Charles Rowland has been practicing law since 1995. He concentrates solely on defending DUI cases and has gotten extensive training and certifications to support his ability to defend his clients successfully. Earlier in his career, he served as the Xenia City Prosecutor and has served as a “Special Prosecutor” on high-profile felony cases.
Charles has been qualified by the United States government as an expert witness on evidential breath testing and has testified in court martial proceedings.
In 2008, Charles M. Rowland II was the first attorney in the United States to earn a certificate in Forensic Sobriety Assessment. FSA certification requires proficiency in the scientific principles and research relating to sobriety testing in a DUI/OVI stop. It subsumes the NHTSA training (knowledge of the NHTSA manual is required) and greatly extends it. Charles Rowland is currently the only of very few attorneys in the country to hold FSA certification.
In 2010, Charles M. Rowland II attended the most current NHTSA training wherein he was trained to administer and evaluate the standardized field sobriety tests . This is the same NHTSA/SFST training course that law enforcement officers are trained in nationwide and testify to in court.
Charles Rowland is certified in the Drug Recognition Expert protocol, a tool that will help him defend drugged driving cases.
Charles is a frequent speaker and a prolific writer on all matters related to DUI defense.
In addition to education and awards & certificates, Charles M. Rowland II has a wealth of real-life experience and community service.