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Mr. Richard Orville Middlebrook

Mr. Richard Orville Middlebrook

Central Valley’s Preeminent DUI Attorney
  • DUI & DWI
  • California
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Summary

Mr. Middlebrook is a Southern California Super Lawyer, is AV Rated (highest rating available by Martindale Hubbel) and has a perfect 10 rating on AVVO.com. He is considered the preeminent DUI attorney in the Southern San Joaquin Valley. He spends hundreds of hours a year attending, moderating and lecturing in seminars. He exclusively represents persons accused of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs and the forensic science associated with those areas. He is a Founding Member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association and currently sits on their Second Vice President. He is a Sustaining Member of the National College for DUI Defense. He is a graduate of multiple summer sessions of the National College of DUI Defense held at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Winter Sessions held worldwide. He is trained as an Instructor in the administration of Standardized Field Sobriety Testing through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and is a regular attendee at Mastering Scientific Evidence Seminars. He is an full member of the American Academy of Forensic Science and the American Chemical Society. He is one of only six lawyers in the State of California and less than 50 worldwide to be designated by the American Chemical Society as a Lawyer-Scientist. The ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist is one who uses validated and legitimate science for the benefit of justice. These are lawyers who study the science and apply it legitimately in the courtroom. They expose invalid or non-validated science and use valid science in the courtroom. They eschew the smoke and mirrors techniques of old and embrace the science for the benefit of all. He has tried over 230 DUI cases throughout his career with a 97% success rate. He has acted as lead counsel in over seven thousand administrative hearings, writ proceedings, motions, and appeals. His success rate in those proceedings is unmatched anywhere in the Southern San Joaquin Valley.

Practice Area
  • DUI & DWI
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founding Partner
Middlebrook & Associates
- Current
Managing Partner
Richard O. Middlebrook, A Prof. Corp.
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Attorney
Borton Petrini & Conron
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Prosecuting Attorney
Kern County District Attorney
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Prosecuting Law Clerk
Yolo County District Attorney
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Education
University of California - Davis
J.D. (1993) | Law
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California Lutheran University
B.A. (1990) | Political Science
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Honors: Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Departmental Assistant in Political Science, Multiple scholarship and award winner, Dean's List all four years
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Awards
Lawyer-Scientist
American Chemical Society
One of less than 50 Lawyer-Scientists in the United States
SuperLawyer
Southern California SuperLawyers
Mr. Middlebrook is been name to Southern California SuperLawyer every year since 2012.
AV Rating
Martindale.com
Professional Associations
Driving Under the Influence Defense Lawyers Assoc.
Founding Member; Board of Directors
- Current
Activities: Founding Member and Board of Directors
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American Academy of Forensic Science
Member
- Current
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American Chemical Society
Member
- Current
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National College of DUI Defense
Sustaining Member
- Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
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CALIFORNIA DUI LAWYERS ASSOCIATION
Member
- Current
Activities: Attend almost all statewide programs.
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National College of DUI Defense
Member
- Current
Activities: Current member of the National College of DUI Defense. Have attended 2009 Summer Session- Harvard University, the 2009 Winter Session, Mastering Scientific Evidence
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California State Bar # 167723
Member
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Hair and Air: Follicle Testing and IID's, NCDD Summer Session, Harvard Law School
National College of DUI Defense
Websites & Blogs
Website
Middlebrook & Associates
Contact & Map
Middlebrook & Associates
8501 Brimhall Road
Suite 404
Bakersfield, CA 93312
USA
Telephone: (661) 636-1333
Fax: (805) 636-1343