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How can Mike Sherman Law help you? No two scenarios are alike but here are some past cases where we refused to accept what the police have said and we fought on:


What is the Mike Sherman Difference?

Mike Sherman has unique experience and knowledge which he uses to protect his clients.
  • Mike Sherman is a former attorney for the Pennsylvania State Police. He knows both sides of the law and uses that knowledge to benefit his clients.
  • Mike Sherman wrote “the” Pennsylvania textbook on Pennsylvania DUI law, Driving Under the Influence Law and Practice.
  • He uses a scientific method to investigate your case. Relying on his deep understanding of forensic science, he picks apart the evidence against you and looks for errors that he can challenge. He then carefully prepares your case with the goal of highlighting these issues and putting you in the best possible position.
  • Homicide by Vehicle, While DUI

    The prosecution claims our client's speed at the time the accident happened was 95 mph. We hired an accident reconstruction expert. He reviewed the facts and circumstances and determined our client's speed was really 60 mph. The result: The expert for the prosecution agreed. Read On


    Commercial Driver's License (CDL) holder charged with DUI based on a breath test that was over the legal limit. The CDL driver had never been in trouble before but he would lose his CDL for one year if he entered into the first offender program. We hired a breath test expert who showed the many e... Read On

  • Third DUI- BAC .26%

    Client was facing his third DUI charge and looking at a one-year state prison sentence because a blood test showed that his BAC was .26%, the highest tier. We filed a pre-trial motion arguing that the police should have obtained a search warrant before taking our client's blood. The Judge agreed.... Read On

  • .220% BAC – Blood

    The police forced their way into our client's home shortly after he was involved in an automobile accident and left the scene. Upon entering the home, the police determined that our client was intoxicated. He was taken for a blood test and the result was a .220%. We filed a pre-trial motion argui... Read On

  • .238% BAC – Blood

    Client was driving a pickup truck that was pulling another pickup during a heavy snowstorm. The two pickups were connected with a chain. A police officer yelled to the second driver instructing them to pull over. The client continued to travel because he was close to home and thought it would be ... Read On

  • Speeding and .115% BAC – Blood

    Client was an auto mechanic who was charged with his second DUI after a questionable traffic stop for speeding. A blood test was taken and the crime lab reported that the result was .115%. The client was married with two children. If convicted, the client was facing a 30 day jail sentence and los... Read On

  • Video – Refusal

    Our client was traveling around a bend in the road that went to the right. A police officer was coming toward him in the opposite direction. The officer claims that our client almost ran him off the road and that he had to take evasive action to avoid a collision. Our client swore that never happ... Read On

  • Video – Breath Test .15%

    Our client was arrested for his third DUI offense after the police officer claimed his vehicle crossed the center line and right berm line several times. A breath test revealed a .15% BAC. Our client was facing a lengthy jail sentence along with the loss of his driver's license for 18 months. Our... Read On

  • Sleeping in the car – Refusal

    Our client left the bar after having had too much to drink. He recognized that he was in no condition to drive so he decided to “sleep it off” in his car. He turned on the engine to keep him warm and put the seat back. Later, a police officer came up to the car and started banging on the window. ... Read On

  • Blood test trial

    Client was arrested by a police officer known for making a lot of DUI arrests. The officer claimed that our client was driving poorly and failed field sobriety testing. A blood test was performed and the result was .125%. Our client was a plant manager for many years. He lived over 20 miles from ... Read On

  • Medical Symptoms Often Mimic Alcohol Intoxication (applies to both alcohol and drug DUI's)

    Our client was involved in an auto accident where his car left the road, went down a hill and hit into a tree. As a result of the accident, our client bit his tongue and had a huge laceration and was bleeding from the mouth. The client was taken to the hospital. While the officer never smelled th... Read On

  • Breath Test Trial – CDL Driver

    Our client held a commercial driver's license (CDL). He was a first offender with no criminal record. If he entered into the first offender program, he would suffer a disqualification of his CDL – it would be lost for one year. A CDL driver with a DUI will have a very difficult time getting emplo... Read On

  • Breath Test Trial – .156%

    Our client was in the real estate business. He needed his driver's license to travel between different real estate projects. Without a license, he would be out of business. Our client was facing his second DUI charge after a police officer stopped him for various traffic violations. The officer c... Read On

  • Drugs – Prescription Medication

    When a police officer finds out that a motorist is taking prescription medicine, they will still try to pursue DUI charges. So, you can get charged with DUI even if you were taking your lawfully prescribed medicine. Our client was in an accident and had two prescribed medications in his system. ... Read On

  • Drugs – Prescription Medication

    Our client was involved in an accident. A police officer arrived and claimed the client seemed confused and that his speech was “mumbled.” The officer stated that the client had trouble finding his license and was unsteady on his feet. He was taken to the emergency room where he was hospitalized.... Read On

  • Drugs – Marijuana

    Our client was pulled over after midnight because he was driving without his headlights on. The officer claimed based on his extensive experience that our client was driving under the influence of marijuana. The client was facing jail time and a loss of his driver's license. Loss of his license w... Read On

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