NAFDD Attorney Eligibility

Although a subjective process, identifying the best members of any profession is a qualitative assessment based on objective criteria. Our protocols and eligibility criteria are driven by numerous factors. To be eligible, at a minimum, the attorney must satisfy the following criteria:

However, minimum eligibility does not guarantee that the attorney will be invited to become a member. All relevant information including the following considerations are factored into the selection process:

Additional Criteria

  • Total length of time practicing law in the state,
  • Total length of time practicing DUI law,
  • Total length of time practicing criminal law,
  • Percentage of law practice dedicated to DUI defense,
  • Percentage of law practice dedicated to criminal law,
  • Prior work experience in handling DUI cases,
  • Total number of DUI cases,
  • Jury trial experience,
  • Bench trial experience,
  • Available peer review,
  • Legal awards,
  • DUI case outcomes,
  • Formal DUI training,
  • DUI related noteworthy achievements,
  • Discipline impacting the practice of law,
  • DUI publications,
  • DUI presentations,
  • Available client reviews.