The Drinking Habits of Millennials

Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring & Wheaton, Maryland

According to Nielsen’s most recent Beverage Alcohol Media Report, while Millennials comprise only about ¼ of all adults over the age of 21, they account for 35% of beer consumption, 32% of spirit consumption, and 20% of wine consumption in the United States. This means that, at some point, a good number of Millennials will be faced with choices about driving after a few drinks. Read More

Holiday DUIs

Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring & Wheaton, Maryland

As we approach the major fall and winter holidays, police will be on heightened alert for intoxicated drivers. If you are charged with DUI or DWI this holiday season, it is important to remember that you are not at the mercy of the courts. Rockville DUI defense attorney Leon Geller is here to take your case, fight for your rights, and help you get the most desirable outcome possible. Read More

Rockville DUI Attorney Leon Geller Joins the NCDD

Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring & Wheaton, Maryland

Rockville criminal defense attorney Leon Geller is now a member of the National College for DUI Defense®, Inc. (NCDD), a “professional, non-profit corporation dedicated to the improvement of the criminal defense bar, and to the dissemination of information to the public about DUI Defense Law as a specialty area of law practice.” Read More

What is a Drug Court?

Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring & Wheaton, Maryland

A drug court is a special court that has been given the responsibility of handling cases involving drug-addicted offenders. The aim of the Montgomery County Drug Court is to eliminate substance abuse and its consequences – both criminal and personal – with a focus on therapeutic jurisprudence, the idea that positive therapeutic outcomes are important judicial goals. Read More

Labor Day Weekend DUI Checkpoints

Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring & Wheaton, Maryland

Labor Day weekend is coming up and with it will come an increase in DUI checkpoints. It is very important that you understand your rights if you are pulled over for DUI or before entering a checkpoint this weekend. It is equally important that you call Rockville DUI attorney Leon Geller at (301) 309-8001 if you are facing charges of driving under the influence. Read More

Calculating Blood Alcohol Levels

Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring & Wheaton, Maryland

In the state of Maryland, having a Blood alcohol content of .08 or higher can result in a charge of DUI. But how many drinks does it take to get to .08? In truth, this varies from person to person and is impacted by many individual factors. However, by and large, calculating BAC is pretty simple – made more so by this online tool that enables you to enter a few stats for a fairly reliable result. This tool should not replace common sense or paying attention to how your body feels, but it can be helpful when planning the night or for pure entertainment. Read More