People who visit San Diego county in California and get a DUI should strongly consider hiring only a California DUI Lawyers Association recognized Specialist.
Second choice would be a San Diego DUI Attorney.
Never should the choice be an out of county lawyer who is not familiar with San Diego. This article covered those problems.
Today a Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer who does few DUI cases and no federal drunk driving cases called the San Diego County DUI Law Center for advice on how to proceed. The difficulty of training another attorney from A to Z on a specific area of criminal law and a specific court far outweighs any benefit.
The client is going to suffer because the LA lawyer will come to San Diego clueless.
The attorney was referred to the resources CALIFORNIA DRUNK DRIVING LAW BOOK and The San Diego County DUI Law Center's page on Military Base DUI's.