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DUI Lawyers in Kentucky

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Best DUI Attorneys in Kentucky

Lawyer Legion created this list of the top picks in 2024 for the best DUI defense attorneys in Kentucky. To rank Kentucky lawyers, including the best criminal defense and DUI lawyers, we used both objective and subjective criteria.

The top criminal defense and DUI defense attorneys in the U.S. were selected based on their career accomplishments, success in high-profile cases, professional involvement, community leadership, and board certifications.

This list represents some of the most highly accomplished drunk driving defense lawyers currently practicing in Kentucky. When reviewing this list, please be aware of each of the following:

  • Lawyers cannot pay to be included in this list.
  • Only lawyers who are active on Lawyer Legion were selected.
  • No online directory can accurately determine a statewide list of attorneys who are actually “the best” at practicing DUI defense law (but our list comes close).
Andrew Terrian Coiner
Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI Lawyer
Paducah, KY
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Dan Carman
Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI Lawyer
Lexington, KY
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Brent Cox
Criminal Defense and Civil Trial Lawyer
Lexington, KY
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Patrick S McClure
Child Custody / Visitation and Criminal Defense Lawyer
Danville, KY
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Larry Forman
Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI Lawyer
Louisville, KY
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Timothy Denison
Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI Lawyer
Louisville, KY
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Christy Howell Sweeney
Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Lawyer
Lexington, KY
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Nancy E. Calloway
Criminal Defense and Family Lawyer
Russellville, KY
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Kentucky Legal Resources

DUI / DWI Bar Associations and Legal Organizations

DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA) - The DUIDLA is a nonprofit organization providing training and resources to DUI defense lawyers practicing in the U.S. and Canada. Attorneys represent those accused of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and other traffic and intoxication-related offenses. The DUI Defense Lawyers Association also provides continuing legal education (CLE) seminars.
National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) - The National College for DUI Defense, Inc. (NCDD) is a non-profit, professional organization of attorneys focused on criminal defense who represent those accused of drunk driving, driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) and related charges. The NCDD was formed in 1995 and consists of some of the most knowledgeable and successful DUI defense attorneys in the United States.

Specialty Certifications in DUI Defense Law

DUI Defense Law Board Certification by the NCDD - The National College for DUI Defense, Inc. (NCDD) is an organization that grants specialty or board certification for DUI Defense Law. The ABA has recognized the NCDD as an organization that is accredited to award certification in this specialty area of the law. The purpose of granting board certification in DUI Defense Law is to recognize DUI and DWI lawyers who focus their practice on representing men and women accused of drunk and impaired driving offenses. In order to qualify for board certification in "DUI Defense Law," the attorney must meet specific qualifications and apply for board certification with NCDD.

Kentucky Government and Court Resources

Kentucky Attorney General

Kentucky Attorney General - The Kentucky Attorney General, elected by the people, serves as the chief legal officer for the state. The Attorney General's duties include providing legal counsel to state agencies and officials, representing Kentucky in legal matters, and overseeing the enforcement of laws. This office plays a critical role in prosecuting and defending legal actions on behalf of the state, issuing legal opinions, and addressing a wide range of legal issues such as consumer protection, public safety, and civil rights.

Kentucky Court of Justice

Kentucky Court of Justice - The Kentucky Court of Justice is tasked with the essential role of administering justice in the state. Its duties include interpreting and applying the law, adjudicating civil and criminal cases, safeguarding individual rights, ensuring due process, and overseeing family law matters like divorce and child custody. The court also plays a pivotal role in addressing legal issues specific to Kentucky, such as those related to its unique legal traditions and challenges.

Kentucky General Assembly

Kentucky General Assembly - The Kentucky General Assembly operates under a bicameral system, consisting of the Kentucky Senate and the Kentucky House of Representatives. The Senate comprises 38 members serving four-year terms, while the House has 100 members serving two-year terms. The General Assembly is responsible for proposing, debating, and passing laws that govern the state. Its duties include formulating the state budget, levying taxes, and addressing various policy issues such as education, healthcare, and economic development.

Supreme Court of Kentucky

Supreme Court of Kentucky - The Supreme Court of Kentucky serves as the highest judicial authority in the state, responsible for interpreting and administering the law. Its primary responsibility involves reviewing appeals from lower courts to ensure the correct application and interpretation of state laws and the constitution. The court's duties encompass hearing various cases, including civil, criminal, and constitutional matters, and establishing legal precedents that guide lower courts and legal practitioners throughout Kentucky. Additionally, the Supreme Court of Kentucky oversees the regulation of attorneys, managing attorney admissions, setting ethical standards, and disciplining lawyers to uphold ethical conduct within the legal profession statewide.

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