Dumb DUI Defense

To all those who say that all DUI lawyer are the same, I present to you…the dumbest DUI defense in the world:

Lionel_HutzDina Lohan drove totally wasted and it’s all because the paparazzi drove her to the bottle and then the steering wheel … this according to her bizarre lawyer.

Dina and her lawyer, Mark Heller, appeared for a routine hearing in her drunk driving case, and then Heller offered up the indefensible defense.

Here’s the argument … Dina’s lifestyle presents lots of challenges and stress, brought on by the barrage of photogs that follow her.  Those stresses caused Dina to down enough alcohol to register a .20 blood alcohol level as she tooled down the road.  Short story — it’s our fault, not hers.

No science. No legal challenge. No procedural challenge. No argument of the facts. Simply ludicrous. A lot of people have stressful lives. Drunk driving is a choice. Just because her daughter is a celebrity doesn’t excuse her from the consequences of her actions, if these allegations are true. This bit of negative press was totally avoidable. It is a fine example of how you need to have an experienced DUI attorney on your side who understands the press, the science, the facts, the law, and, yes, even common sense.

PA DUI attorney Justin J. McShane is the President/CEO of The McShane Firm, LLC - Pennsylvania's top criminal law and DUI law firm. He is the highest rated DUI attorney in PA as rated by Avvo.com. Justin McShane is a double Board certified attorney. He is the first and so far the only Pennsylvania attorney to achieve American Bar Association recognized board certification in DUI defense from the National College for DUI Defense, Inc. He is also a Board Certified Criminal Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, a Pennsylvania Supreme Court Approved Agency.



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