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Terry Alan Wapner

Terry Alan Wapner

Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI Lawyer
Wapner Jones, PC.
Fresno, CA
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About Terry Alan Wapner

Attorney Biography

Terry A. Wapner is a well-known and respected DUI lawyer, practicing in Fresno County and many of the neighboring counties such as Madera, Merced, Kings and Tulare. Mr. Wapner has dedicated his practice to the defense of persons accused of driving under the influence of alcohol and or drugs. He has an impressive history of winning DUI cases, winning DMV hearings, and saving driver's licenses and jobs.

Mr. Wapner received his undergraduate degree, from the University of Southern California and his law degree from San Joaquin College of Law in Fresno. Mr. Wapner has been practicing criminal law his entire career, starting as a criminal prosecutor with the Stansilaus County District Attorney's Office in 1987. Near the end of 1988, Mr. Wapner moved back to Fresno and opened his private practice, specializing in all aspects of criminal defense. He has successfully defended clients accused of murder, drugs, gang crimes and sex offenses. Over the past fifteen years, his practice has emphasized, almost exclusively, defending people who have been charged with DUI, and DUI related crimes. He has significant trial experience and understands the importance of announcing to the Judge and DA, "I'm ready for trial, your honor."

Mr. Wapner is a member of two premier DUI associations, the National College of DUI Defense, an association of the top DUI attorneys nationwide, and the California DUI Lawyers Association, a California only association, where he is currently on the Board of Directors. He is also a member of the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Bar Association of Fresno County.

Mr. Wapner has successfully completed training in both the Student and Instructor Courses for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) DUI Detection Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Program and regularly and frequently attends and lectures at conferences on all aspects of DUI law.

Practice Areas

DUI / DWI (50%)
Criminal Defense (50%)

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Bar Licenses

California State Bar
Member in Good Standing

Work Experience

Wapner Jones, PC.
Founding Partner - Wapner Jones & Wasson, PC.

Law Offices of Terry A. Wapner

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San Joaquin College of Law

University of Southern California

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DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Founding Member
DUI Defense Lawyers Association

California DUI Lawyers Association
California DUI Lawyers Association

National College for DUI Defense
General Member
National College for DUI Defense

California DUI Lawyers Association
California DUI Lawyers Association

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Awards & Honors

American Chemical Society,<br /> Chemistry and the Law Division
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ACS-CHAL Lawyer-Scientist
American Chemical Society,
Chemistry and the Law Division

Forensic Drug Analysis Course
American Chemical Society, Axion Labs

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Recognized for Community Leadership
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Terry Alan Wapner
Wapner Jones, PC.
401 W Fallbrook Ave Suite 201
Fresno, CA 93711
Office: 559-266-8604
Fax: 559-266-4208

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Terry Alan Wapner - Profile information with the State Bar of California - Find more information about Terry Alan Wapner on the State Bar of California website, including: current status, actions affecting eligibility to practice law and disciplinary history.

Nonprofit Organizations

National College for DUI Defense, Inc. -

The NCDD is the largest non-profit, professional organization of criminal defense attorneys focused specifically on defending DUI / DWI and drunk driving related criminal charges throughout the United States and Canada.

California DUI Lawyers Association -

CDLA works to promote a fair criminal justice system and protect the rights of the accused while providing support and education to lawyers focused on DUI defense in California.

DUI Defense Lawyers Association -

The DUI Defense Lawyers Association, Inc. (DUIDLA) was founded in 2014 by a group of 27 charter members. The group prides itself on the quality of its Spring and Fall CLE seminars which help train hundreds of dedicated drunk driving defense attorneys on innovative techniques for fighting these unique and complicated criminal offenses.