In Louisiana DWI 1st and 2nd are misdemeanors and as such are triable to a Judge alone. DWI 3rd and 4th are felonies that can be tried to Judge or a Jury.
Jack understands that to defend DWI’s requires a strong background in the science of what is required to properly defend the accused. Jack is certified as an instructor in Standard Field Sobriety Testing, has been qualified by the Court as an expert, is trained in ARIDE, DRE, and has attended the prestigious Axion Institute training in Gas Chromatography. He has also been the lead attorney in over 350 Criminal Jury Trials.
“Anybody with a law degree try to handle a DWI case but to do so in a manner that will benefit the client requires an understanding of the science involved. This is not a simple field and an accused deserves the best”
In Louisiana, it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 percent or higher, or .02 percent if the driver is under 21. We use our extensive experience to zealously represent you when facing charges such as:
You can count on Jack Hoffstadt, Attorney at Law to fight vigorously to protect your freedom. I will seek a dismissal of the charges or an acquittal depending on the facts of your case. We also look toward working with the prosecutors to have the charges decriminalized.
Frankly if you are looking to plead guilty and accept what you are charged with you don’t need someone with my qualifications. My firm is for people who feel they have been unfairly treated, and cannot afford for themselves or their families to have a criminal conviction
I represent clients throughout Louisiana who are charged with any type of drunk driving offense. Please call either 985-869-8060 or 504-715-6570 or contact the firm online at [email protected] to schedule a free consultation in our Mandeville or New Orleans office.