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    If you have been charged with any criminal offense, whether a misdemeanor or felony, it is important to consider the long-term consequences. Seek legal advice to determine your best course of action and how to minimize the effects of a criminal charge on your family, your career and your future.

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  • DUI Defense

    Well-respected among judiciary, law enforcement, and fellow California DUI defense attorneys, I consistently attain a high rate of success. My reputation as an aggressive negotiator often translates into a dismissal of charges and lighter charges, sentences and fines for those accused of drunk driving.

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"I retained Blackie as my attorney and it was the best decision I could have made. I had no idea at the time that I was going to get the best possible outcome to my case..."

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"Mr. Blackie Burak is a highly reputable and seasoned attorney and is worth contracting his services...especially for a DUI / DWI I will not go into great detail..."

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Walnut Creek DUI Attorney Serving Northern California

One of the few specialists in DUI/DWI defense that has also been certified by the California State Bar Association as a Criminal Law specialist. Bringing over four decades of experience, reputation & results to right for your rights. 

DUI / DWI Defense in Walnut Creek, California

My law firm, The Law Office of Blackie Burak, is different. First, as a Walnut Creek/Bay Area DUI attorney, I focus almost exclusively on DUI/DWI defense.

Secondly, I am a solo practitioner so every client receives my personal attention. You are not shifted off to an associate. I have the flexibility to serve you wherever you may be in northern or central California. Even in rural locations, I will defend you against a DUI/DWI charge.

Thirdly, I am one of the most experienced and frequently cited DUI/DWI attorneys in Northern and Central California. I am one of the few DUI/DWI attorneys that has been certified by the California State Bar Association as a Criminal Law Specialist as well as a DUI/DWI specialist member of the California DUI Lawyers Association. I was one of the founding members and past president of the California DUI Lawyers Association, an organization of lawyers devoted to the aggressive defense of persons accused of driving while intoxicated. I obtained the first not-guilty verdict in the Bay Area after the new .08 blood alcohol level threshold was put in place, making the consequences of drinking and driving even more severe than ever. In my nearly 40 years in practice, I have been able to show juries, judges and law enforcement personnel that their evidence has been insufficient, inconsistent or illegally obtained. The late Ed Kuwatch, author of California Drunk Driving Law, called me “one of the best trial lawyers in California.”


I receive many referrals from legal professionals throughout the court system. I am the last to advocate drinking and driving. I know how dangerous drunk driving can be, especially to innocent third parties. However, people who are accused often get treated unfairly unless…Read More

Don't Delay Contact My Law Firm

We urge anyone who has been cited for driving under the influence of alcohol to get a reputable defense attorney right away.

Contact Blackie Burak, drunk driving defense lawyer, no matter where you are or where you were driving. We will discuss what it takes to retain me for proven DUI / DWI representation. The stakes are high. Your driving record and your future hang in the balance, and finding a Walnut Creek DUI Attorney to represent you can mean the difference between success and failure.

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Contact a Northern California DUI Defense Attorney

If you have been charged with DUI / DWI, it is critical to have skilled, experienced and aggressive legal representation. I have been defending clients against drunk driving charges for nearly 40 years and have achieved a remarkable record of accomplishment. Although my office is located in northern California, I defend people from around the nation and throughout the world. I have developed defense techniques and strategies that provide my clients with the best possible defense against drunk driving charges.

To find out if I am the right lawyer for your case, contact my law firm. Call me toll free at 1-866-BLCKDUI or complete the form below to schedule a free consultation.

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About Attorney

Attorney Blackie Burak has nearly 40 years of successful criminal defense experience. He effectively uses this experience to mount an aggressive defense against even the most complex DUI / DWI charges. His keen focus on this area is based on his cutting-edge knowledge, skills and courtroom techniques. He is often able to obtain a much more favorable outcome than might otherwise be expected.

Attorney Burak defends his clients vigorously against DUI / DWI charges and has a remarkable record of accomplishment in hundreds of jury trials and thousands of hearings. He has secured acquittals, not-guilty verdicts, reduced charges and lessened penalties through his aggressive defense strategies. Learn More

Contact Attorney Blackie Burak

If you have been arrested for DUI in northern or central California, please contact the Walnut Creek law office online or call toll free at 1-866-BLCKDUI for a free consultation. Contact Now