- Practice Area
- Administrative Law
- Admiralty & Maritime Law
- Advertising Law
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- AmLaw 200 Blogs
- Antitrust Law
- Civil Rights & Privacy Law
- Consumer Law
- Corporate & Commercial Litigation
- Criminal Law
- Divorce & Family Law
- Education Law
- Election Law & Political Commentary
- Electronic Discovery
- Employment & Labor Law
- Environmental Law
- General Counsel Blogs
- Immigration Law
- Insurance Law
- Intellectual Property Law
- International Law
- Judiciary Law
- Media, Entertainment & Sports Law
- Law Firm Management & Legal Marketing
- Personal Injury & Medical Law
- Probate & Estate Planning
- Real Estate & Construction Law
- Tax & Financial Law
- Whistleblower Law
- Workers' Compensation
- Law School
Gerald McNamara currently practices law in Pittsburgh where he assists clients with various elements of their DUI disputes. A former Lieutenant with the Pittsburgh Police Department, Mr. McNamara has unique past experiences to draw on when trying cases in Pennsylvania. While a part of the Pittsburgh PD, Gerald supervised the DUI Task Force from 2001-2003 and has an exceptionally good grasp of the breath testing devices used in the state of Pennsylvania, as well as the traffic laws. Mr. McNamara discusses a variety of his past and current experiences, as well pertinent litigation and regulations, on his blog, Pittsburgh Criminal Law Blog.
Bar and Court Admisisons
PennDOT and police are partnering again this holiday season for Operation Safe Holiday, which includes a "Click it or Ticket" enforcement push from November 18-December 4 and increased use of sobriety checkpoints between now and January 4. This enforcement initiative also includes safety...
On October 18, the Pennsylvania Senate Transportation Committee approved a new bill which would require ignition interlock devices to be installed in the vehicles of all first time offenders. The current Pennsylvania ignition interlock law does not require first time offenders to utilize...
Here are a few questions that I have recently been asked by clients and potential clients: 1. Do police need to know your Blood Alcohol Contration (BAC) to charge you with DUI in Pennsylvania? No, the police do not need to know your BAC to charge you with DUI. The most common scenario in ...
Pittsburgh Police have anounced plans to conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving DUI patrols over this weekend, July 29-31. The patrols will be concentrated in the West End and South Hills areas of the city. As always, the best ways to avoid a sobriety checkpoint or a roving DUI patrol are:...
With the long Independence Day weekend coming up, boating season in the Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania area is in full swing. This also means that Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission officers are patrolling local waterways looking for drunken boaters (BUI) and for violations of...