National College for DUI Defense
Most people who have been arrested for a DUI for the first time do not personally know a DUI defense lawyer. Prior to the internet, it was difficult to access information about attorneys and their record. Ofcourse, most reputable DUI law firms now have a website providing attorney bio's and profiles, information about past cases and references from past clients.
Good DUI defense lawyers will also be a member of one or more professional groups in the DUI defense field. Such groups have quality control standards for its members and provide educational seminars to keep its members up to date on changes in the law.
The National College for DUI Defense is the premier professional organization for DUI defense lawyers nationwide. The website has a list of lawyers with a reputation for defending drunk driving cases.