News & Wins

St. Louis DUI/DWI Law Blog

Welcome to our St. Louis, Missouri DUI/DWI Law Blog On behalf of Ward & Childress

We established this blog to share stories and information about topics relevant to our practice. Our intent is to highlight local stories, as well as national subject matter, that we think you will find interesting. We will regularly update this blog and encourage you to share your thoughts on these posts.

I Just Got Pulled Over and I Have Been Drinking. What Should I Do?

By St. Louis Defense Attorney on May 22nd, 2016

Do you find yourself being investigated for DWI?   By Carl M. Ward I am frequently asked what I would do if I had been drinking and was pulled over and found myself being investigated for DWI. First of all, that is extremely unlikely to happen. There are too many police officers in this State…

Chosen as one of St. Louis’ Top Rated Lawyers

By St. Louis Defense Attorney on April 16th, 2015

Once again, Carl has been chosen as one of St. Louis’ Top Rated Lawyers by the ALM Media. He will appear later this year in the 2014 edition of St. Louis’ Top Rated Lawyer’s Magazine!

Union Carpenter’s License Saved After Blowing .171 at Checkpoint 

By St. Louis Defense Attorney on April 11th, 2014

By Denise L. Childress 56 year old union carpenter stopped at DWI checkpoint. Officer reported strong odor of intoxicants, bloodshot, glassy eyes, slurred speech, swaying, and failure of field sobriety tests. Client arrested and blew into breath testing instrument with reading of .171. RESULT: Hearing officer held that client’s arrest was made without probable cause…