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DUI & Traffic Offenses in Athens, Georgia


If you are arrested for DUI or any alcohol or drug related driving offense, you need a powerful defense.

DUI is a serious charge that can drastically impact your life, but a DUI arrest does not have to mean a DUI conviction. Hiring an aggressive DUI lawyer with a winning reputation can help you to protect your future. When looking for an Athens, GA DUI lawyer, look no further than Kim T. Stephens and Michael S. Brown. Each criminal defense attorney has more than 22 years of experience winning in DUI and other misdemeanor and felony cases and will fight to protect your rights and achieve the best possible outcome for your case.

Georgia DUI laws are very strict — and the penalties are severe if convicted.


1st Conviction (in 10 years)

  • Fine up to $1,000
  • 10 days to one year in jail
  • DUI school
  • Clinical alcohol/drug evaluation
  • 40 hours of community service
  • Up to one year of probation
  • One-year loss of license


2nd Conviction (in 10 years)

  • Fine up to $1,000
  • 90 days to one year in jail
  • DUI school – Level II
  • Mandatory alcohol evaluation and/or treatment
  • 30 days (240 hours) of community service
  • Up to one year of probation
  • Three-year loss of license
  • Ignition interlock device



3rd Conviction (in 10 years)

  • Fine up to $5,000
  • 120 days to one year in jail
  • 30 days of community service
  • Alcohol evaluation and/or treatment
  • Up to one year of probation
  • Five-year loss of license
  • Ignition interlock device


4th Conviction – Felony (Habitual Violator)

  • Fine of $5,000
  • One to five years in state prison

If you have been charged with DUI, you need professional advice and a powerful defense.

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Stephens and Brown have achieved the highest possible AVVO ranking for DUI defense. Attorney Kim T. Stephens was named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 list, and received the AVVO Client’s Choice Award for DUI defense. Both Kim T. Stephens and Michael S. Brown were named the Athens Banner Herald’s Reader’s Choice best attorney in separate years.  Let DUI attorneys Kim T. Stephens and Michael S. Brown put their considerable skills to work for you, reviewing every aspect of your case, searching for discrepancies and inaccuracies, interviewing witnesses and double-checking field sobriety test results. With either attorney by your side, you can feel confident knowing that you will receive the best possible defense and outcome for your individual case.

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Attorneys Kim T. Stephens and Michael S. Brown also represent clients in a wide array of traffic violations and offenses, including speeding tickets, driving while under Habitual Violator status, driving without insurance and driving with a suspended license.

If you have been arrested for DUI, call Stephens and Brown today 706.548.3933

Call Kim T. Stephens and Michael S. Brown at 706-548-3933 or visit our Contact Us page to make an appointment to talk to Kim T. Stephens and Michael S. Brown personally and in complete confidence. We never charge for the initial consultation.


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