Jason Lantz, attorney at Burg Criminal Defense, was interviewed by the Seattle Times for his role in suppressing methamphetamine DUI case blood results in Seattle Municipal Court. Jason, along with a group of other attorneys, argued a three-day motion hearing where forensic scientists and defense...
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Geoff get Driving without Ignition Interlock Case Dismissed
After finding a flaw in the state's case, Geoff brought a motion to dismiss in King County District Court. The judge granted the motion and threw out the case.
Jason Wins DUI Trial in King County District Court
Jason took a tough DUI case to trial in King County District Court, Redmond. After a short deliberation, the jury came back with a not guilty verdict. The client was very happy.
Geoff gets second DUI Acquittal this Year!
Geoff took yet another difficult DUI case to trial in King Count District Court, Seattle. After the client chose trial, Geoff promptly scheduled a trial and stuck to his guns. The jury returned a verdict of not guilty.
Geoff gets another Not Guilty!
Geoff Burg recently won a very difficult DUI and Physical Control trial for his client. The client was looking at substantial jail time with difficult facts including a BAC of nearly three times the limit. The client was thrilled with the result after the jury returned a verdict of not guilty.
DUI Case Negotiations
At the Law Offices of Geoffrey Burg, LLC, we have developed negotiation strategies to increase the likelihood that we are able to accomplish our client's goals in a driving under the influence (DUI) case.
Seafair Brings Boating Under the Influence (BUI) Emphasis Patrols
Seafair is a great time in Seattle and brings a fun-filled weekend for people of all ages . However, fun and drinking on the water also comes with increased attention from law enforcement.
Attorney Jason Lantz Speaks to District and Municipal Court Judges Association
Jason Lantz, Attorney with the Law Offices of Geoffrey Burg, spoke at the District and Municipal Court Judges Association (DMCJA) Annual Conference.
CBS News Quotes Attorney Jason Lantz
Jason Lantz, Attorney with the Law Offices of Geoffrey Burg, LLC, was recently quoted in articles by CBS News and ZDNET...
Draeger Deployed in King County
Attorneys Geoff Burg and Jason Lantz, Law Offices of Geoffrey Burg, LLC, have spent three years researching the Draeger Alcotest 9510, Washington's new DUI breath test machine, and developing litigation strategies to attack it. Now that the Draeger has arrived in King County, including Seattle, Mr. Burg and Mr. Lantz are well prepared to attack Draeger DUI cases.
Major DUI Bill Fails in Olympia
Every year, the Washington legislature attempts to pass laws that make life more difficult for people accused of DUI. This year, House Bill 2715, the bill that would have done just that, failed in the House of Representatives.
What is the hallmark of a good judge? Is it a keen intelligence and legal mind? The ability to spot a liar at 20 yards? A passion for bureaucracy? The patience to listen to lawyers blather on and on for hours? Today I witnessed an example of what I consider the key trait of a good judge: a wi...
I Got a DUI, Now What – Part II
In a previous blog, I Got a DUI, Now What – Part I, we discussed the DUI court process in Washington State. In this blog, we address the parallel process for individuals accused of DUIs – the administrative process with the Department of Licensing. What's this “Department of Licensing Hearing”?...
Washington State DUI Charges and Eligibility for a Deferred Action Policy (DREAM Act)
The potential immigration consequences faced by a non-citizen client are something every Washington DUI defense attorney must be familiar with to competently represent their client. Unfortunately, immigration law is complicated and sometimes inconsistent. For example, a non-citizen client with ...
Cameras Now Required on Ignition Interlock Devices
Cameras and the Ignition Interlock Device - January 1, 2013 A new law came into effect on January 1, 2013 requiring cameras on all ignition interlocks in Washington state. If you currently have an ignition interlock device installed that does not have a camera, then one must be installed by Jun...
I Got a Washington State DUI, Now What? – Part I
If You Are Charged With a DUI in WA , Be Prepared for Two Parallel Processes: Everyone charged with a Washington State DUI / DWI must go through two legal processes: one in the criminal courts and one with the Washington State Department of Licensing. This Part I addresses the court process. D...
Santa Brought Me a DUI for Christmas
We all have our wish lists for Christmas, but no one is hoping Santa will bring a DUI. DUIs are dangerous, expensive, and time consuming. They take the cheer out of the holiday season.