Vic Carmody

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Victor Carmody was employed by the Jackson Police Department as a police lieutenant from 1973-1980. With attorney Vic Carmody you get the best defense from knowing both sides of Mississippi driving under the influence (DUI / ms dui) law.

Vic Carmody is an original Founding Regent and served as Dean of the National College for DUI Defense 2001-2002. He currently serves as a Fellow of the college and is active as an instructor during the summer trial college at Harvard Law School.

Vic Carmody is the only attorney in the state who is board certified by the National College of DUI Defense. He is also the only attorney in the state who owns the Intoxilyzer® 8000 machine and possesses a DOT permit to operate the Intoxilyzer® 8000.

He is the author Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence, 1st and 2nd editions, Mississippi DUI: Law & Practice, and the Mississippi Criminal Trial Practice Forms manual, part of Thomson West's "Mississippi Practice Series." Additionally, The DUI Book: Mississippi Edition, written by Victor Carmody and co-authored with Atlanta attorney William C. Head, is in the process of publication. Vic is the attorney who wrote the books on DUI defense in Mississippi!

Vic Carmody has handled and tried DUI cases in 8 States and has presented DUI seminars in 15 states and 4 foreign countries. Mr. Carmody is considered by many as the best DUI attorney in the state. He was recently selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Mississippi by The American Trial Lawyers Association.

Vic currently serves as DUI chairman for continuing education seminars for the University of Mississippi.

He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and he was recently selected as a Super Lawyer in DUI and criminal defense by the prestigious Super Lawyers organization. Vic is admitted to practice in all state courts in Mississippi, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Missisisppi, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Come see us in Flowood, at 781 Liberty Road, across from the Atmos Energy building.


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  • Reassuring

    Vic always gives me the reassurance that I require. I’m from Alabama and Mr. Carmody is the best I’ve ever encountered. Thank you!
  • Sincerely

    Let me take this opportunity to thank you again for all you have done to help me. You could not have been better to work with. You are a delightful person and a great asset.
  • Very Satisfied

    I am very satisfied with Mr. Carmody and the entire practice. Thank you!
  • Extremely Satisfied

    A friend of the family referred me to Vic Carmody. I called the morning after the arrest and was seen within a few hours. I am extremely satisfied with my representation. This was an extremely difficult time in my life. There were definitely times when I questioned the amount of money I spe...
  • Very Pleased

    Mr. Carmody understood the urgency of my case and I was seen promptly, very pleased with that. I’ve never been to court before this but I felt at ease when Mr. Carmody showed up. I am incredibly satisfied, he saved my future (life) and I am ever grateful for that. He has a tremendous amount ...
  • Great Job

    Mr. Carmody did a great job and I will recommend him to anybody.
  • Refer to Anyone

    Will refer Vic to anyone that faces a similar situation.
  • Very Knowledgable

    I cannot say enough about the way Mr. Carmody represented me and perservered through the whole process. His methods are not only highly professional but also very detailed, precise and meant to facilitate as best as possible the clearing of charges against his clients. Mr. Carmody is thorough ...
  • Highest Standards

    I retained Mr. Carmody to represent my son in a DUI case and he did an outstanding job. As a retired circuit judge in the State of Florida, with 24 years on the bench, I am quite familar with trial lawyers and I can say without qualification or hesitation that Mr. Carmody consistantly demonstrate...
  • Patient and Understanding

    Attorney Carmody, First and foremost I feel I must thank you for your patience and understanding… You truly are a man of rare integrity and I thank you so much for working with me on this case. My family and I both thank you.
  • Top Notch

    Absolutely Top Notch! I am still in shock that he managed to get everything dismissed. I can finally get some sleep!!
  • Very Satisfied

    I am very satisfied with Mr. Carmody and the entire practice. Thank you!
  • Refer to anyone

    Will refer Vic to anyone that faces a similar situation.

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