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  • “Hiring Mr. Bortel saved my license, my job and my sanity. If you forgot to call a cab, call him now.Thanks so much.”S.M. of San Francisco

  • “Aaron was very straight forward with his assessment of the situation. The outcome of the case was as he predicted. I was very satisfied with his services.” Jonathan N.

San Francisco DUI Lawyer & Attorney

San Francisco DUI attorney Aaron Bortel is a member of California and national DUI associations, and for over 20 years, people have trusted his skill, judgment, and dedication to help them through their entire drunk driving experience. He has handled cases in State, Federal, and Juvenile courts, and has an extensive experience representing clients all throughout the Bay Area.

Aaron Bortel is a well-known and respected DUI lawyer, practicing in San Francisco and throughout the Bay area. Aaron Bortel has dedicated most of his practice to the defense of person’s accused of driving under the influence of alcohol and or drugs. Aaron has an impressive history of achieving client goals i.e. winning DUI cases, winning DMV hearings and saving drivers licenses.


Aaron Bortel is a member of the National College of DUI Defense, the California DUI lawyers Association, the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Bar Association of San Francisco.

DUI lawyer help is available for those arrested in San Francisco, Marin, San Mateo, Sonoma, Contra Costa, Napa, Santa Clara, Solano, and Alameda Counties.

Aaron has successfully completed training for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration DWI Detection Standardized Field Sobriety Testing. Mr. Bortel has successfully handled DUI’s for over 20 years. Contact Aaron Bortel today.

San Francisco DUI Lawyer – Help for a California DUI charge.

Drunk driving is a very serious crime in the San Francisco Bay Area. Fines, imprisonment, criminal records, treatment programs, increased (if available) insurance rates, and loss of employment are all potential consequences of a San Francisco Bay Area DUI. We have all made mistakes, but a simple lapse in judgment should not have lifelong consequences. Protect your rights. Contact drunk driving attorney Aaron Bortel immediately, for a free consultation.

Unfortunately, unless you act quickly your drunk driving arrest may haunt you long after the initial shock and anger has worn off. San Francisco drunk driving attorney Aaron Bortel is dedicated to protecting your rights and will fight to get you back on the road as soon as possible. The sooner you take action and call him the sooner he can get to work minimizing the burden on your life.

An important note: You must contact the DMV within 10 days of your arrest to request a hearing. If you fail to contact the DMV within 10 days your license will be automatically suspended 30 days after arrest and your chance of a DMV hearing will be greatly reduced. Contact Aaron Bortel if you have been arrested for a DUI to ensure that your rights are protected. If hired within 10 days of your arrest, Mr. Bortel will contact the DMV for you to request a hearing.

Although being arrested for a DUI in the San Francisco Bay Area is a serious crime, it does not mean you must suffer the consequences of a conviction or loss of driving privilege.

It takes a lot to trust someone with something as important as your freedom, finances, and your future, and when you trust Aaron Bortel with your Bay Area drunk driving case you are getting an experienced and aggressive attorney that has spent many years helping people in situations just like yours. He will do everything in his power to get you the best results possible. The first thing Aaron Bortel tries to do is win your case. In many cases the court and DMV ordeal can be as traumatizing as your initial arrest, so in order to reduce the impact and stress on your life Aaron Bortel can often make your court appearances for you without you ever having to step into the courtroom.

Many people are afraid of the high fees commonly associated with San Francisco Bay Area drunk driving cases. His competitive pricing and payment plans mean that your finances will not have to jeopardize your freedom or security in court and with DMV cases.

Your first consultation is free, so you have nothing to lose by contacting San Francisco drunk driving attorney Aaron Bortel. During your initial consultation, he will go over the specifics of your case, ask you questions about your goals, and see if he can accomplish a realistic outcome in your case. He doesn’t take every case that is offered, and he won’t take your money unless you believe that you get a great attorney for a fair fee. Client satisfaction is the bedrock of Aaron Bortel’s practice.