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Recent Criminal Case Victories

RI DUI Charges Reduced to Reckless Driving

January 2016


Attorney Matthew Marin is pleased to report that drunk driving charges brought by a local Rhode Island Police Department were reduced to Reckless Driving and Filed for a period of one year.  The Client had been arrested based on alleged erratic driving and had submitted to a breathalyzer at the Police Station which indicated his blood alcohol content was in excess of 0.15.  We were able to fight the case and successfully negotiate a resolution of the case after a reduction of the charges to Reckless Driving.  The Client was sentenced to a one year filing (stay out of trouble, no arrests), surrender his license for 45 days, and pay court costs.  If you or a loved one is facing DUI charges in Rhode Island, give Attorney Matthew Marin a call for immediate and experienced legal advice and representation.

RESULT: RHODE ISLAND DUI CHARGES REDUCED TO RECKLESS DRIVING and filed for one yearon January 19th, 2016

Practice area(s): DUI / DWI

Court: Providence District Court

Matthew Marin

Attorney Matthew T. Marin is a highly skilled criminal defense lawyer with an outstanding track record in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. With expertise in DUI/DWI, drug offenses, domestic violence, and white-collar crimes, he is dedicated to providing personalized and effective representation for his clients. A "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers and a member of the National College for DUI Defense and the National Trial Lawyers Top 100, Attorney Marin is committed to staying current with the latest legal developments and giving back to his community through pro bono work.

Attorney Marin Named A SuperLawyer for Ten Consecutive Years 2014-2023

Attorney Matthew Marin has been named a Rhode Island SuperLawyer for 10 consecutive years from 2014 thru 2023. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Rhode Island are selected by the Research Team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers selects lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in their practice area.

Rhode Island Members of the National College for DUI Defense

Attorneys Matthew Marin and Kensley Barrett are both Rhode Island General Members of the National College for DUI Defense. Members represent some of the most experienced and cutting edge DUI defense attorney's throughout the Country. Nationwide, DUI laws are extremely complex and constantly changing and the College facilitates the exchange of innovative defenses throughout the Country.