California's Leading Authority in DUI
and Criminal Defense. We Wrote The book
  • DUI Charges

    Our DUI defense team has over 80 years of combined experience defending DUI cases. Our results and reputation are unrivaled. If results matter to you, contact us now to let us put our experience to work for you.

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  • We Wrote the Book

    One of the nation’s leading DUI attorneys, Don Bartell is the author of the preeminent DUI defense book, Attacking and Defending Drunk Driving Tests. Lara Gressley is a contributing author. Our firm regularly lectures lawyers across the state on leading DUI defense strategies.

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  • Case results

    Our results and reputation are unmatched. We have won countless not guilty verdicts in DUI cases, including serious felony DUI cases involving injury.

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DUI Defense

Start here to put our 80 years of experience in DUI cases to work for you.

DMV Defense

We have defended thousands against the DMV. Let us fight to save your driver's license after a DUI arrest.

Criminal Defense

From assault with a deadly weapon to robbery, we have won many not guilty verdicts on serious felony criminal matters.

Family Law

Attorney Don Hensel has over 30 years of experience in successfully representing people in divorce, child custody, and other family law matters.

Hire the Best DUI and Criminal Defense Team in California

At BH&G, we understand that this is a difficult time for you. We want to help. The firm cares about what happens to you, and thinks of your case as our case. You can call us at any time, knowing that the firm will be there for you. You can trust that the lawyers at BH&G will always strive for the best possible outcome for you.

What Our Clients Say

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Our Attorneys

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    Lara J. Gressley

    Lara Gressley is one of the preeminent appellate lawyers in the state.

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    Donald J. Bartell

    Don Bartell is the best DUI defense attorney around.

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    Mike Donaldson

    Mike Donaldson grew up in Temecula, California.  He received his un...

Recent Case Results

  • Riverside DUI Attorney Don Bartell had a Vicodin, Xanax and Alcohol DUI Dismissed. The case resolved for a lesser charge, no license suspension, no custody, and $600 fine.  Read On

  • DUI Jury Trial - .30/.31 - Jury Did Not Convict - Settled for Wet Reckless Read On

  • Client charged with DUI, alleged BAC of .17%. After trial, the jury found the client NOT GUILTY. We also won the client's DMV Hearing.  Read On


We are California's leading authority on DUI and criminal defense. Attorneys Don Bartell, Lara Gressley, and Mike Donaldson regularly lecture lawyers across the state and nation on criminal and DUI defense strategies. Don and Lara are pictured to the right at Loyola Law School where they lectured on DUI defense.


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