Personal Injury Law Firm

Uman Law Firm



The consequences of facing charges of drunk driving or driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs can have a serious impact on your life, work and family. You need the help of an experienced criminal defense attorney to ensure your legal rights are protected. Drunk driving penalties following a DUI conviction may include jail time, fines, license suspension, license revocation, and loss of employment.If you or someone you know was arrested in north central Florida for DUI, the Uman Law Firm can help. Jon D. Uman was formerly the DUI division chief in the eighth judicial circuit in Alachua County, Florida and his prosecution experience makes him uniquely qualified to challenge police procedure, the accuracy of breath tests, and field sobriety exercises that are commonly used in DUI arrests. As a DUI prosecutor, Jon D. Uman worked regularly with the State=s breath test experts and taught training classes for law enforcement officers conducting DUI stops.  Jon D. Uman knows how breath test evidence should be collected as well as the limitations of such evidence.  This is often critical to the defense of a DUI because improperly collected evidence may be suppressed and disallowed at trial.   Additionally, Jon D. Uman knows that victory often results from  aggressive challenges to the probable cause for a traffic stop, detention and arrest, and roadside sobriety tests. Uman Law Firm employs these and other methods of defense to secure acquittals or reduced charges for their clients.The Gainesville, Florida DUI defense firm, Uman Law Firm represents clients located throughout north and central Florida, including the Gainesville, Florida area (Alachua County, Baker County, Bradford County, Union County, Levy County, Gilchrist County, Dixie County), Palatka, Florida area (Putnam County, St. Johns County), Ocala, Florida area (Marion County, Lake County), Tallahassee, Florida area (Leon County), Jacksonville, Florida area (Duval County) and the Orlando, Florida area (Orange County and Osceola County). Please see practice jurisdictions for a more complete list of representative jurisdictions.

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