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Refusal to Submit to Chemical Test Charge Dismissed for Rideshare Driver Client at the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal

November 2023


Attorney Stefanie Murphy undertook a pivotal case where she represented a client facing a charge of refusal to submit to a chemical test. The case was laden with high stakes, as the client's profession as an Uber and Lyft driver was on the line. Recognizing the urgency and significance of the matter, Attorney Murphy dedicated herself to exhaustive preparations for trial, leaving no aspect unexamined in crafting a robust defense strategy.

During the trial proceedings, Attorney Murphy expertly navigated the legal terrain, leveraging her extensive legal knowledge and courtroom experience. She presented compelling arguments that underscored the critical importance of the client's occupation as a rideshare driver. By emphasizing the potential far-reaching consequences for the client's livelihood, she brought an added layer of gravity to the proceedings.

Through skillful cross-examination and a meticulous examination of the presented evidence, Murphy effectively dismantled the prosecution's case. This strategic approach led to a pivotal moment in the courtroom when the charge of refusal to submit to a chemical test was dismissed. This outcome not only secured the client's immediate freedom but also safeguarded his ability to continue working in a profession where a clean record is of paramount importance.

Attorney Stefanie Murphy's unwavering dedication to her client's case, combined with her strategic prowess in the courtroom, culminated in a highly favorable resolution. The dismissal of the charge serves as a testament to Murphy's commitment to preserving her client's livelihood and underscores her effectiveness in navigating the complexities of legal challenges that carry real-world consequences.



Practice area(s): DUI / DWI

Court: Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal

Stefanie A. Murphy

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