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Lynn Gorelick

Experience Matters.  Lynn Gorelick has been an attorney for over 38 years.  Attorney Lynn Gorelick is the Past President of the California DUI Lawyers Association.  This is the only and most well respected legal organization for California Lawyers specializing in DUI defense.  Ms. Gorelick has been a member of this organization since its inception and has served on the Board of Directors for over 20 years.  She is committed to the protection your rights.

Ms. Gorelick is a Faculty and Sustaining member of the National College of DUI Defense.  She has been a featured speaker at the Mastering Scientific Evidence Seminar in 2013 and 2014 and a member of the faculty for the 2016, 2018 and 2019 Summer Sessions at Cambridge, Mass. Ms. Gorelick will be presenting to the National College of DUI Defense Winter Session in Orlando, Florida on January 20, 2022.  

Over 38 years of representation for DUI and Criminal defense

Ms. Gorelick has represented people charged with DUI for over 38 years.  She has NEVER been a prosecutor who pursues convictions.  She has only DEFENDED people accused of crimes.

You don't have to face criminal charges alone

You will receive personal attention to your case.  Ms. Gorelick will be the one to appear in court with you from beginning to end.   Ms. Gorelick, herself, will be doing your DMV hearings. You will not be handed off to another attorney or associate.  You deserve this kind of attention to your needs at this stressful time.

Fights to protect your license, income and future

Ms. Gorelick has won numerous DMV hearings saving people's driving licenses and preventing loss of income and increases in insurance premiums.  With Ms. Gorelick's over 38 years of experience with the DMV and their hearing officers, she knows how to most successfully defend your privilege to drive.

She has appeared in all courts in Northern California and has established her reputation as a fierce advocate for her clients.  Having represented thousands of clients, she prides herself on thorough evaluation and investigation of all possible defenses to blood, breath and refusal cases. 

As a well established member of the legal community and active in continuing education, Ms. Gorelick knows the newest and most innovative ways to fight for your rights.  Ms. Gorelick continues her legal education and attends and instructs numerous advanced training programs every year. Ms. Gorelick has been a speaker at Mastering Scientific Evidence for the last two years. Ms. Gorelick continues to be a DUI seminar speaker and has completed training materials for DUI practitioners.  Ms. Gorelick has been a featured speaker on DUI and DMV issues for the Alameda County Bar Association.  

Lynn Gorelick is:

  • Attorney Lynn Gorelick is the Past President of the California DUI Lawyers Association
  • CERTIFIED in, and the owner of  the Preliminary Alcohol Testing Device

Recent Blog Posts


  • A California DUI Client Gets Not Guilty Verdicts and Saved License At DMV Hearing

    "I thought I was wrongly accused of Driving Under the Influence. It affected me and my family's life in a tremendous way. I interviewed four lawyers in search of that special person who could help me in my unique situation. From the moment I met Lynn Gorelick, I knew she was the one for me. H...
  • A Client Whose Nursing Career Was Saved

    There are really no words to express my thanks to you. From day one, the kindness, understanding and effectiveness you showed me was awesome. I would not be in nursing school without you. What else can I say - you rock ! #1 Law Office.
  • Successful license suspension defense

    Thank you so much for successfully defending my license suspension. I would like for you to know, that I know that without you, the outcome would have been quite different! My promise is that I will never be put in that situation again! It was my wake up call. I am awake and reformed. Thank you f...
  • A complete dismissal of DUI charges and success at the DMV

    It was a huge success. Thank you for your effort which brought my case to the end with nothing but a dismissal. Congratulations should be shared with you as without your professional ability, the result would have been different. Thank you for the additional success at DMV.
  • Felony client involving high speeds on a motorcycle

    I was arrested for a felony that involved traveling at high speeds on my motorcycle. Lynn went out of her way to get me out of jail fast. She used her resources and contacts in the area to arrange bail for me and has shown a level of attention and care for my case that I haven't seen in any other...
  • A criminal client talks about Lynn Gorelick's ethics and caring

    Thanks so much for caring. So many People just pay lip service to ethics.
  • Positive court and DMV hearing result in a DUI case

    Thanks for all of your hard work! I am very pleased with the outcome of my DMV hearing and the court proceeding too.
  • Career of a firefighter saved

    Thanks for all your hard work on this case. You have given me a "fresh start" on pursuing my career as a firefighter.
  • DUI reduced to non-alcohol offense and DMV suspension overturned

    In my wildest dreams I never thought we would beat both the DMV and the DUI. Thank God I found you and instead of losing my license, having to attend hours of classes and community service and have a DUI on my record, you managed to overturn DMV and get the DUI charge reduced to a non-alcohol re...
  • 3rd DUI charge DUI client gets great result

    TOUGH, SMART, FAIR, PREPARED – YOU WANT LYNN GORELICK ON YOUR SIDE. I was panicked, possibly facing a 3rd DUI charge/conviction. My life seemed doomed. I needed an extraordinary attorney to be my advocate. I couldn't take any chances of rolling the dice with my life. I interviewed several attorne...
  • Case negotiated down to a fine

    Without Gorelick & Gorelick, my license would have been suspended for a year after I was charged with possession of Marijuana. Gorelick & Gorelick knew what they were doing. They were with me through every step of the case. They negotiated my charge down to a fine, and today I can drive unrestric...
  • DW Recommends Lynn Gorelick

    I don't have a word expressive enough to describe how wonderful Lynn has been to me and my family. She came through during a difficult time in our family and we are forever grateful to her and her diligence. You can't go wrong with Lynn, she has all the right experience, knowledge and connection...
  • Brian Recommends Attorney Lynn Gorelick

    An Outstanding Attorney Highly recommended for both DUI and criminal defense related cases. Lynn really knows her way around a courtroom and is highly respected by other lawyers. One of the best in the game.
  • Great Lawyer!

    Our young relative got two DUIs in two different counties. Lynn not only saved him fro a jail sentence and got one of the charges reduced she was able to correct a mistake another lawyer made and saved him from having to get an IID and do 18 months of DUI school. She is incredibly well respected ...
  • Great result on two DUIs

    We hired Lynn for a young loved one who made bad decisions (and now acknowledges he has a problem with alcohol) and got two DUIs in two counties. Lynn got one case reduced and got the DMV to correct a mistake another lawyer made. He now has his license back with no jail and no IID. She also save...
  • Excellent Lawyer

    Lynn Gorelick was very thorough with shepherding my case thru the legal process, including negotiating down the initial plea deal offer from the DA. She and Teresa (her paralegal) quickly responded to all my questions, and even assisted me with some aspects of my case beyond the scope of our init...
  • PH Recommends Lynn Gorelick

    Lynn is an amazing attorney. She is responsive and takes the time to answer all of your questions. She even made herself available on weekends for us. She resolved our case better than expected! Her assistant Theresa is great, she is so easy to work with. She kept us updated and made sure...
  • Ariana Recommends Lynn Gorelick

    Lynn is a miracle worker! Last year I was in a very low place and made some troubling decisions. Luckily I made the smart decision in hiring Lynn to get me through it! I thought my DUI would permanently limit the rest of my life— but over the course of a year Lynn has secured an amazing outcome. ...
  • CG Recommends Lynn Gorelick

    Lyn was great for me, dui completely dismissed by both the court and the dmv. I have already and will continue to recommend her to anyone needing dui assistance. Thanks to Lyn and Teresa for their help
  • Stellar Representation

    Lynn represented me and made sure my rights were defended. I was always kept up to date with the latest developments in the case. All charges against me were dropped thanks to Lynn putting in the work. I am thankful to have had her on my side, she will always fight for you.
  • My Full Appreciation to Gorelick Law Offices

    Greetings, If you are reading this, it is because you are in need of counsel, and wondering if Gorelick Law Offices is the right team to guide you through an extremely difficult time. Please read on it is my sincere thanks to Lynn and Teresa of Gorelick Law Offices which I am sharing with you: ...
  • Experience, intelligence, compassion - The best!

    I can't emphasize enough how lucky I was to find the Law Office of Gorelick. I dealt with a challenging DUI case that could potentially put my employment at risk and my future opportunities. Since I called Lynn, I knew that she was the correct attorney for me. She provided clear guidance and stra...
  • DC

    In December of 2020 I experienced a minor medical event that resulted in an overnight stay in the ER. Even though I was sent home with a clean bill of health, my physician was obligated to report my event to the California Dept. of Motor Vehicles (DMV), who promptly suspended my driver's license....

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