Category Archives: DUI/DWI

Differences Between a DUI Charge and Conviction

Differences Between a DUI Charge and Conviction

Learn about the differences between a DUI charge and conviction in this video. Then contact our Maryland attorneys for a free consultation. Question: What are the differences between a DUI charge and a DUI conviction in Maryland? Answer: Often people think that just because they’ve been charged with a DUI, they’ve provided a breath or […]

Andrew Alpert Becomes 1st Board-Certified Maryland Attorney in DUI Defense Law by NCDD

Andrew Alpert Becomes 1st Board-Certified Maryland Attorney in DUI Defense Law by NCDD

We are proud to announce that Andrew Alpert, Alpert Schreyer, LLC’s founding partner, has the honor of becoming Maryland’s first and only attorney to become Board Certified in DUI Defense Law by the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) and The American Bar Association . Attorneys who are Board Certified by the NCDD can demonstrate that they have […]

Andrew Alpert Becomes Sole Maryland Lawyer to Complete NCDD Advanced Blood Drug Analysis Course

Andrew Alpert Becomes Sole Maryland Lawyer to Complete NCDD Advanced Blood Drug Analysis Course

Andrew Alpert, founding partner of Alpert Schreyer, LLC, was the sole Maryland attorney to complete the “2021 Serious Science: Advanced Course in Blood Drug Analysis and Trial Advocacy,” presented by the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) at Harvard Law School. To further his knowledge, Attorney Alpert frequently attends NCDD advanced training courses. For instance, he previously […]

Breath Alcohol Test Requirements Must Be Strengthened, DUI Attorneys Argue

Breath Alcohol Test Requirements Must Be Strengthened, DUI Attorneys Argue

Attorney Andrew D. Alpert of Alpert Schreyer, LLC joined others in the National College for DUI Defense and the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys’ Association in filing a brief in support of a writ of certiorari to have the lower court submit its review of a client’s case to an appellate court. The brief maintained that the […]

Mitigating a DUI: How To Win Before Ever Setting Foot in Court

Mitigating a DUI How To Win Before Ever Setting Foot in Court

In the immediate wake of a DUI charge, time is of the essence. An elite DUI attorney can and will make use of every second they have to defend you. That means the first hours, days, and weeks that follow your arrest must be used wisely to set up for a successful outcome when the […]

Is Interlock Participation the Only Way to Keep my License?

Is Interlock Participation the Only Way to Keep my License

The Ignition Interlock Program requires many Maryland DUI offenders to install and maintain the ignition interlock device in their vehicles, for a mandatory period of time, if they want to keep their driving privilege following a DUI/DWI arrest. A driver who violates the interlock program during this initial period will be ordered to participate longer […]

Increased Drunk Driving Arrests in MD Amidst Pandemic Lockdown

Increased Drunk Driving Arrests in MD Amidst Pandemic Lockdown

Despite Governor Hogan’s ongoing lockdown order to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, an increased number of people have recently been arrested for driving while impaired. Maryland police, who have been tasked with enforcing compliance with the lockdown order, seem to also be looking for any hint of drivers who are under the influence as they make […]

Answering the Top 5 Legal Questions About Drug Paraphernalia

Answering the Top 5 Legal Questions About Drug Paraphernalia

1. What Is Drug Paraphernalia? Drug paraphernalia is a blanket term for objects that are intended or have been modified for making, using, or concealing recreational drugs. This can include hypodermic syringes, crack pipes, or even common household items such as spoons. Maryland Criminal Code 5-619 criminalizes possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use. […]

Our Firm has 2 Super Lawyers®- Recognized DUI-DWI Attorneys

Our Firm has 2 Super Lawyers

As 2020 rolls around, so do the latest Super Lawyers® listings. Each year, only 5% of attorneys make the cut, along with the 2.5% who are recognized as Rising Stars. At Alpert Schreyer, LLC, we are pleased to announce our founding partner, Andrew D. Alpert, has been designated a top-rated DUI-DWI attorney in Bowie, MD for […]

New DUI Law Targets Drivers Who Maim or Kill Others

New DUI Law Targets Drivers Who Maim or Kill Others

A new law targeting intoxicated drivers and watercrafts operators in Maryland is scheduled to take effect on October 1, 2019. Going forward, drunk and drugged drivers will face harsher legal penalties and prison sentences for injuring or killing someone while operating a vehicle. House Bill 707: The “Repeat Drunk Driving Offenders Act” In Maryland, a […]