Mimi Coffey DWI/Criminal Defense Lawyer Credentials
Mimi Coffey is a nationally-renowned trial attorney, board-certified in DWI by the NCDD, who has been practicing for over 24 years. She is an author of multiple DWI Defense textbooks and is a national and state-wide lecturer on the law. She is also a Regent with the NCDD. Furthermore, She is the chairman of the NCDD Forensics Committee. She is the founder of The Coffey Firm. With offices in both Dallas and Tarrant Counties, The Coffey Firm serves the entire metroplex.
Mimi has appeared as a legal commentator for CNN, National Fox News, and local Dallas/Fort Worth stations on DWI-related stories. She is also a frequent speaker at both national and state-wide seminars on DWI Defense and other topics. Mimi is an experienced attorney with a proven trial record (over 300 cases, with 80% of them being jury trials). Her successes include everything from .21 breath tests, blood tests to 3 car accident cases.
Mimi’s case law
Mimi’s cases have also made excellent case law for the State of Texas. She even sued the Texas Department of Public Safety in federal court on the Texas DPS surcharge program. She has won the President’s Heart of a Champion Award from the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA) numerous times. Mimi also led the effort to get the Texas Board of Legal Specialization to recognize the NCDD’s DWI Certification. Mimi has been active over 4 legislative sessions in fighting against bad DWI laws. Her efforts prevented the breath/blood test refusal as being a separate crime. She has also argued for true deferred adjudication for DWI.
State Representative Charlie Geren passed Mimi’s bill that entitles citizens accused to a copy of their DWI video tape, previously forbidden by law. Mimi has four (national) and six (Texas) published DWI related articles. She is the author of Texas DWI Defense published by Lawyers and Judges Publishing, now in its second edition.
The Coffey Firm handles DWI and Criminal Defense cases in Dallas and Tarrant Counties and surrounding counties, including Collin, Denton, Johnson, and Parker Counties. If you need a DWI lawyer, please do not hesitate to contact us.