Douglas Herring, Premier DUI Attorney, Advanced Level Training on Understanding The Flaws In The Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Program

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Douglas Herring recently received advanced level training, from the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys, on understanding the flaws in the Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) program. The program is not infallible because DRE Officers are just like any other officer, they just have two additional weeks of training. While they are often considered as “experts” in the courtroom, what other person can be an expert in the courtroom after only two weeks of training? They really aren’t experts at all. DRE Evaluations can easily be fudged by an officer to match their internal bias and formal opinion because there is no way to recreate or confirm the measurements an officer claims in his report. This training was taught by a current and active law enforcement officer who is both a Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) Instructor and a Drug Recognition Expert Instructor and was willing to share with our Association the significant problems with the DRE program.

The American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys has compiled information from Judges, Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutors (the Top DUI Prosecutors in each State), DUI Prosecutors, current Law Enforcement Officers, former Law Enforcement Officers, and DUI Defense Attorneys to determine exactly what skills, knowledge, training, tools, resources, and strategies win the most DUI cases at trial and are also used to get DUI cases successfully resolved for the defense prior to trial.

When people need a DUI Attorney, the biggest challenge is knowing whether or not an attorney truly has the skills, knowledge, training, tools, resources, and strategies that are needed to successfully resolve and win DUI cases. Countless attorneys handle DUI cases. But, only a very small percentage have the skills, knowledge, training, tools, resources, and strategies that are needed to successfully resolve and win DUI cases.

Members of the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys have received advanced level training on the strategies that win the most DUI cases at trial and are also used to get DUI cases successfully resolved for the defense prior to trial. Members of the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys also have access to the resources and tools that are used to win and successfully resolve DUI cases and these are resources and tools that only a very small percentage of DUI attorneys have access to and use.

As a criminal defense lawyer in New Jersey, Douglas Herring handles all Superior Court and Municipal Court charges. Mr. Herring handles Homicides, White Collar cases, Drug Crimes, Theft Crimes, Juvenile Crimes, Domestic Violence, and Expungements throughout New Jersey. Mr. Herring has experience in Municipal Courts, including DWI/DUI cases.

Mr. Herring has practiced criminal law since 1997, first as a defense attorney and then as Deputy District Attorney in California. He was assigned the elite Hardcore Gang Unit in the Compton Courthouse. After relocating to New Jersey, he worked as an Assistant United States Attorney before joining the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office as an Assistant Prosecutor.

During his career, he has conducted more than 100 jury trials and countless court hearings. Mr. Herring’s extensive experience in every phase of the judicial process includes handling matters ranging from murder, gang crimes, robbery, weapons, theft, embezzlement, and DWI/DUI.

Mr. Herring is a member of the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey, the National College for DUI Defense, and the DUI Defense Lawyers Association. Mr. Herring was selected as one of the Best Attorneys of America, which invites less than one percent (1%) of the attorneys of America. In 2014, the National Trial Lawyers Association selected Mr. Herring for their Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

Douglas Herring has conducted over 100 jury trials and hundreds of court hearings. Mr. Herring spent many years as a Deputy District Attorney for Los Angeles County, assigned to the prestigious Hardcore Gang Homicide Division in Compton. Mr. Herring relocated to New Jersey and worked as an Assistant United States Attorney in Newark and Trenton. He expended his experience and began as an Assistant Prosecutor in Middlesex County. Eventually, Mr. Herring was the busiest prosecutor on a trial team where he handled all aspect of the cases from the original charging through trial before a jury.

Drawing on his experiences, contacts and relationships with prosecutors, law enforcement and judges within the criminal justice system, Mr. Herring opened his criminal defense firm. He knows both how police investigations are conducted and how prosecutors assemble their cases against a suspect. Mr. Herring defends clients accused of criminal charges throughout New Jersey. Mr. Herring is known for “working up” his cases by conducting a thorough and independent investigation separate and apart from law enforcement. He leaves no stone unturned when defending his clients whether they are fighting a Municipal Court DUI, complex white-collar fraud case, or a high profile murder case. Attorney Herring understands that his client’s interests and he will work hard to keep them out of jail and free of a criminal record.

Mr. Herring founded this law practice to focus on superior client service and using technology to improve the connection clients have with their case. The police reports in your case will be scanned and available to you immediately. Your emails and phone calls are important and Mr. Herring will return your calls as quickly as possible.

This use of technology carries over to the presentation of your case. Mr. Herring has taught prosecutors on courtroom use of computerized exhibits and trial tactics. You need to connect with the most modern technology to present the most up to the date defense.

If you or a loved one faces criminal charges, contact New Jersey criminal defense attorney Douglas Herring for help. Mr. Herring has a main office in Princeton and other offices by appointment. Mr. Herring is available to travel to your home to discuss your personal situation. Your freedom is important and you need someone who cares about you and your case.

For more information and to schedule your free consultation, contact New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Douglas Herring at the Law Office of Douglas Herring located at 475 Wall St, Princeton, NJ 08540. The Law Office of Douglas Herring has additional offices located in New Brunswick and Trenton. Mr. Herring can be reached 24/7 at (844) NJ Accused or (844) 6522287 or (609) 256-4098.

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