DUI Accidents

Have You Been Arrested for Driving Under the Influence? We’re the Experienced DUI Attorneys You Need.

Don't delay, even if you are not sure you need a lawyer, call us today for piece of mind.

If you’ve been involved in a drunk driving accident or have been charged with Driving Under the Influence in Northeast Florida; the team of attorneys at Finnell, McGuinness, Nezami & Andux, P.A. is ready to help you. We have successfully handled hundreds of DUI charges. Let us use our experience and expertise to help your case.

The Courts Take DUIs Seriously

Last year; 1,500,000 people were arrested in the United States and charged with Driving Under the Influence – that’s a staggering 1,250 arrests per 100,000 drivers!

Though drunk driving charges may be common, they still can be complex cases to defend. Yet each year, far too many people attempt to fight DUI charges on their own, often with unfortunate results. Don’t be one of them. Even if it’s your first Driving Under the Influence charge, if convicted, you could face substantial fines. Other penalties of a conviction can include the prospect of embarrassing and time-consuming community service – and even jail! That’s why if you are fighting a DUI charge in Northeast Florida, you will want the expertise, knowledge, and experience the top-notch team of highly regarded attorneys at Finnell, McGuinness, Nezami & Andux, P.A. will bring to your case.

Let Us Use Our Unparalleled Experience to Fight for You

Our team of attorneys has been successfully defending clients for years against all types of criminal charges, including:

  • DUI
  • All traffic violations
  • Driving While License Suspended
  • Drug offenses
  • Firearm offenses
  • Sex offenses
  • Burglary and property crimes
  • Domestic violence
  • Assault and Battery
  • White collar crime and fraud charges
  • Injunctions and Restraining Orders
  • Felony Cases
  • Misdemeanor Cases
  • Juvenile Cases
  • Murder and Manslaughter
  • Death Penalty Cases
  • Robbery
  • Theft and Fraud
  • Warrants
  • Child Pornography
  • Computer Crimes
  • Violations of Probation and Supervised Release
  • Prescription Drug Cases
  • Trespass
  • Arson
  • Stalking
  • Aggravated Assault and Battery
  • Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer

Our record of client satisfaction speaks for itself. It’s no wonder we are among the most in-demand criminal defense lawyers in all of Northeast Florida.

Start with an Initial Consultation

If you take your charges seriously, you owe it to yourself to come in for an initial consultation. One of our skilled criminal defense attorneys will review the charges against you and begin the process of formulating the right legal strategy for you.  We will speak to any concerns you may have, walk you through the steps that lie ahead, and above all else let you know that you are in the best legal hands possible.

Let Finnell, McGuinness, Nezami & Andux, P.A. help you as we have helped countless clients in Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Green Cove Springs, Ponte Vedra, Duval County, St. Johns County, Clay County, Nassau County, Flagler County and the entire Northeast Florida area.

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Criminal Defense

Founded on the steadfast belief in doing what's right for our clients, Finnell, McGuinness, Nezami & Andux is a Criminal Defense firm serving Duval County and the surrounding areas. We've built and staked our reputations on getting the best possible outcome for our clients. Every case is important, no matter how big or small. Our senior trial attorneys pride themselves on knowing the law and using it your advantage. We are experienced in handling case as simple as traffic tickets and as complex as homicide.

Personal Injury

If you have been injured in an accident due to another’s carelessness, you may be able to recover your damages. However, time is of the essence. If you wait to long you may be barred form making a claim. Our personal injury attorneys have years of knowledge representing clients who have been injured and can help you learn more about personal injury and whether or not you are eligible for recovery.

Family Law

We approach family law and divorce in a straightforward manner. We strive to find peaceful solutions while protecting your rights. We strive to minimize discord and strive to help everyone prioritize the children’s interests. Our experienced family lawyers understand the need to protect your assets, your business and your ability to earn income and provide for your family.

Estate Planning

Although end-of-life planning can be a difficult subject, it is important for you to deal with these issues so you and your family can be protected in case something unexpected happens. Let our experienced attorneys guide you through these difficult decisions and give you peace of mind.


If you or a loved one has been arrested for a DUI, we realize this can be an embarrassing and traumatic experience. Our experienced DUI attorneys know how to fight DUI charges by contesting field sobriety test, breath test or blood draws. Our DUI Attorneys who have the trial experience necessary to expose the weaknesses in the state’s case.

Traffic Tickets & Misdemeanors

Most of us have had to deal with the authorities regarding a traffic ticket or infraction. Traffic tickets can be an expensive frustration of both your time and financial resources. However, most people are not aware that they have options after being ticketed. Don't take the points!

Immigration & Deportation

At FMNA, we are prepared to guide you through the complicated immigration process of filing a family petition. We can also guide you through the naturalization process so you can become a citizen of the United States and reap all the benefits that citizenship offers. If you or your loved one is not a United States citizen, it is extremely important that you consult with an immigration attorney if you have been arrested or are involved in a criminal investigation.

Federal Court

Not all attorneys choose to represent clients in federal court. Our attorneys have the knowledge and experience in federal court to handle your federal case. Bruce Culbert is a veteran federal trial attorney serving Clay County, Duval County and Nassau County. Attorneys Gonzalo Andux and Ann Finnell are also veteran trial attorney who practice in the Middle District. Additionally, attorneys Vanessa Newtson and Bruce Culbert are active members of the Criminal Justice Act Panel.

Civil Rights Cases

If you’ve had your civil rights violated by the government, you need a strong and experienced law firm to defend you and uphold the Constitution. Whether you’ve been hurt by a local municipality, a state actor or the United States government, our attorneys have the experience, expertise and resources necessary to defend your rights, hold the government accountable and ensure you are compensated for your damages.