Alabama DUI Attorney Mark Polson – Birmingham Super Lawyer since 2008

Birmingham DUI Lawyer Whitney Polson – Super Lawyer Rising Star 2012-2013

Birmingham DUI Lawyers are known Statewide for aggressive Drunk Driving Defense and winning other Alabama Criminal Cases

If you ask any experienced lawyer in Birmingham, AL at any reputable Birmingham law firm, “Who is the most successful DUI lawyer in Alabama?”, the name most commonly mentioned is Birmingham DUI lawyer Mark Polson or his son, Whitney Polson. From DUI checkpoints to DUI accidents with serious injury or death felony DUI cases, the Polson Law Firm handles it all. With a combined 50 years of service, the two Alabama attorneys have blanketed Birmingham and northern Alabama by handling criminal and driving under the influence cases.

In fact, virtually every Alabama DUI attorney in practice for 20 or more years knows the name “Mark Polson” because of the many high-profile clients the Birmingham DUI lawyer has helped of his 40 year career. Mark’s handling of these celebrity DUI arrests has often made the news in Alabama. In today’s social media world, and with paparazzi seeking new media stories all the time, a sports figure or celebrity being arrested for DUI is always newsworthy.

Birmingham DUI attorneys Mark Polson and Whitney Polson are well-known legal experts on Alabama DUI laws, and have been invited speakers at numerous DUI defense lawyer seminars, and criminal trial practice programs that dates back for a quarter century. Plus, Alabama DUI lawyer Whitney Polson just co-authored the latest book on Alabama DUI Laws, in 2016. A new seminar featuring this book is being planned in 2017.

If you don’t know any DUI defense attorneys in Birmingham to ask for a referral, read more about either of the Polsons on the Web site, before hiring any DUI defense lawyer to handle your criminal case. When it comes to a Birmingham DUI attorney, the Polson law firm is the “go to” defense lawyer firm in Alabama, for people focused on beating a DUI. If you need a criminal justice attorney in Birmingham, or any other Alabama court location, Whitney Polson and Mark Polson can help.

Birmingham Criminal Defense Attorney – Experts on Alabama Criminal Laws

For four decades, Birmingham DUI lawyer Mark Polson has been a criminal defense attorney with a statewide reputation for being an aggressive criminal defense attorney in Birmingham AL on both misdemeanor cases and felony cases. He knows Alabama criminal laws like the back of his hand. Many people don’t know that both Whitney and Mark Polson have handled felony or misdemeanor cases all over the State of Alabama. Because accused citizens facing Alabama DUI charges or drugs charges want to hire the best private criminal defense attorney, these are areas of criminal law practice that have been the “bread and butter” of the Polson Law Firm.

In 2016, Whitney Polson co-authored a new book outlining Alabama DUI law and DUI defenses. The title of the book, Alabama DUI Defense, has been the theme of the Polson Law Firm criminal defense attorney practice in Alabama for 40 years. Regardless of the specific driving under the influence topic they are asked to speak about, based on their expertise in DUI defense, the central issue is how to beat a DUI.

Although Mark Polson and his DUI law firm are best known as Birmingham lawyers who are both Alabama criminal defense lawyers and DUI specialists, his criminal his criminal defense career has covered many types of non-DUI misdemeanors and felonies, including:

  • Vehicular Homicide (criminally negligent homicide)
  • Serious Injury by Vehicle (first-degree assault or vehicular assault)
  • Murder (when drunk driving and a fatality accident occurs by outrageous driving, like racing)
  • Embezzlement or other theft charges
  • Marijuana Possession
  • Selling Weed
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Domestic violence cases

Based on legal industry ratings, Mark Polson has been recognized by Super Lawyers for nearly 10 straight years for his work in DUI defense law and in Alabama criminal trial practice. He is also SUPERB-rated by AVVO, with the highest possible score, 10.0. His son, Whitney has also been recognized as a Super Lawyer, as an Alabama DUI lawyer, plus has achieved an AVVO “superb” lawyer rating.

What factors or DUI lawyer reviews determine the best DUI lawyer in Birmingham?

Because lawyers in Birmingham’s top law firms always dominate statewide directories and attorney rating services (e.g., Super Lawyers, AVVO, Martindale-Hubbell), the best DUI lawyers in Birmingham are widely considered to be among the best DUI lawyers in AL. Mark Polson and Whitney Polson both appear there, but (due to being under age 40) Whitney is listed as a “Rising Star.”

Proof of Birmingham DUI attorneys dominating lawyer rating services for drunk driving defense can be found in looking at the front cover of every Alabama Super Lawyer annual promotional magazine. On these covers, a Birmingham attorney has made the almost every single year. It is usually a top-rated civil attorney since criminal defense (in the legal field gets far less attention than big civil verdicts. Part of the reason for this phenomenon is that the largest city typically attracts top lawyers, in every states. Furthermore, other “specialty” lists on Super Lawyers for Top Women attorneys, Top 100, etc., most of the names of best lawyers and best law firms are in Birmingham. So, if you are seeking a highly-rated Birmingham DUI attorney who covers ALL of Alabama, look no further – it is the Polson Law Firm.

Beyond DUI attorney reviews – A checklist of legal industry benchmarks to compare other DUI lawyers

Both Mark Polson and Whitney Polson have amassed lengthy resumes of seminar attendance and speaking at many seminars on DUI laws, and providing criminal defense services to other attorneys in Alabama who do not practice criminal law. This has pushed them to top attorney ratings, for criminal law and DUI law in Alabama. Their proven DUI trial results as lawyers in Alabama for criminal cases relating to alcohol and drugs is the source of these excellent attorney reviews.

Focusing on this broad, multi-faceted profile, when comparing the best lawyers in Birmingham handling DUI defense law, and based on ALL objective factors and based on longevity, no other Birmingham criminal defense attorney, Alabama DUI defense lawyer, or criminal defense attorney anywhere else in Alabama has higher AVVO attorney reviews than Mark Polson, and Whitney is also rated “superb” by AVVO. These “illegal industry-leading” accolades and recognitions in the field of criminal law relating to alcohol and drugs.

DUI lawyer reviews aside, winning is the Ultimate Factor in Reputation for Alabama DUI Attorneys

Awards and accolades for Birmingham DUI Lawyers Mark and Whitney Polson are one thing, but the huge number of contested criminal cases that these Birmingham lawyer have either negotiated a DUI to a reduced plea, or fought at trial in Birmingham and surrounding areas sets them apart. Attorney reviews and lawyer ratings are excellent, but clients still expect their DUI lawyer in AL to WIN their case.

Dozens of these Alabama DUI victories (for both misdemeanor DUI and DUI felonies) and vehicular assault case victories are outlined in this website, and many more have been broadcast on television news and radio news reports in Birmingham, and across the State of Alabama, and in national media reports.

The Majority of DUI cases for Polson Law Firm have been in and around Birmingham AL

Traditionally, the busiest court for Mark Polson and Whitney Polson is Birmingham Municipal Court. But, due to the fact that about 25% of all Alabama DUI cases occur within 25 miles of downtown, the Polson law Firm is extremely well known by Birmingham courts and Birmingham lawyers. For decades, Mark Polson has become widely known for being a top DUI lawyer in Birmingham. Since his son, Whitney, graduated from law school, he has joined his father as one of Alabama’s Top DUI lawyers. Due to the high volume of arrests in Birmingham, this is where people charged with DUI most often search for an Alabama DUI attorney.

Polson Law Firm has Two Generations of Alabama DUI Attorneys

To the benefit of their criminal clients, Mark and Whitney represent two different generations of Alabama lawyers, and this helps them get deals, where other lawyers may not succeed at getting a DUI reduced to reckless driving. In addition to Mark’s vast command of Alabama DUI laws during his four decades of litigating the toughest criminal drunk driving cases, and many dealing with felony driving under the influence law, misdemeanor DUI laws, and other criminal offenses, Whitney has also mastered this specialty within Alabama law.

Criminal Law Courts and DUI Courts where we Practice

Because the vast number of locations of criminal cases handled by the Polson Law Firm is so extensive, many of those criminal courts are listed here, just to show the DUI law firm’s geographic reach, in assisting clients charged with crimes all over the State of Alabama. Birmingham DUI lawyer Mark Polson and Birmingham DUI attorney Whitney Polson are top-rated DWI (driving while intoxicated) criminal defense attorneys who have successfully represented clients facing driving under the influence alcohol and drug charges in all of the metro Birmingham Municipal Courts (and beyond), including:

Birmingham Municipal Court

David J. Vann Municipal Justice Center
801 17th Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203

Jefferson County District Court
801 Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard, North
Birmingham, AL 35203

Hoover Municipal Court
2020 Valleydale Road
Hoover, AL 35244

Homewood Municipal Court
1833 29th Avenue, South,
Birmingham, AL 35209

Mt. Brook Municipal Court
56 Church Street
Mountain Brook, AL 35213

Trussville Municipal Court
131 Main Street,
Trussville, AL 35173

Shelby County District Court
112 North Main Street
Columbiana, AL 35051

Pelham Municipal Court
32 Philip Davis Street
Pelham, AL 35124

Calera Municipal Court
10947 Highway 25
Calera, AL 35040

Tuscaloosa Municipal Court
Alvin DuPont Court Building
2122 Sixth Street
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Tuscaloosa District Court
714 Greensboro Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Helena Municipal Court
816 Highway 52 East
Helena, AL 35080

Auburn Municipal Court
141 North Ross Street
Auburn, AL 36830

Orange Beach Municipal Court
4480 Orange Beach Boulevard
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Foley Municipal Court
200 East Section Avenue
Foley, AL 36535

Daphne Municipal Court
1502 Highway 98
Daphne, AL 36526

Fairhope Municipal Court
200 East Section Avenue
Foley, AL 36535

Opp Municipal Court
106 North Main Street
Opp, AL 36467

Georgiana Municipal Court
933 Highway 31 South
Georgiana, AL 36033

Robertsdale Municipal Court
22647 Racine Street
Robertsdale, AL 36567

Gulf Shores Municipal Court
203 Clubhouse Drive
Suite A
Gulf Shores, AL 36547

 

Leeds Municipal Court
1400 9th Street
Suite 100
Leeds, AL 35094

 

Pell City Municipal Court
1905 1st Avenue, North
Pell City, AL 35125

 

St. Clair County District Court-Ashville Division
100 6th Avenue
Suite 400
Ashville, AL 35953

 

St. Clair County District Court-Pell City Division
1815 Cogswell Avenue
Pell City, AL 35125

 

Huntsville Municipal Court
815 Wheeler Avenue
Huntsville, AL 35801

 

Athens Municipal Court
951 East Hobbs Street
Athens, AL 35611

 

Anniston Municipal Court
174 West 13th Street
Anniston, AL 36201

 

Mobile Municipal Court
205 Government Street
Mobile, AL 36652

 

Cleburne County District Court
120 Vickery Street
Suite 202
Heflin, AL 36264

 

Brantley Municipal Court
10 Martin Luther King Drive
Brantley, AL 36009

 

Butler County District Court
700 Court Square
Greenville, AL 36037

 

Argo Municipal Court
100 Blackjack Road
Argo, AL 35173

 

Talladega County District Court-Talladega Division
148 East Street, North
Talladega, AL 35160

 

Talladega County District Court- Sylacauga Division
400 Norton Avenue
Sylacauga, AL 35150

 

Millbrook Municipal Court
3900 Grandview Road
Millbrook, AL 36054

 

Clanton Municipal Court
601 1st Avenue
Clanton, AL 35045

 

Chilton County District Court
500 2nd Avenue North
Clanton, AL 35045

 

Prattville Municipal Court
101 West Main Street
Prattville, AL 36067

Montgomery Municipal Court
320 North Ripley Street
Montgomery, AL 36104

Vestavia Municipal Court
Vestavia Hills Municipal Court
1032 Montgomery Highway
Vestavia Hills, AL 35266

Florala Municipal Court
22654 Wall Avenue
P.O. Box 351

Florala, AL 36442

Troy Municipal Court
300 East Elm Street
Troy, AL 36081

Limestone County District Court (temporary location)
520 South Jefferson Street
2nd Floor
Athens, AL 35611

Cullman Municipal Court
204 2nd Avenue, Northeast
Cullman, AL 35055

Cullman County District Court
500 2nd Avenue, Southwest
Cullman, AL 35055

Centre Municipal Court
401 East Main Street
Centre, AL 35960

Albertville Municipal Court
200 Sand Mountain Drive
Suite A
Albertville, AL 35950

Dothan Municipal Court
210 N. St. Andrews St.
Dothan, AL 36303

Childersburg Municipal Court
201 8th Avenue, Southwest
Childersburg, Alabama 35044-0369

Warrior Municipal Court
215 Main Street
Warrior, Alabama 35180

Tarrant Municipal Court
1604 Pinson Valley Parkway
Tarrant, AL 35217

Loxley Municipal Court
1089 Hickory Street
Loxley, AL 36551

Spanish Fort Municipal Court
7361 Spanish Fort Boulevard
Spanish Fort, AL 36527

Enterprise Municipal Court
501 South Main Street
P.O. Box 31100
Enterprise, AL 36331

Coffee County District Court-Elba Division
230 M Court Avenue
Elba, AL 36323

Coffee County District Court/Enterprise Division
101 South Edwards Street
Enterprise, AL 36330

Tuskegee Municipal Court
302 South Main Street
Tuskegee, AL 36083

Macon County District Court
101 Rosa Parks Plaza
Tuskegee, AL 36083

Lowndes County District Court
1 South Washington Street
Hayneville, AL 36040

Escambia County District Court
314 Belleville Avenue
Brewton, AL 36426

Atmore Municipal Court
201 East Louisville Avenue
Atmore, AL 36502

Baldwin County District Court – Fairhope Satellite
1100 Fairhope Avenue
Fairhope, AL 36532

Baldwin County District Court – Foley Satellite
201 East Section Street
Foley, AL 36535

Demopolis Municipal Court
301 East Washington Street
Demopolis, AL 36732

Jacksonville Municipal Court
310 Church Avenue, Southeast
Jacksonville, AL 36265

Guntersville Municipal Court
325 Gunter Avenue
Guntersville, AL 35976

Moulton Municipal Court
720 Seminary Street
Moulton, AL 35650

Decatur Municipal Court
402 Lee Street, Northeast
2nd Floor
Decatur, AL 35601

Bessemer Municipal Court
23 North 15th Street
Bessemer, AL 35020

Hueytown Municipal Court
1318 Hueytown Road
Hueytown, AL 35023

Pleasant Grove Municipal Court
501 Park Road
Pleasant Grove, AL 35127

Irondale Municipal Court
101 South 20th Street
Irondale, AL 35210

Fultondale Municipal Court
1210 Walker Chapel Road
P.O. Box 699
Fultondale, AL 35068

Brent Municipal Court
22 First Street
Brent, AL 35034

Bibb County District Court
35 Court Square, East
P.O. Box 185
Centreville, AL 35042

Compare Lawyers in Alabama for their Credentials and Attorney Rankings in DUI Defense

Of all the 50+ lawyers in Birmingham, AL who practice drunk driving defense, Birmingham DUI Lawyer Mark Polson and Alabama DUI attorney Whitney Polson have credentials, awards, and national recognitions that match or far surpass the average Birmingham DUI attorney.

The Polson Law Firm is known to be the place where family members of celebrities, politicians, judges, other attorneys, doctors, and people who make their living as CDL truck drivers call upon the Birmingham DUI attorneys to help resolve the most challenging DUI cases.

Alabama attorneys across the State know both Mark Polson and his son, Whitney Polson or may have attended a DUI seminar where one of the DUI defense lawyers have lectured. Alabama lawyers who handle civil cases, such as a DUI accident cases, where money damages are being sought against the DUI driver, call upon Mark or Whitney for advice in tough DUI Alabama cases.

The Birmingham DUI attorneys are the most famous pair of Alabama DUI lawyers in the state.

Indeed, the Polsons’ expertise (on the dual topics of criminal trial law and DUI defense) in Alabama is so extensive that other DUI attorneys in Birmingham (and across Alabama) often turn to Mark and Whitney for their expert DUI law assistance on how to handle difficult criminal cases. So, if you hired another law firm, they often turn to Mark Polson or Whitney Polson to get Alabama DUI law answers, and then try to emulate the top DUI lawyers in Alabama. This is especially true on 2nd DUI cases, 3rd DUI cases, and DUI arrests triggering an Alabama driver’s license suspension.

Due to their DUI lawyer expert reputations, Mark Polson and Whitney Polson travel statewide

As with any professional who is a true expert (e.g., surgeon, architect) some people want the very best DUI lawyer in Alabama. That is why both partners in the Polson Law Firm travel to every corner of Alabama to represent people. Knowing how to beat a DUI has built the reputation of Polson and Polson. Additionally, the Polson Law Firm regularly challenges the constitutionality of DUI checkpoints in Alabama.

The Polson Law Firm’s constant objective is to help you obtain the full measure of criminal justice that Alabama law allows. Our criminal justice attorney firm has handled Alabama DUI cases in almost every county in our State, as well as a majority of the State’s numerous Municipal Courts, where many Alabama DUI arrests are initially arraigned. To learn how we can help fight your DUI case, please contact us today for a FREE case analysis.

For people injured in a car accident, we can come to your location. We Fight Alabama DUI cases across the entire State. Call us now at our office. 205-871-8838, or toll free at 1-844-776-5766 [1-844-7POLSON].


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