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Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Douglas, GA

Patrick S. Ferris
Patrick S. Ferris, LLC
411 West Ward Street
Douglas, GA 31533
T:Work 912-384-1099
F: Fax912-384-1130
Visit: www.ferris-legal.com
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2000
Education: University of Georgia School of Law
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (80%), Criminal Defense (10%), Appellate (10%)
Industry Groups: DODD, GACDL, NCDD

Profile

Patrick Ferris began his career as a prosecutor, and now represents individuals throughout Georgia. He has been lead counsel in dozens of jury trials and hundreds of bench trials, and has been consistently recognized for his victories. Patrick is a member of the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) and the elite Georgia Defense of Drinking Drivers group (DODD). He has earned a "Superb" rating by Avvo and a "Preeminent" client rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Years of Selection

Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015

No Rising Stars publication in 2008

About Patrick Ferris

Admitted: 2000, Georgia

Professional Webpage: www.ferris-legal.com/bio.html

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Instructor, Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, IDS/NHTSA/IACP, 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Fellow, Lawyers Foundation of Georgia, 2008
  • President, Douglas Bar Association, 2008
  • Vice-President, Douglas Bar Association, 2006

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • 2013 Georgia DUI Update, Speaker, How The State & The Defense Can Ethically Do A Better Job, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, 2013
  • 2011 Georgia DUI Update, Speaker, Plea Negotiations, Trials, and Client Representation in DUI Cases, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, 2011
  • Georgia Crisis Intervention Mental Health Training, Instructor, Legal Aspects of Mental Health Law Enforcement, Peace Officer Standards Council (POST), 2010
  • DUI Investigations, Instructor, Academy Graduate Advanced Training, Athens-Clarke County Police Department, 2003
  • DUI Investigations, Instructor, Academy Graduate Advanced Training, Athens-Clarke County Police Department, 2002
  • DUI Investigations, Instructor, Academy Graduate Advanced Training, Athens-Clarke County Police Department, 2001
Last Updated: 12/19/2014
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