Over 20+ Years of Experience 

Drunk Driving Lawyer in Boise, ID

If you are facing DUI charges in Boise, it is important to find an experienced attorney who can help you navigate the legal system and fight for your rights.

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If you have questions or concerns we are only one call away to help put you at ease. 

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Jared W. Sommer has over 20+ years of experience litigating DUI cases. 

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We are with you every step of the way to make sure your case is handled well.

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In our role as your DUI defense attorney, We understand the gravity of the charges my clients face. A DUI conviction in Boise can lead to severe consequences, including fines, license suspension, and even jail time. Additionally, the long-term implications on one’s record and reputation can be profound. That’s why our duty is to be vigilant in scrutinizing the details of each case, seeking out any potential mitigating factors that could lead to a more favorable outcome.

A successful defense against DUI charges requires a multifaceted approach. It starts with a thorough examination of the evidence, including police reports, witness statements, and the procedures followed during the arrest. Any deviation from established protocols can be a potential opening for defense. Furthermore, we explore potential defenses such as challenging the reliability of breathalyzer results or questioning the legality of the traffic stop.

Defending against DUI charges in Boise, Idaho, is a calling that requires dedication, legal acumen, and an unwavering commitment to the principles of justice. Our firm takes immense pride in standing by the side of individuals facing DUI charges, working tirelessly to provide them with the robust defense they deserve. In the vibrant heart of Boise, the battle against DUIs is not just a legal endeavor—it’s a commitment to upholding the very essence of justice in our community.









If You Have Been Arrested For DUI in Boise, Mr. Sommer Has the Experience To Help You

Drunk Driving Lawyer in Idaho, Jared Sommer

Our Attorney is known for giving clean concise guidance to all his clients. He is a member of the Idaho Law Review and is a graduate of the University of Idaho College of Law. He fights to get every client the best possible outcome for every case.

We are effective and aggressive and will work to help you get the results that you need, from minor to major charges, at affordable rates.

My role as your DUI defense attorney in Boise is not just about protecting the rights of our clients—it’s about preserving the integrity of the legal system itself. This includes ensuring that law enforcement adheres to the highest standards of due process and that the accused receives a fair and just trial. Defending against DUI charges is a matter of accountability and safeguarding the principle that every individual is innocent until proven guilty.

Jared Sommer

what people say about us


Landaisha Johnson
Landaisha Johnson
December 28, 2022
Jared Sommer represented me in a Case I had recently and when I say he made everything go so smooth I appreciated everything he did for me. He spoke so highly of me and he was very confident in what he does. He was a man of his word. He explained to me everything really well so I had a better understanding. I had never been in any trouble and I was so glad and so thankful to have someone like him to represent me. I would 10/10 recommend him for an attorney. Thank you Jared for all of your hard work!!
Matthew Bayer
Matthew Bayer
November 10, 2022
Jared is the best attorney I could've imagined as representation for my case. As a client with no previous knowledge of the legal system, Jared's expertise and experience was incredibly valuable and made the otherwise emotional process as smooth and straightforward as possible. He consistently asked for my preferences, kept me informed on any and all progress in my case, and always let me know what to realistically expect as possible outcomes.
Eric Packer
Eric Packer
September 23, 2022
Jared helped us to seamlessly work through a legal matter regarding a more serious traffic citation that our son received. Jared guided us through the options and helped us to understand the potential ramifications of each option. We are pleased with his service in representing us in this matter.
Natnael Epa
Natnael Epa
March 10, 2022
I am not sure where to start but I will try my best to capture what Jared did for me and my family. I was in a tight spot where the odds were very much against me and chance of seeing the light was very slim. I had a lot to lose if it was not for Jared. His intensive experience in his field, knowledge and wisdom in collaboration with his humanity and empathy got me a deal that was once in a life time. I am very thankful and grateful for Jared and what he has done for me. If you are in the same situation as I was, I highly recommend him. I am a very satisfied customer.
Amber Roll
Amber Roll
January 27, 2020
Listen up guys! Jared is worth every penny. He goes above and beyond for you and you will be grateful for having this amazing attorney on your side. He helped me more than I expected and I recommend him for anything you are facing. He cares not only about your case outcome but about your well-being.
Stephene StGeorge
Stephene StGeorge
October 4, 2019
It’s not often that you see citations completely dismissed by a prosecutor in Ada County, much less two of them... This is my story and why Mr. Sommer deserves more then five stars. To begin, you would think requesting a lawyer to handle citations on my behalf is absurd, right? But like many cases, mine wasn’t cut and dry. And no, this wasn’t the extremely rare situation that places the public in a lose lose position either. It was just two simple citations that I felt strongly about contesting and I chose Jared Sommer. I’ve had the privilege of working with the courts professionally for the past twenty years and I know what conduct to expect. He was just as passionate about my small personal matter as I could ever imagine an attorney would be. I certainly wasn’t even expecting this type of resolution, so as we got closer to the trial date (this actually happens with citations too) I was relaying to Mr.Sommer that I would happy to accept responsibility for one of citations if they dismissed the other. He could sense that bit of fear that grows uncontrollably when we’re confronted with the unknown and he put me at ease as he explained the possibly outcomes, but not to lose focus on why we were there in the first place. I’d love to proclaim that my case simply had flawless merit which lead to the dismissal, but I credit Mr. Sommer mostly. It was clear that long before my insignificant issue, he had forged relationships with prosecutors and other court personal that provided him an edge. He was able to speak with them prior to the hearing and present my side in such a fashion that my only moments in front of the judge consisted of me verifying my name. I couldn’t be happier! He was fantastic and I would encourage anyone in need of legal services to contact Mr. Sommer.
Billie Parker
Billie Parker
September 11, 2019
Jared represented me at one of the most difficult times of my life. He has the knack and ability to successfully handle criminal defense cases that you just don’t see very often. I worked in a court and dealt with attorneys for many years. I am very sincere in saying Jared is one of the best I have seen.
Lauren Clounie
Lauren Clounie
September 11, 2019
Jared is definitely the person to see if you get yourself stuck between rock and a hard place. He took care of everything like he said he would and kept me in the loop during the ordeal. He is professional, knowledgeable, down to earth, confident and respectful. Thank you, Jared.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the consequences of a DUI conviction in Boise, Idaho?

In Boise, Idaho, a DUI conviction can result in various consequences, including suspension of driver’s license, hefty fines, community service, mandatory ignition interlock device, and even jail time.  The penalties may vary depending on several factors, such as the offender’s age, blood alcohol content (BAC) level, and whether it is their first, second, or third offense.

How long is the jail time for a first-time DUI offense in Boise, Idaho?

The length of jail time for a first-time DUI offense may vary depending on the jurisdiction, the specific circumstances of the offense, and the judge’s discretion.

What are the fines associated with a DUI conviction in Boise, Idaho?

In Boise, Idaho, the fines associated with a DUI conviction can range from $1,000 to $5,000 depending on the number of previous DUI convictions and the driver’s blood alcohol content (BAC) at the time of the stop.

Can my driver's license be suspended for a DUI in Boise, Idaho?

Yes, your driver’s license can be suspended for a DUI in Boise, Idaho. If you fail a field sobriety test and have no prior DUIs, the Idaho Department of Transportation will automatically suspend your driver’s license for 90 days. This suspension will not go into effect until after a 30-day waiting period. Additionally, a driver’s license suspension can last anywhere from a few days to years, depending on the offense.

What are the probation requirements for a DUI conviction in Boise, Idaho?

DUI probation requirements in Boise may include, but are not limited to, abstaining from alcohol and drug use, following all laws, attending Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings, and completing a substance abuse evaluation and treatment recommendations

How much is the fine for a second DUI offense in Boise, Idaho?

The fine for a second DUI offense in Boise, Idaho can range from $2,000 to a maximum of $5,000. The amount of the fine may depend on factors such as the driver’s blood alcohol concentration ( BAC ) at the time of the offense, with a BAC of 0.20% of higher carrying a higher maximum fine of $5,000.

Can I contest a DUI charge in Boise, Idaho?

Contacting  an experienced DUI attorney in Boise who can advocate for the dismissal of the charges and help you understand the penalties for a DUI charge in Idaho, which vary based on blood alcohol content (BAC) and whether this is a first-time or subsequent offense.

How can I find a trusted criminal defense attorney for my DUI case in Boise, Idaho?

Jared W. Sommer has the expertise to fight hard to get you the best possible outcome for your DUI case. Reach out to see what we can do for you

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