Today we continue our DWI Masters Series, with Buncombe County attorney Al Messer. Al joined us on last week’s episode and today Al and Jake discuss some of the keys to attacking a DWI charge based on a lack of probable cause. Probable cause is one of the most frequently utilized attacks the defense can assert in a DWI case, so make sure to tune in to hear a DWI master give his tips on this defense.
Listen to Al unpack some of the critical evidence generally used by the State in establishing probable cause.
Learn why Al routinely asks to sequester officers before evidence is presented in a motion on probable cause.
Discover some best practices for drafting a preliminary indication following a district court judge’s decision to grant a motion to suppress.
Hear Al discuss the importance for young attorneys to tap into the experience of seasoned lawyers through listservs and individual conversations.