DUI Defense Lawyer Serving Carbon County, Monroe County, The Lehigh Valley And Beyond

Driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or a combination of both has extremely harsh consequences in Pennsylvania. Whether you are facing your first DUI charge or have prior DUI charges, choosing the right defense lawyer to protect your interests is an important and timely step you need to take.

DUI defense lawyer Matthew J. Rapa at Rapa Law Office, P.C., leads our criminal practice and has a strong track record representing individuals facing DUI and related charges. When you are represented by our firm, you will get the facts of your case and your legal options right away. You will always have access to your attorney and your questions will be answered promptly.

Why You Need A DUI Attorney

A DUI conviction is extremely costly, not to mention the fact that your license could be suspended and you could have a permanent mark on your criminal record. Matthew J. Rapa has successfully handle hundreds of DUI cases. In addition to avoiding license suspensions for countless clients, Matthew J. Rapa has successfully argued to have results of Blood Alcohol Tests thrown out of court because of illegal police conduct.

DUI offenses have particularly harsh consequences for commercial drivers. Commercial drivers who are convicted of DUI or are accepted into an ARD program face an automatic suspension of their commercial driver's license (CDL), and a possible lifetime disqualification if they have multiple charges. These penalties apply even if you were operating your personal vehicle at the time of the offense.

At Rapa Law Office, P.C., we handle all types of DUI cases, including:

  • First-time DUI offenses
  • Repeat DUI offenses
  • Underage DUI
  • Breath test refusal
  • Drunk driving accidents
  • Drug DUI
  • Driving with a suspended license (DUI related)

Drug Recognition Experts For DUI

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania routinely utilizes drug recognition experts (DREs) in order to recognize common signs of illegal drug or prescription drug use in a traffic stop. It is important you are represented by a criminal defense lawyer who knows how to effectively cross-examine a DRE and how to counter the findings he or she may present. Matthew J. Rapa has been successful in trials and in cross-examining DREs in DUI cases.

Contact Our Experienced DUI Lawyer

A DUI conviction will change your life. We are here to help protect your interests. Contact Rapa Law Office, P.C., at 800-822-1066. There is no charge for the first consultation. With offices in Lehighton and Allentown, we serve clients throughout the surrounding Pennsylvania areas.