers annually since 1995; listed in the prestigious Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers every year since 1998; voted among "Southern California Super Lawyers" in Los Angeles magazine from surveys of over 65,000 Southern California attorneys annually since 2004; and has received the highest possible rating by AVVO (10: "Superb") every year since 2005.
Currently, Mr. Taylor is a member of the United States Supreme Court Bar, California State Bar, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Orange County Bar Association, and National College for DUI Defense. He also maintains a personal DUI blog where he provides commentary on the defects, fallacies, and Constitutional damages of "the war on drunk driving."
For more information about Mr. Taylor and his California-based DUI law firm, please visit his website at www.duicentral.com. You will also be able to find numerous educational DUI resources there as well, including DUI videos, articles, lectures, questions and answers, and anything else you could want to know about DUI legal issues and The Law Offices of Lawrence Taylor.