Blog Posts in 2014

Forced Blood Test After DUI Test Refusal

A 2006 decision in McAllister v. Georgia allows members of law enforcement to seek a search warrant that allows them to take blood from individuals suspected of DUI, even after individuals refuse to ...
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As States Struggle to Enforce Marijuana DUI Laws, Researchers Explore THC Breathalyzers

Earlier this month, several states and jurisdictions passed mid-term initiatives to decriminalize or legalize marijuana. Alaska, Oregon, and Washington DC joined Colorado and Washington state in ...
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Attorney at Law Magazine Selects Howard Weintraub as 'Attorney of the Month'

The Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub, P.C. is pleased to announce that our firm's founding lawyer – Howard J. Weintraub – has recently been named Attorney of the Month by the Metro ...
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What a DUI Can Really Cost You

Law enforcement agencies and safety advocates have gone to tremendous lengths to remind Americans about the consequences of a DUI conviction. If you listen to the radio, use social media, or watch TV, ...
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Georgia Law Enforcement Agencies Crack Down on Labor Day Weekend DUIs

Labor Day has come to mark the unofficial end of summer. For many, this may mean getting on the road, getting together with friends, and just enjoying good weather before fall. Because of increased ...
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The Importance of Acting Fast After a DUI Arrest

Being arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) can be a frightening and overwhelming experience, especially if it is your first run-in with the law. Although it may be easier said than done, ...
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Federal Researchers Wrap Up Marijuana DUI Study

This month, federal researchers finished a three-year study on the effects of marijuana on driving. Now that Washington and Colorado legalize the recreational use of marijuana – and with the ...
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Atlanta Criminal Defense Lawyer Howard J. Weintraub Receives Over 100 Client Reviews on Avvo

Client reviews – also known as testimonials – say a great deal about a lawyer's achievements and the ways in which they treat the clients they represent. Although all cases are unique ...
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Georgia Authorities Make Hundreds of DUI Arrests Over Fourth of July Weekend

According to statistics, the Fourth of July weekend sees some of the highest rates of alcohol-related traffic accidents, injuries, and deaths. As a result, law enforcement officers across the nation ...
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Howard J. Weintraub Becomes Member of Emory School of Law Trial Techniques Program

The Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub, P.C. is proud to announce that the firm's Managing Partner, Howard Jarrett Weintraub, will be a member of the 2014 Emory University School of Law ...
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Atlanta Criminal Defense Lawyer Benjamin Alper Becomes Partner

The Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub is pleased to announce that Attorney Benjamin Black Alper – an Associate with our firm – is being promoted to Partner. A member of our firm's ...
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Attorney Howard J. Weintraub Named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100

Our firm is proud to announce that Attorney Howard J. Weintraub was recently selected for inclusion to the prestigious Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers association for 2014. This is ...
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Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub Earns AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

The Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub, P.C. is proud to announce that the firm and its managing partner, Attorney Howard Jarrett Weintraub, have been listed in the Ninety-Eighth Edition of the 2014 ...
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5 New Year DUI Fatalities in Georgia

Alcohol related auto accidents – which occur roughly once every 51 minutes according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) – are sobering reminders of the dangers ...
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