Truck Drivers and DUI

Truck Drivers and DUI — 2 STRIKES … YOU’RE OUT

For a Pennsylvania truck driver, a first offense DUI carries some very tough penalties. This includes up to 6 months jail time, up to $5,000 fines, 1-year personal driver’s license suspension and 1-year commercial driver’s license disqualification (suspension). Being unable to drive would be crushing.  Many trucker drivers lose their career after the first charge […]

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The science of the Justin Bieber DUI case: How a lawyer-scientist can help

The science of the Justin Bieber DUI case: How a lawyer-scientist can help [Updated on 26 January 2014 at 905 am EST entitled “The Problem with the Resisting Arrest without Violence charge.”] [Updated on 31 January at 1216 pm EST to include the TMZ link to the GPS records.] There are a lot of my […]

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Top 10 Reasons You Should Hire an Attorney, Even Before You Have Been Charged

10. This won’t go away: If they took your blood, they are going to find something. Whether it is alcohol or prescription drugs, you can expect a charge as soon as the blood reports get back from the lab. 9. Intimidation: When we are retained, we fax the officer to make sure they know that […]

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The Fight to End Breath Testing in Pennsylvania

The Fight to End Breath Testing in Pennsylvania

At The McShane Firm we are committed to justice.  Sometimes the pursuit of justice means going up against impossible odds and putting in extraordinary effort. For the McShane Firm, the pursuit of justice has pinned  us up against the establishment of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  In the interests of protecting the falsely accused, The McShane […]

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I Just Got a DUI- What Do I Do Next?

Anyone who was out and about in Central Pennsylvania, must have noticed the increased number of DUI patrols and checkpoints in the area, especially in Harrisburg, York and Lancaster.  If you were on of the unfortunate ones to get arrested, you are probably upset and confused. Will I go to jail?  Will I lose my […]

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If you are arrested for a DUI in Harrisburg, make the right choice

Being arrested for a DUI can be very confusing— even scary.  For many people it is their first “run-in” with the law and they really don’t know where to start.  The worst part is, mistakes early on in your case can seal your fate and lead to an unnecessary conviction.  This is why it is […]

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