Lawrence Koplow is a founding member of the Koplow Law Firm. His criminal practice is dedicated and focused on DUI law and vehicular crimes defense. His clients have included police officers, firefighters and lawyers charged with DUI. Attorneys often consult with him to assist with their own DUI clients.
He is a proud graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. He is also an active member of:
- The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
- The State Bar of Arizona
- The American Bar Association
- The Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice
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Former DUI Prosecutor
Lawrence is a former prosecutor with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. When he left the County Attorney’s Office, he was working in the Vehicular Crimes Unit. While in the vehicular Crimes Unit, Lawrence prosecuted:
- Felony and Misdemeanor DUI Cases
- Leaving the Scene of Injury Accidents Cases
- Vehicular Assault cases
- Vehicular Homicide cases
After leaving the prosecutor’s office. Lawrence worked in the in-house counsel group for Farmer’s Insurance, where he primarily handled the defense of automobile accident cases. This included defending civil lawsuits arising from DUI crimes.
Mr. Koplow subsequently co-founded the law firm of Koplow & Patane which eventually evolved into the Koplow Law Firm. His practice is focused on the defense of impaired drivers charged with DUI and vehicular crimes. Now he uses what he learned as a prosecutor to benefit his clients. Lawrence frequently writes regarding emerging DUI issues and defenses. He also presents lectures on DUI defense strategies, DUI prevention and effective DUI investigations. Some of the people has conducted DUI seminars for include:
- The Chicago Cubs
- The Oakland Athletics
- The Milwaukee Brewers
- The Arizona Association of Civil Defense Attorneys
- The Northern Arizona Police Department
He has also been a guest lecturer on KTAR Radio in Phoenix regarding DUI and Vehicular Crimes cases.