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For 40 years, Barry T. Simons, an expert Fountain Valley DUI attorney has been successfully representing and defending Orange County residents accused of driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

At the Law Office of Barry T. Simons, our mission is to provide highly competent and professional DUI defense. Each of our attorneys has taught and written extensively on the law and science of DUI and together they make up the most respected and most recognized leaders in DUI defense in California.

A Nationally Recognized DUI Defense Leader

Barry Simons is recognized nationally as an experienced and knowledgeable DUI lawyer in Fountain Valley and the County of Orange. Mr. Simons is a Founding Member, Fellow and former Dean of the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) and has led the way in challenging erroneous decisions in the trial courts and at the DMV.

Mr. Simons and his DUI defense team understand the complex scientific principles associated with defending against a DUI charge.  Each lawyer is a member of, or has graduated from, the National College of DUI Defense and is committed to analyzing, reviewing, and addressing all of the legal, factual, and scientific issues and defenses that may surface in your Fountain Valley DUI case.

Your Fountain Valley DUI Attorney
When defending a case where someone has been accused of driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, it is important that the Fountain Valley DUI lawyer you are considering knows that alcohol affects each person differently. Moreover, men and women process and respond to alcohol differently. This makes it difficult for breath testing machines to accurately test a woman’s blood alcohol level.   

Top Five (5) Things You Should Know About Field Sobriety Testing:

  • Men and women absorb alcohol differently
  • Women absorb alcohol more quickly and digest more slowly than men
  • Women taking birth control absorb alcohol more quickly
  • Women’s BAC levels are generally higher than men’s
  • Field sobriety testing is not developed for women

Is the attorney you are considering qualified to administer standardized field sobriety tests and/or qualified as an Standardized Field Sobriety Test Instructor under the standards set forth by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)? Does he or she have a record of taking DUI cases to trial?

The lawyers of the Law Office of Barry T. Simons have litigated thousands of DUI cases in courtrooms all across Southern California and before the California DMV.  

As an experienced DUI attorney serving Fountain Valley, Barry Simons helped write the book on drunk driving laws in the state. California Drunk Driving Law, which has been recognized by thousands of attorneys and judges in Southern California as the “Bible of Drunk Driving Defense.”  Mr. Simons and his team constantly stay abreast of the case law and statutory changes relating to DUI.  You won’t find a more well-informed group of DUI Defense specialists qualified to represent you.

Our Areas of Specialty

  • DUI Alcohol
  • DUI with Accidents and Injuries
  • DUI Drugs & Prescription Medication
  • DUI Manslaughter
  • DUI Murder
  • DUI with Prior Convictions
  • DUI Zero Tolerance – Juveniles
  • License Suspensions

Mr. Simons has lectured and presented cases around the country for DUI attorneys on subjects including scientific evidence, legal motions, DMV practices and procedures, and the interstate implications of DUI license suspensions.

As a leading Fountain Valley DUI attorney, Mr. Simons is among a small number of lawyers in the state of California that hold Board Certification in DUI Defense under standards certified by the American Bar Association (ABA).
Remember - if you are charged with a first offense DUI, chances are the judge may be more lenient toward your case. If you have been previously convicted of a DUI, the prosecution may take a tougher stance and you could be subject to more severe consequences. Our office handles the full spectrum of possible DUI cases from first-time charges to prior conviction cases and even manslaughter or murder. We are experienced in finding alternatives to incarceration.                        

The attorneys at the Law Office of Barry T. Simons are committed to the aggressive defense of your DUI claim. We collaborate to recognize legal issues and develop defense strategies to provide winning results for you.