BOARD CERTIFIED BY THE NATIONAL COLLEGE FOR DUI DEFENSE-1999
BOARD OF REGENTS- 1995-1998
DEAN OF THE NATIONAL COLLEGE FOR DUI DEFENSE- 1997-1998
Mr. Price has been representing citizens in the legal arena for over twenty-six years. Price Law Firm, P.C. is located in Huntsville, Alabama and concentrates its efforts in assisting those accused of driving under the influence. Price Law Firm, P.C. holds the highest rating level obtainable known as “AV” with the Martindale-Hubbell Law Digest. Mr. Price was the fourth attorney in the United States to attain the status of Fellow with the National College for DUI Defense. He has also served as Dean and Regent to this college. He is well-known through the country as a leading legal expert concerning breath alcohol testing. Mr. Price practiced law for many years with the late Macon L. Weaver who was the former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama. Mr. Price has completed courses of instruction on the operation of evidential breath tests devices, specifically the Intoxilyzer Model 5000. He owns three breath testing devices, including the Draeger MK-III. Mr. Price has authored and published many articles dealing with various subjects related to DUI issues. He has also handled several appellate court cases of historical significance. The Supreme Court case of Ex Parte Barry Wayne Buckner, 549 So.2d 451 Ala. 1989, redefined the phrase, “driving under the influence of alcohol” in Alabama. Mr. Price handled the leading case in Alabama which defines a citizens right to an independent blood test, Lockard vs. Town of Killen, 565 So.2d 679 Ala. Cr. App. 1990. In 1994, he handled the case of Mayo vs. City of Madison, 652 So.2d 201 Ala. 1994 where, in a landmark decision of the Alabama Supreme Court, the Alabama breath test program was thrown out. In City of Tuscaloosa v. Stalnaker, CR-01-0613 2001, the court upheld the lower courts decision to exclude the breath test due to strict compliance regulations and Mr. Prices argument that the machine used to test the breath alcohol of the defendant was not the same machine approved by the Department of Forensic Sciences. He has also handled appellate cases dealing with field sobriety testing, right to trial by jury, due process, Miranda, and other issues. Phillip Price is ranked among the top speakers of all time with the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and has been a guest lecturer on DUI issues in over twenty-two States.